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I've just reached 2547 days (7 yrs) as a non smoker and I bless the day I stopped - wish it had been 20 years earlier. At today's rate, that means $120,000 not spent on my previous unhealthy addiction.. I was a 40 per day smoker and needed to stop for health and wealth reasons. With the right mind set I found it easy to stop and start stopped. It's a mind thing.
The reason I need to quit is for my health . I have not long been diagnosed, with lupus and chronic pain and smoking doesn't help my disease. Also I want to be around to see my grandchildren grow up.
I've been smoking on & off since my teens, I'm now 54. I quit when I was pregnant & the worst thing I could have done was pick up a cigarette when my son was 11 months old. He is now almost 12 & I have been trying to kick them ever since. I smoke 1-3 a day, I know it isn't much but I just don't want to go there any more. I was doing ok up until 4 years ago, I was smiking a couple of time a week m...
Hey ya all I telling use know the past few days have been hard on me with my health and my lungs aren’t going to good. My beautiful daughters reminded me today why I have to give it up. So if I don’t go on here I’m just not well enough. Monday is going to be by day I don’t smoke.
Keep strong and keep telling yourself I can do this
Hey so just checking in today is going to be a big today I’m going to try and not smoke today so here I go
I don't have a hint or a tip today. But it's 42 days since I found freedom and stopped smoking. My problem is that today I'm feeling a great deal of stress because of family pressures. It started with my brother who looks after my mother's affairs. She's 92 and in a care facility. He refused to give me some information which was important about my mother. My sister won't even speak to him o...
Doing really well
struggle first few days
Long way to go
Day by day
Step by step.
My mother just passed away from emphysema. She was 67 and had a long battle with her sickness. Toward the end she couldn’t even stand up without having to rest for lack of oxygen to her brain. The pain she was in for many years absolutely broke me to see. I have 2 young daughters, 4 & 2 and honestly want to see them live a rich and full life of joy and happiness. I want to be able to cherish ever...
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