One year without smoking

Today I am one year without smoking. A long time before, in the summer of 2011, I decided to turn my life around because I was not comfortable with myself, even more, I was not happy. For several months, I was mentally preparing myself so that when I quit, I had already done all the work. I had already been three years without smoking and I knew that it was not worth half measures and that it was not going to be easy. Either you smoke or you don't. I have to say that Alan Carr's book was very helpful.
When you quit smoking you gain smells, money, self-esteem, tastes,... I don't want to convince anyone to quit smoking either. Smokers already know what's going on, as do ex-smokers. I didn't use patches, chewing gum, or any substitute, I even went out with smokers to the street to face the situation.
I have not given up anything and now I enjoy more everything I do and I have an extra hour a day because I am less lethargic and because I do not spend time smoking.
I quit smoking because I asked myself why I smoked, the answer was obvious: I smoked, just like everyone else, because I was hooked on nicotine.
Today my skin has improved a lot, my lungs now hold 8 liters of air, a magnificent capacity that allows me to dive a length of swimming pool at the same time. But the best thing is that I don't have to be ashamed of my children catching me with a cigarette in my mouth.

Quitting smoking was just the beginning to reverse the vicious circle into a virtuous circle, a month after quitting smoking I decided not to drink alcohol anymore, and shortly after that I decided to be happy at work and,... But I will tell you about those things on their respective anniversaries.


One response to "One year without smoking”

  1. jofegaber Avatar

    Congratulations .... And now that you mention it... Maybe it's time to follow your example....


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