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10 days, 76 pennies, and still counting!

December 26th, 2011 at 12:00 pm



10 days, 76 pennies, and counting. Yesterday held a bit of temptation as I went outside with my sisters a couple of times when they smoked. I couldn't stay out long because I was feeling a little stressed, a cigarette would have been awesome (for about 15 seconds) ,and they'd have given me one if I begged enough. I didn't cave, though. I went back inside and got busy doing something.

76 pennies are in the jar (it doesn't look like so many but trust me, it is), each one representing $1 I haven't spent on cigarettes.

Go, me. Smile

10 Responses to “10 days, 76 pennies, and still counting!”

  1. CCraw Says:

    Way to go Denise! I hope you had a great Christmas day!!

  2. mamasita Says:

    Great job overcoming the social temptation!

  3. Mary Ann Says:

    So happy and proud of you!! {{hugs!}}

  4. Ima saver Says:

    Good for you!

  5. ThriftoRama Says:

    That is a really great method for staying motivated!

  6. littlegopher Says:

    Super job!!

  7. PNW Mom Says:

    Great job! Keep it up...you can do it!

  8. DeniseNTexas Says:

    Thanks, y'all! I really have been fighting thoughts of smoking today, for some reason. This is the first day since I quit that has really been much of a struggle. Why now?? I'm not sure but I think it's partly because work is so very stressful right now and my personal life is a bit stressful, too. Between the two I need 'comfort' and smoking is an old action of comfort for me.

    I haven't done it, though. I'm determined not to!

    Thanks for the continued support. Smile

  9. creditcardfree Says:

    You are doing great!!

  10. LuckyRobin Says:

    I'm glad you didn't cave.

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