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2Dec2013 By minty fresh  |  Permalink  |  Report Support me - Follow my blogs

What a change

Hi there all

Wow how this site has changed from when I first joined. I like the colours ease of use. The old version was very basic but still had great support from fellow quitters.

Keep up the good work all you quitters and enjoy every day that you are smokefree.

I have been quit for 5 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 15 hours, 34 minutes and 48 seconds (1,875 days). I have saved $13,917.30 (based on a packet of 20 cigarettes costing $10.60 at the time of my quit) by not smoking 26,259 cigarettes. I have saved 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 hours and 15 minutes of my life. My Quit Date: 13/10/2008 11:00 p.m.

Onwards and upwards to all :)

Profile image clarence the cat2 December, 2013

Awesome result minty fresh.
I agree with you that the improvements to this site are great. The only thing that hasn't changed is the wonderful caring support from everyone. I love this big happy family. Take carexx

Profile image Southern Man2 December, 2013

5 years, that is legendary...................you must feel so much better for being smokefree...and $13,000 better off financially,,,,,,,,,,,,,AWESOME............certainly something ton aspire to.........

Profile image Sexymwahz2 December, 2013

WoW Minty Fresh.. Thatz Amazing Wow Happy 5th Breathday.. Enjoy the festivities and this seasons Amazing spirit.. U are an inspiration!! Im approaching 5 months and am living a Smokefree lifestyle. ~mw(",)h~

Profile image Julz19812 December, 2013

MInty Fresh - one of my idols!
Things have defnitely changed - remember when we couldn't post during weekends because the posts needed to be approved.
WOW, so many smokes NOT smoked and look at the time you have saved from not smoking!!
A M A Z I N G xx

Profile image Emmy girl2 December, 2013

Wow amazing stats.. thanks for sharing.. inspiring ;-)

Profile image Marje2 December, 2013

Hi everyone -


Minty Fresh Hellllooooooooooo twinny!!
5 years - wish I could say the same - still 2 years and 3months smokefree is good enough for me for now - hope, you've spent your $13k well!!!

Profile image rainbowfish2 December, 2013

Wow, your stats Minty!
Gotta agree with Clarence, the site may have changed but the backbone of it is still the same - so many wonderful quitters!
Nice to hear from you:) x

Profile image Marni2 December, 2013

Lovely to hear from you Minty :))
You have achieved so much and have always been someone who has inspired me through my journey. What a success, bet you're feeling amazing xx

Profile image Thunderbirds are go2 December, 2013

Oooo, I so love a happy ending:) Well done you!

Profile image mosby9 April, 2014

Hi Minty- long time no see! So proud of you... we're both heading to six years!!! WELL DONE! Pam

13Oct2013 By minty fresh  |  Permalink  |  Report Support me - Follow my blogs

Wohoo!!

I have been quit for 5 Years and 1 second (1,826 days). I have saved $13,548.91 (based on a packet of 20 cigarettes costing $10.60 at the time of my quit) by not smoking 25,564 cigarettes. I have saved 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 18 hours and 20 minutes of my life. My Quit Date: 13/10/2008 11:00 p.m.

Profile image Emmy girl13 October, 2013

Holy crap.. AMAZING!!! Congratulations, that is the longest I have seen on here yet.

Also, man cigs were cheap back then, they have doubled in price. Thank God we have quit lol

Profile image Muppetlane14 October, 2013

Holy food biscuts!!! Good on you!!

