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I’m on day 5 smoke free and I’m struggling big time today! All I can think about is smoking! And that just one won’t hurt! Please tell me it will get easier 😏
Day 3, of not smoking. So proud of myself but I am really struggling today. I really want a smoke! I am going cold turkey, any hint or tips for keeping the cravings off my back. I really want to stay on track, and do not want to give into these urges!!
I want to stay smoke free, it feels like there is two of me fighting in my head, one saying "go on have one" & the other saying "No!! dont youve ...
Please help, Quit 3 months ago, no urge to smoke.
First 2 months no issues, but then gassy stomach for 3 week's followed by/with bloating. Today after 1 month not so much gassy but stomach getting bloated every few days and it goes away. And back it comes for few days. Any advice as to how long this will go for? Appreciate all the help. Thanks
keep going take each minuet, day ,week or month and make it yours. I just checked in for the first time in ages .... 955 days smoke free before you know it plus 20k in the bank. Well not really in the bank, I bought a campervan and I'm going travelling. Stay strong all.
It doesn't matter what my excuse was, we come unstuck if we listen to those excuses. I had a smoke and it didn't do anything for me. I knew right then I had to put them down and keep them down. I threw out the remaining cigarettes and I've stayed smoke free since then. If you are tempted, forget it, they aren't worth it. Just put them down and stay put down! Things will then improve one day ...
If you are reading this post, I know you are either trying to quit or have quit and want to know about how other are dealing to keep away from it. Let me share my journey , my new life experience and how I am able to keep it away.
How it started?
Like many, my smoking journey started for fun in teen age and it began by smoking in the hideouts with friends .
I never ...
4days in of not smoking I have two voices going on in my head .... one justifying just having a smoke .... the other answering it back no!!!! I have noticed that a firm no way !! Really helps the crave and deep breathing.... but the struggle is real and takes so much energy but on the upside I am very productive and have gotten so many jobs done around the house .....
There is nothing like a cardiac arrest to sharpen the mind ! I actually died because I smoked and was brought back. One blocked cardiac artery was all it took ! I never thought it would happen to me.(how often do you hear that !) I am very lucky . . .
After the event and during rehab I became obsessed with reading about what smoking does to your body. Not the scare tactic stuff that is usually...
Drink , lot of water , go to gym , read , eat healthy and don't forget the withdrawals come and go..
at least i have hope that i wont smoke again due to the things i m experiencing ,, its hard but we can do it.
Today is 33 days smoke free for me. I need to first stress i did not stop because i wanted too, i was told i need to.
Last month i was experiencing chest pains on a fairly regular basis. To cut a long story short the result was a almost complete blocked coronary artery (LAD), stent inserted and on meds for the foreseeable future.
My story is that of a few things, Anger, Excitement, confusion to...
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