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I Just Quit Smoking

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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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I quit smoking when I got pregnant, but when we lost the baby I was obviously under loads of stress I started back up again. It's been two months now, and I've smoked about a pack...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 21

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    I haven't been smoking long and I don't think I got fully addicted but I have decided to quit smoking before that happens.
    Lilyflower00 Lilyflower00 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 22

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    Just kidding! I will NEVER quit smoking. I totally love smoking.
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    I quit smoking many years ago . I went from 40 a day to nothing over night . I refused to pay more than 2 pound for a pack of 20 so when they went over 2 pound I gave up .No one...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    I just want to quit! I've been smoking since I was 15 I'm now 23. Everytime I try to quit something usually triggers it. I go through a pack a day. I have too many excuses why I...
    Worleybirdie Worleybirdie 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 23

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    ha thats how i know im addicted because im like no jus 1 more month of smoking i hope i get the courage at my next dr app to ask for the pill to stop smoking everybody hope o grow...
    NewMexicoSchizo NewMexicoSchizo 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    After 9 years of smoking I have been cigarette free for almost two months now! My longest period without a cigarette was 6 months. I started back up again. I was finally so...
    Imnothomeyet Imnothomeyet 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I'm 27 i've been smoking since i was 15 and i just want to quit
    Proudtt201020122015 Proudtt201020122015 26-30, F 8 Responses Apr 8

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    I like smoking but I want to quit. It's awful. I was always against it and still am yet I'm become what I hate. So I decided that once I actually get real money I will pay some...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M a week ago

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    Well I smoked for 22 years ...finally I took the decision to quit because I know I harmed myself for so many years and I was tired of it....I tried quiting but under pressure what...
    irahc irahc 36-40, F 7 Responses Apr 7

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    And I did it. Today makes 2 weeks that I have not had a cigarette, after at least 10 years of smoking.
    hazelwoodd hazelwoodd 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I am smoking more then ever. a little over a pack a day. I have smoker cough and I'm only 30 . yucky.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I started smoking because it helped when I was stressed, now I want to find a better way to cope.
    terranova13 terranova13 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    No onw who reaches the level of higher awareness and has a chill and happy relationship with cigarettes like me and people like me have, we love smoking as much as we want and know...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    It will be a month in two days that I have been off weed. I am 26 years old and have been smoking every day all day since the age of 18. This is the longest I have gone since high...
    4four2twenty0 4four2twenty0 22-25, F Apr 25

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    10 days not smoking!!!!!!!!
    twin0516 twin0516 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Dude I'm not nauseas anymore thanks to hot pockets but in the meantime **** smoking 😝
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I quit 2 years ago and I still crave cigarettes every single day. It's so hard not to go back. Especially if I'm upset or if I drink (which I also cut back on for this specific...
    Ambibambii Ambibambii 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    A year ago I found this medwakh in my moms bedroom and I decided to steal it.. Medwakh is the pipe use to smoke dokha. My mom never knew and I never really knew how to use it...
    Lovepugs4ever Lovepugs4ever 16-17, F Apr 8

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    I bought cigarettes today. I did not smoke for about 3 months but today I got really stressed a bought some. Did not help with the stress at all but I still smoked a few.
    SoulCoffee SoulCoffee 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    20 days since my last cigarette
    silverxrose silverxrose 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I've done it before but that wasn't for me . I just smoked my second cigarette in 6days and it made me dizzy .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Apr 11

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    It's been 5 weeks and 4 days. Go me!
    untamablekitty untamablekitty 26-30, F 13 Responses Apr 16

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    I have been a nonsmoker for a week! Hoping I can kick this nasty habit for good...
    Erasethetape Erasethetape 36-40, F 9 Responses Apr 18

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    So I bought a vaporizer from speedway and a pack of cigs. I plan on making this my last. Any other suggestions outside of this?
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I bought the vaporizer and I don't know what happened but the same nausea I had from a cigar last year I got tonight. I threw the vaporizer and cigarettes out. Thank god but also...
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I really enjoy smoking and have no intention of ever quitting smoking. I have 24 yrs of smoking behind me (started at 14) and still love everything about it. I smoke about 1 pack...
    IrishPA IrishPA 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 26

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    I been smoking since I was 13 I bought the same brand my dad smokes and was instantly hooked . When I got pregnant it was easy to quit those 9 months but having my daughter and...
    lailabunni lailabunni 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    After 4 months I've started smoking again. I'm so angry at myself :( . it's better than smoking the vaper cigs though,I got two lung infections from smoking them.
    OsageBetty OsageBetty 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    Ive been smoking for 15 years. it is my biggest regret. i have smokers cough. my grandma. passed away from lung cancer. you think that wouldve made me quit.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I mean REALLY. Becoming a heavy smoker really young put me with the right people, got me smoking the right other things, made me open to things. Cigarettes rock. Smokers rule...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    Basically I decided to stop smoking weed , my body legit passes out or throws up every time I do it , I get ****** up thoughts and I act super awkward and weird with people I no...
    lorenzoduran lorenzoduran 18-21, M Apr 13

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    its not as impossible as people think but its pretty hard i think it has to do with actually liking smoking if you do then its hard
    Beutifulman1970 Beutifulman1970 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 17

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