Stories and experiences by: Drmem89

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  • Drmem89
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    1 month smoke free!

    Posted in Quit experiences 26 May 2020
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    I had a couple of tough days due to some personal problems but did not pick up a cigarette. It is amazing how the brain works. As soon as you have a negative event in your life, your mind wonders off to smoking.That connection is so strong and I think that I might have to fight it after many years of stopping. But even after a month I can honestly say that it is worth it. I used to have pain in m...

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    25 days

    Posted in Quit experiences 19 May 2020
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    Hey guys. It’s been 25 days since I quit. I do have some cravings and few are really strong ones. I try to concentrate on different things when that craving comes. For inspiration I watch videos on youtube to keep on track. The other night I have woken up in the middle of the night with mild palpitation and night sweat. I have spoken to my physician on the phone and he informed me that they migh...

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    Day 17

    Posted in Staying quit 12 May 2020
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    It’s been 17 days since my last cigarette and I must say I am proud. 2 week mark was very important to me because everyone kept saying that it gets easier after 2 weeks. It really does. Last 3 days, I only had one craving and was very easy to tackle. (Lasted for about 1 min) I am trying to focus on the fact that my durability and stamina is getting soo much better during exercise. Breathing also ...

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    I quit

    Posted in Staying quit 7 May 2020
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    Hey guys. I am 31 years old and I stopped smoking 12 days ago. I didn’t use any nicotine replacement and went cold turkey for the first time. I tried countless times to quit before and had never achieved more than 3 days. I tried patches, gum, e cigs, everything there is basically. The only thing that was different this time was that I was concerned for my health. I started smoking 30 cigs a day ...

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