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I’m 30 & am attempting to quit smoking for the billionth time. I literally attempt every time I finish a packet, and will smoke more to get rid of them quickly, only to end up buying another packet and then having to chain smoke that packet just to try get rid of them & try quit again. It will last Sometimes a day, a week, sometimes a few months. But I always end up back on them. ...
I am 25 now and have smoked on and off (mainly on) for my adult life. It is time to quit and I am finally at the point in my life where I have a good, professional job, a partner who I live with and some experience behind me.
I am currently on day 5. I have been through many quits in my previous couple of years. So it's difficult going forward with a positive attitude. But, this time I am going...
I'm on day 19 and I'm feeling like i have problems with my taste somehow..it's like I'm feeling sick all the time but the feeling get stronger in night in addition to some gas and constipation problems which deprive me from eating well so i want to know if I'm the only one who experienced this ?
Smoked for over 3o years,struggled with asthma & breathing.Mind over matter,finally decided within myself to STOP..Hard decision when your partner smokes but I needed to do this for me..So Proud of myself,10 months smoke free!!Truly amazing..Husband still smokes,I can actually sit with him while he's smoking & feel Great..
Due to what is currently going on the world with Corvid19 I have been severely worried about catching the virus and going through the symptoms whilst being a smoker.
I had cut down all of a sudden to at least 1 smoke a day from the 23rd of March due to my fears of not being able to recover if I did catch the virus and I just didn’t feel like it was doing it for me anymore, if that makes sense.
Water and meditation. Thanks for replies - Today has been a bit of a blah day. Headaches, feel like it’s early morning when it’s 5.30pm! Weird. Think I will take patch off tonight and get a good nights sleep, put it on early in the morning. Felt like I had gremlins in my head, I’m squashing them more each day. Anyone else had similar experiences? I am embracing these feelings as my jou...
So I quit smoking cold turkey just over two weeks ago. I never smoked in my life (I’m 41) until 18 months ago approx. Long story but my partner smoked, and it started casually as he smoked in the house at weekends. We aren’t together any more, that’s another horror story but the stress of him dumping me several times before I finally told him I wasn’t going back had me reaching for cigarettes ...
Associate yourself to new place where your old habit reminds you, keep walking in new places/garden/mountains and breathe (deep breathe) after 1 month and observe what you missed when your able to breathe easily and deeply... :-)
The cigarette packaging images were a huge a wake up call to me, I'm terrified of getting the diseases as they are so graphic. I quit for me and I quit for my family... u can too
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