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I don't know. Whenever I consider quitting and say now I will quit I just get overanxious. And now i have started drinking again. The times I have quit in the past its via face to face contact. I am not comfortable with this medium. BUT I will perservere with YOUR HELP
So, I've decided to quit finally, starting tomorrow. And I'm so scared. I've been smoking for 18 years and it shows. Weazing, can't catch my breath, severe cough... I'm scared I can't do it. Im scared it's going to drive me crazy. But I want to quit! So, I'm glad to be here, reading all of your stories. Im gaining encouragement and im finding comfort.
day 2 the second time around is so much different.. I've no longer got that sense of loss like i did before.. Im just getting on with my day.. Yesterday afternoon i even sat in the spot i would of smoked and someone was talking to me while smoking and it didn't have any affect!! This is crazy!! Crazy good tho!!! I think i am truly ready this time to become a non smoker!!! ❤
This is the post I read on the 30th May 2015.
Thanks to BigJon, someone who posted on this site, I "discovered" Margaret Thatcher. She was his craving's name and became mine. From that moment on I stopped smoking and am up to nearly 4 years smoke free. I know BigJon is also still smoke-free. It works. I am so glad and fortunate that I read his post on this site. That is the only bit of advice th...
So quit day is tomorrow... already dreading it.. part of me feels what’s the point, damage will already be done, but then my sensible head says, it might not 🤷♀️ I smoke rollies, been smoking about 35 years... hope I can stay strong... I know health wise I need to do this. Good luck to everyone on their journey
So here i am starting all over again! Day bloody one!! I gave up last year that lasted for about 6 weeks until i stupidly thought "oh just one will be fine" how silly of me! Im using Nicorette quickmist as an aid that's how i did it last time.. I hate the first couple of days and probably so do my family.. Im so angry and easily irritated.. Anyone have any tips on how to deal with that anger/ irr...
3 days 20 hours.. Not at all fun.... Mornings are not as bad as evenings. Work keeps me busy during the day.. After work is horrible. Try to stay busy, try not to think. At the moment, I'm eating $15 worth of fast food to curb the cravings... I don't eat fast food..... Just wanna go to sleep and wake up without a craving... What happens at 3 weeks, 30 days, 3 months??? Somebody tekks me the crav...
1 day & 17 hours... Right now this sucks... Working to overcome cravings but doesn't feel like I'm accomplishing much... I'm determined so hopefully it will get better...
Take each and every day as it comes.
Hi, I am day1 without a cigarette, not even 24hrs without one yet and already I’m struggling. I know it’s just the nicotine cravings but this is going to be a long & hard journey. My husband & I have decided to quit cold turkey & do it together. But that doesn’t mean it will be any easier as I’m more of a heavy smoker than he is.
Wish me luck!
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