Keeping My Sanity

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Nodaa

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Posted: 27 Jun 2010, 09:37
hello there! Good to know that! I quit smoking, too! Before 1 year Very Happy...
FrostyLady

Joined: Dec 09
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Posted: 27 Jun 2010, 14:23
You'll be saving enough to ride that bike even more!!!!!!! Go for it!!! Eating healthy will prevent gaining too much weight!! It is normal to gain a little when you quit smoking. But it is sooooo worth it!!! Great decision you took !!!! Have fun riding that bike!!!
k8yk

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Posted: 27 Jun 2010, 14:45
I quit 7 months ago. Exercise got me through Smile And because I exercised so much, I didn't gain weight I actually continued to lose. I never think about smoking any more except when someone is smoking near me and how gross it is!
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Ceebee

Joined: Sep 09
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Posted: 27 Jun 2010, 20:55
I quit smoking the weekend before Memorial day.. I have been a non smoker for nearly a month now.. The first 2 weeks were kinda rough, I have done well and what has really helped me this go round is they just passed a law that no one can smoke in bars or restaurants. I still want to smoke but I am not going to, just like I want to eat mindlessly and dont do that either. It is just another new healthy me habit that is a part of my life now. Smile

kittyglitter

Joined: Feb 10
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Posted: 05 Jul 2010, 14:27
I'm one of those weird people who can buy a pack, keep it in the freezer and make it last 6 weeks then not smoke for 5 months. My anti-smoke became the exercise itself. If I smoke I can't get as much oxygen, I get winded and feel like I haven't worked as hard as I know I can, despite the fact that I'm huffing and puffing by the end. Endorphins feel so much better than nicotine! Very Happy
And then the day came, when the risk to remain tight in a bud
was more painful than the risk it took to Blossom.
- Anaïs Nin
tamira_gun

Joined: Aug 09
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Posted: 11 Aug 2010, 07:22
I trained for and ran a 20k race and continued to do sports after that as part of my diet. All while smoking. I'm quitting now and hope it'll make the sports part of my diet easier. Hopefully it won't make me want to eat more cause then I'm really done for. Why do I have to work so HARD to make myself healhy!! Hehe. Next thing to tackle is nailbiting. Anyway, wish me luck cause I sooo wanna smoke!!



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