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I Am Going to Quit Smoking

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    Enough

    I quit for two years and went back dummy! I was waiting for all the tests to be done and hopefully they are, i have Chantix so good by old crutch ...hello smoke free.
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F 11 Responses Jun 21, 2008

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    So Long Phillip Morris

    I have three cigarettes left and then it is over.  The decades long love affair is finished.  We shall part as horrible enemies.  I am sure I will miss my smoky treats terribly, but they have cheated me time and time again.  It is over, no more taking them...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 8 Responses Dec 31, 2007

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    Going To Quit Smoking

    I want to quit smoking, just looking for people trying the same thing. Now I am going to read insert from Champix.
    Tinybeth Tinybeth 46-50, F Jun 13, 2011

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    Countdown: 14 Hours Til its quittin time!

    14  hours until it is New Years! 14 hours until it is the year 2009 14 hours until i smoke my last stick... 14 dang hours until i quit. COld mother beeping turkey... (jst stressed) im scared, nervous, anxious, stressed.. I've smoked for so long, so damN lOng!! When i...
    21butterfly 21butterfly 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    The Op-ed Column To This Group: I Am Not Going To Quit And Here's Why

    The government created this phony war on smoking to attempt to manipulate the behavior of the people. They have used it to tax one segment of the population and not others.  They have attempted to make research "prove" what they wanted to prove.This is not the role of...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response Oct 31, 2012

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    After many years feeding into the nasty habit of smoking I have decided that 2014 was the last year that I would be classified as a smoker. I am also promising that I will not be...
    lost12345 lost12345 26-30, F 9 Responses Jan 6

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    Some of you may have already seen I have been smoke free 18 days now. My mother decided to take this journey with me. She started smoking when she was 14 yrs old. So she's been...
    kristy1833 kristy1833 31-35 1 Response a week ago

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    I quit smoking 2 months ago but then again I never really felt like I was addicted. I would always smoke cigs with weed, never by themselves and felt quite pleasurable but I never...
    deletedprofile821 deletedprofile821 18-21, M Jan 2

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    Today has been A month since I quit smoking. A dear EP friend told me about electronic cigarettes, I couldn't have did it without vaping the ecig. And friend support. Its nice to...
    1woody 1woody 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I had my first cigarette at age 10, I am pretty sure. Had a cigar or two before that. An older boy who lived near me always would argue with his parents, and then go for a walk...
    likespike likespike 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    I smoke a pack every day and this habit has cost me dearly. I spent over $1,500 on cigaretts in 2014 alone. Smoking has been the greatest challenge for me to overcome. I have...
    ninja247 ninja247 26-30, M 6 Responses Jan 4

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    That's right. 4 days ago I smoked my last cigarette. I started smoking when I was 14 so 21 years is long enough to be addicted. I actually quit a lot times before but most of the...
    Marsje Marsje 31-35, M 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have quit for a year and a half. Thanks to my wife who got me to quit with her. If she didn't, I'd still be smoking
    Dotcom2 Dotcom2 26-30, M 5 Responses Jan 3

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    hi I'm 42 and I stopped smoking for a month .then I when back I want to stop so bad but im having such a hard time .if I don't stop I know something bad is going to happen to me...
    glrock glrock 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Cigarettes not weed. So I just went in cold turkey same as last time and it's surprisingly easier then I remember. Anyways I'm really glad that I'm doing this. I know my body will...
    smokebombtom smokebombtom 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 9

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    I started smoking when I was 18 and now I am 21 and have finally quit for good. It has been 9 months since I last smoked. My lungs feel great. And just a few weeks ago I have...
    kevin1080123 kevin1080123 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I started smoking for the stupidest reasons possible.someone told me smoking helps you lose weight.:/ .then , i thought i was 'in love' with a jackass,who was too much in love with...
    brutallyhonestpariah brutallyhonestpariah 31-35, F Jan 2

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    I survived a whole day without smoking a cigarette which is pretty amazing for me! Attempting to quit is the best feeling ever! Prayers would be nice! Hope everyone is having a...
    heaven89 heaven89 22-25, F Jan 6

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    im on my 4th day and things are looking good i also found an app called smoke free. it helps because it gives you info on how you have benefited from not smoking like how much you...
    ninja247 ninja247 26-30, M Jan 9

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    Started smoking at age 17. Smoked every day, a pack or more some days. I'm 38 and just decided it's time to quit. For 17 days now I have been smoke free. It has been the most...
    kristy1833 kristy1833 31-35 1 Response Jan 17

