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I Am Trying to Quit Smoking Cigs

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 25 People

    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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    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 1 Response Mar 28, 2014

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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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    10.11am I have no drive, I have no desire to be with a man and am quite happy being single. Champix is working hurray! I'll be smoke free in 3 months o-rite!
    hospitalrooms hospitalrooms 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    30th July 2015 08.33am quitting smoking at the moment, I'm taking champix quit smoking aid and I'm doing really well.. 5 days in and I have to say cigarettes don't taste the same...
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    I did 1 month ago but I really miss it, I still have a pack I never through away, I might think about lighting another. I wake up and feel aches and never feel awake. The reason I...
    rennedawson rennedawson 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm told it's bad for me. However, I had a cough that lasted for a week and after I smoked a cigarette, I immediately noticed improvement. Before the cough, I probably smoked once...
    ACuriousAnomaly ACuriousAnomaly 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Who can say they don't miss smoking on the toilet
    grem21 grem21 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I've never understood why people were repulsed by the smell of cigarette smoke. Like most other parents, mine informed me of the dangers of smoking at a very young age. However, it...
    Rhinestoneyes Rhinestoneyes 16-17 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    smoking weed for the first time was at the sweet age of 13 on the couch with my friends mom. I understand your outlook if you think "omg marijuana and parents wtf" but then again...
    blazinbree blazinbree 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am a smoker of seven years and need to quit!!! Any advise
    alesiaross alesiaross 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've been wanting to quit smoking and drinking altogether for a very long time. I swear to myself that I will feel better in the long run. I just have to remind myself of this when...
    Wellnezamy Wellnezamy 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    You roll a perfect cigarette And all you needs a spark You look into your pocket And dismay it hits your heart You haven't got a lighter And no one around smoking, I regret...
    princessgemmy princessgemmy 26-30, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's been about a year since I started out smoking. Began by just only smoking once a week, usually by the girl from the group of new friends I made who always lit a couple joints...
    201rainbow 201rainbow 26-30, F a week ago

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    I am on my 3d day without a cigarette and it has not been easy. I've been drinking a lot of water, chewing a lot of gum and trying to keep busy so I don't think about smoking. I...
    Ginger1956 Ginger1956 56-60, F 3 Responses Jul 23

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    I started vaping in February, at 18 mg., slid to 24mg in March, when I was super stressed, but have cut down on nicotine every week. I had the last of my 3 mg yesterday and I'm...
    mrsrshaw mrsrshaw 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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    so, i was hanging out with my boyfriend, his twin brother, & his brothers girlfriend. we were all hanging out in the basement smoking weed, the usual. i cleared the bowl, & i...
    guallym guallym 13-15, F Jul 21

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    So today went to slimming world thinking I had gained... I dragged my self from the pay zone to the scales and grumpily stood on them not wanting to look when I here the woman say...
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    We were friends . then he proposed me and we started dating.. and i fell in love with him ..madly. .he cheated ,left me so many times and came back with excuses and apologies .. i...
    missttie missttie 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    Today was my first day 'trying' to quit coffee. I am about to make my fifth cup now and I sooo hope it is the last. I am sorry, I tried.. but too exhausted and tired to stop...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Nothing better than having smoking pouring in and out all day long. One after the other. In my case usually have 2 at the same time so 2 after the other. And I love how much my...
    rosiepatch rosiepatch 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    just hasn't seemed in the cards for me for quite some time.abt given up on it
    jewwlie jewwlie 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Okay I'm going to quit smoking, this is my last ok and I think I have ten left. I'm ready and it's time. I'll let you know how it turns out.
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 9 Responses Jul 19

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    Sonder: The realization that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own. Opia: The ambiguous intensity of Looking someone in the eye, which can feel simultaneously...
    Ruinsky Ruinsky 16-17, M Jul 19

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    How's everyone's day going im trying to quit but finding it difficult any tips?
    mellywoo mellywoo 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 18

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    I've been smoking cigarettes for 6 years and I'm only 17. I don't know how I can quit. I've tried it all but a part of me wants to keep smoking because it takes my mind off of all...
    beautifulLife686 beautifulLife686 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    Blunts or Joints? I'm smoking a blunt rn and I just wanted to know how many preferred which way.
    highestcity highestcity 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Who'd'a thunk it: Nicotine is harder to quit than Methamphetamine. :/ Day 2. Well, actually, no, 26 hours down. I was going to join the, "I am a recovering addict," but they were...
    yopu yopu 26-30 1 Response Jul 15

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    it's been 40 days or so since the last ciggarate.. i feel great but still have a little of cravings, I did it cold turkey.I hope I could keep going this way.
    mofeed mofeed 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I hope that no one thinks that I am judging people who drink and smoke in a negative fashion. Everyone can make their own choices when it comes to drinking or smoking. As for me I...
    natalie218 natalie218 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I'm trying. I'm trying to love myself. I'm trying to be more open minded and less judgmental. I'm trying to be kinder and gentler. I'm trying to accept my flaws. I'm trying to...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    The first one left me ill, so jumpy and anxious. i chalked it up to a new experience that I needed to get used to. Today was my 2nd visit, I was so worked up about going that I...
    PixieLoveChild PixieLoveChild 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Smoking, drinking, staying up waaay to late.
    chicamexicana chicamexicana 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I started when I was 12 (!) and I quit shortly after I got engaged. There was just no need for it anymore. It made me feel nice on the inside sure, but now I have a person that...
    Opera37927 Opera37927 26-30, F Jul 13

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    Lying, stealing, over smoking, thinking of past events, and overthinking situations.
    IntoxicatedFairy IntoxicatedFairy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    ****** me off when I get looks from people when they see me smoking....yes I smoke get over it!
    emily97rose emily97rose 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    I have enjoyed smoking from the very first cigarette 7 years ago.
    emily97rose emily97rose 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    I had quit smoking about five months ago and just recently, I started it back up again. It sucks because I have to hide it from my parents :/.
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 10

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    I quit 1 year and 2 months ago. During that period, I got pregnant, had our son, and now I will never look back.
    MissPandpet MissPandpet 26-30, F 1 Response