KS - brilliant news on giving up the fags, girl Keep it up, we all support you. I've never smoked but my Mum was an addict who succumbed to COPD at 84.
From speaking to ex-smokers, the sure fire way to know that you have given up is when you can smell other smokers - realising how bad the smell of stale smoke on clothes is. In the days when smoking in pubs was allowed, I used to have a coat that I used only when I went to the pub. We called it my smoking jacket and it was washed after every use.
Emmy, I use the Nathan belt top and it really is great. As HIAHS said, it needs to be worn tight but you forget that you are wearing it. However, due to the tightness it can produce Muffin Top in running photos