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Happy Sunday everyone. I love it when I wake up in the morning and can easily take a few deep breaths and feel how much more air my lungs can take in. I love hitting the pillow at night knowing I have been blessed with another smoke free day. I love being able to participate in this community. Thank you to who ever came up with the idea of this platform and thank you to those who made it happen. ...
Time flies..I am 6months free
Thank you everyone for all of your support and recommendations. I have picked myself up dusted off and am back on track. I am a non smoker with lots of friends in the icanquit community. Im sticking with all of you winners. Have a great afternoon everyone xo
Hi everyone it's jess I need help I am on day 55 and have been having lots of slips it at the point where it's to many I have just gone a purchased a packet of smokes.
Hi every body i need advice. I have quited smoking a year ago as same as drinking alcohol and all kind of caffine and reduce sugar. One month ago i started taking caffine like sodas tea and sugar. It was heavy for me i sttoped. These two weeks my eyes are getting red my back head and back neck burns i can not sleep. Is there any body experienced this.
Is it normal to have a slip up with smoking?
I mean I had done 3 solid months of nothing cold turkey
And then 1 day it was like over whelming cravings that really took over and I give it? Does all ex smokers get this feeling.
I think I am doing Okie still
I no I did slip up and I'm really annoyed at that.
But i am still moving on counting days like that didn't happen.
other than being harassed on this website, i am taking amazing dubs.
the man that makes me feel young is out of the door and back with the man who has a plethora of mental issues. but we can work on that another time.
i am feeling, free. like an unwashed hippie in the 70s. i am zen
-chwoe, finally at peace
Hi all I am now 91 days smoke free. I really can't believe I just said that but it is a great feeling.
13 weeks today.
I do still if I'm honest crave a smoke but it's only a thought it passes as always. But gosh it does get me at the worst times.
Like today on my way home from shopping we drive for 1 hour and coming back into town i had that feeling of ah we are almost home the 1st thing I use...
When I have a craving - I take a really big beautiful breath of air in. Before I quit, I couldn't take a big breath of air in because my lungs hurt a bit and I'd cough; the whole breathing experience was a bit laced with anxiety to be honest. (I knew that if I continued smoking my COPD would get worse and I'd have to drag around an oxygen tank when I was old) So in a sense, taking a big breath in...
Hello everyone :)
Quitting with the smoking addiction was the start of a new chapter in my life, which lead me to a much better path. This has inspired me to help others achieve this, because I want everyone to able to live a heathy lifestyle.
Im already helping two test clients with success on the journey to stop smoking completely. As I want to perfect my method and gain more experience, ...
today i received my package from the government to help my journey on quitting smoking. the package has humbled me, because i only got books on how to stop smoking and some silly little magnets.
i didn't even get a vape or anything, scomo continues to disappoint me.
also broke up with that a**hole of a boyfriend and back to the other one <3
-chwoe, the lover
Good morning all. Just wanting to direct anyone who loves reading wonderful shares. I just discovered this morning that one of our friends named new chapter postered a comment under one of their old stories named feeling low it is such a beautiful inspiring share that I am so excited by it I feel I need to highlight where it's posted so others can read it. Go to stories by new chapter title feeli...
Every time I write a post and try to post it,I get a message that it’s flagged up with offensive content and won’t let me post it ,so frustrating the messages are as clean as a whistle
Today marks a big day for me. I am 3 months no smoking. Feeling very good about that.
I also have started my treatment and I am able to g go home Thursday and move on from this chapter in my book.
I am proud not to be smoking at this time as I'm sure it would not be helping me with treatment and my health. Skin looking better
Breathing alot better aswell.
Thanks to all the s...
Quitting smoking is one of the hardest experiences, however with the right support it is possible to leave this habit. I struggled for three years with my smoking habit but something marvelous happened three months ago. This all happened when i learnt about this seven day hack that enabled me to quit. Today is my 95th day off the smoke. https://bit.ly/355yhHd
i do not know if my hard core fans can remember one of my ealier stories (before i got censored on this site), but i talked about a man who broke my heart and had a plethora of mental issues. that man had given me an*iety and my urges went through the roof.
i have great news! i have recently met a new man, who truly cares for me. he makes me feel young again and he is also fit in ...
I have just realised that this icanquit forum has DELETED all of my stories, that are very inspiring to all. i am disgusted, as these stories are my milestones and i have poured my heart onto this website. i has such stories like ´Burger Town' and ´Quitting Gives You Coochie´.
i am hurt and this is a clear attack. someone is after me.
please pray for me.
I have found meditation helps heaps....
(12) Today was easy!
Listen to what I am saying: “Going the entire day without smoking was easier than anything else I did today.” Now consider this . . . I am a 73 year-old man who smoked anywhere from a pack to three packs of cigarettes a day for 53 years of his life. I also happen to have celebrated 8 years of being nicotine free on July 12, 2020. If anyone had told me on July 11, 2012 that I...
If you used to smoke a cigarette straight after eating your food,wash the pots and tidy up straight after eating to take your mind off wanting to smoke
Hey guys again I just want to know something . I’m not scared but when you quit and it’s been 3 months did your lungs start to feel inflame? Idk after my 3 month my lungs feel inflame for some reason . Maybe what I’m eating ? I’m trying to cut down on beer because I’m to stress out of what’s going on . Please let me know . It’s nothing bad & I have bad acid reflex to so idk if that’s it ?