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    I lost my twins at 5 months because i was smoking in the first trimester. but even after this quitting has been a nightmare. I think nicotine gum makes it harder to stop and then...
    lili12349 lili12349 31-35, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I stopped smoking years ago. But about 2 months ago I started getting cravings again. I've taken to drowning my system in other stimulants to forget the cravings.
    Jakd69 Jakd69 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I am on a path that is untraveled and unfamiliar. I have always traded that in for the familiarity of a cigarette. I no longer can keep up with the love affair of smoking. I...
    TheSpiritCarriesOn TheSpiritCarriesOn 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    That's it, I'm done smoking. I had my moment. It's OVER.
    Firecandy Firecandy 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm quitting right now while I have the flu. Why not if I'm already miserable?
    liveit0ut liveit0ut 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    Update one: had aboot a twelve pack last night. Four guiness And aboot four tallboys. Ended up having five new Ports. Not a bad skip up. My main problem is now just making the...
    likespike likespike 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    I quit because of my bad anxiety and they instantly give me an attack. I want one soooo badly but so afraid of having a panic attack
    Jg5432 Jg5432 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I haven't smoked in 2015. I smoked for the first time in 2012, smoked occasionally in 2013 but became an addict towards the end of 2013. I would have smoked at least 10 cigarettes...
    vsonline4u vsonline4u 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 16

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    I'm watching the clock on the wall slowly tick away praying for the convenience store to close so that I won't be able to buy cigarettes. This has been a rough 24 hours.
    TroubleTree TroubleTree 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    and... man... I really want one right now. Just a little break from my computer and chance to look up at the stars.
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Team Cold Turkey - Day 1: My morning ritual was to wake up, pee, wash my hands and smoke a cigarette. Just woke and I already feel my body craving that morning cigarette but my...
    ninja247 ninja247 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    im on my 4th day and have learnt a few tricks when the enemy (cravings) attacks. 20 Press Ups!
    ninja247 ninja247 26-30, M Jan 9

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    Over 12 hours in and this morning definetly sucks. Still, I know what I gotta do. Just not give in and go to the store. I'm not gonna die. I need to break this once and for all...
    NewEra0916 NewEra0916 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 13

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    It's been since January 2nd!
    dayBYdayBYday14 dayBYdayBYday14 26-30, F Jan 16

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    So I can pass a **** test and have a decent job that pays well and then maybe I can finally afford to pay my bills and feed my beautiful family
    Dotcom2 Dotcom2 26-30, M Jan 17

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    Woohoo!! It's been nearly 2 months, I haven't kept perfect track. I just decided that I didn't ENJOY it any more, and reminded muself of that every time I got a craving. I'm free...
    bowlofsurreal bowlofsurreal 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I just got over a chest cold/flu and it was awful. It made me realize I don't want an awful cough like what I was experiencing permanently. I can already go days without it, but...
    kayheart kayheart 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    I've been doing well. I quit just before the year ended so in two days it will be a full month smoke free. It wasn't easy,Lord knows it wasn't but it's definitely been rewarding. I...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    So a few weekends ago my best friends and I were having a girls night. We were listening to music, eating junk food and gossiping! We decided we wanted to add some fun & giggles to...
    ztaurus95 ztaurus95 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 17

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    I dont know why but I was always fascinated by smoking. In high school, I always was looking at smokers and admired how they inhaled the smoke. Because of my parents, smoking was...
    gaypunk18 gaypunk18 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Probably smoke a little too much, cause we always seem to be running low. I try to keep a system of checks and balances on my vices, but I hafta fight against an addictive...
    SnowCrow SnowCrow 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    The first time I smoked and it hit, I literally thought I was dead. Then, it started getting better. For a while, I no longer feared death; I would hold my finger to my pulse at my...
    TheNin9 TheNin9 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So I only tried weed three times, each time with the same friends. The first time, I didn't feel anything really. The second time I forgot my backpack was there so as i walked the...
    quietkid quietkid 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    I can call myself as shisha enthusiast. Been smoking for 8 years. Its very relaxing while you hangout with your friends. Not to mention, smells good compare to cigar etc.
    wanterra wanterra 26-30, M Dec 27, 2014

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    I honestly don't and it maybe because I like smoking every once in a while myself. I don't know and I don't really care.
    FreaKxShoW FreaKxShoW 13-15, F Jan 5

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    😂 lmao... I don't mind it aye! It don't bother me. Idk why people 'HATE' smoking.
    XXimdeadinsideXX XXimdeadinsideXX 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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