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Day 7-the hardest yet. Cannot sleep so am trying to practise the 4-7-8 breathing technique.
Just was sitting on the couch and went to grab my smokes cause that’s normally where they would be but hey not there left me with one of those omg I need a smoke feelings so I felt a bit of anxiety kicking in decided to stop take a few deep breaths told myself if u want a cigarette have a cigarette and shut up 🤐 but then thought hey no I don’t negotiate with the nicotine terrorist and within a f...
You are my extended family here coz trust me that I can share without hesitation on this platform that once upon a time.. I was a SMOKER.
Yes I had no courage to socially admit to my family and friends (except the smoker company).
I always wanted to quit and this portal has helped me to stay connected and motivated as I can share my joy of quitting which I couldn't otherwise anyw...
I made a tea rugged up (its a cold morning here) and am enjoying a almost quiet moment on the deck and realising what true relaxation feels like.
By that i mean i used to have a coffee/tea and smoke ritual every morning and thought it was a peaceful moment.
No lol . . . this is what peace feels like fresh air and tea . . .
Being able to breath properly, on my 8th day smoke free.
An hour and a half left of day 7 it has been a stressful and tough day.
Finally in my new house still a bit more to move in and a ton of unpacking but at least i had my first night here lol.
Everything that could possibly have gone wrong to test me today has lol, from no clean cloths for my son - to no tap water for 6 hours making feeding my teething 7 month old a nightmare.
Things have finall...
Hi all, I am on day 3 of patches. I'm used to smoking 20-25 cigarettes a day and am down to 2 with the patches on. I have constant headaches since approx early arvo day 1. Does anyone have any advise as to how long these last and anything I can do to make them go away quicker?
I have found walking really helps.
Day 19... at 10 smokes a day, 7 minutes a smoke. Thats 1330 minutes or 22 hours of smoking.
I was losing one entire day of my life every fortnight sitting or standing just smoking.
Thats insane just totally insane!
There should be a counter that calculates time... I look at the savings and appreciate the money but look at tje savings in time and its mind blowing.
All you quitters rock!
Oh my goodness think I have turned the corner. Day 7. So relieved thought it would never end. Today is the first day I actually feel ok and not a basket case.
So what changed - we’ll a big old moan in here day 5, thanks for listening. And... I finished that Allen Carr book. I was reading it day 5 and suspected there something beginning to resonate in his approach. I was right. I perc...
Need to give this up for my kids
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