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I Just Quit Smoking

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 26 People

    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 2 Responses Aug 15, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Dammit, I hadn't had a cigarette since November, but I cracked and got a pack yesterday 😦
    crossproduct crossproduct 41-45, F 5 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I pledged to quit on 22nd Dec 2015. I did so well until I was out one night (end of January) and there were drinks involved. One of my friends had my favourite cigarettes and I was...
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    One week today of no smoking...the hardest part of the day is the drive home from work. That was my favorite cigarette of the day.
    annk999 annk999 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Why it gotta be so hard to quit? Damn.
    Wikztrom Wikztrom 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Day 4.... I quit drinking. Not because I have to and not because I think I have a problem. I quit because I'm suspicious that I'm just too good at it. I've been self-medicating...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55, T 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    And I don't plan on quitting in the near future. I do it because I enjoy it, it relaxes me. I know the risks involved, but I'm a grown adult and I am able to make my own...
    ProjectExperienceNameUser ProjectExperienceNameUser 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I remember my school had a cool drug counselor,  ofcourse he used to do drugs but now he was trying to help kids quit them. Whenever he got the chance he would always be watching...
    SweetDreamsRubi SweetDreamsRubi 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I started smoking when I was 17 when my close friend experienced a breakup. He was smoking and absentmindedly placed the carton in my hand. To my utter surprise I took a cigarette...
    ESR88888 ESR88888 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    There's something sexy about knowing that how smoking provides enjoyment to the smoker while doing them harm...
    thisguy20 thisguy20 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I was never really addicted but I had one cigarette. I quit while I was ahead.
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Nothing like the taste of a freshly smoked rack of ribs!
    bigbbq65 bigbbq65 46-50, M Feb 3

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    Its going on five weeks of no tobacco.... i still smoke.. not cigarettes is all.... not tobacco. .. exercising almost every day, it's a big deal to me as I'd not exercised for...
    goodboi goodboi 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 3

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    I'm a mom who has daughters who smoke cigarettes. I'm happy with the fact that they both asked me about smoking and having come from an extended family of proud Smokers, I feel...
    momsmoker momsmoker 46-50, F 5 Responses Feb 2

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    I don't quite know How to say How I feel. Those three words Are said too much. They're not enough. I love the cover of this song by Sleeping at Last.
    rainandbooks rainandbooks 13-15, F Feb 2

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    I don't do anything to harm my body or soul
    Aprildawnmarie Aprildawnmarie 41-45, F Feb 2

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    I can't stand the smell of smoke. My dad has been smoking around me since I was a little kid. The part that really gets to me is that he smokes inside the house and I can smell...
    blooop123 blooop123 18-21, F Feb 2

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    I used to hate when my wife would smoke. I used to tell her she could smoke whenever she wanted, just don't do it in front of me. But lately, I have been getting VERY turned on...
    OurFatExperience OurFatExperience 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I want to quit drinking, but it's such an ingrained part of my life I don't know how. I drink when I cook, relax, and when I'm bored. I drink to pass time and to forget. Lately I...
    mikal27775 mikal27775 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 31

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    Anyone from Victoria TX? I'm new to this and would likes to link up with some fellow Victorians.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 30

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    One month off the cigs and I still have a cold
    TrySN TrySN 26-30, M Jan 30

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    I smoke occasionally. But it makes me stupid and I feel like **** for three days afterwards. How can you people do it every day?
    djblacksausage djblacksausage 36-40, M 1 Response Jan 30

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    I started smoking pot back in October. That is about 3 months or so. I was always against the idea of smoking any and everything. My husband actually turned me onto the idea due to...
    Butterflykiss707 Butterflykiss707 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    I've been using the patch for 2 weeks and feel maybe I can be a success at quitting. I've tried the patch many times and once was a nonsmoker for 5 months. But I've smoked for so...
    Nikkisela Nikkisela 61-65, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I know it will affect me and I know all the health issues, but I really want to start and always have, I don't know why. I come from a strong non-smoking family, so can't really...
    rg1996 rg1996 18-21, M Jan 28

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    My view on smoking is it looks unhealthy an it does a person all harm
    marblemuck marblemuck 66-70, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    I quit smoking many years ago, but since a couple of months I am back smoking. So I smoke about 12 - 17 filtercigarrilos a day. Sometimes I feel guilty about being a smoker, but...
    Pieter666 Pieter666 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I love doing my nails and smoking, love how sexy a long cigarette looks in my filed and painted nails. Feels so delightfully feminine
    Sarasmokes Sarasmokes 36-40, T 1 Response Jan 25

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    I love how smoking affects my health, my lungs. It makes me want to smoke more.
    quantumboi quantumboi 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    The Surgeon General Was Right. Years ago cigarette packages posted a very important warning saying the Surgeon General has determined that cigarette smoking is dangerous to your...
    ultrasensitive ultrasensitive 46-50, M Jan 24

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    warning!!! barefootjackie is a fake profile!!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Not without a light. There that's better.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M Jan 24

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    Unless it's me doing it.
    savoy2 savoy2 46-50, M 1 Response