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I Am Trying to Quit Smoking Cigs

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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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    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 don't smoke but my dad quit smoking and he smokes 3 packs a day if not more.. If he can do you you guys can too. What he did was he eventually got down to 1 cigarette a day then...
    blossomingMe blossomingMe 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    Omg. So hard to quit. I need to lose weight and quit smoking. LETS DO THIS!
    xwewereinfinite xwewereinfinite 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    **** is bad. Tried to quit smoking and I can't. Any Suggestions
    TheDonnieLama TheDonnieLama 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    That's it. Starting today I officially quit smoking, it's having too much of an impact on my boxing. I'm done.
    Flawlless Flawlless 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Just get an e cig ive been using them for years after smoking 15 years ill tell u one thing no matter what u read there is no way they have 1000s of bad chemicals like cigs do they...
    nicholas1974 nicholas1974 31-35, M Oct 2

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    This is my 4 day without smoking. I have tried in the past to stop smoking but this time it is FOREAL>>>>> :0 My goal is to not smoke weed for the next 3 months. I quit my job...
    Homeristhebest Homeristhebest 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 5

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    and i talked a lot about my experience on my profile. ultimately, at the current moment, i no longer feel a need to quit. i started smoking too much when i was lonely, bored, and...
    Chimpanzee3 Chimpanzee3 22-25, M Oct 14

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    I am on day 3 of not smoking and I will tell you it is getting harder to stay away. Way harder than quitting cigarettes. I was irritated as hell tonight because now when I am bored...
    orcore orcore 36-40, F Oct 11

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    I started smoking ciggies at 14-30 now. I'm not dying. Went through a phase when I was 22-every packet was my 'last' packet. Have come to the conclusion (unless there ever is a...
    cherryjar cherryjar 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    I started smoking because I wanted to die lol I was 11. too late to turn back now, and besides, I still wish I could be dead
    nthohny nthohny 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    I never had any real problem stopping smoking. And I was a smoker. There are some side effects, but they only last about 2 weeks. All you have to do is make your mind up to not...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    I got sober at 18 and was fully clean until I was 41 years of age. Then I started smoking weed. I have been at it for 8 years... it WAS great! After being straight edge for so...
    gts65 gts65 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I started smoking today after a year cause of stress :(
    Unknown1456 Unknown1456 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Got home today and much to my surprise, my pack of cigarettes wasn't in my pocket where it always is. I live in a small village for the time being, and the thought of getting back...
    MrHansen MrHansen 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 29

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    Today is only day 2. I feel ok. Surprisingly ever addiction I have ever had I stopped when I was ready. Like the cigarettes I got so tired of smelling like crap. I had to go to the...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    7 days ago to the hour, it feels like it's been months though.
    jessefb80 jessefb80 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 25

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    I don't want to I love it sooo much... But I have too. Boo :(
    Whattodo00 Whattodo00 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    Smart people don't, simple as...
    AidanMac AidanMac 51-55, M Sep 29

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    Hell no! I don't drive. So I'm not pumping noxious gasses into the atmosphere. I don't drink...often. And when I do it's a glass of wine at dinner. I've never done drugs! Don't...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Sep 29

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    Y'all are some weak sauce. I never gave up on giving it up. Ya know what finally did it? Vaping. I've got a lovely collection of vaporizers and e-liquids in a myriad of sweet and...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F Oct 5

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    I have never smoked and never will. Coming from an asthmatic I will tell you that breathing is a nice feeling and not breathing sucks...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Oct 5

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    Been an awful lot of smoker bashing over the last ten years. Smokers pay how much in tax? Where does this money go exactly?
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Oct 5

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    I love weed But I prefer cigars better And I can't wait to smoke some But I need money
    Gilxx Gilxx 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    Well i was good for a couple weeks there, now just back at it.
    bigbrownbastard bigbrownbastard 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    It's been a few days and I can't stop eating. I've been eating non stop pretty much since waking up without a cigarette yesterday.
    Peacepuppy Peacepuppy 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Bjt just can't! Any advise???
    kylee2013 kylee2013 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel terrible. It has been 6 weeks since my last smoke and I am still failing home tests. I have brain fog and the worst depression in my life. How much longer should it suck...
    danielkclayton danielkclayton 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    Quit smoking Save your life by not smoking
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    New information online and being published within the April edition in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine found electronic cigarettes wholesale have nearly twice the...
    electricproducts electricproducts 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    First of all I want to thank everyone for sharing their stories, and I wanted to trow mine in there in case it will also be useful to everyone. It was an usual day, I have been...
    Photons Photons 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 1

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    I quit a couple months ago, although i have had about ten cigarettes over that time period (bumming one at a party, broke down and bought a pack but threw most of em away etc) but...
    nighthouse66 nighthouse66 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    I wish I could pay more attention to my health. Make sure to sleep proper 8 hours, give myself the needed rest, eat properly, never drink coffee when I haven't eaten anything yet...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I started smoking back in April of this year about a week after my best friend and brother committed suicide. I started out smoking Newport 100's. I wasn't the hugest fan of them...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M Oct 16

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    When I was a little boy I was drawn to smoking. I thought that people who smoked looked so happy and sexy. I grew up in a non-smoking family, so I tried to hid my feelings. I...
    kevin908 kevin908 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 11

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    Smoking is extremely ugly to Me, I don't care if you're the hottest guy their is. If you smoke, I will not stay with you. SMOKING IS SO STUPID! It will kill you. In my opinion...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 8 Responses Sep 29

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    have you seen this recent one by the Truth organization? they say, let's be the generation to "end smoking" excuse me but, END smoking? apparently fewer teens smoke cigarettes...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 Oct 1

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    i have always interested by smoking since im little and i seen my mom smoking but i have start lately : try at 1, regularly when i have met my exwife; she had started at 10, was...
    antoon antoon 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    Smoking is wonderful. I love everything about smoking. It feels so good. I used to watch the pleasure and satisfaction that others got from smoking. Now I get it enjoy it too...
    kevin908 kevin908 26-30, M 1 Response a week ago

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    ... and I totally love it. are you? please join our new group here if you too are a heavy smoker and are strongly pro-smoking. also, please invite friends who you are confident are...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    5'5 size 18 age 20. Seriously trying to lose weight. I am not massive but my family has a bad health history. Diabetes runs in my family I've seen the damage it has done to my...
    FierrrrceNadia FierrrrceNadia 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 16

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    Alright, perhaps not everything. But it is near that point. I wonder if one could swim and smoke at the same time, Hah!. I also wonder how everybody is doing things without...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 5

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    I just wrote a story in another place about "happiness." Yes I have been trying to find that elusive thing they call happiness for quite some time now...just when I think I have...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    I'm 43 and I can't seem to find the will to stop smoking. Now I wake up coughing.
    Aquena Aquena 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love women who love smoking cigarettes!
    EnglishPerson EnglishPerson 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    Shy is a bit of an understatement. I'm more of an introvert. I'm trying to get out of that bubble I keep myself in, so I'm trying to share stories on most of my experiences. I...
    hockeyfanm13 hockeyfanm13 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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