Profile image Muppetlane14 October, 2013

Hehe food biscuits. My auto correct is mental

Profile image suemack14 October, 2013

Wow!!! Congrats Minty Fresh, you are an inspiration

Profile image Thunderbirds are go14 October, 2013

Awesome! Now that smokes have gone up so much you will save about $20,000 every 5 years and all that smoke not gone into your lungs :)

Profile image Sexymwahz14 October, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS Minty Fresh... Living life of absolute Freedom.. 5 years is a passion I endeavour to pursue and will reach it in 2018.. I give you a standing ovation as I take this moment of silence in honour of your Successful Achievement ~mw(",)h~

Profile image shygurl14 October, 2013

wow awesome accomplishment minty fresh; you are such a gem i have never read any blog with 5yrs on it yet???...well done keep on doing whatever it is your doing to help inspire other peeps like ourselves on the straight/narrow to stay smokefree.....such an inspiration .

Profile image rainbowfish14 October, 2013

WOW Minty Fresh!!!
Your stats have always inspired me since I started this journey! Biggest congratulations on your five years - just amazing!!!

Profile image Julz198114 October, 2013

Hi Minty!
WOW, Well done to you lovely lady! YOU are amazing. Like Rainbow's comment above, you are really one of the 'old timers' who stood out for me - you were always determined you were going to remain smoke free, look at you now, legend!
I also remember Just jag, MisterMister etc etc
xxxx

Profile image Marni14 October, 2013

How lovely to see you Minty - look at you girl!! Thanks for calling in to inspire the newbies as you've done for years, me included xx
It must seem foreign to you now to even consider that you ever smoked - it's the prize worth waiting for isn't it? Take care

Profile image Captinhook14 October, 2013

YAY MINTY!!!!!! Amazing!!!! just pure awesomeness!!!!

Profile image clarence the cat18 October, 2013

Awesome Minty. Your stats help to make it all worthwhile. CONGRATULATIONS!!!

16Feb2013 By minty fresh  |  Permalink  |  Report Support me - Follow my blogs

Yas

What's happened to Yas?

Profile image clematis16 February, 2013

I had been away for a long time but I've wondered about yas too. Anybody know?

Profile image clarence the cat16 February, 2013

I've been wondering too. I hope she is OK.

Profile image Zebulun16 February, 2013

Yas whats happened to Yas

Profile image rainbowfish16 February, 2013

Missing her:) xx

Profile image maggie27 February, 2013

Hi Minty !!!!

17Jan2013 By minty fresh  |  Permalink  |  Report Support me - Follow my blogs

Keep on keepin' on

Hi there everyone - you can do it! Keep on being stubborn and pig headed - don't give in to the habit. Every time you think you'll slip up remember just why you wanted to quit in the first place. That's how I succeeded and here are my stats:-

I have been quit for 4 Years, 3 Months, 3 Days, 21 hours, 37 minutes and 53 seconds (1,556 days). I have saved $11,552.19 (based on a packet of 20 cigarettes costing $10.60 at the time of my quit) by not smoking 21,796 cigarettes. I have saved 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 16 hours and 20 minutes of my life. My Quit Date: 13/10/2008 11:00 p.m.

Keep on keepin on ....... because you're worth it. There is no negative to being smokefree, the can't be said for being a smoker! Take a deep breath and enjoy the oxygen - that's what's keeping you alive :)

Profile image jellykelly17 January, 2013

wahooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Profile image Trasha17 January, 2013

OMG!!! Thats fantastic and really inspirational, you are da bomb!!!

Profile image teisha17 January, 2013

Nice blog, thanks for that. Keeps the ultimate dream alive : ) Well done and you're right we are worth it!!

Profile image Ashbags17 January, 2013

I don't know what else to say but WOW thats some really good work and awesome words right there!

Profile image starlet chick17 January, 2013

sounds like a great journey for you congrates you
you give me great inspirational thoughts to keep me going strong thank you

Profile image Richn17 January, 2013

Awesome!!!

Profile image PokuruGirl17 January, 2013

Hey Minty. I just did a quick calculation. At today's prices (not realistic because the prices are always going up) you would have saved $24,584. Howzat??

Profile image Bonz17 January, 2013

Wow.

