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Will be quit for 9days at 9pm tonight. Cold turkey and strong will power ,even though my partner smokes I haven't had the urge.
I really thought I would want a smoke with my beers but I haven't, I think because I'm so determined and I'm ready in my mind
I started preparing for a half marathon in next 4 months. So I desperately want to quit and I tried many times but failed. This time I wanted to use my full effort and concentrate only on up coming marathon
10 days since I decided enough was enough and stopped cold turkey. Today has been the worst day of all. On the drive home, I found myself doing a lap of the supermarket carpark with the intention to stop and buy a pack. Luckily, my usual spot was taken. I took that as a sign and came home instead. Close call. Too close! Hopefully I can be stronger tomorrow!!
I’m on my third day, and my withdrawal symptoms have been very trying I’ve been feeling nauseous, dizzy and experiencing head aches, the withdrawals are very difficult and want to feel normal again but staying strong
Im on day 2 not smoking, using nicotine patches and quick mist mouth spray.
I've had numerous failed attempts over the 22 years of smoking, always cold turkey which was miserable for myself and everyone around me.
The patches seem to help, don't feel so edgy. I've been planning this quit day for some time I've put my name down for half marathon at the end of the year so have a focus.
This is day one on my most recent attempt to quitting smoking. It's about 3:30 am on the east coast & I just decided no more. I have spinal surgery coming within the next 2 weeks, not that that has stopped me before other surgeries but this time I said enough. I've been smoking well over 30 yrs, but rather then being in a deep sleep, here I am texting. Thru the yrs. I've made several attempts at ...
Tomorrow is my quit day. I restarted smoking 5 years ago after quitting for 6 years. I lasted 4 weeks before Christmas before starting again and have struggled to stop again. Day 4 seems to be my problem time and I gave in.
I actually quit smoking about a year ago, yet went back, after trying nicotine patches and gum from CVS. It was great because both worked on levels; I can't remember the mg, but it really was a relief because I got to save money! I could have moved, but then a few things happened that were stressful. I started up the habit again because...well I have no clue why I started smoking cigarettes again...
I have been a smoker on and off since 1982 I was smoking 60 per day....
I had a stent put in my heart last December. Since the I have been trying to quit.
Can't do Champix as after successfully using them once, on the second attempt I was suicidal after 1 week. Patches? I developed an allergy to them. Lozenges not good either.
I have been using Zyban for a while now ...
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