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I had a really bad night last night. One of my dogs kept me up nearly all night and I didn't really get to sleep until 4:45 this morning. I was stressed out and tired and of course the smokes were handy.
I'm feeling quite ashamed with myself but have been trying extra hard today as my quit date is Friday. I have had 2 cigarettes today!
That I am doing so well and I haven't got the patches yet. Today I have had 2 cigarettes; willpower kept me from having anymore plus getting stuck into the garden again.
I found a few times today that when I was bored I thought of the smokes. To try and beat the temptation I fiddled around in the garden for a while, had a drink and more or less pottered around.
I have just downloaded a app for an iphone. It is Allen Carr and help for quitting smoking. I haven't tried it out as yet; I will let you know how it goes. The app was $2.99!
So far today at 5.26pm I have had 7 smokes....I'm so proud of myself!!
I'm a 25-30 day smoker and have been for over 20years. I have only tried once before to quit and that was with Champix; but that made me really ill, so I stopped that and started smoking again.
I woke up the other day coughing my g**ts up and still couldn't wait to get a smoke in my mouth!! Later that day I was still coughing and realised that I wasn't enjoying the smokes anymore.....it was just...
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