Profile image Lit'l Bear18 January, 2013

$17436.98 if you base it on latest figures. I'm in awe of you (and thats a deposit on a house)

Profile image clarence the cat18 January, 2013

Great to hear from you Minty fresh. You were my inspiration when I first began my quit. Thanks for keeping in touch.

Profile image rainbowfish18 January, 2013

Legend - thanks Minty x

25Dec2012 By minty fresh  |  Permalink  |  Report Support me - Follow my blogs

Merry Christmas

Hello there old friends and new friends

I would like to share my quit stats with you :-

I have been quit for 4 Years, 2 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 1 hour, 55 minutes and 45 seconds (1,533 days). I have saved $11,375.44 (based on a packet of 20 cigarettes costing $10.60 at the time of my quit) by not smoking 21,463 cigarettes. I have saved 2 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 12 hours and 35 minutes of my life. My Quit Date: 13/10/2008 11:00 p.m.

This is my present to both myself and my daughter and a huge thanks to my heart and lungs who suffered through all the long years of me puffing away. Merry Christmas and here's to another new year filled with oxygen and freedom :)

Profile image PokuruGirl25 December, 2012

Whoa minty. When I stopped on 8 July, smokes were $14.40, since gone up to $15.44 and soon to go up another 10% to $16.94 or thereabouts. When I smoked, price rises made me very grumpy. Nowadays, it's just like "meh". I do feel sorry for smokers though, having to find that extra money

Profile image 25 December, 2012

Amazing stats. But best of all is this choice you MADE for yourself and your daughter over 4 years ago.

Yes, I also want a new year filled with oxygen and freedom! Very inspiring Minty Fresh!

Profile image smokefree10125 December, 2012

21,463

Profile image jellykelly25 December, 2012

Thats awesome!! merry xmas!!

Profile image clarence the cat25 December, 2012

Awesome Minty. Merry Christmas

Profile image Proud Mumma25 December, 2012

WOW Minty, those stats are soooo inspiring, thank you for sharing, merry Christams to you :)

Profile image Allie25 December, 2012

Wow that is awesome,, i cant even think that far back!

Profile image maggie27 December, 2012

merry xmas Minty !!!!!!

Profile image irene27 December, 2012

Great stats....just wondering...where do you go to find how much life we have increased since stopping smoking....happy new year minty

Profile image Julz198127 December, 2012

Hi Minty!!!!!!
I was just talking about you the other day hahaha. I hope you had an awesome Christmas - I remember you and Mistermister, maggie, mittens etc - you all helped when I first started this journey. So good to see you going so strong! Well done to you xx

17Oct2012 By minty fresh  |  Permalink  |  Report Support me - Follow my blogs

Worker

Hey there Worker - thanks for the comment on my blog - you asked about how I managed to add my quit stats with all that detail - if you go to www.dedidicateddesigns.com/qk you can add your details and it ticks over in real time. It's really cool - give it a go. I look forward to seeing your stats.

Here are mine:-

I have been quit for 4 Years, 3 Days, 17 hours, 36 minutes and 46 seconds (1,464 days). I have saved $10,868.31 by not smoking 20,506 cigarettes. I have saved 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 4 hours and 50 minutes of my life. My Quit Date: 13/10/2008 11:00 p.m.

Good luck :)

Profile image clarence the cat17 October, 2012

Minty Fresh I missed your blog yesterday. Good to hear from you. Gosh 4 years plus seems an awful long time. We;ll done. I am determined to be SMOKEFREE for that long as well. Take carexx

Profile image Shemore17 October, 2012

hi i cant get the site it keeps saying errors can you do it again?

