I 'm Trying to Quit Smoking

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 61 People

    Pregnant And Can't Do It.

    I keep trying and trying. I'll quit for half a day, I'll quit for a whole day, I'll cut back to five a day but I can't completely kick it. I want my baby to be healthy more than I want anything. I'm sick of hearing people saying that women who smoke through their pregnancies are...
    karisue124 karisue124
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 2, 2011

    Try Again

    At the start of January I quit for just over a month and about 3 weeks ago I started again. I have now decided to try again. Been 2 days up to now. I always seem to get ill a day later after trying to quit even though I usually have a 2 day break between smoking in general.
    caketin8 caketin8
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 26, 2013

    I Did It!!

    So I read all the articles for this group and I need to share my success story with you in the hopes that it helps some of you. I'm 30 and I started smoking when I was 12. I did it for varying reasons over the years. I did it to be cool. I did it to fit in. I did it to relax. I...
    NoWhereToGoButUp NoWhereToGoButUp
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 10, 2010

    I Quit One Month Ago...

    It's been much easier than I thought it would be. This time has been less aggravating than the other times I've tried to quit. It might be that my approach is entirely different this time. I quit for no good reason, really. I don't feel pressure to quit--I'm doing it on my own...
    Ticia Ticia
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 29, 2009


    I hate smoking, hate the smell, but can't seem to give them up.  It's something to do with my hands when I have nothing to do.  I usually am doing 2 things at one time I wish I wasn't that way, just can't seem to sit and relax.  So rather then eating, I smoke. ...
    looneylulu looneylulu
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 25, 2009

    It's really hard. I threw away a whole pack

    and have it up but I must say that stress and recurring depression don't help. My last gig the band I play with did sound check without me while I was moving our gear to the back so it wouldn't be in people's ways. I spent the whole show trying to tune my gear and never did. I...
    deleted deleted
    May 11, 2015

    My Addictions

    I've smoked for 15 years and have quit several times. Don't try chewing tobacoo all you do is get hooked on it. I think if you stop drinking going on break with smokers and evrything that relates you to smoking. Just for long enough till you go a day with out going mad. Then go...
    1dumbguy 1dumbguy
    31-35, M
    Aug 25, 2009

    I Want to Quit But Dont Think I Can

    ok well im 21 ive smoking for about 8 years now, and im hooked , its more the just a chemical im adicted to it the action, the feeling of calm , ive been smoking less since i moved back in with my parents due to lay off , and thats only cuz i cant smoke inside and it rains alot...
    theGirlwiththeSmile theGirlwiththeSmile
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2009

    It is so hard I have tried medication my doctor

    subscribed to me it didn't work. I have tried all the TC things I could I have tried Vaping. Nothing is working I want to quit I hate smoking It is nasty and I want a healthy life for me and my wife. I have been ready to quit for a long time people tell me oh well just quit. I...
    clnj clnj
    31-35, M
    Jan 5, 2016

    I've decided to quit again.

    Have a plan and diet written out as the last time I quit I gained 13-16 kilograms. It didn't occur to me that I'd gain so much. I was eating the same thing as I was when smoking and found I would bloat and look 4 months pregnant if I ate a donut. A high fibre diet and exercise...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Sep 4, 2014

    3 days so far this time.

    It's not difficulty for me to quit because I was never a heavy smoker. It's more difficult for me not to pick it up again out of stress.
    untamablekitty untamablekitty
    31-35, F
    Sep 4, 2014

    12 Days In

    I used to smoke like a chimney... I didnt think bout it really just had a cig when I felt like it and that was a lot... BUT now I aint smoked a cigarette in nearly 2 weeks!!!Its kinda odd really how little I miss smoking... I was expecting to miss it loads but theres only a few...
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 20, 2012

    Day One

    I have been smoking for about 11 years now, my dad recently passed away so i told my self i would quit... lets see how it goes.
    dann042O dann042O
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2012

    The Worst Part

    Im quitting smokeing... I aint had one in over 3 weeks now BUT this is the worst bit for me...Its the coughing... i have coughed so much my tummy muscles hurt bad... really bad... the craveings the feeling like Ive been squiched by something heavy... the nightmares the patches I...
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2012

    Quit Smoking For Good In Just One Hour

    Hi everyone, well done on those who have managed to beat the addiction! For those of you who are struggling and need extra help, then head on over to The Mind Boutique! My name is Tim Martin and i'm a hypnotherapist on Harley Street in London and I specialise in smoking...
    TimMartinHPD TimMartinHPD
    36-40, M
    Oct 22, 2012

    It's a blessing im broke right now

    because I want some cigs so bad. I feel bad for heroine addicts
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    May 13, 2015
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