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I think that my own journey is more of one of miraculous benefits.
I feel so much better than when I was smoking. It is a pitfall by humanity to encourage smoking. As the gateway into so many drugs, what can people do to not make the world so overly excited by cigarettes? I really don't have a precise answer, being a simple-minded individual. Some genius has the answer.
I went from smokin...
I know to drink more water. It is also good to cut a straw in half to chew on when on the phone .
Only day 1 but determination
I want to quit smoking for my health, my family & for money.
Im on my first day of no smoking ...using patches , Im aware fully of my oncoming difficulties ..I have bipolar disorder ..cant take zyban or champix ...I do so badly want to stop so I can grow old
It took a while for me to realise just how selfish i was being
I am retired but my wife still works and works long hours
she said while ever i smoked it would stop her retiring too because we would not be able to afford to live a decent life if i still smoked
finally it sunk in and i stopped:)))
My 9 year grand son said to me yesterday how proud of me he was for quitting!
That almost had me ...
I had tried everything , patches, gum , hypnotism, cold turkey until one day I got to the point of lighting up, smoking a quarter and throwing it away. I hated myself, I hated cigarettes, I hated everything about the control I was under. A mate of mine gave me Allan Carrs book "Quit Smoking the Easy Way" it took me ten days to read it and by the end I'd realised, I hadn't had a cigarette in two d...
Being a 10 a day smoker for 40 years, I'm really proud of myself for holding on for 26 days now. As we all know it is a struggle especially smoking for that long. But holding on with patches of course. What has motivated me... family and money. Family... want to be around if grandkids come along. Money... saved $420 so far (that's crazy). Keep going guys and we'll get through this.
And thanks fo...
i want to quit so i can save money to buy things i couldnt afford before
Well, this is like my 7th try I think. I just look back sometimes when I was not smoking and I wonder how on earth did I agree to this bad habit. If I stayed so many years without smoking in my life, why can't I be like that again?! Anyway, will see how this time goes :)
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