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Fag Free for 2005....Join us..We are doing GREAT!!!!!!!!!

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charliecat Sat 19-Feb-05 21:57:17

Hello girls....

whymummy Sun 20-Feb-05 19:22:16

just got back from weekend in helsinki,everybody seems to smoke there!!!! mind you the whole world seems to smoke now that i don't but i did really well,was tempted many times but i managed to keep away from the evil sticks,how is everyone doing?

charliecat Sun 20-Feb-05 19:55:35

Well Done for surviving...I dont even know where arent I cultured...LMAO... doing fine, so id dp..hes i think a week and 3 days now apparently...gos quicker for him than it did for me!!!
Its 2953 by the way FG ive just checked.
Is it snowing yet anywhere? Not here yet...where is everyone?

charliecat Sun 20-Feb-05 19:56:11

I also cant spell simple things like is

whymummy Sun 20-Feb-05 20:09:21

thanks charliecat
it's not snowing here yet,i hope it does,i love snow
congratulations to your dp and you?2953 fags not smoked??? it's incredible isn't it?i'm off to check mine

whymummy Sun 20-Feb-05 20:11:15


charliecat Sun 20-Feb-05 20:15:34

Come on then where ill know next remember being on about 600 and something and having a fag and having to reset back to 0...OMG can you just was so so so so so gutting!!!!!!!!
Its quite scary how quick the total goes up as weve all smoked for years and not given a thought to the actual amount of shit from each fag that weve smoked that layered itself on our lungs....ok ill stop now...

fee77 Sun 20-Feb-05 21:12:05

Oh a new bolt hole! I hope it is just as cosy - i don't like change!
Sorry i haven't been on much - i am trying to wean myself off mumsnet! It was taking over my life.
Things are going well here - we have managed to decorate the bathroom this weekend - without the aid of fags! It always used to be paint abit, stop for a fag, paint a bit more, stop etc!
Was a bit stressed earlier after a trip to tesco but fought the urge for fag with crumpets!
No snow here - and i don't want it. Love to look at it, hate to walk in it!
I don't know where helsinki is either - it sounds foreign!

minkmama Sun 20-Feb-05 23:50:26

Helsinki's the capital of Finland - how come you were there whymummy? are you finnish? i'm quite surprised that it's a smoky place, i always thought everyone was so healthy up there!!

so, have hopefully pulled myself together and quit day is tomorrow, well actually now and i've stocked up on herbal teas and drinks to discourage me from the unhealthy caffeine/nicotine lifestyle i've been leading of late!

drusilla's was great cc, yes, very expensive!!! we didn't have to pay for ds1 - lied and said he was under 2 but let's face it, he could probably pass for 1 with his size

ds2 isn't even accepting food with bits, still pureed stuff and i keep coaxing him with biscuits and breadsticks but he just uses them as teethers then chucks them!! anyway, he's not the same stature as ds1 and being chunky we don't tend to worry so much like we did with ds1. it's amazing what they survive on, ds1 is like your dd, he eats almost anything now!

dh back at work tomorrow and i've just come on tonight so this first week of quitting should be a laugh

night night girls xx

oh, had a weird feeling you were gonna create a new thread cc...spooky!

whymummy Mon 21-Feb-05 07:27:54

hi everyone
no, i'm not finnish,i'm spanish,helsinki was just a city break and for the children to play in the snow,they loved it
and yes they smoke a lot and almost everywhere,same like back home.
good luck minkmama
hope you all have a good week

fionagib Mon 21-Feb-05 10:48:05

cc you're a beacon of success!!! well done everyone for staying off the sticks... and GOOD LUCK FOR QUIT DAY mink! You know you wanna crack it! xxxx

charliecat Mon 21-Feb-05 10:54:45

Hello again everyone...hope your ok with the new thread fee that one was getting a bit busy!!!
I have noticed how quicker decorating gets done when you arent wasting time smoking every 20 mins!!!
Mink I hope you taking big deep breaths and doign well this morning. Think about how good it will be to wake up in the morning feeling fresh and clean and to get through hours at a time without being haunted by the need to smoke, the guilt, the can leave that all behind. And of course come and type frantically here when you having a moment!
Whymummy very at the kids in the snow...weve been waiting for months for enough just for a go on the sledge!!!!!!!!
FG that was a quick must be feeling good..xx

fionagib Mon 21-Feb-05 13:42:23

Helskini, how glam whymummy!

snowing here in scotland, big flakes - am working, feel like I live in a cave these days lashed to the pc, with endless coffee and lozenges - but not long to go now. Hence short post cc!

Just wanna get this book finished and have fun with the kids again (and long baths, read magazines etc...)

Not missing ciggies tho. This is the thread where we all succeed, cc, I can feel it.

whymummy Mon 21-Feb-05 18:37:37

you might have seen this before but i'll post it just in case
have a look at this

whymummy Mon 21-Feb-05 18:38:32

it's really good to see the benefits

almost40 Mon 21-Feb-05 19:30:13

Hello - fag free since last last month.

whymummy Mon 21-Feb-05 20:19:35

hi almost40 and welcome,i gave up on the 17/01/05 so smoke free since last month too how are you doing?

fionagib Mon 21-Feb-05 21:50:26

welcome almost 40! I gave up last month too and AM 40. Hope you're not finding it too hard going. You can always come on here for a rant and rave - the lovely people on this thread have got me through.

are you using patches, lozenges or anything?

fionagib Tue 22-Feb-05 10:38:55

v quiet on here today!
How's everyone doing? With all the snow am so glad I don't have to stand outside puffing away and feeling like a minor criminal.
Mink - are your herbal teas brewing??

cc is your dp still off the ciggies? Mine still smoking tons.

Willow2 Tue 22-Feb-05 11:59:34

Still doing fine - ditched the patches last month so am double pleased. Have put on half a stone though - - but decided two days ago to go back on Slimmers World diet I did yonks ago and use mainly GI foods too, so hopefully it will start coming off again. 1lb so far.

Drinking masses of herbal teas (peppermint/chamomile and lime in particular) and green tea - which has got to be better for me than the constant tea and coffee I used to drink - as was finding that too much caffeine really made me want a fag. How about everyone else?

minkmama Tue 22-Feb-05 12:04:52

managed to get through yesterday! One day feels like such an achievement this time...why??? really craved last night after dinner and today after lunch but all i could think was of you girls and it got me through i think i reached that stage where i felt like a real smoker again as opposed to a blipping non-smoker so this time it's a big journey for me!!!

snow here but sadly ds1 had to go to nursery so no playing outside for me i sometimes wonder who the child is in this house

keep typing fg otherwise your fingers might freeze!!!

minkmama Tue 22-Feb-05 12:08:47

i totally agree about the caffeine willow and well done! i love the cham/lime one as well and the peppermint seems to make your mouth feel healthier just from the taste!

simultaneously being on and quitting has released the eating demon in me and yesterday i stuffed myself with two walnut whips and a cup of tea before lunch! for goodness sake who eats 2 walnut whips, it's hard enough to eat one!!!!

minkmama Tue 22-Feb-05 12:09:49

btw have just properley read this thread's title and it's v. inspiring cc!!

fionagib Tue 22-Feb-05 13:22:51

what are GI foods willow?

go go go mink YOU CAN DO IT!!!! Am coffeed up to the eyballs at the mo, must take a leaf out of willow/mink's books and go herbal...

almost40 Tue 22-Feb-05 13:29:25

Hi FG and MM and WM (if you're around), I thought I had killed this thread. I seem to have a knack for killing threads these days.

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