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Simply.. I have seen an ad regarding quit smoking..it helped me a lott! Thanks to them
Make us of it.. 👉
Hi everyone I'm over the 5 week mark but experiencing strange feeling in my body.
Feel sore if that's understandable.
Yesterday wasn't a good day day feeling very anxious all day I could feel it.in the pit of my stomach is it normal?
I am not an anxious person atal
But I also am waiting on some rest results.
I don't regret my discussion to stop smoking but sometimes I feel like I've adde...
It came to the point that without a cigarette, I was sure that I hallucinated this whole no-more stuff. The pleasures of being without a cigarette at all for 380 days are done deal, and it feels like a new rmd.
I keep trying to put in 'whole'; being smokefree anymore makes me feel whole. Now...if I can place healthy activities in my daily routine...this will be a year to remember. Not many of...
For me just hanging out with smokers when they smoke (restaurants, pubs, work) helps me a lot. I have smoked for 43 years and going cold turkey for the 2nd time in my life. The first time was around 20 years ago and lasted 6 months. Fingers crossed this time around.
I quit vaping cold turkey 10 days ago, i am only 21 and smoked cigarettes for about 1 year and turned to vaping instead a couple of years ago which I preferred - can’t stand the smell/taste of cigarettes anymore.
Each day definitely gets easier than the last. I had quite bad anxiety to begin with, but now it’s skyrocketed! does anyone have any tips on how to deal with this ? At the moment I a...
"I'm gonna smoke just one cigarette to beat the cravings and no more". If you do this, you're gonna want another cigarette 10 minutes after the first one. Don't do it, it's ridiculous and pointless.
EDIT: I didn't do it, this was my coping mechanism
Administration took forever to remedy the fact that my very nice and supportive replies were being "flagged" and probably causing others distress. I guess it should be no surprise that Advertisements for winnings and hackers, and another yet on how to become a vampire are not taken down even as reported as spam. Do i NEED to shame you?
I turn to a vampire any time i want to, i become a vampire because of how people treat me, this world is a wicked world and not fair to anybody. At the snack of my finger things are made to happen, am now a powerful man and no one steps on me without an apology. I turn to human beings also at any time i want to, and am one of the most dreaded men in my country. I became a vampire through the help...
So I'm going for surgery a week today and I need to no if you think it's Okie to still be using patches a week before surgery I need them more than ever now to keep me strong and not give in to the dirty habit again.
Hi All, I am 756 days quit today....yay.
I have learnt many things through all of those days. We are stronger than we give ourselves credit for. If we really want something we can and do make it happen...quitting is exactly the same. Wanting to quit and making it happen is within us all.
As in life...don’t focus on the negatives...focus on the positives. Being a non smoker is full of positives ...
When I wanted to stop my 60 full strength a day habit I thought about what might happen if I was marooned on an island, my thoughts would be food and water .
I don't believe that under these circumstances the need for a cigarette would come into anyone's mind.
So I considered that I had put myself on an island and a cigarette was not an option, here I am 22 years later, never since have I had o...
A little about myself is I use to be addicted to substances for years but now have the freedom we all deserve. Since then I became heavily involved in self education self help and personal development. I hope the knowledge in this book can help someone.
Today, like every day, is a great day to be free of smoking. So for anyone needing a little extra motivation on this fine day maybe this tip helps. That reason you decided to quit. Take a picture, draw a picture, take a mental picture, or carry something that makes you think of that reason. Whenever you get a craving or feeling overwhelmed by quitting look at that visual reminder of why you quit....
"Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best."
Stay positive. Always believe something wonderful is about to happen. Believe in yourself and stay positive. It will make staying smoke free so much easier.
'An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward. So when life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it's going to launch you into something great.'
47days today and it's a hard day for me.. panic attack again😭 the urge is so strong today.. there's voices in my head saying "you can smoke again"
i lost around 4 months off cigarettes and been smoking for around 3 months. i have used champix and i really enjoyed being non smoker but unfortunatly i relapsed.
would appreciate if anybody can help... can i start champix again now or shall i wait for a certain period before starting a new course? i am basically now around 4+ months off champix.
Urge is so stry
Can anyone tell me the benefits of eating carrots when quitting smoking please
I need help
So what happens when your motivation goes? That is one thing, but how does it go? Does it dry up? Burn out? Does it wash away or the ideation go stale?
How can we get it back and get back on track?
How do you stay motivated?
What institutes a successful Quit?
Lets brain-storm and get heaps of comments.
Yesterday i decide that i will quite smoking from today. But in the morning i can not control myself and i can not understand what i do . Then i take 3 cigarette at a time. Please help me. I do not want this kind of life witch is destroying . If Possible someone call me . Because my mom always said you such kind of person if anyone motivate you that you can do it then the result is positive. My P...
I've been surrounded by smokers all my life and am now 100% smoke-free. Recently I've actually been collecting stories from people who quit and have got some fantastic quitting ideas, and I hope it can inspire others. Some of the stories I've read include quitting for the sake of your new child, quitting to be accountable to your partner, quitting after trying a particularly nasty cigarette and m...
Can someone please tell me how to reply to comments after sharing.Unfortunately i'm not a whizz on these gosh darn computer thingys
Just reminding people to stay committed. If its a promise to Quit? A pledge? Maybe a doctors order? Your child's wishes you to stop? Even if you dream of ditching the filthy, Expensive past-time, you can take action. It takes alot of courage at first, but ultimately it is the IN_ACTION of not smoking that turns a smoker into a NON-Smoker. Sounds easy, but, that is how it works.
Happy Easter e...
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... :-)
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