Profile image Shemore17 October, 2012

well done for being 4 years
shemore

Profile image Marni17 October, 2012

Huge WOW minty - what an achievement and how encouraging are you?:)))

Profile image rainbowfish17 October, 2012

Oops typo...try this.....
www.dedicateddesigns.com/qk
It's a great site, thanks Minty:)

Profile image Julz198117 October, 2012

Minty Fresh!
Thanks for sharing; you inspired me years ago when I first attempted to stop! You and the other old timers rock! Well done, it's so good to see you are still going strong! x

Profile image maggie17 October, 2012

Good to see you Minty Fresh my old friend from way back im following you going nicely thankyou heading to that 4 year mark in May xxxxxxxxMaggie

16Oct2012 By minty fresh  |  Permalink  |  Report Support me - Follow my blogs

Where has the time gone?

I have been quit for 4 Years, 2 Days, 20 hours, 19 minutes and 24 seconds (1,463 days). I have saved $10,861.73 by not smoking 20,493 cigarettes. I have saved 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 3 hours and 45 minutes of my life. My Quit Date: 13/10/2008 11:00 p.m.

Profile image Linda16 October, 2012

Wow!!! Fantastic stats!!! Congrats to you for this great achievement!

Profile image Quitline16 October, 2012

Hi Minty fresh,

Wow, congratulations for being smokefree for four years! That is an amazing acheivement. Thank you for sharing your stats with Quitline and the online community.

Kind regards,

Cadence
Online Quit Advisor

Profile image Worker16 October, 2012

Wow those are such awesome stats. Can you tell me how you work out how much of your life you have saved please. You are the third or fourth person who has blogged these stats.

Profile image lansans girl16 October, 2012

Thank you for sharing you stats inspiring to the max!

Profile image Susie16 October, 2012

What a great achievement - thanks for sharing and giving others inspiration

Profile image 4kRicher16 October, 2012

Fantastic stats, well done Minty Fresh :)

Profile image Hazel16 October, 2012

Brilliant achievement!!! ....I'm sure you were doing the journey when I last tried to quit!!!! lol Awesome to see it can happen for all of us!!!

Profile image Corubagal16 October, 2012

WOW WOW WOW.....My goodness that is just amazing!

Profile image Jules16 October, 2012

Loving the stats, thanks for putting them on your blog! Really inspiring. Congratulations on an amazing and personal achievement.

Profile image yas0116 October, 2012

Minty lovely to see you pop in. What wonderful stats thanks for sharing :)

Profile image rainbowfish16 October, 2012

Thanks for popping in Minty, and sharing your amazing stats - OUTSTANDING!!!!!!!

Profile image Free_Bird16 October, 2012

Unreal!

Profile image 2Lola16 October, 2012

WOW!!! AWESOME WORK!!

Profile image Northland Nana17 October, 2012

I wanna be u!! Seriously though what great stats...thanks for the inspiring blog.

Profile image minty fresh17 October, 2012

Thanks everyone - it's easy once the momentum takes over. I found the quit keeper a great inspiration.

if you go to www.dedidicateddesigns.com/qk you can add your details and it ticks over in real time. It's really cool - give it a go. I look forward to seeing your stats.

Here are mine:-

I have been quit for 4 Years, 3 Days, 17 hours, 36 minutes and 46 seconds (1,464 days). I have saved $10,868.31 by not smoking 20,506 cigarettes. I have saved 2 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 4 hours and 50 minutes of my life. My Quit Date: 13/10/2008 11:00 p.m.

Good luck :)

30Jun2012 By minty fresh  |  Permalink  |  Report Support me - Follow my blogs

Where's the other $10,000?

Where has the time gone to and from my stats I should have saved $10,058.92 - well how comes I only have $58.92???? I think I've been robbed (or maybe it's because I've eaten the other $10,000 ☺)

Here's my stats -

I have been quit for 3 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 15 hours, 40 minutes and 46 seconds (1,355 days). I have saved $10,058.93 (based on a packet of 20 cigarettes costing $10.60 at the time of my quit) by not smoking 18,979 cigarettes. I have saved 2 Months, 4 Days, 21 hours and 35 minutes of my life. My Quit Date: 13/10/2008 11:00 p.m.

