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I Just Quit Smoking

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I really want to quit smoking. I've smoked off and on for 14 years. I really need to quit while I still have my health. I've tried and failed at quitting cold turkey and using...
    kathleen83 kathleen83 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am 25 years old and i've been smoking since i was 14, i am really scared for my future health but still don't know how to quit smoking
    Megq Megq 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I quit smoking by using champix in 2010 and lasted 10 months.... I was idiot enough to start again but this is now my 3rd attempt at quitting and today is day1 no smokes. Hint from...
    wishy77b wishy77b 66-70, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    I quit smoking over 50 days again and now I'm getting these intense cravings.
    DallasMan85 DallasMan85 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 2

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    I am quitting smoking and it soooooooooooo hard.
    sarahk85 sarahk85 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    after 15 years i quit smoking cigarettes cold turkey a little over a year ago but i am still struggling almost daily. all i want is a cigarette. is this normal?
    warden2000 warden2000 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I've been smoking for quite a few years but I've been finding myself frustrated and angry that I'm addicted and I want to quit. I've tried but I get extremely aggressive and...
    OnyxHeart OnyxHeart 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I just smoked my last cig. I just quit and I kinda feel like crying. I smoke when I'm lonely which has been a lot in the last year. I have always hated the way it makes me feel but...
    Gilliankay Gilliankay 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I smoke tobacco. Raw, loose tobacco that you roll in cigarette paper. Although it is still smoking I do think it's better than smoking cigarettes. They taste better, they are less...
    scat9x scat9x 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Hey everyone. I've been smoking for 11 years and I smoke about 25 cigarettes a day. I've tried to quit so many times but no success. I'm looking for someone else who is also...
    strandednowhere strandednowhere 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    24Hrs...one cig :) :) I now know what my number one trigger is too....frustration. So anyone have any remedies for that one? Lol Update: 16 days, I really don't think I'll ever...
    Goodbadladywoman Goodbadladywoman 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Been nearly two months, although I did cheat by smoking while on holiday 3 weeks ago
    Txiku Txiku 26-30 Jul 17

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    I been smoking for almost 25 years...and I'm 36...I seriously need to stop this
    Josh1978 Josh1978 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    The problem is with smoking even if you use the patch, gum, or losanges, there's several other things in the cig you are addicted to.
    cj911 cj911 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I want to quit cigarettes because Its about time to quit endangering my health
    LaTeAssassin LaTeAssassin 16-17, M Jul 9

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    Does anyone have any good tips on quitting? Sometimes I really get the urge to smoke, my girlfriend really helps me with motivation, but she can't ALWAYS be there right now.
    Guuuu Guuuu 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I have tried and I want to quit ,going to get the patch! Wish me luck!
    oldyella33 oldyella33 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I quit after switching to an eCig for a couple months. No cigs, real or electronic, for 18 months now - yes! I think about lighting up all the time but have managed not to. I...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    my aunt had lung cancer. She died last night. I didn't really know her but it makes me think. Obviously when you smoke you know what you risk but seeing the effect makes it more...
    Anonomdeplume Anonomdeplume 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    Honestly I don't even like it!!! It smells and tastes bad. But when I'm down and lonely I just want to sit here n smoke! Sigh.
    Gilliankay Gilliankay 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    I don't think I have a problem....which I guess is exactly what someone with a problem might say. I guess I need to know for sure that I don't need the weed,that I'm not dependant...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F Jul 3

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    Somehow I've taken more control over my urges to smoke, well today at least. I haven;t smoked a single cig, and it's 6:07. But I'm feeling oddly sick, and haven't eaten much /:
    Guuuu Guuuu 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Finally! It's been 4 weeks since I last lit up and I swear I'm not going back! EVER! So far the cravings have been manageable and I'm watching what I eat pretty carefully (well...
    BohemianTragedy BohemianTragedy 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    So its been going good. I may have been puffing on the magic green but the tobacco is a no. And I think I will be sticking to it.
    scat9x scat9x 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Day 1 it's 8.24am I'm really struggling any ideas?
    Missy1179 Missy1179 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    I haven't had a cigarette in over a year. The past week, I have wanted one SO bad! Now, all of my local stores are out of my ecig filters! Ready to throw in the towel!!!!!
    Ag0405 Ag0405 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think it's weird when someone close to me not related quit smoking I started he quit 6 months ago I started 6 months ago.
    Traviesaal Traviesaal 18-21, F Jul 7

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    I came to the United States when I was 21 years old. I grew up in Sweden, a country known mainly for its socioeconomic policies and prosperous people. Marijuana is considered a...
    whrskrlo whrskrlo 26-30, M 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I absolutely love smoking . I started it when I was 10 and a half years old and I loved it from the first inhale. Now I am 28 years old, heavy smoker highly addicted to my...
    Dean00200 Dean00200 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Marijuana is, in my opinion, a safe and fun drug to consume and/or smoke. However, I have stopped because I became too dependent on it. Whoever says weed isn't addictive is wrong...
    onlytheyoung95 onlytheyoung95 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Hey, I also had a really bad panic attack that lasted a few hours when smoking weed, where I was convinced I was losing my mind. This turned into a sort of panic disorder for a...
    stevepride stevepride 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    My mom walks to bed, needing aided and struggling with each step. Her struggling is to breathe and that's required to do anything. She is on an oxygen tank, but feels like she has...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 2

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    I smoked since I was 15 and in the last two years I smoked more and hated it so much. I would get a little stressed and some constantly then I got rid of my biggest stress trigger...
    milanoie milanoie 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Hey, a lot of us here are really into our cigarettes. We should have "EP Chain-Smoking Sunday" and as many of us who want to can join in and we can cyber-smoke as a group. Here is...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I just started smoking cigarettes. They calm me down but I feel so guilty smoking them. I know they are unattractive and disgusting to most people. I only smoke in private.
    GabbyCot GabbyCot 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I was a backslidden Pentecostal. After getting married and a few years going by I have returned to church. There are many things I have laid down and been able to overcome and I...
    SarahG213 SarahG213 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    I started smoking and love it. How can I become a heavy dependent smoker
    lancebuddyfranklin lancebuddyfranklin 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    I'm new to smoking about 6 montages and first time tonight I can start feeling my lungs hurt a little.
    Traviesaal Traviesaal 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 2

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    Smoking hookah on my porch while it rains is the best thing ever!!
    IamaKhaleesi IamaKhaleesi 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    One of my favourite things to do. :) I know it's bad for me and the health effects, but I feel lost without them. I love smoking. <3
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 9