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As a never Quit Quitting Quitter, I found new tools for me to STAY Quit this time!
Picked my quit date. Threw away anything and all things related to smoking.
Accountability: Told my Family, Co-Workers, Friends, that I was quitting.
If I get an urge at work, I walk with one of my "smoking" friends, who won't smoke around me. I advised them I had to stay away from smoke. Period.
Downloaded "Easy Qut" App - Similar to this, made by an Ex-Smoker, you can see your savings, how your health improves the longer you don't smoke, a game to stop an Urge, a Diary to vent or just write your thoughts, and what were your triggers any given day.
I look at this APP often, I remind myself every morning how I am going to get healthier.
I even go to a monthly Cancer Quit Smoking Cessation class at a local hospital and call the Quit Line twice a month.
Work the plan! Its not easy, I had to stay away from events because I knew "family" was one of my triggers. They understood, I was too early into my no smoking. I apologized often if I was irritable, after a week or so, I felt a little spacey as well, apologized to my clients, they all understood and appreciated what I was trying to do.
Give yourself time to heal, be patient, and if you slip, get back up and do it again.
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