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I Am Trying to Quit Smoking Cigs

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    Who Has The Control, Me The Reasonable Get It Done Self,or The Nicotine Addled Emotional Self.

    Well heck what a title. Just trying to list a strength for my reasonable self might give you an idea how hard it is to quit such an addictive habit. I have smoked off and on for about 22 yrs.I dont think ive quit for more than 2yrs in that time period. I quit when I was...
    nuttybooker nuttybooker 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2012

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    It's not helping me and I don't need them

    anymore. I need to find a better outlet for stress, but the only problem is I am super edgy now. I am going crazy and it has only been 72 hours. I feel like a mega ***** and I feel like I can't control it. Sometimes I just feel like I need to walk away before I go off or lose my...
    imryll imryll 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Just found some helpful information about quitting smoking and thought I would share.. When quitting smoking don't try and ignore cravings, acknowledge them, allow your body to...
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I really want to quit smoking. I've smoked off and on for 14 years. I really need to quit while I still have my health. I've tried and failed at quitting cold turkey and using...
    kathleen83 kathleen83 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I quit smoking.... again. No seriously I'm doing much better. Gone thru patches, hypno, gum etc. no help (for me). Finding my own determination is the only way for me it seems...
    1RedKing 1RedKing 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    So everytime I set myself up to quit smoking seems I smoke more
    demandatory demandatory 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    working on quitting smoking, I've smoked 10yrs and not wanting cancer to be my way out! just going to buy alot of candy and soda to help me out.
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hey everyone. I've been smoking for 11 years and I smoke about 25 cigarettes a day. I've tried to quit so many times but no success. I'm looking for someone else who is also...
    strandednowhere strandednowhere 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I smoked for a bout 10 years and then I quit for 18 years. I smoked when I was homeless for about a year? and then quit for one year. I started smoking about 3 1/2 months ago. I...
    SorrowofHeart SorrowofHeart 51-55, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So far, I have went 11 hours without one. I am almost to my breaking point, but I'm trying to hang in there! I keep trying to do things that will distract me like writing, cleaning...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    About 6 months ago I had the worst anxiety attack after smoking weed. Most embarrassing experience ever considering it happened in public. I thought it was laced but turns out I...
    genericidiot genericidiot 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I hate being so dependant on smoking. It so hard to quit though :(
    bigbrownbastard bigbrownbastard 18-21, M Aug 8

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    January 30 this year is my quit date from smoking cigarettes. Proud of myself!
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The problem is with smoking even if you use the patch, gum, or losanges, there's several other things in the cig you are addicted to.
    cj911 cj911 26-30 1 Response Jul 20

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    Cigarettes that is.. After 7 years I've been a month and a half without smoking. Although I smoke more pot now than I ever have, not by myself but socially, any tips to stay away...
    Unexplainedbeauty Unexplainedbeauty 22-25, F Jul 29

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    Hi, I am now into my 2nd week of quitting and i am finding this week quite hard. Is this normal? I am on patches which are working really well. Any advise of what I can do? Many...
    eddie87 eddie87 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I smoked Ciggies for 7 years, I quit 2 months ago, I feel like I am just NOW starting to experience relief from constant anger and irritability. Did the emotional withdrawal last...
    MissPlace MissPlace 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Sitting with an uncomfortable reality in hopes that I will gain the strength to deal with it, rather than blowing it all away with weed.
    princessaliababua princessaliababua 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    I haven't touched the stuff in over a month =) . It feels good.
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    It's hard. Because it's like my pastime. Everytime I'm bored or angry or sad or tired, I go out for a smoke. :/
    DreamerX01 DreamerX01 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I was doing good. Cutting back at least. The cravings were gone but it's kinda hard when you live with a smoker >_< I was using my e-cig which was good enough for me. The only...
    KaiFyre KaiFyre 26-30, F Aug 11

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    But do not want to get fat.
    Ashadypast Ashadypast 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    I've been on it for about 5 months, barely finished 7 packs. Decided to stop at last, been a month clean now.
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Day 2 - I am addicted to weed, no two ways about it. I have been smoking every day for 8 years and fell into that "it's not addictive" way of thinking. Well anyway I've got a...
    Loner1990 Loner1990 22-25, M Jul 25

