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I Am Trying to Quit Smoking Cigs

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    Today I have had four!

    I would have normally been through almost a pack. Baby steps? This is rough!
    GinLV GinLV 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2014

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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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    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 himself to love anyone else,and i thought if i were 'cooler' he would be attracted to me more.Its been 12 years.Am now very comfortable with...
    brutallyhonestpariah brutallyhonestpariah 31-35, F Jan 2

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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 1 Response Mar 28, 2014

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    It's been 3 weeks today. Feeling great. Barely have any cravings besides when I drink. I no longer feel the need to smoke when I do things that I used to associate smoking with, I...
    leexox leexox 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    It has been about a year since my last cigarette. While the struggle has gotten easier, the urge never really seems to go away. The good news is most of my friends also quit...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    All I ever knew was smoking, since I was raised by a smoker and I started myself when I was 12 years old. Back then, people didn't care about smoking around kids. It was the time...
    SicklySweetOne SicklySweetOne 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I am trying to figure it all out. I have been married over 10 years to a great man. Sex is good. I fantasize about women. I kissed another man in a moment of weakness. I have no...
    Sellerbee616 Sellerbee616 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I'm a friendly person by nature and quite a sensitive person and I try to understand other people, some I do and some I don't, but I try. People at times mistake my friendliness as...
    thehumanhologramm thehumanhologramm 36-40, M 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I don't send pictures, yet everyone asks. Even when I say "I'm sorry, but I really hate pictures", you persist, and you beg and beg and beg until my patience is worn thin. I'm...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I think smoking cigs are sexy. I know it's bad but I find it very sexy
    Mark350 Mark350 31-35, M 17 hrs ago

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    God I miss it. It's been a couple months though. all done with it
    Polis195 Polis195 36-40, M 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    I quit! It's been 1 year, 1 month, 19 days, 21 hours and 2 minutes since my last cigarette, I have not smoked 8,317 cigarettes and 66.5403 g of tar.
    rashedv rashedv 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Asthmatic Bronchitis: So after a brief google search I've got the name of the disease or condition that I have. I have Asthmatic Bronchitis. It's basically normal asthma but with...
    UnhealthySSBBW UnhealthySSBBW 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    When things go wrong as they sometimes will When the road I'm trudging seems all uphill When the funds are low and the debts are high And I want to smile but I have to sigh...
    Ezmee Ezmee 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't like to drink and smoking because it is very danger for our health......If you want a good health then don't drinking and smoking :)                   Best OF Luck...
    ShadowofLove ShadowofLove 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Hopeless Cigarette Addict: When I grew up I ate to much. That was all. When I was overweight as a little girl my mother would strongly urge me to loose weight. That saddened me...
    UnhealthySSBBW UnhealthySSBBW 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I lost myself while trying to make everyone happy now I'm losing everyone while trying to find myself.
    ImJustANobody ImJustANobody 26-30, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I love smoking and don't care what damage I am doing. In fact, it makes me kind of excited thinking about what my lungs look like from my 11 years of 3 packs a day (or more...
    html92 html92 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    June 13th I quit, here I am doing a lot better and enjoying things in life a little more. Not gonna lie, I still think about a cold beer every few hours.
    AgainstRobots AgainstRobots 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I am really struggling right now, so I thought maybe writing about it might help. At least maybe distract me. Hopefully. I'm feeling incredibly hopeless and frustrated with regards...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 24 Responses 5 days ago

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    Yesterday I drove by someone whom I had developed a deep hatred for. He was suspected of touching someone whom I care deeply about. It took every ounce of will power to keep from...
    HonestQuest HonestQuest 26-30, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am trying as hard as I possibly can to get an education but you know sometimes it is impossible to attend 100%. It is a human right to be mentally stable and healthy. But...
    lostgirlpalegreyeyes lostgirlpalegreyeyes 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've been smoking cigarettes for 10 years now and I really want to quit but every time I do, there's always something there to remind me why I smoke. Silly excuses really. Feeling...
    OdeSlinger OdeSlinger 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Dear Me When you ever think of QUIT, think of your mother and your father and your innocence siblings. YOU CANNOT QUIT. Not even A THOUGHT. Don't. It's hard to go on. But...
    Quaenie Quaenie 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I think you have to be happy.
    stephane28 stephane28 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    It's been 108 days smoke free 💪🏼
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Jun 22

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    There's nothing worse than trying to be happy, when ur not happy. Trying to be okay, when's nothings okay. Trying to live when everything makes you suffocate. Wanting to live but...
    kayleisma kayleisma 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I am a 23 year-old who seems to often try escape reality. I do this without realizing it. Everytime I leave school or work, I look forward to sitting down on my laptop and surfing...
    roseindisguise roseindisguise 22-25, F Jun 20

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     I lost my favourite Uncle to smoking some years back.....he was an awesome ex-Navy man, an aeromodellor, and did many air shows.I remember how he used to make huge...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    It's only been 9 days.. The first few days went by so fast but the last few days have been really hard. I've been smoking since I was 18 and I smoked about a pack a week, so not...
    leexox leexox 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    In an attempt to motivate others to quit smoking, everyone always brings up how bad it is for your health or how much money you lose because of it. Don't get me wrong, these are...
    meeeghanp77 meeeghanp77 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I love to drink. A life without liquor would be very sad! I like the fact I can drink a lot still never be sick. And the major bonus about drinking is I smoke double. And the more...
    rosiepatch rosiepatch 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    I quit drinking five days ago, every day has been a struggle. I never used to drink soda but I find myself craving a nice cold Pepsi like every day! I think my body is trying to...
    Mala1718 Mala1718 26-30, F Jun 18

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    I have been cutting for two years now i always stay positive and say "im going to stop" but i cant. Its my safe spot and if i quit..... Will i do something worse or will i get...
    100BlackRoses 100BlackRoses 16-17, F Jun 17

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    I'm tired of trying to find the one for me it has been years and nothing I pray to god everyday for him to have the one come into my life so yea I quit if I can't find love from...
    javonnumberone javonnumberone 13-15, M Jun 16

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    I have been smoking recently, and yes, I do understand that there are many, many negative effects. However, I'd feel better about stopping smoking if people treated me like a...
    GlennTurner GlennTurner 13-15, M Jun 16

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    ugh I want a cigarette so bad. but trying to fight the urge. sigh
    ClickCloser ClickCloser 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    I smoked my last cigarette yesterday morning. But I wouldn't say I was a heavy smoker. I smoked like 3 to 4 cigarettes a day if that. I mean I know it doesn't matter, a smoker is...
    ClickCloser ClickCloser 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I love this group because I do it as I type and I really am chain smoking. I do not let one cigarette go out until another has been lit up. To me that's the only way it's...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M Jun 15

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    I am a 22 year old guy and I am bisexual. I am in a very serious relationship with a woman. We have been together for four years, were engaged and we have a little daughter who has...
    BDos BDos 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 15

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