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Well, it's getting close to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019.  At 8:00 p.m., I will be 24 hours into my quit.  I have done the first 24 hours quite a few times and am feeling like quite the expert!  Typically I go out and buy myself a pack of cigarettes to reward myself for going a full day without smoking.  Um, isn't the point of quitting to not buy and smoke cigarettes?  Yeah, that's what I thought!

 

I went for a walk which did make this Day 1 a little different from all the others.  Didn't really notice any improvement in energy level or breathing but I don't really have trouble with either even when I am smoking.

 

Another thing that I'm doing different is allowing myself treats and snacks, whatever I want, for the first 3 days.  After that, I go back to healthy eating.  I don't want to replace one unhealthy practice with another that is just as bad if not worse.

 

Over all, today wasn't too bad.  I did think about smoking quite a bit but didn't have any overwhelming craves.  On to day 2!  And I do plan to have a consecutive day 2 this time!!!

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One day at a time is how we do it! If you quit smoking for all of today then just pledge to do the same thing when you wake up tomorrow.

Have a good night :) 

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Congratulations on getting through day 1 Mona. One day at a time, that's all you have to focus on and the days will, slowly at first, add up. Here's to day 2 :)

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