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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My eldest son had become really interested in my smoking, always asking me about it and looking at me when I smoke. One day I asked if he wanted to try. He looked embarrassed and...
    Jacksmoker Jacksmoker 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    From LeahLovee: I'm Qùitting Experience maybe for good maybe for a while. I Love this Site and everyone on it. You guys are special people and reason being is because you won't...
    PunkTurtles PunkTurtles 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Finally Addicted - I've been trying to smoke on a schedule to become a smoker, and for the first time in my smoking experience I felt the need for a cigarette. I didn't have any...
    AnxiousAndAlone AnxiousAndAlone 26-30, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Finally Addicted - I've been trying to smoke on a schedule to become a smoker, and for the first time in my smoking experience I felt the need for a cigarette. I didn't have any...
    AnxiousAndAlone AnxiousAndAlone 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Finally Addicted - I've been trying to smoke on a schedule to become a smoker, and for the first time in my smoking experience I felt the need for a cigarette. I didn't have any...
    AnxiousAndAlone AnxiousAndAlone 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    seriously quit asking, I'm not going to send any pictures....there are other sites for you to go on
    msft16 msft16 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My mom is 45 and she's been smoking since the age of 18. She stopped while she was pregnant with me and my brother but quickly started up again from the never ending urges and...
    faithplovie faithplovie 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I never wanted to quit our relationship. You mattered to me more than anyone. But I feel like I was nothing to you. I have to call quits on this one.
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I quit again. Hopefully for good this time. I like smoking but I like cross country more and the two don't go together.
    Lilyflower00 Lilyflower00 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I quit tobacco about 18 months ago. I do not intend to quit cannabis. I'm not sure the three of us in this household could have quit smoking together without cannabis. It...
    w92781 w92781 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    It's been 3 weeks today. Feeling great. Barely have any cravings besides when I drink. I no longer feel the need to smoke when I do things that I used to associate smoking with, I...
    leexox leexox 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It has been about a year since my last cigarette. While the struggle has gotten easier, the urge never really seems to go away. The good news is most of my friends also quit...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    All I ever knew was smoking, since I was raised by a smoker and I started myself when I was 12 years old. Back then, people didn't care about smoking around kids. It was the time...
    SicklySweetOne SicklySweetOne 31-35, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm a friendly person by nature and quite a sensitive person and I try to understand other people, some I do and some I don't, but I try. People at times mistake my friendliness as...
    ReubyOneKenobi ReubyOneKenobi 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't send pictures, yet everyone asks. Even when I say "I'm sorry, but I really hate pictures", you persist, and you beg and beg and beg until my patience is worn thin. I'm...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think smoking cigs are sexy. I know it's bad but I find it very sexy
    Mark350 Mark350 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    God I miss it. It's been a couple months though. all done with it
    Polis195 Polis195 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I quit! It's been 1 year, 1 month, 19 days, 21 hours and 2 minutes since my last cigarette, I have not smoked 8,317 cigarettes and 66.5403 g of tar.
    rashedv rashedv 22-25, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Asthmatic Bronchitis: So after a brief google search I've got the name of the disease or condition that I have. I have Asthmatic Bronchitis. It's basically normal asthma but with...
    UnhealthySSBBW UnhealthySSBBW 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't like to drink and smoking because it is very danger for our health......If you want a good health then don't drinking and smoking :)                   Best OF Luck...
    ShadowofLove ShadowofLove 22-25, M a week ago

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    Hopeless Cigarette Addict: When I grew up I ate to much. That was all. When I was overweight as a little girl my mother would strongly urge me to loose weight. That saddened me...
    UnhealthySSBBW UnhealthySSBBW 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I love smoking and don't care what damage I am doing. In fact, it makes me kind of excited thinking about what my lungs look like from my 11 years of 3 packs a day (or more...
    html92 html92 22-25, M Jun 26

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    June 13th I quit, here I am doing a lot better and enjoying things in life a little more. Not gonna lie, I still think about a cold beer every few hours.
    AgainstRobots AgainstRobots 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    I am really struggling right now, so I thought maybe writing about it might help. At least maybe distract me. Hopefully. I'm feeling incredibly hopeless and frustrated with regards...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 24 Responses Jun 25

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    Dear Me When you ever think of QUIT, think of your mother and your father and your innocence siblings. YOU CANNOT QUIT. Not even A THOUGHT. Don't. It's hard to go on. But...
    QuInieFox QuInieFox 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I think you have to be happy.
    stephane28 stephane28 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    It's been 108 days smoke free 💪🏼
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses Jun 22

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     I lost my favourite Uncle to smoking some years back.....he was an awesome ex-Navy man, an aeromodellor, and did many air shows.I remember how he used to make huge...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    It's only been 9 days.. The first few days went by so fast but the last few days have been really hard. I've been smoking since I was 18 and I smoked about a pack a week, so not...
    leexox leexox 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    In an attempt to motivate others to quit smoking, everyone always brings up how bad it is for your health or how much money you lose because of it. Don't get me wrong, these are...
    meeeghanp77 meeeghanp77 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I love to drink. A life without liquor would be very sad! I like the fact I can drink a lot still never be sick. And the major bonus about drinking is I smoke double. And the more...
    rosiepatch rosiepatch 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    I quit drinking five days ago, every day has been a struggle. I never used to drink soda but I find myself craving a nice cold Pepsi like every day! I think my body is trying to...
    Mala1718 Mala1718 26-30, F Jun 18

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