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I Just Quit Smoking

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Finally I Quit Smoking Today... I would not like to use the word "again" this time because now i have experienced that i am not doing anything its My God My Higher Power that is...
    Invinciblehuman Invinciblehuman 26-30, M Apr 10

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    I quit smoking a couple weeks ago I read Allen carrs easy way to quit smoking and it worked for me I'm so happy and proud of myself and have so much more energy!
    Jadeygirl88 Jadeygirl88 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    Quit Smoking Day 5 : Just Woke Up and feeling so lazy. One thing know i have learnt in the past 1 year and 9 months of teyjng to quit smoking and failing every time that the only...
    Invinciblehuman Invinciblehuman 26-30, M Apr 8

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    I quit smoking, for the umpteenth time, last June. I used to crave cigarettes. I saw two girls outside of Einstein's bagels yesterday; they were smoking. At that moment it...
    lucyyinthesky lucyyinthesky 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am lying on my bed as i have just woek up 15 minutes ago. Again its Day 1 of quitting smoking as i know one thing which i have learned in Nicotine Anonymous meeting that never...
    Invinciblehuman Invinciblehuman 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I quit smoking, but now I dip...
    stephen29464 stephen29464 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    3 Days smoke free & counting! Symptoms that I have from quitting smoking: Anxiousness. I feel warm off & on. Headaches off & on. My mind wants to reach for a pack of cigarettes...
    Pinkdreamsw8 Pinkdreamsw8 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I want to give up smoking because of my heart condition getting worse and I feel breathless after every chore or even walking to the letter box...I have tried many times in the...
    WildNikolaRose33 WildNikolaRose33 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 24

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    Hello , I started smoking when i was 16 ,last Wednesday i just suddenly stop smoking because I started having these slight chest pains, so I saw a cardiologist i had an...
    DurweshNaeem DurweshNaeem 22-25, M Mar 31

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    I bought a pack today. An impulse while buying gas this morning. Its weird, though, smoking isnt the same. I have a conditioned response to smoke at certain times like sitting in...
    bigmike888 bigmike888 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Day 5 : Afternoon : Went to the gym had an amazing cardio session thank god i am not smoking and using nicotine in any form. Came back watched a movie named white house down and...
    Invinciblehuman Invinciblehuman 26-30, M Apr 8

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    Day 6 : Came back from a dinner. Ate like a horse, enjoyed like a kid, felt like smoking but didnt gave it a thought and moved on. Right now on bed feeling sleepy. It feels good...
    Invinciblehuman Invinciblehuman 26-30, M Apr 8

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    After 7 months of struggle staying clean, I finally gave in, to that husky voice of temptation asking me to smoke again, to that delicate cylinder container that housed a dose of...
    SinisterSmile SinisterSmile 22-25 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I again smoked despite being so positive that i will quit. I am powerless over nicotine it had made my life unmanageable and i cant quit on my own.
    Invinciblehuman Invinciblehuman 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I quit about a month ago before I went on vaca.. I feel great.. Cigarettes don't control me anymore.. Of course I'm craving them like mad! I'm very proud of myself :)
    freeebird freeebird 18-21, F 23 Responses Mar 23

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    Playing football with my cousin sheel.. And the score is 4-0. One more match to go. God give me strength to give my best. I am enjoying even little things after quitting nicotine...
    Invinciblehuman Invinciblehuman 26-30, M Apr 8

