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Many times in the past when I had the thought of quitting, I wouldn't entertain the thought of quitting, it was as though it was too scarey to even imagine being nic free.
Now when the thought of a drag,puff,inhale etc comes into mind I just keep thinking about the many people I've known over the years that used to smoke and quite, and Stayed quit. I am now one of those ex smokers. I no longer h...
I quite because like everyone else I knew it was slowly killing me. After two months, and really recognizing how winded I'd be after shot spurts of energy I just figured it will go away the longer I stay nicotine free. I went for a chest x-ray last week and today found out that I have COPD. I wasn't shocked to hear this. Upset, yes with myself, but I will do the do, and live as healthy and as ...
This may not be an actual tip, but it is a question of concern that I am having during my first couple of months of staying cigarette free.
I have been more tired and my blood pressure seems to be higher than I noticed when I was smoking. I believe this will all subside in time, but I'm hoping I can hear some similar stories and how things DO get better.
Emotionally - When something is upsetting me and causing me stress, I make sure I speak ASAP to a supportive friend.
Spiritually - I make sure to get out into nature and enjoy my new breath of fresh air.
Physically - I go to the gym and workout regularly.
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