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    I have recently been struggling to come to terms with a situation I couldn't have envisage one bit. So here's my story from the very beginning and viewed from my side of the fence...
    ACC77 ACC77 36-40, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    In my fifties and possibly a bit late to the game. I had a pack lying around from my work and decided to give it a try. To give you some background to my story, I have always been...
    parry03 parry03 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I absolutely love smoking . I started it when I was 10 and a half years old and I loved it from the first inhale. Now I am 28 years old, heavy smoker highly addicted to my...
    Dean00200 Dean00200 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Marijuana is, in my opinion, a safe and fun drug to consume and/or smoke. However, I have stopped because I became too dependent on it. Whoever says weed isn't addictive is wrong...
    onlytheyoung95 onlytheyoung95 18-21, F Jul 22

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    I have been a smoker for almost five years. Even though I am fully aware of the health risks I use cigarettes as a way to get temporarily release from the every-day stress we all...
    lilysworld lilysworld 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 4

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    We have now a scheduled diverse night entertainments every day on the 7 days And that i am sorry if it not everything was towards your liking.Space Idea: I might advise on the...
    Keniaga838 Keniaga838 31-35, M 1 Response 40 mins ago

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    Hi My wife smokes in the house and I hate it ! She smoked when we dated and I didnt mind, but after I watched my mother waste away from cancer and die at 64 it changed my opinion...
    harleyman2169 harleyman2169 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    I was at home and I had imvited my boyfriend around he went out side in my garden and I went to the toilet when I came out I saw my boyfriend smoking and I went mad he just said he...
    janet56 janet56 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    “I hated tobacco. I could have almost lent my support to any institution that had for its object the putting of tobacco smokers to death…I now feel that smoking in moderation...
    graywolf558 graywolf558 26-30, M Aug 5

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    ---WARNING: Venting piece, don't read if you don't want to--- I've realized that after 5 years of depression, I can't do this anymore. I can't. I'm done trying to hold onto a...
    00SecretGarden00 00SecretGarden00 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    Hi my name is Macy I am 19 and a very heavy smoker. I smoke 3 packs of Marlboro Menthol cigarettes a day and love smoking. I have been smoking since I was 15 and really enjoy...
    macyisalesbian macyisalesbian 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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    I was a backslidden Pentecostal. After getting married and a few years going by I have returned to church. There are many things I have laid down and been able to overcome and I...
    SarahG213 SarahG213 22-25, F Jul 24

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    I really, really REALLY love smoking. I started at age 12, was up to 1ppd by 14 and 1.5-2ppd since I was 16. I started on Reds but went to Marlboro 100s sometime in high school...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    This past Saturday, I went to an amusement park. The park had several smoking areas placed around the park. They were pretty small areas, placed just of the walkways, with a few...
    delriemus delriemus 26-30, M Aug 4

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    Started smoking at 12. Didn't have money to used to steal them with my friends (which was a turn on)! I love smoking & encourage others to smoke. It turns me on when someone starts...
    LondonKiwi LondonKiwi 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    An adverse party is really an undesirable side effect or unexpected well being or product or service high quality difficulty that somebody thinks was a result of the usage of a...
    Noah404j9pe5 Noah404j9pe5 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    You can cry all day long and pray, but that's not going to move God to work on your situation. He does hear your cry and undertand your needs, but that's not faith and faith is...
    Brandnue Brandnue 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am trying to lose weight Here is the amount of calories iv had today with just breakfast and lunch
    andrewj2014 andrewj2014 18-21, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I have been trying to leave my husband. Two months ago I was referred to a social work dept at my hospital. I felt relief. I felt like "yes" this is finally going to happen. I...
    Mikkimacoroni Mikkimacoroni 31-35, F 13 hrs ago

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    For the past 7 years I worked for a company contracted trough the city that's sub-contracted to a smaller company. Yeah that's how the city is able to save so much money. In my...
    Krissy1029 Krissy1029 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Nothing is worse then checking out that hot guy, and he gets out a cigaret or a joint and start smoking it.
    bret18 bret18 18-21, M Jul 24

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    Smoking was something that I wanted to do since I rememebred myself. I started it when I was 10 years old and I never regret it. It feels so good when the smoke fills my lungs and...
    Dean00200 Dean00200 26-30, M Jul 26

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