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I Just Quit Smoking

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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 this this long for anyone else?? I feel terrible for my fiancé as he has had to deal with beast I have become!
    MissPlace MissPlace 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    First Time Quitting

     Hello!  I decided about a week ago that I was not going to smoke anymore. Watching the people in my life that have smoked for many many years started to make me sick, and I knew I had to quit soon. The only time I am even tempted to smoke is when I am drinking with my...
    April86 April86 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2009

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    9 Days And Counting

    I quit nine days ago with the help of the patch. This is my 3d time quitting after smoking for 45 years, but for some reason it feels right this time.I realize it's too early to say I'm a non smoker, but that is my goal.
    marysvista marysvista 56-60 1 Response Apr 19, 2012

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    I Easily Quit With No Drugs

    Don't let the smoking substitutes fool you into thinking otherwise, not smoking is easy, if you really want to.  I made the decision to break the habit about a month ago, and I'm never looking back. It's easy, because when you think about it, smoking really doesn't do...
    NeonBlueMidnight NeonBlueMidnight 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 4, 2009

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    Quitting Is So Hard/uncomfortable,depressing/and More

    I am only 52 year old female, normal weight, height.  Exersize regularly. A vegaterian for 35 years.  And inhereted a family gene for high blood pressure, cholesteral and heart attacks (my mom had 3 before 55).  I was told last summer to stop and made a half a**ed attempt...
    lucyhar1959 lucyhar1959 51-55 1 Response Jun 24, 2011

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    Quit Again...

    Today is day one.  I started smoking again about 3 weeks ago, after a month of not smoking.  This has been my pattern for years.  I quit once for 14 months, only to crash and burn for the next two years.  So, here I go again.  I feel amazing today because...
    muse88 muse88 56-60, F 3 Responses Oct 5, 2008

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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 from using pot more?
    Unexplainedbeauty Unexplainedbeauty 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    I Quit 6 Days Ago

    Giving up my addiction 6 days ago was the best thing I could have ever did for myself,I only had to use nicorette for the first 2 days then after that it was like I never smoked because I jut ignore the habit! God you definitely delivered me from the poisonous venom I was putting...
    2ndwife4blackfamily 2ndwife4blackfamily 22-25, F Mar 3, 2011

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    It Has Been 56 And 1/2 Hours Since My Last Cigarette.

    I miss it.Nobody told me I'd be hacking up such an unusual amount of...whattever.Lame.
    saccityjack saccityjack 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 25, 2011

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    Quiting Tomorrow :)

    Im a 19 year old boy that really want this plauge out of my way. I have tried to quit several times, today its gonna be it! ive been thinking about this date for about 2 weeks now so it has to be, whenever i try and quit i get this feeling that im so bored, have to do something...
    Selfconsciousness Selfconsciousness 18-21, M Apr 19, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I quit smoking a week ago after smoking for 14 years... So far I've saved myself from buying 7 packs, and about 40 bucks. Life is good :) but the only hard part is not smoking when...
    wouldntulike2know wouldntulike2know 22-25, M Aug 24

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    I need to quit smoking? That's obvious, I have been smoking for ten years, I am 20 going on 21, literally I have been smoking for half of my short time on this earth. Today I...
    SinOrSaint SinOrSaint 18-21, M Aug 31

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    So everytime I set myself up to quit smoking seems I smoke more
    demandatory demandatory 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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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 2 Responses Aug 18

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    About a year ago, i stopped doing drugs, now, a year have past, and ive decided to quit smoking and become healtier. Im proud of myself :D
    thinordie thinordie 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Tommorow I am attempting to quit smoking again. Any suggestions?
    cjjb55 cjjb55 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I do that've time to quit smoking but I don't have time to not smoke anymore ... It made sense in my head
    demandatory demandatory 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I've decided to quit again. Have a plan and diet written out as the last time I quit I gained 13-16 kilograms. It didn't occur to me that I'd gain so much. I was eating the same...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I started smoking when I was 13. My mom was a fantastic cook so getting high was at my house. Two full refrigerators filled to the gills with good food. Didn't smoke much in high...
    WaterOx WaterOx 41-45, M Sep 6