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    I again got relapsed on nicotine after 11 hours of abstinence. Sick and tired of being sick and tired of quitting again and again.
    Invinciblehuman Invinciblehuman 26-30, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    10 days to quit nicotine. This time its gonna happen. God Love You.
    Invinciblehuman Invinciblehuman 26-30, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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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...
    imryll imryll 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Day 6 : I am going out to spend night with two of my friends who drinks and smokes and unknown fears are coming in my mind that what i smoked cigaratte. God please give me strength...
    Invinciblehuman Invinciblehuman 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I've been sober a week and smoked 3.5-7g daily. I know it'll take at least 30 days to detox because of how frequent and the high quality I smoked, so, will it hurt to take a hit...
    0utrageous 0utrageous 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I went from a pack a day to cold turkey. finally I'm done with that nasty habit! 7 months and it feels so good to breathe, I can run again, exercising doesn't feel so much like a...
    shimmersandsparkles shimmersandsparkles 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi guys, I'm just new to the idea of perhaps starting smoking. I know that at 35, I'm a little late starting getting into this game. Perhaps a little back story is in order... I...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    Hi guys, I'm just new to the idea of perhaps starting smoking. I know that at 35, I'm a little late starting getting into this game. Perhaps a little back story is in order... I...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't think I will ever stop smoking weed. My first time was on 4/20/2011. I will never forget the day, the time, what I smoked out of and all of that. I wasn't a big fan of weed...
    libking0104 libking0104 18-21, M Mar 22

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    I been an on and off smoker since I was 17 I'm now 26. For the past 2 years I have been smoking daily at the least a gram which was a huge cut back lol. Today is going to be day...
    Saphic33 Saphic33 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Hey guys! A long time ago I postet a story about how I secretly smoked at home. Well - this year I finally moved out of my parents' home and into a nice little appartment together...
    1234udtq 1234udtq 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Love smoking tbh parents don't like it though
    kelslouise kelslouise 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    i'm smoking marlboro menthol 100s cigarette right now as tying on this web site. i just count cigarettes butts in the ashtray. 16 in there. i have 4 left in my pack. do you smoke...
    Amanda365 Amanda365 22-25, F 10 Responses Mar 26

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    I see a few boys smoking by the 7-11 by my house and I think they look absolutely cool. I wish I was friends with them. When I come home from school, my older sister is sitting...
    Hailee24 Hailee24 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I just realized that its been almost 2 years since I've blazed...whoa! I do miss it especially when me and my husband have disagreements that he refuses to resolve. When we first...
    CallMeFriday CallMeFriday 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love smoking cigarettes whenever I am high or drunk. They stabilize my high and bring it to a nice high. Everything just feels right after I smoke one.
    libking0104 libking0104 18-21, M Mar 22

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    Here's my story. I've been smoking weed casually for the last 12 Years. When I've needed to unwind, a nice cpl bowl packs at the end of the day or week has helped me. The last...
    thongluvr582 thongluvr582 31-35, M Mar 31

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    Ahhhhhhhhh ! I use to love smoking ! I miss it from time to time . I stopped back in October though. Mary Jane was my girlfriend lol I use to let her kiss me all in the mouth lol
    london21 london21 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I always said I would never smoke because my dad died of ling cancer but lately when I'm stressed I've been smoking electronic hookahs.
    ellliebee ellliebee 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Everyone around me is disgusted with smoking but to me it looks amazing. Nicotine sounds like such an amazing drug I would love to see what it does to me. Sadly I'm still 16...
    darkanddesolate darkanddesolate 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 10

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    I love smoking and the best cigs in the world ante lucky strike and gauloises
    bigphil111 bigphil111 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    DON'T QUIT When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road your trudging seems all uphill, When the funds are low, and the debts are high And you want to smile but you...
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    im actually quite shy i dont talk to people with whom i meet for the first time,it might be a girl or a guy if they start a conversation then i dont have a problem and once we...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Mar 22

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    Well I was going to quit all my bad habits I really was! But then it occurred to me no one likes a quitter!
    29wine 29wine 41-45, F Mar 25

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    I have been playing softball for about 7 years and it's basically the only thing that has been getting me out of the house during the spring. It's my favorite sport, actually. I've...
    riteyspecer riteyspecer 16-17, F Apr 3

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    So, tonight was my last night after putting in my two weeks notice. It's like a two ton boulder has been lifted off my shoulders(slight exaggeration lol). I've witnessed coworkers...
    Hiram404 Hiram404 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    I took up a job immediately after graduation. After more than 3 years I realized, 1. I am being exploited . 2. If I kept doing the same work, I would end up a boring manager...
    rcharles rcharles 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 26

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