Wednesday, May 31

A Celebration of 3 Years!!!

I can’t believe that it’s been 3 whole years now since I quit smoking. While time has flown by, it now seems hard to believe that I ever smoked. But I did. I’m so glad that I am now free of the nicodemon.

I must give thanks to Quitnet for helping me with it. I still receive the occasional email from them cheering me on and it’s hard not to feel good about yourself when you are reminded of your successes.

Your Quit Date is: Saturday, May 31, 2003 at 2:00:00 AM
Time Smoke-Free: 1096 days, 3 hours, 11 minutes and 53 seconds
Cigarettes NOT smoked: 16442
Lifetime Saved: 4 months, 5 days, 14 hours
Money Saved: $2,877.00

WHO'S BETTER THAN YOU TODAY?You've made it! A whole 36 months without a cigarette! In that time, you've successfully navigated the physical chaos of withdrawal, the emotional highs and lows of early quit, and the pitfalls of relapse!

WHO'S BETTER THAN YOU TODAY?Countless times you've refused the offered cigs. More times than that you've craved nicotine, but opted for health, instead. You've endured teasing, lack of support, and feeling uncomfortable and out of place among smokers. You may have had issues with weight, anger, tension or sadness, but still you stayed SMOKE-FREE!

WHO'S BETTER THAN YOU TODAY?You're adjusting to a whole new lifestyle. You're already thinking different thoughts. You've changed habits and routines. You've made new friends and, perhaps, let go of some old ones. You're starting to realize the benefits of living a SMOKE-FREE life. More and more, you see yourself as a non-smoker. We hope you're as proud of you as we are.

WHO'S BETTER THAN YOU TODAY?And while you've been doing all this for yourself, you've been helping everyone here at the Q: your membership in our community, whether active or passive, has demonstrated an ongoing support of the efforts of all of us. We hope you stay with us as you continue your SMOKE-FREE journey to a fuller, richer, healthier life.

Now that certainly added a spring to my step.


Bearette24 said...

what a cheerful message! congrats on kicking the habit.

Lisa said...

Yay for you! No one is better than you today!

tapestrygirl said...

YAY! I can hardly believe I smoked either. Though I had a slight relapse in 2004 for a few months. But it was short and I was able to give it up.
Congrats to you and baby thanks you too!

Sue said...

Congratulations! Having Liam makes it all the more important not to be smoking, of course :-)

Waterfall said...

Congratulations to you!

Liz said...

Congratulations, that's great! Smoking is a really hard habit to kick. And wow- look at all the money you've been saving...

Pearl said...

Good for you. Funny Ottawa and Montreal went smoke free in public paces on May 31 too. Funny coincidence or unsmoking karma?

I guess with some of the monye you saved will go straight to little Liam now. :-)