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I Quit Smoking Pot

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    Update: Relapse - I posted here before how I had not smoked up for over 5 years (since July '06) after practically a lifetime of constant use. I now am coming up on one month...
    anonymx anonymx 46-50 2 Responses Nov 10, 2012

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    My Message To Naysayers Of Quitting Pot - OK, I've read through a few of these and other stories online, and I'm seeing a theme. Pro-pot people who get defensive and say nay to...
    somegirl12345678 somegirl12345678 26-30 3 Responses Aug 26, 2010

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    4 Weeks Clean - I started smoking a lot when I was 22. I loved it until age 23, then I spent 2 years smoking with the hidden desire to quit. That took a serious toll on my mental...
    naturalzoo naturalzoo 22-25 1 Response Oct 30, 2012

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    I have been using marijuana for 16 years.
    okaydoood okaydoood 26-30, M Mar 6

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    I have been smoking pot for 14 years and have struggled with quitting for a long time. I have tried to quit probably at least a dozen times over the last 7 years and have gone...
    dannyocean dannyocean 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    How I Came By Pot And Afterwards... -  i started out with pot when i was 15. its worthwhile that i tell you all how it happened. one day, coming out of high school, some...
    Elieli Elieli 56-60, M 3 Responses Dec 17, 2009

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    Quiting - I need some help! I was clean off bud for 2 years and like 6 months ago around April 20th I decided to smoke. I thought I was only going to smoke that one time... I was...
    Dylanstonefield Dylanstonefield 16-17 1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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    Panic Attacks - I use to smoke weed as a way of self-medicating for years. But, then one day a few months ago, all of a sudden, I had my first panic attack after smoking. It was...
    Nickmare Nickmare 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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    Wasting My Life. - I started smoking weed (or blow as brown hash was known back then) when I was in primary 7 (aged 11-12) and from the age of 14 was smoking it every day, going on...
    doisalung doisalung 22-25 1 Response Apr 22, 2012

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    Weed And I - As I start to write my story, and begin to look back over the last seven years its almost shocking that its come to this point. My story is different from many in the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 6, 2013

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    How Did We Ever Make It - I quit smoking weed 6 months ago after smoking it pretty much everyday for 25 years. I have lived with my fiance for the last year and a half and now that...
    cosmiclove cosmiclove 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    Best Decision I've Ever Made! - I started smoking cannabis at the age of thirteen, I suppose because I thought it was cool, and I loved the way it made me feel care-free and...
    guitaristroz guitaristroz 18-21 Jan 1, 2011

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    30 Years Smoking And I Am Nowhere - Just like most other long-term smokers I started smoking pot for "fun" in my teen years. At the beginning it was just a weekend thing, but by...
    nomorepot nomorepot 46-50 2 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    I M Doomed - I need help, I have been trying now to quit for last one year and I have failed miserable at every attempt. I have accepted that I m addicted and I need to quit. I...
    raj643549 raj643549 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 12, 2012

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    Veggin Out - How to start.... I started smoking dope at 15. It was nearing rifle season and I was with two hunting friends (in there 50s) and i knew they toked. So I was in the...
    braindeadteen braindeadteen 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2011

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    Wanting To Quit The Cheeba - First post! I've been smoking weed for 10 years. In the last few years it's gone from a social thing to smoking all day everyday on my own. I can feel...
    Lulu288 Lulu288 22-25 1 Response Feb 13, 2012

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    Hi i recently stopped smoking after about 6 years everyday and i must say i think i should go back. i forgot how paranoid i used to be and how unsocial i have become after i quit...
    Wrobel Wrobel 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    Help - My husband and I have smoked pot together for the last 5 years. It was getting pretty bad, we recently quit... today is day 4. It is so hard. We smoked 5, 6, 7+ times a day...
    backtonormal backtonormal 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2012

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    After 25 Years of Smoking It - And have been clean for about 5 years.  Other interests are actually coming back.  Imagine that!
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M 7 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    I quit smoking pot a month ago and I feel strange, not normal. Its not as easy as I thought it would be. I feel as if my head is in a fog, Never really understanding anything.
    izmee izmee 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 23

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    Day Before '7-Day Cleanse' (Updates Everyday) - Hey everybody, So it's obvious that for me, life without weed is the best life, due to inability to control myself. I finally got...
    ProjectNormal ProjectNormal 22-25 2 Responses Nov 1, 2013

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    When Friends Stop Talking To You Its Time To Quit - Today I hung out at Buffalo Wild wings for a happy hour beer with a friend of mine that I haven't seen in almost a year. This...
    carvingtr247 carvingtr247 22-25, M 8 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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    Is Enough Really Enough? - I've been smoking sticky icky for the passed 5 years,I'm only 19. It all started in my friend's garage, we would smoke out of a watering can that we...
    need4sobriety need4sobriety 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 29, 2012

