Mar 11 2020
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69 Days Smoke Free

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I am very proud of the fact that I have not had a puff for 69 days! Thanks to quitline for allowing me to blog and myself for sticking at it. I know the day will come when I am at my weakist and vulnerable but fingers x I don't tell myself a ciggie or two will be fine.
To all of you not smoking and making positive changes in your life well done and keep it up. We are such good role models to everyone around us especially our children.
I have been smashing big blocks of whittakers chocolate the last couple of days!........... oh well I can rest assured I have my taste bubs back well and truly working at 1 hundy percent lol.
Have a great day everyone :-)

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Feb 17 2020
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Smokefree 46 days

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Hi Quitline whanau keep up the good work we are never failing if we keep trying no matter what. Yes 46 days smoke free I keep thinking yeah not long though and I'll give in somewhere and have a smoke especially when life stresses kick in. I slipped up on another bad habit I am wanting to stop this weekend but I am aware a set back can simply be that and I just need to get back on the waka of being mindful and in control. I also have to remember to pat myself on the back, dealing with addiction/s can be very hard but with a positive and we'll informed mind I will be free of these bad things. Well-done everyone for still trying and being smokefree, Don't be hard on yourself if you slip up all good, keep getting up each day and staying positive. Have a cool smokefree day. You know the one thing inside my mind that I smile about now.... is getting up close with people to talk or read something, I don't stink anymore or have to cover my mouth so they don't smell cigarette 👍😁

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Jan 22 2020
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Kia Kaha

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Well-done for committing to this group of wonderful people who support each other. Who would have thought I am totally reliant on a blog for my support becoming smoke free lol. 3 things I am greatful for today.... one most definitely is the quitline blogs
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Jan 20 2020
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Hello

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How is everyone doing with not smoking brilliant I hope. Just wanted to share I'm 18 days a non smoker and I am going to keep up the good work ahakoa te aha lol I do have some days where I doubt myself but touch wood they've been ok keep up the good work people we have got this 🌠🤸

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Jan 11 2020
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9 Days

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Hey everyone 9 days non smoker for me contemplated having a cigie with my neighbor when she offered one cos the chance to say I don't smoke anymore never came up if you can understand that we were already chatting about other stuff when she offered. Fri nite lastnite too and the old habits go through the mind uh nice day get some drinks and cigies but I never... drove to new world at 9.30 pm instead and got me a small organic dark chocolate to eat instead haha my life now. My friends live out of town or have their own families so can be lonely sometimes. Got a friend's farewell today, I'd like to have some drinks but know when I get relaxed and people are smoking (there probably won't be any but if) I will want one. So does that mean I shouldn't drink? Maybe aye or just have 6 then that's it lol yeah right. I'll keep strong though, everytime I think I feel like one I'll hammer those thoughts with positive ones to not smoke i.e.smells, am a non smoker now, go out lippy on instead hahaha. Have a good day you awesome non smokers 😀

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Jan 8 2020
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Keep Going

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6 days a non smoker I really hope I can stick at it for the long haul. I am fine today not fussed about smoking at all but I know over the next 3months will be the teller. Mind you am training for a new activity that I need to be fit so that is a huge motivator for me, exercise and slowing the aging clock lol. A daily walk could help those finding it hard to stay positive. Keep going you non smokers you 😀

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Jan 4 2020
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Day 1

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In the past the cravings really start around the 3week mark not looking forward to this! First smoke free day today, shivers thought about sparking up like 15 times lol.... just one beer and a cigie, oh no I'm going to eat more what about a cigie. Did the breathing technique 3 times, kept talking to myself lol. Health is so important now more so than ever and I want to be here to enjoy my grandchildren and help my daughters when they have kids. I know how challenging it can be and mindset is everything. Loved sparking up, dancing like no one's watching with a drink in the hand. Can still do that if it's a must but without a cigie now, they actually taste and smell gross so I'll just smile that I got to experience it be grateful I want to be healthy now. Take care everyone...

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Dec 30 2019
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Gratitude

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Well-done to all who are doing the yards! The journey of kicking the dirty butthead club, falling off the band wagon and getting back on. I failed my first quit date what a joke really I didn't take it seriously. But 2 Jan is my new quit date. Have a good day 😊😁

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Jul 16 2019
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Having a go

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Kiaora koutou, I am wanting to quit for good can't do it alone. I intend to start next Mon 22 Jul 19.

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