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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #20 on: May 21, 2012, 10:23:11 pm »
Thank you I should mention that I feel WAY better. Smoking is really hard on the body, even in small amounts.
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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #21 on: May 21, 2012, 10:42:08 pm »
And you know what?  You're going to get cravings.  And you're going to find yourself in situations where you might have smoked before.  You may even end up lighting up, because you're stressed.

Just remember, you have been able to slay the dragon.  You can do it again, if needs be.

Congratulations, bro.

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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #22 on: May 26, 2012, 01:09:33 am »
And you know what?  You're going to get cravings.  And you're going to find yourself in situations where you might have smoked before.  You may even end up lighting up, because you're stressed.

Just remember, you have been able to slay the dragon.  You can do it again, if needs be.

Congratulations, bro.
What I've been doing usually is telling myself I'll smoke later. Like, I'll want one and I'll just put it off for a few minutes. Then I tend to forget. Or I'll remember but it's not worth putting pants on for, so I just let it go.
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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #23 on: May 26, 2012, 01:38:44 pm »
What I've been doing usually is telling myself I'll smoke later. Like, I'll want one and I'll just put it off for a few minutes. Then I tend to forget. Or I'll remember but it's not worth putting pants on for, so I just let it go.

Damn that is great.. It makes me feel better since i quit dec 29th 2007 as i was sitting in my car in Iowa praying to God Obama would win and he did
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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #24 on: June 28, 2012, 07:54:00 am »
I was addicted to prescription pain meds through most of high school been off them since around October 05. That was a struggle, no one knew of my addiction and how I couldn't function with out them, now I watch myself closely when ever I need to take any form of medication.

Addiction may gone, but the temptation remains.

I'm on my third time around for quitting smoking, haven't had one in 4 months now. You know what they say third times the charm   ^-^
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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #25 on: September 06, 2012, 08:58:26 pm »
Illegal drugs 1980
Alcohol 1985 went on a binge and got myself so sick for 3 days afterwards. I can not even stand the smell of it in the same room.
Still struggling with the ciggies. I can't even remember how many times I have quit and gone back to it. Of all of them this has been the toughest of the three to quit.
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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #26 on: September 12, 2012, 02:05:54 am »
I was addicted to prescription pain meds through most of high school been off them since around October 05. That was a struggle, no one knew of my addiction and how I couldn't function with out them, now I watch myself closely when ever I need to take any form of medication.

Addiction may gone, but the temptation remains.

I'm on my third time around for quitting smoking, haven't had one in 4 months now. You know what they say third times the charm   ^-^
I really worry about ending up dependent on opiates one day. I've been on morphine and oxycontin and oxycodone and hydrocodone and so on in the past with no trouble, but as the years go by and the injuries pile up I spend more of my time in pain and aware of it. It keeps me awake at night and requires a lot of strategy during the day. I'm going to try to make it to at least 50 before I accept any narcotics for ailments that are clearly not going to heal with time. I've already made peace with having to pony up for T and coffee the rest of my life and I don't want to add to the list.
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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #27 on: January 03, 2013, 11:18:25 am »
Finally quit *everything!* on April 20th of this past year! Feels good =)

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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #28 on: January 03, 2013, 01:19:41 pm »
Quit cigarettes 3/12/94 the day of my GRS. As I got older my tolerance to alcohol got less, I was a beer monster for many years until I started HRT at 32.I  have a glass of wine after a meal every 6 weeks or so

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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #29 on: January 03, 2013, 02:16:48 pm »
Smoked Marlboro reds for 5 years.

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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #30 on: January 03, 2013, 08:52:28 pm »
I'd have to look at a calendar for the exact date I quit drinking (Mother's Day 2011), and I'm planning another go at quitting smoking on Mar. 2 (a year to the date of my last attempt, which lasted 3 mos.).
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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #31 on: December 01, 2013, 08:41:11 pm »
Alcohol was my thing. I'm 75 days sober today...my quit date is September 17 2013 :)

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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #32 on: December 01, 2013, 08:47:08 pm »
Welcome to Susan's Place and congratulations on your success! Alcohol was my poison, too. It's all about taking your life back.  Stay strong, hugs, Devlyn
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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #33 on: December 01, 2013, 09:50:37 pm »
Thank you, Devlyn :)

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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #34 on: December 01, 2013, 10:00:27 pm »
july 2009 drugs
january 2013 gave up the booze and came out to me
still working on cigs down to a few a day but cant quite get to none
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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #35 on: December 11, 2013, 12:21:36 am »
Congrats on what you have done Jerri -- My IRL AA meeting still has to make room for smoking breaks in it's program.  Coming close to your one year on the booze means you are doing fine there, and the other is about the same time I have back on the books for my booze and prescription meds.  Good work.
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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #36 on: December 12, 2013, 06:53:08 am »
Congratulations to us all! It's great to see other clean and sober folks here :)

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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #37 on: December 12, 2013, 11:50:55 am »
Jerri, keep up the good work! Hugs, Devlyn
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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #38 on: December 28, 2013, 11:03:09 am »
August 1st 2013, quit smoking. Went pretty much cold turkey except for using e-cig so I didn't wreck the whole place. :D
Got a good incentive, though; top surgery. ;D

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Re: What's your "Quit" anniversary date?
« Reply #39 on: January 02, 2014, 10:42:51 pm »
As of the start of the new year, I've got four months clean and sober from drugs and alcohol. My first time around, it was July 5th, 2013. This time it's September 1st, 2013.
Sober and serene, for sure. Doing my best to take my life one day at a time.

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This trinity, in addition to my new found spirituality in Christianity has provided me with the tools for a whole new lease on life. Still smoke cigarettes, but it's the one vice I've let myself keep.
I'm on the pursuit of happiness and I know, everything that shines ain't always gold.

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