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I Just Quit Smoking

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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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    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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    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 5 days ago

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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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    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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    Cigarettes that is.. After 7 years I've been a

    month and a half without smoking. Although I smoke more pot now than I ever have, not by myself but socially, any tips to stay away from using pot more?
    Unexplainedbeauty Unexplainedbeauty 22-25, F Jul 29

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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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    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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    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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    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

    Just found some helpful information about quitting smoking and thought I would share.. When quitting smoking don't try and ignore cravings, acknowledge them, allow your body to...
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    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 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I quit smoking.... again. No seriously I'm doing much better. Gone thru patches, hypno, gum etc. no help (for me). Finding my own determination is the only way for me it seems...
    1RedKing 1RedKing 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    So everytime I set myself up to quit smoking seems I smoke more
    demandatory demandatory 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    working on quitting smoking, I've smoked 10yrs and not wanting cancer to be my way out! just going to buy alot of candy and soda to help me out.
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 Response Jul 23

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    I smoked for a bout 10 years and then I quit for 18 years. I smoked when I was homeless for about a year? and then quit for one year. I started smoking about 3 1/2 months ago. I...
    SorrowofHeart SorrowofHeart 51-55, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    About 6 months ago I had the worst anxiety attack after smoking weed. Most embarrassing experience ever considering it happened in public. I thought it was laced but turns out I...
    genericidiot genericidiot 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    I hate being so dependant on smoking. It so hard to quit though :(
    bigbrownbastard bigbrownbastard 18-21, M Aug 8

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    January 30 this year is my quit date from smoking cigarettes. Proud of myself!
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response 5 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 Jul 20

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    Hi, I am now into my 2nd week of quitting and i am finding this week quite hard. Is this normal? I am on patches which are working really well. Any advise of what I can do? Many...
    eddie87 eddie87 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Sitting with an uncomfortable reality in hopes that I will gain the strength to deal with it, rather than blowing it all away with weed.
    princessaliababua princessaliababua 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    I haven't touched the stuff in over a month =) . It feels good.
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    But do not want to get fat.
    Ashadypast Ashadypast 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    I was doing good. Cutting back at least. The cravings were gone but it's kinda hard when you live with a smoker >_< I was using my e-cig which was good enough for me. The only...
    KaiFyre KaiFyre 26-30, F Aug 11

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    So far, I have went 11 hours without one. I am almost to my breaking point, but I'm trying to hang in there! I keep trying to do things that will distract me like writing, cleaning...
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been on it for about 5 months, barely finished 7 packs. Decided to stop at last, been a month clean now.
    BeatTheBest BeatTheBest 18-21, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Day 2 - I am addicted to weed, no two ways about it. I have been smoking every day for 8 years and fell into that "it's not addictive" way of thinking. Well anyway I've got a...
    Loner1990 Loner1990 22-25, M Jul 25

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    In my fifties and possibly a bit late to the game. I had a pack lying around from my work and decided to give it a try. To give you some background to my story, I have always been...
    parry03 parry03 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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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 2 Responses Jul 24

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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 Jul 22

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    I have been a smoker for almost five years. Even though I am fully aware of the health risks I use cigarettes as a way to get temporarily release from the every-day stress we all...
    lilysworld lilysworld 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 4

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    “I hated tobacco. I could have almost lent my support to any institution that had for its object the putting of tobacco smokers to death…I now feel that smoking in moderation...
    graywolf558 graywolf558 26-30, M Aug 5

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    Hi My wife smokes in the house and I hate it ! She smoked when we dated and I didnt mind, but after I watched my mother waste away from cancer and die at 64 it changed my opinion...
    harleyman2169 harleyman2169 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    I was at home and I had imvited my boyfriend around he went out side in my garden and I went to the toilet when I came out I saw my boyfriend smoking and I went mad he just said he...
    janet56 janet56 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Hi my name is Macy I am 19 and a very heavy smoker. I smoke 3 packs of Marlboro Menthol cigarettes a day and love smoking. I have been smoking since I was 15 and really enjoy...
    macyisalesbian macyisalesbian 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 8

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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 Jul 24

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    I really, really REALLY love smoking. I started at age 12, was up to 1ppd by 14 and 1.5-2ppd since I was 16. I started on Reds but went to Marlboro 100s sometime in high school...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    This past Saturday, I went to an amusement park. The park had several smoking areas placed around the park. They were pretty small areas, placed just of the walkways, with a few...
    delriemus delriemus 26-30, M Aug 4

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    Started smoking at 12. Didn't have money to used to steal them with my friends (which was a turn on)! I love smoking & encourage others to smoke. It turns me on when someone starts...
    LondonKiwi LondonKiwi 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Nothing is worse then checking out that hot guy, and he gets out a cigaret or a joint and start smoking it.
    bret18 bret18 18-21, M Jul 24

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    Smoking was something that I wanted to do since I rememebred myself. I started it when I was 10 years old and I never regret it. It feels so good when the smoke fills my lungs and...
    Dean00200 Dean00200 26-30, M Jul 26

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    I think some women look very sexy when they are smoking.
    EnglishPerson EnglishPerson 36-40, M Jul 26

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    I get annoyed when someone's smoking in front of me on the way to work, I try to walk pass them but still can smell the smoke. Why do people still smoke even though they know the...
    MeJustBeing MeJustBeing 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    So as a kid I was chunky. In high school I was a twig, out of boot camp I was a good looking stick and now that I gave up smoking again I'm gaining weight everyday by the looks and...
    youguyssuck69 youguyssuck69 18-21, M Jul 30

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    I miss smoking cigarettes SO much sometimes.
    sophiewrites sophiewrites 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 1

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    Why am I suddenly missing it? Is because I'm stuck in traffic, on the phone, having a pint..drinking coffee, just had sex / just ***********, watching someone else smoke, or do I...
    shouldIquestionmark shouldIquestionmark 46-50, M 1 Response