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6 weeks as a non-smoker and look at all the improvements

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  1. atp
    atp avatar
    501 posts
    31 Dec 2018
    11 Feb 2019
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    Yay - I'm 6 weeks smoke free! In the next few days I will have not smoked 1000 cigarettes. Think about that!

    By about the end of the first month I really started to turn a corner. I feel better, and don't think of myself as a smoker anymore. I still think about smoking (strange but i miss it at times - kind of romanticizing it) and still get the odd craving, but overall I am so happy with having quit. 

    The most amazing thing is how much better I feel overall. I kept reading about the benefits of quitting, but until I got to this point I could not really understand what an improvement it is. I can go up stairs and not be winded, that cough is gone, I don't stink all the time, my breath smells better, I have a much better attitude to life, I'm eating better, drinking less beer, my skin looks healthier. 

    I'll be turning 51 next month, but I feel like I've shaved off about 10 years of aging in the last 6 weeks. That is how much better I feel. 

    To another smoke free day!
  2. marianne, quit coach
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    278 posts
    30 Nov 2017
    12 Feb 2019
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    Hello atp,

    Amazing news, thank you for sharing!  All these benefits in only 6 weeks and to feel 10 years younger, wow!    You can imagine how much better it will be with more time.  

    Looking forward to your birthday celebration as it will be an exciting one.  

    Have a great day!


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