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    I quit 20 november 2013, and haven't smoked since. It was hard, I smoked for more than 15 years, but I thought it was time to quit for me, so I did with Champix. Still no plans on...
    boeiend81 boeiend81 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 Aug 15

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    Took me a while to find this experience, but straight to the point! It will be 10 months on Monday, since I stopped smoking and recently I swear if I smelt someone whose just had a...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Aug 25

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    I was smoking cigarettes when i was in High School, i always thought it was cool back there ha ha ha...
    NaughtyAngel91 NaughtyAngel91 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I managed to stop smoking for a week and a half. Had to take a stick before my job interview so broke that pact. Last stick was yesterday, though. Gah.
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    bought a blu e-cigarette today, they had regular flavor, menthol, and cherry flavored, I just bought the regular, been smoking it on and off almost half the day now since I bought...
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    My experience about this one I should have a class of ppl and tell them all my bs that **** put me thru How closed minded I was How passive How I just wished to get over with my...
    hunlove hunlove 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I've had enough of cigarettes!!! They've ruled my life for too long. So this Sunday is quit day! Anybody else thinking about quitting that wants to buddy up to help each other...
    sarastar7 sarastar7 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    3 days so far this time. It's not difficulty for me to quit because I was never a heavy smoker. It's more difficult for me not to pick it up again out of stress.
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Having a hard time quitting... Loosing my mind!!
    ChrissiQ ChrissiQ 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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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 8 Responses Aug 15

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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 1 Response Aug 20

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    I haven't touched the stuff in over a month =) . It feels good.
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F Aug 20

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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 3 Responses Aug 20

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    And my ulcers are coming back :(
    princessaliababua princessaliababua 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Instead of morning cigs I am going for a good walk
    demandatory demandatory 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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    I really did it this time. I slipped up and smoked one Friday night but other than that I'm done, 2 months"""""""""",,,,,, so happy . I am also pregnant so perfect timing
    cassandra1122 cassandra1122 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    Hour 11 without a cigarette . Never picking one up again, hopefully
    leaom22 leaom22 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Getting older sucks.. im turning 21 in 4 days. I forced myself to quit smoking weed after the loss of my job and im trying to stay clean until I find work. Only thing is; if i get...
    Solarstone93 Solarstone93 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Hi I am Macy I am 19 and I smoke 3 and a half packs of Marlboro Menthol cigarettes a day and love it. I have been smoking since I was 14. I know the health risks but I don't give a...
    macyisalesbian macyisalesbian 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I started smoking cigarettes when I was about 15 years old, just before my 16th birthday. It was at a concert and this guy basically shoved it in my mouth. I didn't want to at...
    mickenzielewis mickenzielewis 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hey guys. I started smoking at 14 but then quit and just started again. And idk what the best kind for beginners are r the best Right I'm smoking Pall Mall Green Menthol and I love...
    jlittle38 jlittle38 16-17, M 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I'm a camel girl. I love the Crushes, all time fav. I smoke about a pack a day. I love cigs with coffee or tea! I've been smoking since about 18, and I'm 32. I never want to quit...
    caughtlitesneez caughtlitesneez 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I hate people that nag me about smoking or give me the evil eye, I understand the health risks involved, but at the same time I think of what has happened to the USA where freedom...
    bexmom2000 bexmom2000 36-40 2 Responses 5 days ago

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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 4 Responses Aug 19

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    I tried to give blood today,I couldn't. My pulse is too high. I'm 18 years old and my resting heart rate is 105,that's depressing. I have the heart rate of a 65 year old man. I'm...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F Aug 25

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    To start off, I firmly hate this drug. Honestly, I admire people who love it so much because it is such a mystery to me. My first bad trip with weed was in shape of a brownie. I...
    jamandab jamandab 18-21, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Thank God I have a mom that is wise beyond her years as well as being a nurse for an orthopedic surgeon. I got diagnosed with ADHD when I was 8. And up until I was 12, I was put on...
    BiBiLove BiBiLove 16-17, M Aug 18

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    I love smoking some Sweet leaf 🍃🌞
    Kirerhor Kirerhor 18-21 1 Response Aug 25

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