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28Apr2017 By Tropicanna | Permalink | Report Like2 Support me - Follow my blogs
We went to a carnival today.actually we went twice. The first time, I noticed how much fun it was not having to leave to have a smoke. The second time, one of my children said with pleasure, "Hey! We don't have to wait for Mum to have a smoke". The comment made me feel really good.
My 12yr old who has been complaining about me smoking for years has been getting cuddly again. ( bless him ) I love cuddles.
All my boys have been out-spoken about the need and their desire for me to quit and I'm proud of the statistics and reasons and proof they have used.
I'm almost 2hrs into my 12th day, I have to focus on eating regular meals, drinking loads of water. And putting the patch on, first thing in the morning and remembering to have a lozenger when water doesn't take away the irritability. And remember NOPE (not one puff ever)
Thanks for reading. Have a nice smokefree day everyone .
26Apr2017 By Tropicanna | Permalink | Report Like4 Support me - Follow my blogs
10th day smokefree
I'm so proud of myself and grateful to everyone who has and is supporting me.
Have a nice smokefree day. drink plenty of water.
23Apr2017 By Tropicanna | Permalink | Report Like2 Support me - Follow my blogs
struggling a bit.
Today I feel well lots of things, so thirsty and naturally I'm needing the bathroom a lot.Not so much fun in a five person/1 toilet house.
The desire for water is desperate, like a past hangover experience I suppose. The water soothes me like a painkiller, takes away the headache. I'm attached to my bottle like a baby.
When I say I'm struggling, I mean I'm uncomfortable physically from time to time today. I need to distract myself.
Its easy to distract myself with tv and movies combined with knitting.Then I really don't have to think.I can sleep during the day but that would leave me awake at night.
Unfortunately in a house of five,we can't only watch what I want. I need to be respectful of my family and what they want to watch.
My gums ache.That of course is healing! Blogging is so good for helping work things out. Thanks for being there. Have a nice smokefree night everyone.
21Apr2017 By Tropicanna | Permalink | Report Like1 Support me - Follow my blogs
fifth day , phew!
I went nicotine free until I just, well got irritable, angry, uncomfortable, grumpy, and in general , just not nice!
So my husband suggested that I put a patch on when he got home. It was actually a very good idea. Then after a while, I added a lozenger , I'm almost calm again. actually, I'm calm enough to know i'm back on top of being smokefree.
I'm so grateful to hubby for letting me be angry and not taking it personally. I have apoligised and I have thanked him for suggesting the patch.
And being able to blog helps so much. Sharing with others who have been here too, really helps. and I actually know I won't smoke today now that I have spent this time blogging. thank you to all that read this. Have a calm smokefree evening friends.
20Apr2017 By Tropicanna | Permalink | Report Like1 Support me - Follow my blogs
I feel better after talking to Quitline.
Also my son has offered to cook dinner, which is the best.
Me I'm trying to stay awake by knitting socks for my Hubby. I enjoy knitting, it means I'm doing something useful for someone else and its quite mindful.
I don't feel myself but i guess, I didn't really expect to.
Sleeping at night seems hard, sleeping during the day is what I want to do.
But I will knit!
19Apr2017 By Tropicanna | Permalink | Report Like1 Support me - Follow my blogs
I told my son he can't use the oven. What?
I should be happy and i'm loving having my son home from Uni. I just feel uncomfortable or maybe irritable. continue later
18Apr2017 By Tropicanna | Permalink | Report Like1 Support me - Follow my blogs
I'm finding myself very hungry :) That works, I love to eat!
I've tried stopping without NRT, it hasn't worked. This time I have a patch and lozegers.
Now that I have made it to my second day, I have more confidence that this is possible.
Keep breathing the fresh air.
16Nov2016 By Tropicanna | Permalink | Report Like2 Support me - Follow my blogs
Stats Update: 0 days smokefree
Total savings: $0.00
Yes I puffed, puffed alot actually.
Unfortunately I should have been safe, I think myself safe in the late evenings, my car currently doesn't work and my hubby was away getting my son from Uni this night. It was Friday night. I was so proud of myself for being 14days smokefree. It may have been almost 15days but I would have to check. I didn't think that I needed to be on guard. I was wrong.
I had a wave of hubbys away, I'll search the house for old smokes.unfortunately before that wave passed, I found old smokes in a handbag.I had two they were yucky. the next day, I didn't put a new patch on. By 3ish until just before I was smoking again. Not as much as before and not enjoying it. MY husband says I haven't let him down but I feel like I have. I've let my kids down. I've totally let myself down. I was so proud of myself. I've decided to put the smokes down and put the patch back on and start again.Thanks for reading. On a Positive note, I now know to make sure I have chucked out all old smoke stuff and always be on guard against this addiction. More learning! :)
11Nov2016 By Tropicanna | Permalink | Report Like2 Support me - Follow my blogs
made it through the day :)
My Mantra is Not One Puff Ever! N.O.P.E .
Every evening i have made it another day and every time I have passed through a difficult time and I have remained smokefree I gain strength and confidence over this addiction. Thats what I want.
Sleep well my quit friends.