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Just started my quit journey. Just got sick of lying to my loved ones about my smoking. Never used to smoke at home, but as soon as I left home and went to work. I would pull over to the side of the highway and and have a smoke with my coffee. I was always able to blame the nature of my job and the company i keep at work on why i would smell when i got home. This was just a lie to my wife to keep...
After almost eight months tobacco free feeling grand it's a must do i used the lozenges their handy but rather gimmicky all said and done still it's living the dream without the sickness of the vile worthless habit I've lived very comfortably with plenty of cash highly recommend to take a stand against the tobacco weakness mind game all ya can do is win it's an easy mindset when you're fitness re...
Writing this out in case i can help others on there journey.
- my mother passed away from cancer when i was 13, she was a smoker too, if any of you have a similar story use that as a strength to help stay quit.
- find something to keep your hands busy. Look up a diy craft on YouTube. Knit. Or draw, colour in, video games. I make pom poms silly but they work at keeping me busy.
- exercise, try ...
I have decided to quit today . I have been a chain smoker for the past 3 years and i am sick of this habit since its making me weak .
The only thing that stops my craving is nicotine gums
I like to smoke but have realised lately that I REALLY am not enjoying them as I used to.
About 80% of my smokes I would only smoke about 3/4 of the cigarette anyway before butting our and thought this is a waste.
But how do I break the stranglehold these things have over me as I have been smoking for 30 years?
Perhaps it’s my daughter telling me I smell; perhaps it’s the financial strain I am...
Well, here goes my story. I know that as soon as I read it back once written, I will consider myself an idiot for not quitting sooner.
I started smoking around 20 years of age and am currently 55 years old.
I smoked around 20 a day, every day, and led an active life with many outdoor hobbies. Other than menopause and turning lactose intolerant, I’d had no health scares at all. Young and bull...
I have to have more willpower! Day 37
Remain determined not to be a slave to addiction. Physical withdrawals, while difficult, can be managed. It’s the mental and emotional triggers which are most challenging. Lots of positive self talk, CBT, mindfulness....whatever works. When the urge to smoke strikes, tell yourself that you are strong enough to let the urge pass. Remind yourself at such times that “I don’t smoke”.
Im new member started about a week ago im giving champix ago i decided that once i reached 12 months post opp cancer surgery i would like to try and give up smoking for good
Not a tip rather a question? How depressed do u get from Champix? I’m not in a good place right now health issues and I know smoking is killing me but if depression is that strong from Champix not sure if I should do it?? I hate waking up already.
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