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Over 5 years Smoke Free

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  1. hipster
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    Quitting Smoking was one of the hardest things I've ever done but here I am, over 5 years smoke free!  I can't explain how fantastic this feels.  For those of you who are new to the quit, keep your eye on the prize, it won't be easy but man is it worth it!
  2. nadia, quit coach
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    Hooray! 5 years, that's awesome! 
    Congratulations..... 
    How did you celebrate this big milestone?
  3. hipster
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    I don't really celebrate anymore, I Just feel like any other non-smoker now. 
  4. efreeman75
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    Way to go Hipster.

    And I love your response!!!!!!!!!  A reward for what??? Lol!!!
  5. merline, quit coach
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    Hi Hipster,

    Quitting smoking might been one of the most difficult things you have ever done, but you did it! Well done and congratulations.

    More than 5 years without smoking, it's beautiful and you managed to do it because you have kept your eyes on the prize.

    I like when you say "I can not explain how fantastic this feels" because this proves that there are many health benefits after quitting smoking.

    Here are some of the health benefits after quitting for 5 years
    Your risk of cancers of the mouth, throat, esophagus, and bladder is cut in half. Cervical cancer risk falls to that of a non-smoker. Your stroke risk can fall to that of a non-smoker after 2 to 5 years. It's not worth going back to smoking.

    What do you do to reward yourself?

    You Deserve a Round of Applause!
    Last modified on 27 Jun 2019 18:36 by merline, quit coach
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