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  • tigerjim
    Northern Sydney
    3
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    Hanging In There

    Posted in Staying quit 26 Mar 2020
    7 Comments

    So I'm now 66 days smoke free. The cravings still come & go but I've been off the patches for 10 days & haven't noticed an increase in the cravings. I did 4 weeks of the step 1 patches & 4 weeks of the step 2 patches. I've got a weeks supply of the step 3 patches but will only use them if the cravings get really bad. I certainly don't consider myself an ex smoker yet, I think a part of mind think...

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  • tigerjim
    Northern Sydney
    3
    Stories

    So Far So Good

    Posted in Staying quit 22 Feb 2020
    7 Comments

    When I originally joined the iCanQuit site I was very pessimistic on my success. Being a 20+ cigarette smoker for 30 years with very little will power made me think I was no chance of being able to quit. But I'm a month in & although I know there's a long way to go (I quit for 9 months 20 years ago) I'm confident I can beat this stupid addiction. I put my success down to the messages I received...

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  • tigerjim
    Northern Sydney
    3
    Stories

    I'm Worried I Can't Do This

    Posted in Getting started 17 Jan 2020
    14 Comments

    Hi, I'm 51 years old & have been a smoker for over 30 years. I gave up abt 15 years ago for 9 months but relapsed & have been smoking a pack a day since. I have bought patches & gum & plan to start my quit campaign this Monday (20/1/20). I'm really concerned about whether I can do this, I don't have a strong will power but I really want to quit. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated. Th...

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