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I Want Tips to Help Me Quit Smoking

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

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    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2007

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    The Decision

    Deciding to quit is a pretty big life change.  Here are some tips on helping you decide and have success on your journey.  Remember you aren't alone! -Find a Reason to Empower  You -Write your Reasons Down -Take it One Day at a Time -Keep your list in your...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 5, 2007

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    I Want to Quit

    I just wrote my story on the I want to quit site. lol but i want to quit and will accept all help and advice!!
    daniellesp daniellesp 31-35, F Dec 29, 2007

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    The Bouncing Leg

    The sleepless nights, the depression, irritability, misery, the knowledge of how badly I need this, want this, want to quit. Yet for some reason I always have another one. That is really the key, no? Not smoking again? I know there is an end to this. I know that...
    pyrefly pyrefly 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    The Money Thing

    Make a list of a dozen items that cost the same as a packet of ****...you know, small treats that you would like to give yourself. Everytime you feel like buying a new pack take the list out and pick one thing from it and buy that instead. Once you work through one list...
    mikemcneil mikemcneil 51-55, M 4 Responses May 29, 2008

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    Freaking Out

    I could also use some tips. I have set my quit date as January 1, after 35 years of smoking. But every time I think about quitting--and believe me, it is on my mind 24/7-- I get scared to death! It is also making me so irritable--already! And I haven't even quit yet! HELP!  ...
    waynerman waynerman 56-60, M 3 Responses Dec 6, 2007

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    I Quit Cold Turkey Five Years Ago

    I smoked for 20 years, and my husband and I quit together and i think that was key.  I absolutely could not have done it, if he had continued.  We quit because we were teaching childrens church at the time, and one of our church kids saw me smoking at a ballgame one...
    woodpest woodpest 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 22, 2007

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    I Need Help

    I'm 27 and have been smoking since 18.  Ive always told myself that I would quit when I turned 25, but that came and left 2 yrs ago.  I just recently graduated in May in Corrections and I'm going to the corrections academy soon.  I don't want to be the fat one out...
    mylilmaxx03 mylilmaxx03 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    Benefits

    In 20 minutes your blood pressure will drop back down to normal. In 8 hours the carbon monoxide (a toxic gas) levels in your blood stream will drop by half, and oxygen levels will return to normal. In 48 hours your chance of having a heart attack will have decreased...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2011

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    WANT to Quit!

    I GAVE UP NEW YEARS EVE FOR THOSE WHO DONT KNOW!BEEN SMOKING 27 YRS AND I HAVE WANTED TO GIVE UP FOREVER.TRIED A MILLION TIMES AND ALWAYS ENDED UP STARTING AGAIN.I REALLY WANT TO STICK TO IT THIS TIME AND THAT IS THE SECRET FOLKS YOU HAVE TO REALLY REALLY WANT TO DO IT.I AM DOING...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 8, 2008

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    I Quit Just In Time

    I have smoked for 6 years. My boyfrends father has smoked for 40 years. We both quit using the same method.  A book called Allen Carr's Easyway to stop smoking. Let me tell you, I laughed at the idea in the begining but it works! No cravings! NO snacking on sweets! No mood...
    bushbaby911 bushbaby911 18-21, F Apr 5, 2009

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    Tips On Quitting!

    Quitting is a hard thing, but here are some tips to help you through.  PLEASE  share your own tips and help people make a healthy change! <p style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt; margin-left: 0in; text-align: left; direction: ltr; unicode-bidi: embed;">1...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2007

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    This May Help:

    http://www.quit.org.uk/  UK smokers wanting to quit can call - 0800 00 22 00
    Kikuchiyo Kikuchiyo 31-35, M Mar 11, 2008

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    But right now, I've no time for it. I have my problems and I have to help myself, I'm putting myself first for the time being. Once I'm sorted, I'll happily help others.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Who can say they don't miss smoking on the toilet
    grem21 grem21 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    If anyone wants to talk about anything I'm open I find people's stories to be interesting and enjoy listening to them and I also enjoy have logical conversations about things such...
    Billy82299 Billy82299 13-15, M 21 hrs ago

