It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Smoking Cessation Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-20-2010, 04:16 AM   #1
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: MA
Posts: 26
kitty13 HB User
9 weeks

Well, it's been nine weeks now since I quit cold turkey. I'm doing ok, except for the few pounds I've gained. I had lunch with an old friend a couple weeks ago. I just want to share some things she said to me. She told me not to worry about the weight the right now, that I was much healthier for not smoking. The weight can be dealt with later. She also said that it takes a year, a cycle through all the seasons, to be able to fight all the different triggers we encounter. I know I've been having urges, especially when I'm out Christmas shopping! I'm learning to indentify the triggers and finding ways to overcome them. So, hang in there everyone. You can do this!

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 12-21-2010, 06:07 AM   #2
Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 306
eddysmom1 HB Usereddysmom1 HB Usereddysmom1 HB Usereddysmom1 HB Usereddysmom1 HB Usereddysmom1 HB Usereddysmom1 HB User
Re: 9 weeks

You are doing great!!! Be proud of yourself!!! Your friend gave you such good advice, too.

Good luck to you!


 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
6 weeks quit now! Fibrana Smoking Cessation 2 05-17-2007 04:39 AM
4 weeks quit!!!!!! Fibrana Smoking Cessation 5 05-02-2007 09:29 AM
Congratulations True Brit on 12 weeks! Memaw649 Smoking Cessation 7 03-21-2007 01:10 PM
Two Weeks Smoke-Free Bullwinkle2 Smoking Cessation 10 12-10-2006 08:28 PM
@ 4 Weeks Zeethan Smoking Cessation 3 09-11-2006 10:27 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:00 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!