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Nicky40

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Back to the start
« on: October 11, 2018, 11:01:59 am »
Hi everyone.

I disappeared for a while as fell off the wagon, yet again after just over 7 months.  I made mistakes last time and didn't stick to NOPE, one or two cigarettes then turned into more until before I knew it I was back on 10 a day for about 12 weeks.  Fool! 

I was going to not come back here as I feel embarrassed but have had 2nd thoughts as the only person I have let down is me, and you guys are always supportive.

So, brand new quit, day number 4.  :ninja:
Smoked for most of my adult life (and a fair bit of my childhood!).  Managed a two year quit 2014-2016 but started again!  Quit again on 6th January 2018 and lasted 7 months!  Back on the wagon again now...........
 

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Re: Back to the start
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2018, 11:34:39 am »
Hi @Nicky40 and may I say it's so nice to see you again.

Now young lady, there is no need to feel embarrassed because this forum is full of people who have failed, got up and tried again and to be honest it takes a brave and determined person to come back and try again.

So, well done you 008


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tea

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Re: Back to the start
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2018, 01:00:22 pm »
Right well @jacq is close behind. I recommend that you both make an oath to check in once a day until Day 100.
12.9.2014  (I forget sometimes)
 
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Re: Back to the start
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2018, 01:41:53 pm »
Good idea @tea

I was planning to at least log in each day - if not post, it's a good idea to do so and may help me stay focused.  Same as last time I don't even want a cigarette, nor have any cravings yet - it's really odd as I seem able to take it
or leave it early days, it's the months later that get me.
Smoked for most of my adult life (and a fair bit of my childhood!).  Managed a two year quit 2014-2016 but started again!  Quit again on 6th January 2018 and lasted 7 months!  Back on the wagon again now...........
 

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Re: Back to the start
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2018, 02:18:20 pm »
It's always lovely to see you Nicky-if we don't see you then;


1.You don't like us ,and don't call or write  :'(
2. You started smoking again and for now you have no plan to quit again-and I could name 3 or 4 people who fit into that category)


Now let's gently get this quit for life airborne  :-*
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9.53 pm Dec 28th 2012 >>>>>>>........last cancer stick..

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Re: Back to the start
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2018, 02:44:14 pm »
More importantly @Nicky40 ......how is your granddaughter?
12.9.2014  (I forget sometimes)
 
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Re: Back to the start
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2018, 02:53:27 pm »
Don't ever think you shouldn't come back here.  You know we are all here to support you in your quit :hug:
 
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Re: Back to the start
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2018, 02:59:16 pm »
Thank you all for the lovely posts.

@tea my granddaughter is beautiful and a joy to spend time with, I'm very lucky as I get to spend lots of time with her, my daughter in law is happy for me to have her for overnights too  :) :)
Smoked for most of my adult life (and a fair bit of my childhood!).  Managed a two year quit 2014-2016 but started again!  Quit again on 6th January 2018 and lasted 7 months!  Back on the wagon again now...........
 

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Re: Back to the start
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2018, 03:34:03 pm »
Well done @Nicky40 for coming back again just as jacq has done,  you would not think you could spoil a 2 year quit but its very easy as you and i know but all you can do is keep trying and at least your not smoking doing that. Keep posting and keep going. 007
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Re: Back to the start
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2018, 03:53:28 pm »
Welcome back @Nicky40  007 008

As the others have said, you're a part of this lovely forum family regardless of whether you're currently on the weed or not. So glad you're here and that you're giving it another shot. The last one was the final practice run and this one is the Real Thing. Just think of how wonderful it will be for your beautiful granddaughter to grow up never knowing you as a smoking granny!  :)

You and @jacq will be romping through those Penthouse gates hand in hand.... :hug: :hug:
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Re: Back to the start
« Reply #10 on: October 14, 2018, 12:59:11 pm »
One week today AND I went out last night (big family/friends get together), drank loads and did not smoke, nor did I want too  008

I think it helps stopping in the winter as I don't want to stand out in the cold and wet.  :)
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« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2018, 02:51:58 pm »
Not in this storm!!!
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« Reply #12 on: October 14, 2018, 04:33:20 pm »
Well done our @Nicky40 !!  ;D :foundbeer: :foundbeer: :foundbeer:
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« Reply #13 on: October 14, 2018, 11:13:21 pm »
Well done @Nicky40 , keep it going.007
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Re: Back to the start
« Reply #14 on: October 14, 2018, 11:40:42 pm »
I was so glad to hear from you @Nicky40 and am delighted to see you back posting on the forum.  If you look back at my numerous journeys you can see it does sometimes take a few tries.  We are here for you.
 
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