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    if anyone needs any help with anything I'm always here. message me that you need help and I will answer.
    Kayla0504 Kayla0504 13-15, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Hit me up soon to be chubbies 😏
    fantasypiggy227 fantasypiggy227 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    What do you do when things go wrong? if they get hurt? or it doesn't really help? how do you cope with being responsible for all of the worlds problems?
    justalittlewallflower justalittlewallflower 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    don't assume I'm a good Christian because I usher every third Sunday. don't assume I'm a good Christian because I teach Sunday school every second Sunday. don't assume I'm a good...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I made the step to make a change for the betterment of myself by taking on a lifestyle change in health and nutrition. Want to lose weight just ask me how!
    brownj1183 brownj1183 31-35 1 day ago

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    Hey my name is Dacey, about nine months ago I weighed 240 pounds. That is the heaviest I've ever weighed in my entire life and I was only 24. I used to be small in high school but...
    lileminemxxl lileminemxxl 22-25 2 days ago

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    Smoking weed is a major cause of schizophrenia
    7lulu 7lulu 41-45, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've been wanting to quit smoking and drinking altogether for a very long time. I swear to myself that I will feel better in the long run. I just have to remind myself of this when...
    Wellnezamy Wellnezamy 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If you are looking for a way to make a good income I can help and it's not a way to scam people
    VanessaIaso VanessaIaso 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    I am on my 3d day without a cigarette and it has not been easy. I've been drinking a lot of water, chewing a lot of gum and trying to keep busy so I don't think about smoking. I...
    Ginger1956 Ginger1956 56-60, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I started vaping in February, at 18 mg., slid to 24mg in March, when I was super stressed, but have cut down on nicotine every week. I had the last of my 3 mg yesterday and I'm...
    mrsrshaw mrsrshaw 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    OK, going to try again! 1. I'm 16 2. I'm from Ireland 3. I love books 4. I'd love a dog 5. I'm a Christian 6. I speak 3 languages 7. I'm really lazy 8. I love football(or soccer or...
    askatasuna askatasuna 13-15, M Jul 20

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    Just want to be there for people who need it most. I dont judge, and I'm kind hearted. Anyone feel free to pm, message me or anything!:)
    blowloudpack69 blowloudpack69 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Back in the day, there was a young boy, he had a decent upbringing, both parents worked and we spent quality time together as a family, fun vacations to Cape Cod, Boston and New...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Please visit: http://www.fclu.org/reform/
    NJReform NJReform 31-35, F Jul 19

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    Who'd'a thunk it: Nicotine is harder to quit than Methamphetamine. :/ Day 2. Well, actually, no, 26 hours down. I was going to join the, "I am a recovering addict," but they were...
    yopu yopu 26-30 1 Response Jul 15

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    I always want to help anyone who needs it but even though I want to help, most of the times I either get ignored or make the situation worse. Now I don't even try because I am...
    ObsessedMarch ObsessedMarch 13-15, F Jul 15

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    it's been 40 days or so since the last ciggarate.. i feel great but still have a little of cravings, I did it cold turkey.I hope I could keep going this way.
    mofeed mofeed 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I need someone to help me lose weight please.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 14

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    An interesting thing happened to me yesterday. One of my good friends broke up with his then-girlfriend, after FINALLY realising that she wasn't good enough for him. She had always...
    ShruthiK ShruthiK 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    If anyone has anything they need to get out and doesn't want to worry about being judged, speak to me :) Anything you have to say wont scare me or weird me out. Everyone is weird...
    Destroya182 Destroya182 16-17, F Jul 14

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    I started when I was 12 (!) and I quit shortly after I got engaged. There was just no need for it anymore. It made me feel nice on the inside sure, but now I have a person that...
    Opera37927 Opera37927 26-30, F Jul 13

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    all new wolfbloods you have many interesting questions and I would love to teach you everything about our past culture and our legends.
    Howler13 Howler13 13-15, F Jul 13

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    This for anyone who thinks there life is just not worth anything Well first off: You are an idiot for thinking that. Life is priceless so live every second you can Secondly: Your...
    ThatGuyUndertheTree ThatGuyUndertheTree 18-21, M Jul 13

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    but i can't.all i can do is give him alot of space to move on and be happy by himself.it was nice talking to him today,it felt like we really ended on good terms.i really want the...
    thatalexchick thatalexchick 22-25, F Jul 12

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    I believe I know what God wants.... There's comfort but a little bit of fear... which I hope will go away soon.... Keep your head up u guys who are down and depressed, or...
    endlessl0ve endlessl0ve 26-30, F Jul 12

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    There is nothing more that I want than to help people. I try and encourage people through depression, but there is so little I can do. I'm so ******* lucky that I'm not the one who...
    giathedancer giathedancer 13-15, F Jul 11