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Very recently I had a minor stroke and I attribute this to lifestyle factors like smoking. I am now a very committed quitter and I feel very proud of what I’ve achieved.
It’s been a very long road. The stroke was a final wake up call to kick the habit for the sake of my life and for the people who love me and care.
It’s so important to take ones health seriously.
Hi, I am on day 2 of being a non smoker. I smoked for 30 years. I watched my dad die from lung cancer and am now watching my mum gradually get worse with early emphysema from passive smoking. My family are struggling to make ends meet and smokes are taking a lot of our money. So for myself, my health, my family and our future I finally did it! Not wanting a smoke so far but feeling very lost and ...
Thanks to my own realisations and the help of others on this forum I am having a real go at quitting smoking. Not one puff ever is my new motto. I have felt an instant big boost to my mental well being.
Smoking really sux. It’s such a horrible thing. So many great reasons to get and stay quit forever. 🙂
I seen people in hospital with breathing problems and I don’t want to be worse than them I have early COPD and I can prolong the illness I gave up cold turkey in beginning of April and I have not wanted to smoke
Oops! I nearly forgot! On May 30th I reached my 7 years quit date. Hope Dobbin and other quitters around that time see this and know that with their friendship and support I am still "stench free". Wallet is getting very heavy! Can only hope others achieve success and go the distance.
Think what is more important
I have finally realised that Mr Nic o’tine is an evil and wicked tyrant who aims to destroy brain chemistry and invade and break down every tissue and organ of the human body then laughing all the way to the bank. This could sound a bit extreme but that is what smoking does. I have had a lightbulb moment. And that is enough for me to say no more and goodbye forever to this insidious habit.
Hello I’ve been on here before about giving up smoking. I’m going to try again to give the smokes up. As I have got bad news from the doctor. At the moment I’m trying to cut down the patches. So I can do it this time as I have to.
Stopped smoking 5th September 2018 after being diagnosed with emphysema. What can I say, health improved regardless of my medical condition, don't smell of smoke anymore and the financial savings are enormous. My wife continued to smoke and has just recently quit, about 4 months now, so proud of her, going cold turkey like I did. Still love the smell but will never go back to it again, even afte...
I’ve been a full time smoker for a short portion of my life.
There are just so many things I would like to do but that involves money.
I have autism and often get use to a routine or habit.
If anyone on here has autism and has managed to give up smoking.
May I please have some advice please.
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