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Hiya all Newbie here from the UK.
I'm on day 98 and I can tell you it's been hard I quit the day after my Dads funeral I told him I would stop and I have kept my word bit as you can imagine it hasn't been easy but I did it through the hardest time in my life,my dad had copd heart disease bowel cancer etc and I watched him every day wither away to nothing it does out things into perspective,98 da...
I’ve been taking each day as it comes staying smoke free and every day I don’t have one the easier it feels. I have also tested myself in the last couple of days and sat and talk to other people that smoke and I have not wanted to do it which is good because in the past this has not been the case. Feeling strong on day 13
I smoked for 45 years and when I quit exactly one month ago today, I was smoking two packs a day. I had tried quitting twice in the past, one time cold turkey and the second time with the patch. The withdrawal both times was so bad that I'd walk into things, my mind was hazy, I was angry and irritated with everything and everybody. Both times my husband said, "Enough." I was miser...
I never thought I would become a smoker, but I did. I started 9 years ago and I've tried to quit so many times. I just hope I can stick to it this time. This time I have more reasons, this time I'm doing it for me, not because someone told me to.
I'm quitting because I want to start a family soon, and I don't want to go into parenthood still smoking.
I'm quitting because I'm so sick of waki...
If I live to be a hundred, I will never forget the vile sickness that consumed me when I smoked my last cigarette.
I was in my garden, doubled over, trying to suck the smoke into my lungs between deep, violent coughs which tore at my chest and expelled huge, filthy phlegm bombs out across the floor.
One small drag, one huge cough…
…Another small drag, another disgusting blob splatting out, fee...
Today I celebrate 1 week with out one cig. I am confident that I will stay on tract at least today. Still paying my dues like everyone else here but I am strong and I can do this. Think the fear of disappoint if I had one cig is the biggest driver for me.
Went out to the pub last night for a family get together. Was worrried how i would go because of smokers in family. It went well. Had lots of support from family and friends and those that did smoke smelt terrible. My advise at this stage is that you feel like a smoke, sniff a smoker. Yuk. LOL
Not so bad, because I still have a cold and cough so that makeshifts it easier to say NO. I wa
So far so good. It hasn’t but that’s hard, partly because I st
I'm on day 6 of my journey and am finding that I am constantly hungry. When I feel start to feel hungry I drink water, my water intake had tripled, but I'm not thirsty, I'm starving. Does this stop? I'm trying to eat fruit and other healthy stuff but the volume will catch up very soon. Advice please.
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