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Nicky40

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New room - over 16 weeks
« on: May 02, 2018, 03:39:13 pm »
Hi everyone

I thought I would join this room (might be a little early as it depends if you count in 4 weeks = a month or calendar) as I am now 16 weeks and four days into my quit.  Feeling good but weight is a bit of an issue as I'm eating wayyy to much and can't seem to work up any interest in exercise at the moment.  I need to discover some get up and go and motivation - though as I soon won't be able to put socks on and breathe at the same time that just might motivate me!!

I haven't had a crave for a while now, just when it was sunny the other day I briefly romanticised sitting outside in a beer garden smoking but I shook the thought away as stupid and wrong as hardly anyone in beer gardens smoke now (and when I did I was mostly stood in a corner away from people coughing and waving their arms anyway)

So after 115 days smoke free I have NOT spent £454.51 on 1159 cigarettes!  How anyone (including myself) has ever afforded to smoke I have no idea.  I have spent that and more recently on clothes, shoes and a things for imminent granddaughter (only 9 weeks to go now), which my quit enabled me to do  007
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2018, 05:04:55 pm »
Congratulations  007 007 Those thoughts of smoking will getter further and further apart. You should be so proud of yourself saving all that money, well not saving, but spending some of it on yourself ;D  You know what I mean 006
 
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2018, 05:43:12 pm »
SO pleased to see how well you're doing @Nicky40 ! This is your time right enough.... :foundbeer: :foundbeer: :foundbeer: ;D 008
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2018, 06:03:17 pm »
How imminent is granddaughter @Nicky40 ?
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2018, 07:57:55 pm »
grand daughters are very cute...as are grandsons...suspect the cuteness wears off as they move into double figures
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2018, 05:25:26 am »
Well done you @Nicky40.  Yes, I know what you mean about the sun shining and romanticising the idea of smoking.  A similar thought briefly flitted through my brain a couple of weeks ago but I quickly showed it my fist and it scurried off.
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2018, 08:56:31 am »
@tea 9 weeks until due date but it's likely that delivery will be early, so not exactly imminent but the pregnancy so far has flown by - for me anyway, probably not for my daughter in law  :)
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2018, 10:01:53 am »
9 weeks can fly by though. Then you will officially be Grand!! There will be tiny nappies!!
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2018, 04:45:37 pm »
Well done @Nicky40 and congrats on the impending arrival

There seems to be something in the water making everyone do so well this last few months.  I credit the support of this forum with an awful lot of that success.  You are a major part of that support network now.
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #9 on: May 04, 2018, 08:27:02 am »
Thank you everyone, I love how supportive everyone is on here.  Also just wanted to say well done to @Gerti1 who is now in this room with me.  007 008
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2018, 10:41:43 am »
Very well done @Nicky40 ,as I said to Mark you have also tried for so long but not given up and look where you have got to. I too have no idea which room I should be in if I look at my app so I just follow enough and GG. Illness has been a a bit of a pain for you but you keep going and yes the weight has gone up to the point I am now on a serious healthy eating before I would need you for help putting my socks on.Theres no going back now.007
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #11 on: May 04, 2018, 01:12:11 pm »
Well done Nicky you are doing so well with this and a new Grandchild will be such a boost. I agree with you about the cost of smoking, its amazing how much we spent. Just keep doing what you are doing as it is definitely working :)
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2018, 01:27:16 pm »
It's so nice having a roommate isn't it. I had a few, but I still have Sally and Marvin.
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2018, 03:52:20 pm »
Brilliant statistics @Nicky40  That is a lot of spare money you have to indulge in yourself and your brand new grandchild thats on its way
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Re: New room - over 16 weeks
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2018, 07:37:57 pm »
Well done @Nicky40 and @Gerti1 ! What's this sunshine you guys are talking about?  ;D not had much sunshine up here! Yep all that money we are saving. I save x amount every month. But i upped it by £100 when i quit, but i really should up it by more as i spent £300 a month on fags. But as you say im just treating myself a bit more these days. Its nice having more cash in the bank. Oh and you are going to be a granny!! And a wee grand daughter too, that is lovely.
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