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It's been more than 24 hours since I had my last cigarette. I am so proud of myself. The cravings have been subsided by bottles of water and so far it has worked.
I have just got a prescription for nicotine pads to help me through my quitting days. Glad that I had a strong willpower to quit. The nicotine pads are an additional method to quitting which I am going to use.
I've tried to quit smoking 3 times already. The first time I didn't smoke for almost 2 months but I put on 6kg and as soon as the stress came back I started smoking again.
What is the best way to start? Would you use nicotine patch or gums and which one is best? How did you deal with the hunger and gain weight? How did you deal with the stress?
Day 3. Grumpy Tired Emotional but I’m ok and really pleased with myself
I was reading the book Easy way to quit smoking (referred to me by my mate), after reading the book, I was off for a month. But the one day was with my another friend and had one cigarette... wish I wouldn’t had, but once I picked that, again I started. I can be without cigarettes from morning to noon, or weekends when I am with my kids, but if I have 1, then can’t stop...
Hi all, I’m on day 8 smoke free using champix tablets once daily as I find the night time tablet keeps me awake so I just take one in the morning. I’ve found quitting this time around ( I’ve tried many times) so much easier. I don’t understand why but it seems to be more habit than a anything else for me this time, I don’t miss them I don’t get as many cravings for them but I’m still constantly t...
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 😏
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 .....
I never thought when I started out that I could do this nearly 2and a half years later may 2019 will be 3 years I just kept trying I’ll never take another puff I promised myself tgat
Morning all, well i made to day 7 and i am actually not feeling to bad.
This weekend was tough, being home alone and trying not to think about getting a packet. I soldiered through and here i am day 7.
To have the support on this site is a mega help to me. So thanks!!
Here`s to being nicotine free x
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