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Four days today. (Original Post) rug Sep 2016 OP
If you can go 4 days, you can go FOREVER. lamp_shade Sep 2016 #1
Thanks. rug Sep 2016 #3
. Wilms Sep 2016 #2
. rug Sep 2016 #4
hang in there!!!! BlueCollar Sep 2016 #5
That was a timely reply. rug Sep 2016 #6
no sweat man... BlueCollar Sep 2016 #7
Twelve days. rug Sep 2016 #8
Twenty-three days today. rug Oct 2016 #9
Eighty-eight days. rug Dec 2016 #10
You've done so well! PennyK Dec 2016 #11
Thanks. I smoked for about as long. rug Dec 2016 #12
Five months. rug Feb 2017 #13

BlueCollar

(3,859 posts)
5. hang in there!!!!
Tue Sep 13, 2016, 05:18 PM
Sep 2016

I was finally able to quit six years ago.

I had a triple by-pass but what almost killed me was when I went into respiratory failure after the surgery due to my smoking.

I know it's tough at first but I promise you that you will wake up one morning and suddenly realise you have quit...you will have no desire at all....then you'll find yourself going for days and weeks without thinking about it.

You will feel on top of the world...

 

rug

(82,333 posts)
6. That was a timely reply.
Tue Sep 13, 2016, 05:21 PM
Sep 2016

I just spent 5 minutes thinking about a cigarette and you snapped me out of it.

Thanks!

 

rug

(82,333 posts)
8. Twelve days.
Wed Sep 21, 2016, 10:16 AM
Sep 2016

Smoother than expected but I'm in the middle of a ten minute crave. It will pass.

 

rug

(82,333 posts)
9. Twenty-three days today.
Sun Oct 9, 2016, 11:46 AM
Oct 2016

Last five days after basal cell surgery on my face.

Ugh. But I'm not smoking.

PennyK

(2,306 posts)
11. You've done so well!
Thu Dec 8, 2016, 11:47 PM
Dec 2016

it's so hard...I know!
I was recently diagnosed with moderate COPD after some difficulty breathing...I guess I'm lucky that's all it is after smoking for over forty-five years. I'm so happy the habit grossed my kids out; I'd hate for them to have ever smoked.

 

rug

(82,333 posts)
12. Thanks. I smoked for about as long.
Fri Dec 9, 2016, 06:36 AM
Dec 2016

So far no drastic effects. I know they by appear over time so I'm vigilant.

I still would like to smoke but it's getting much better. The periodic craving takes a long time to go away so I'm glad this grop is here.

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