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It is hard.. but it's already getting easier.. its very powerful addiction..but I am more powerful than addiction. I control me. I CAN AND WILL BEAT THIS NICODEMON
Okay, so at the end of this week, I will be finishing up my 7 mg patch. I don't plan on buying anymore, but I can feel the anxiety building already. Any advice on how to calm the nerves as I let go of my one remaining crutch?
Keep busy or go Hide under sheets five days today after 44 years of a crutch .. powerful horrible habit and addiction go away you demon ( nicodemon) leave me alone you are not stronger than me any more let's go .. because your going
So I managed to encourage my daughter to quit smoking. Day 6 today for her cold turkey, she had a cold and was left with a cough she was struggling to shake, so I convinced her to quit. She struggled last night and said she found yesterday so hard, she wanted to drive to get a packet, I talked her out of it despite my husbsnd offering her 1 of his🙄 I told her its only a craving and convinced her...
Day 51 and im estatic about that. I'm not estatic about wk 11 in Lockdown with no end in sight yet....... sigh. I miss the gym, a huge part of my dopamine fix.
Its the times at the moment and I know lockdown will not last forever but the chhosing to become a nonsmoker will last, as I cherish that so much.
I know I shld be doing workouts at home, but its not the same feels or fun as with g...
Might I add - since I dont smoke I no longer suffer with asthma. I no longer have perscription prevention meds and no ventolin. None what so ever anymore
Ive almost hit 2 years. Still use my my positive affirmations when i need too but not very often now. Never say, non smoker, never say used to smoke. Just say I dont smoke, everytime the urge is there. It worked for me after 40 years of smoking heavily. Ive managed to save every cent I spent on smokes and in May this year it paid for a brand new car and I paid cash. First time paying cash and fir...
I work with Artificial intelligence. I even work and play against an AI computer. Applying a plan to continually reinvent the contours of my brain I tried a theory with cucumber which I hated even as a kid. Now I love it like caviar. I inverted the same process for smoking, which I did casually, hanging out, now I hate the sight and smell of them, truly I find them repulsive. This AI computer can...
Hi Quitfam, just sharing that i am missing those lozenges, its not easy. I can't wait until I surpass this hurdle, as its a bit of a discomfort a few times a day. Day 40 today, and Im keeping on NOPE
Hi Quitfam, day 38 today for me since becoming a non smoker, I was using lozenges, until yesterday morning when I consumed my last one. Ive been a little fearful and anxious for the moment of letting go of the aid, and almost told myself I needed one more lot.
Then I decided no I didnt and told myself its a vital part of my progress to let go of the aid and told myself to just rip the bandaid...
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