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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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    I wouldn't say I'm a chained smoker, but I am a social smoker and regularly feel I need that daily intake of nicotine. Where I live we have this Arabian kind of smoke where you put...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F Dec 2

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    I just woke up one day, last September, and decided I'd had enough, i was done being enslaved to cigarettes. And that was the end of that toxic, one way relationship:) We met...
    IAmOptimusPrime IAmOptimusPrime 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I first started smoking in my teens, and have smoked on and off ever since, but I have wanted to quit this deadly and disgusting habit for years. I started smoking heavily again...
    anothernightowl anothernightowl 36-40, M 3 Responses Dec 3

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    it has been 10 years i have been smoking , cigarettes smoking gave a good relief from tension and a good company when i am alone the matter of fact i am always alone , my health is...
    phannendrareddy phannendrareddy 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 19

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    2 1/2 months without a smoke. I'm starting to crave again. I still love the smell of a freshly lit smoke and remember what it was like to smoke as if I'm still doing it. I know...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    As it turns out alcohol and quitting smoking don't mix very well...
    ReveredPotion ReveredPotion 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    Today has been 1 year since I quit smoking :)
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 28

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    I am quitting smoking an on this morning I am not going to buy a pack of cigarettes! Gotta stay strong!!!
    Binks328 Binks328 26-30, M Nov 29

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    Smoked on and off since I was seventeen. Can’t exactly say why I started, (though like most other people I imagine) I know why I need to quit. Ironic as it is, during my college...
    morea morea 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am quitting, and I am already noticing that I have more energy throughout the day. I smoke weed everyday and will continue to do so, but I am quitting cigarettes after 7 years of...
    CountryQueen623 CountryQueen623 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    I don't really know why I did, mainly to save money, but crazy as it sounds I enjoy smoking... I miss it, I crave the feel of a cigarette between my fingers, I feel like I feel...
    joeblow26 joeblow26 22-25, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    This is probably my tenth time quitting, but I'm 4 1/2 days in. The worst of the withdrawals seem to be over - but it hasn't been all bad. I called out of work for a few days as...
    MarxistLuciferKongJr MarxistLuciferKongJr 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 17

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    Never thought I would ever quit but I'm glad I did . The money I'll save alone is worth it .
    certifiable certifiable 70+, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    Today is an anniversary. Exactly one year I quit and still staying strong. (Secretly I'm a little proud of myself)
    boeiend81 boeiend81 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    has been 28 days without...have quit many times, even once for 8 years....easy to pick the habit back up...wish me luck...28 days and counting
    dailynudist dailynudist 56-60, M 4 Responses Nov 30

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    I started champex about a month ago and have been quit for almost 2 weeks... Anyone else had champex dreams...
    Lovelylady41 Lovelylady41 41-45, F Dec 1

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    Its Been 3 Years now and i still have my Cravings.
    Miles222 Miles222 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Six months now and counting… Still have cravings, but not as bad as they were.
    BohemianTragedy BohemianTragedy 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    is now 1 month and 4 days.....yes
    dailynudist dailynudist 56-60, M Dec 9

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    When I get stressed, I have one or two. I refuse to buy a pack, or I'd just smoke them all
    dogsgowoof dogsgowoof 36-40, M Dec 9

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    So I haven't smoked in 3days and I have noticed a huge difference, fresh air for one, I feel a lot more energetic and I don't smell like an ash tray but right now I'm stressed and...
    Mama86 Mama86 26-30, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    IDC I LUV mY CiGs!!!!!!!!!!!
    notchloe notchloe 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I cannot live like this anymore, I am depressed and I feel like I am wasting my time and damaging my future... From tomorrow I am starting my journey to quitting weed after 2 and...
    AlexEP2014 AlexEP2014 18-21, M Dec 7

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    #Day 2 Today was a good day, productive at work and I feel alright. I know I am going to be tempted when my friends start smoking around me today, but well... The thing that...
    AlexEP2014 AlexEP2014 18-21, M Dec 8

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    I have started smoking pot for about a month. Ever since i smoked that first time i felt like i wanted more pot. I started smoking once every night. I have a low tolerance so a...
    God22 God22 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I've been smoking since 2 years. First time I smoked when I had problem with my best friend he gave me up so I didn't know what to do I was too depressed and I bought cigarette and...
    Stevejons Stevejons 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    i just be pretending to be happy, smoking,drinking nd such, its not right for me, i need a new start
    TJuic3 TJuic3 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    There is no way I could stop smoking. It's such a huge part of my life now and I simply love it. I'm extremely happy I've started and now I'm a true life-time smoker.
    quantumboi quantumboi 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    Smoking is pure pleasure. I don't give a damn about the risks, it's totaly worth it.
    quantumboi quantumboi 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 18

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    I love smoking its makes food taste better and music is wayyy better!
    Heyababe Heyababe 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    I like Black and Milds once in awhile, especially wood tip wine or jazz. I also, like Marlboro Smooths 100's....like smoking a peppermint candy with a subtle harshness and tobacco...
    Tothelastdivine1994 Tothelastdivine1994 18-21, M Dec 1

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    Ah yes my first (of two) times smoking weed. I was in NY and it was super late and a group of my co-workers were on a retreat. We hit a joint and we went into the cabin area. They...
    Ebbal Ebbal 16-17, T Dec 2

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    Smoking weed isn't so great to calm down and relax with when there are better solutions that are cheaper and safer. I find my anti depressants (Setraline) way better. Only a 2...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Dec 6

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    I don't smoke often but a few months ago I started smoking. I was really stressed out. I started around May this year and I've just started my third packet this year. I've shared a...
    SpiritualBunny SpiritualBunny 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    So... Around last year at this time, my boss at the time had started to send me emails & messages, and telling me about personal issues (marriage, kids, family, sex, etc.)... So i...
    poopfantastica poopfantastica 70+ Nov 28

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    I think the above says it all. I don't know....I work for a "government" Job (not really)...in a way I guess, we are contracted by a government company...we work in a government...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    So I am the kind of girl that is trying to become more active but don't want to be shy I don't know how to get over my shy spell anyone know how to or is having the same problem
    destinymoog410 destinymoog410 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    Im that girl that if we just met our conversation is going to be really awkward and short because i have no idea what to talk about (it gets worse if you are really social and...
    MariexOkay MariexOkay 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 23

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    my average weight has always been 155. Always, even when I was fit, ran track and played sports every single day. After my son I was 167, but then I went on implanon. I was still...
    kelly65876 kelly65876 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 25

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    Naturally I'm quite positive and try to be happy, but man this job is getting me down! Being constantly exhausted, stressed and underpaid does terrible things to happy people :s
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F Nov 25

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    I'm 35..seperated after 15 yrs of marriage..no kids..no house..no car..quit my job for various reasons. Was planning to get another job but my mum is ill and by all means insist...
    bird7964 bird7964 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I am the heaviest I have ever been hitting the scale at 224. According to the BMI chart I think I'm supposed to be 130. I couldn't even imagine myself at 130 but I don't want to be...
    Nennie86 Nennie86 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. It was totally platonic but I broke off contact due to doing other things in my life, I wasn't...
    fergieCC12 fergieCC12 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 4

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