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bubbles8888
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7/07/2019
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Posted in Reasons to quit 07 Jul 2019
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Im on my first day of no smoking ...using patches , Im aware fully of my oncoming difficulties ..I have bipolar disorder ..cant take zyban or champix ...I do so badly want to stop so I can grow old

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  • Nuts July 07, 2019 | 19:09
    Hi bubbles. I quit with patches. It was really easy. Be strong and you will do it. You need to change your habits, because thats the hardest bit. Hang in there 👍🤗
  • bubbles8888, Mid North Coast July 07, 2019 | 20:06
    Thank you nuts...I appreciate your kind words
  • Broncor, Mid North Coast July 07, 2019 | 21:21
    Hi bubbles, you are on a great site, you will get great support and advice here, doesn’t matter how you do it, just do it, do it your way, here’s to growing old as healthily... as possible
  • bubbles8888, Mid North Coast July 07, 2019 | 21:37
    Thank you so much Bronco ...tonight is hard ...but Im pushing through thanks
  • Nuts July 07, 2019 | 22:36
    Hang in there bubbles. Tonight will soon be over and you will be 1 day smoke free. Yay. Just get through one day at a time, they soon add up and get easier with each passing day. Drink lots of water and nibble on healthy snacks. If you are really serious about quitting, it isnt nearly as hard as you think. You can do it
  • bubbles8888, Mid North Coast July 07, 2019 | 22:39
    Nuts ..thank you ..Im hanging in ..:)
  • bubbles8888, Mid North Coast July 07, 2019 | 22:40
    I actually gave up for 7 years ...then relapsed during a bipolar episode n never got back on track ..that was 3 yrs ago ...but Im going to do it this time
  • Nuts July 07, 2019 | 22:47
    Dont beat yourself up over a slip up. Be proud of youself for quitting again. Your attitude is fantastic, and i believe in you
  • bubbles8888, Mid North Coast July 07, 2019 | 22:50
    Thank you so very much
  • Happiness July 08, 2019 | 2:00
    Hello Bubbles8888.You have done this before and you shall do so again. Nothing has ever been accomplished by thinking negative, so please just think positive. Know that you too can be a non-smoker once again. Finding the mindset once done, will keep you as a happy non-smoker. You really should only need to quit once!
  • FreshAirOK, Hunter New England July 08, 2019 | 8:41
    Hi bubbles. I quit with patches. 6 weeks on a full one then 2 weeks with 1/2 patch. They help but you also need to stay strong and distract yourself if a craving hits. You can do this baby steps then work up to a sprint.
  • bubbles8888, Mid North Coast July 08, 2019 | 11:01
    Ty Happiness and Freshairok ...today is day 2 , I feel positive , I had a bad mood change late lastnight but pulled through ...I know I can do this now ..thank you all so much
  • Robn July 08, 2019 | 13:15
    Hi Bubbles, find something you can do to take your mind off the tough times. A hobby or exercise...anything to distract yourself....one day at a time...before you know it you will be a week smoke free. It gets easier the longer you are off them. Think of all the money you will save and what you can do with it. Stay strong and focused on what your end goal is...you can and will do this...we are all here for you.
  • bubbles8888, Mid North Coast July 08, 2019 | 13:51
    Thank you robn
    I am so amazed at the wonderful support Im getting ..thank you all so much , I feel stronger today.:)
  • Nuts July 09, 2019 | 9:41
    Hi bubbles. Day 3 today. It will be betting easier. You can do it . With the right mindset you have the power to win.
  • bubbles8888, Mid North Coast July 09, 2019 | 15:44
    Thank you so much nuts ..this site is being very supportive for me ...its awesome
  • Happiness July 10, 2019 | 6:26
    I am glad that you are finding the community beneficial to your journey both in advice and support. Divert your energy and attention to what you want in life, not what you feel you are depriving yourself of. Cigarettes have never done anything for us but rob us of health and wealth and even our freedom. It is great being liberated. Stay busy, set new goal and interest and enjoy your new found freedom.

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