Mar 28 2020
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I will be who I always will be

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Anyone know any good quitters food? Is that even a thing or is it just from the fast n furious??

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Mar 28 2020
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Finished

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Anyone want to pass on some major no no's of the first stages of quitting smoking? What absolutely is a trigger? How hard is it really? Have I really been missing a huge point all my life? Was it emotional for you realizing and accepting that you were hurting yourself for so long???

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Mar 20 2020
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Mentally preparing

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I realize how long I have been lying to myself, telling myself that this habit is not affecting my health. I am 50 and feeling unhealthy, unfit, sounding like a chesty smoker. I am desperate to be free

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Mar 15 2020
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First post

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You have to start somewhere this is my Day 14, with the help of quitline😊 and patches 😊 I know that this is a battle but I am determined to succeed after a pack a day for maybe 45 years!
I have been reading the blog for the past few hours and see what a fantastic community lives here.

More from me soon, just wanted to get my first post off.
K

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Mar 15 2020
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29 Days

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One month! My mind is focused there's no going back.
I'm feeling really good and not tired every day like before.
I am still vaping and sucking on lozenges. I've tried 0% vape but it maybe a bit soon. I'm a bit concerned I maybe vaping too much and I must have it everywhere with me like ciggs. I guess my next step is to slow right down on vaping. I've been concerned I'll lose it as I deal with the public. Over all though very proud of myself and have all this extra cash which I'm spending on treats like new clothes.
I'm feeling very positive and a lot happier about myself.
Be strong peeps it a mental game, retrain the brain....Have an awesome day ❤✌

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Mar 9 2020
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Mixed emotions

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I missed a key day, Yesterday...
So belatedly, 'Happy Women's Day!' 🤗 Us girls need to look out for ourselves 😉👍
As some of You know, I've booked a special occasion cruise-for Hubby&I. It leaves at Easter....
I've been to see my quack today & it appears, We may not be on it 😢
He used the term 'morbidity' when describing my condition...
then recommend We don't go 😭
Of course, the final decision is Ours....oh my, mixed emotions!!!
Lucky I smoke, no more...or I'd be out at my favoured spot, puffing up a storm...4Ds in play today NOPE 🙏

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Mar 7 2020
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Day 2

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Hi all! I’ve finally decided (and actively trying) to quit smoking. Im wearing patches which are really helping!

I must say that im finding today ultra hard! I dont feel like socialising or being around people (avoiding triggers) and my mood is so foul. I still dont want a cigarette though because i cant let 2 days go to waste!

Im avoiding a family gathering tonight because im serious about quitting and avoiding temptation.

Please tell me it gets easier! Please tell me its worth it!

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Mar 4 2020
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10 days

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WOW! I have not smoked in 10 days! Been taking Chantix-----I do not "want" a cigarette---BUT---has anyone who stopped experienced:

1. a very itchy, dry throat!! What do I do? I have used cough drops, lozenges, mints, etc......
2. somewhat dizzy and nervous and VERY easy to get upset---what do I do?? I've tried meditation, staying busy, etc....

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Mar 2 2020
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I needs to quit

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Hay ya people death here I have just had a recent health scare because I have been smoking for 12 years now the doctor tells me I have to quit so here I am

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Feb 29 2020
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withdrawels

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Hello first day stop smoking ..not cutting down made a decision to quit ,, tried back in 2006 for 10 months ,, negative thoughts already creeping in decided to check out quit line ,, been 13 hours without a ciggy,, evening time I guess relax time etc maybe change routine or replace that after dinner ciggy with something else little devil on my shoulder needs a flick,,, lol Wearing my patch and not a patch of ash for once .. using gum also trying to stay positive and remember why I decided .. shock therapy works for me lol nasty images of what could be.. 36 years smoking.... now watching my partner go out for a ciggy... TBH day one has gone quite well .. considering I would go into panic mode when I was near the end of my packet ..watching my partner go out for a ciggy .. don't be resentful me lol anyway thanks for listening . hope everyone's journey is going well ….

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