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  1. jeyan
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    Hi friends,

    I will be 5 years smoke free in one month. :) we can do this.
  2. wandam
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    Wow jeyan 5 years, that is awesome! Keep rocking your quit!
    Last modified on 13 Sep 2021 14:03 by wandam
  3. treepeo1
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    WooHoo Jeyan, you rock!
  4. jeyan
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    Hi Friends,

    I am now officially 5 years smoke free. :) Yey.  This can be done. Just keep up your quit.  Don't forget slips are normal part of your quit, you just need to keep learning how to quit by getting back to your quit every time your fail and relapse.
    Last modified on 12 Oct 2021 09:04 by jeyan
  5. wimporswim
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    5 years!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Let the bells ring out and the banners fly!
    Way to go Jeyan!  Congratulations!  I will be joining you in the club on Jan. 3rd.
  6. treepeo1
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    That's awesome, Jeyan!  Way to go!
  7. wandam
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    Hi jeyan, 

    Wow you are doing fantastic, huge congratulations on your 5 years! You & I share the same quit date, I just celebrated 1 year. Keep rocking your quit jeyan! Take care!
  8. sarah, quit coach
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    Happy 5th anniversary, jeyan, and a happy 1st anniversary to you, wandam!!
    So much to celebrate in this community.
    Congrats to you all!
    Sarah
  9. dublinguy
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    What a truely inspiring thread. Im into my second month of my latest quit and seeing a thread like this just hammers home the knowledge that it is possible... just use NOPE Not One Puff Ever. Hopefully Ill still be around in 5 years shouting from the roof tops that Im 5 years quit with NOPE.
  10. jeyan
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    Hi Friends. I am now 5.5 years smoke free. :) Key is never another puff ever again.  Don't forge quitting smoking also requires change of your habits which trigger your cravings.  Most importantly do not worry if you relapse.  Every time you can skip a smoke, you are winning the battle. Trust me if you keep quitting, you will be successful in your quit. Just keep reminding yourself that you hate this nasty habit and you need to quit, and it will make you quit one day.   Trust me, Life is better without cigarettes.  We can't hide behind our cigarettes to avoid life's curveballs. It will only make it worse and make us a life long slave of worries, and it will make us worry about nothing to make you have a smoke to quench it's thirst for nicotine.
  11. dublinguy
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    Congratulations on your 5.5 years. That's incredible. Big reward is needed. Well done.
  12. jeyan
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    yey... I am 3 months away from 6 years of not another puff ever.   We can do this!!!
  13. optimist
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    Congratulations Jeyan  and thank you for sharing your inspiring story with us.  You prove that it can be done.  I recently came across the following quote: "Those who climb Scotland's Ben Nevis do not complain of their labor once they see the view from the top!"  You have obviously reached the top, and I really hope you are loving the view, because you deserve it!
  14. jb63
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    Jeyan
    congrats. That is a great accomplishment 
  15. jeyan
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    Hi guys I will be 6 years smoke free in three weeks. I have registered to run half marathon at Toronto waterfront on my anniversary date.
  16. jb63
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    Jeyan congrats on 6 years. That is an amazing accomplishment. Running a half marathon is a great way to celebrate. You are a real inspiration to others
  17. atp
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    Jeyan,

    6 YEARS!!! That is truly amazing. I bet you can do the next 6 standing on your head.
  18. jeyan
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    Thank you guys.  I am running for all of you. Believe in yourself, we can do this.
  19. jeyan
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    Hi Friends I am 6 years smoke free this weekend.  I am running half marathon to celebrate.  We can do this!! Believe in yourself, and allow your self to fail, be persistent in your quit. Your will will win one day!
    Last modified on 14 Oct 2022 16:14 by jeyan
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