Quitting smoking is the best thing I could have ever done for myself ♥

Onwards and upwards all ☺

Profile image clarence the cat30 June, 2012

Awesome Minty fresh. So good to hear from you. Gosh you're heading up to 4 years SMOKEFREE. I am in awe of you. Hope I can be in the same place one day.

Profile image nanaturtle30 June, 2012

You will Clarence & so will I - one day!! Congrats Minty fresh&thanx for staying in touch with us :)

Profile image clematis30 June, 2012

Sounds amazing, 1355 days, hope I get there one day too. Fantastic. :)

Profile image muzzie30 June, 2012

WOW fanstatic, we all have that to look forward to. Thanks Minty fresh

Profile image yas0130 June, 2012

Minty lovely to hear from you.
Your stats are out of this world.
Well done you are an inspiration

Profile image maggie30 June, 2012

Hi Minty my old mate from way back awesome stats yes i know what you are saying about all that money saved mine is on my dressing table in nice bottles that smell divine lol Maggie xxxx

Profile image rainbowfish30 June, 2012

Heya Minty, those stats are mind-blowing, but it is people like you that make me believe that mine will be like that one day too. You're awesome!!!

Profile image mittens3 October, 2012

Hey Minty good to hear from you. I am glad we both stuck to our guns. I am still overweight, ha ha. But much happier than when i was smoking. One thing at a time. How many other old hats that drop in from time to time. Hope to keep seeing you here for many years to come.

Take Care.

Krystal

14May2012 By minty fresh  |  Permalink  |  Report Support me - Follow my blogs

3 years 7 months

I have been quit for 3 Years, 7 Months, 1 Day, 48 minutes and 22 seconds (1,309 days). I have saved $9,713.01 by not smoking 18,326 cigarettes. I have saved 2 Months, 2 Days, 15 hours and 10 minutes of my life. My Quit Date: 13/10/2008 11:00 p.m.

Profile image riggster15 May, 2012

Truly inspirational. All the very best. Riggster

Profile image Paulz4life.15 May, 2012

way to go,i hope thats me one day...:)

Profile image Julz198115 May, 2012

Hi Minty, I was thinking of you and all the other old timers yesterday and here you are! Wow, you are so amazing and inspiring, thank you for coming back and sharing this, it gives hope! You have helped so many people, including me, thank you! You are doing amazing!

Profile image M-dog15 May, 2012

That is truely inspiring! Well done and thank you!

Profile image FionaS15 May, 2012

Fantastic.... I am aiming for that too :)

Profile image yas0115 May, 2012

Minty fantastic!
Your advice & support has helped me and so many others on here. Thank you!

Profile image Jassie15 May, 2012

Wow wee - awesome.

Profile image rainbowfish15 May, 2012

Absolutely wicked stats Minty -thanks for sharing. LEGEND:)

Profile image REBEL1115 May, 2012

awesome!! :D

Profile image clarence the cat15 May, 2012

Oh Minty. You are just AWESOME!! Well done.

Profile image maggie16 May, 2012

Way to go Minty my hero see you sunday at my 3 yr celebration Maggie xxxx

19Apr2012 By minty fresh  |  Permalink  |  Report Support me - Follow my blogs

Yas

Hey there Yas - haven't heard from you in a while - hope all is going well ☺

Profile image clematis19 April, 2012

Ditto - yas, are you OK hon?

Profile image Julz198119 April, 2012

Agreed, where are you!

Profile image heironymus19 April, 2012

Hellooooooo... Yaaaas.....?

Profile image Jassie19 April, 2012

Mee too Buddy - been wondering - hope you are ok.

Profile image natz108719 April, 2012

yas where for art thou yas

Profile image Tafette19 April, 2012

Yoo hoo Yas!!!!

Profile image FionaS19 April, 2012

The Bears might have pinched YAS!!!!

Profile image clarence the cat19 April, 2012

I miss her too!