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    2 Months Im About to Go Crazy - i quit smoking weed so i can clean up for a job well the job i have right now im tired of it so i am staying clean to get a better job. i am...
    teenkerbell82 teenkerbell82 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 18, 2009

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    Pot Is Rot - i gave it up because i am naturally a hyperactive person i didnt like the way it slowed down everything to a crawl, it also made it harder to relate to people, i think...
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M Apr 23, 2008

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    Unbelievable... - It will be 5 years come July.   I was a habitual user... just about all the time, most of my adult life, since 16.ty Jesus!
    anonymx anonymx 46-50 4 Responses Apr 2, 2011

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    "Sober Is the Weirdest Feeling" - Along with cigarettes I quit smoking tree ten days ago. Cigarettes, in my opinion, are harder to quit then tree,but both are exetremely hard to...
    boxtopglory boxtopglory 16-17, M 3 Responses May 5, 2008

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    Marijuana... Long Needed Change - Hi, My name is Benny Lozano, i am 19 years old and i have been smoking pot for about 3 years now on and off but everyday for the last yr and a...
    bennylozanojr19 bennylozanojr19 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 13, 2013

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    17 Days Clean - So here's a little bit about my past, why I quit using, and how it's been since I quit. I began using off and on when I was 15 years old, just as a social...
    determined021 determined021 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 10, 2012

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    Ways of Quitting Cannabis - Hi.  Sorry to post here, but your assistance could be extremely valuable. I am a researcher at the National Cannabis Prevention and...
    sera20 sera20 26-30 2 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    First Day Pot Free :) - This is about my 5th or 6th time quitting since I first started smoking regularly. I hate it.  But, I got to get clean so I can find a new job.  Today...
    NoOnespeical NoOnespeical 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 3, 2012

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    Time To Move On From It, I'm Really Ready! - I've been smoking weed pretty consistently since I was 15, and now I'm 27. In the past 12 years, I've had several unsuccessful attempts...
    somegirl12345678 somegirl12345678 26-30 3 Responses Aug 26, 2010

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    Put Your Lighter In The Air I Smoke Weed Like I Don`T Care - who`s gonna HELP me quit weed today i am not able to stop now i am no longer high last i time i smoke was like 11 pm on...
    rambains rambains 22-25, M May 27, 2013

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    After Years Of Smoking Pot - After years of smoking pot I quit! I hope this is the last time I ever struggle with this. Smoking pot is an excuse to not deal with real life issues...
    skyblue111506 skyblue111506 41-45 1 Response Dec 31, 2010

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    4 Weeks Without...the Rest Of My Life To Go - I've been smoking pot for 35 years....Almost every day but for the last few years only on the weekend. Now I really want to give up...
    wattahappiness wattahappiness 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 2, 2010

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    It'S Not Fun Anymore. - I tried weed for the first time on my 15th birthday. It was definitely because of curiosity. I wasn't numbing any pain, or so I thought. But by 16 I was...
    wiildflower wiildflower 18-21 May 22, 2013

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    Staying Sober. Day One (Again) - I have been smoking weed for 8 years, I used it as medicine to help with my bipolar disorder. Truth is though, weed made me stupid. I feel so self...
    Cheyybby Cheyybby 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2013

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    I Need To Stop...now. - It's been a while that I tried to stop smoking weed. Even when I do stop picking up, I always end up either finding a friend to with or smoking the resin...
    justwannaquit justwannaquit 22-25 2 Responses Jul 31, 2012

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    Quit Pot=no Friends? - Why when I wanna stop smoking, my friends stop calling? I gotta stop because of health and wealth so I guess those "friends" can be let loose. I gotta do...
    nopetodope nopetodope 26-30, M Aug 25, 2012

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    Smoking Weed - I have been smoking weed since I was 15 (I'm now 21) up until a few months ago almost everyday after work as a stress reliever and just because I enjoyed the way it...
    cjohnson1992 cjohnson1992 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2013

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    Hardest Thing I've Ever Done - I quit smoking cigarettes and drinking cold turkey after 10 yrs, I became vegan a year ago and never looked back. I've been smoking pot for 12 years...
    PhoneyPoney PhoneyPoney 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2013

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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 2 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 1 day ago

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    I quit smoking but now I'm stressed and am craving one!
    jasonmadison jasonmadison 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 19

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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've been smoking a pack a day for two years. Everytime I think about quitting I get really anxious and nervous. I really want to quit but at the same time I feel like smoking is...
    shesthebosss shesthebosss 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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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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