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I have been a long term smoker for about 20 years. I smoked on average 10-15 a day, but if I also drank alcohol, that would easily be a packet plus my normal, and I drank a lot.
This is my at least 20th quit attempt. This time it is because I am pregnant; But after the baby is born if anything is like the past then I get stressed and take it back up again.
I am here, writing this...
I smoke literally for the sake of smoking, I don’t particularly enjoy it, it’s just something ingrained in my day, I have a couple in the morning, one at lunch break and a couple at night. I want to feel better and I have a feeling smoking is affecting my mental health because I always go through a mental low after my first cigarette of the day or a cigarette after 2+ hrs. I don’t know if there’s...
Just Starting .you journey, wish me luck!
i’m 21 years old, I live in SA, and i’ve smoked for 5 years now,
I need help! i’ve tried quitting, i’ve failed soo many times before, but this time I really want to do it. I need help dealing with pressure to smoke, all my friends smoke, it’s hard, i live in a small town, so meeting new people who dont smoke is near impossible, i don’t want to push my friends away, but i don’t want to ...
Hi all I’ve not had a cigarette for a week now,I live in the UK, I’ve never tried to stop before,I’m going cold turkey,I smoked roll ups with no filters for 35 years,it’s very tough at the minute,I’m single so it’s ok to be grumpy with myself lol,on a possitive note I’ve noticed my breathing is better already,I went on a 20 mile hike yesterday and really felt an improvement in my breathing contro...
Hello everyone yet again i am going too try to beat this addiction brand new forum hopefully brand new me the longest i have ever gone is a couple of weeks i am 59 years old and a widower i am retired and tend to travel all the time which i think makes it harder for me to stop but obviously thats just another excuse i use for some reason i think ive joined a mainly Australian forum which may seem...
Hi, I had been smoking for ~17 years, & at times i was a very heavy smoker. I have been cutting back over the last month as i knew i would have to stop smoking soon (varies reasons!).
I suffer SEVERE anxiety and depression, and that has always been my biggest reason for *not* quitting. However, that aspect seriously couldn't get much worse (i am getting help for it).
I had my last cigare...
seeking all supports and implementing
Hello and thank you for reading this post.
I am on day one. Freezing cold turkey right here.
Its the only way for me -- albeit violent and merciless. Black and White.
Here I go.
I am taking a lot of tools with me. You all (hi nice to meet you 30+ yrs of nicotine addiction).
I have exercise, a lot every day including cardio, yoga and stretch therapy. I have mediation, hydration, vi...
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