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I Want Tips to Help Me Quit Smoking

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

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    Kikuchiyo Kikuchiyo 31-35, M Mar 11, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    New! On Experience Project

    Hey Everyone, I thought this group would be especially interested in the new program that we has just gone live called Stomp It Out for a Smoke free 2008. www.experienceproject.com/mk/smokefree/index.php You can set the gaol to quit, find and add tips and of course find and...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12, 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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    I enjoy the buzz. Seriously. Grass, as me and my bestie and smoking buddy are calling it these: grassss)cuz we don't like the social implications of smoking weed). I'm smoking...
    coppertoned coppertoned 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    Why not now?. No, not right now. Right now I want to tell my story and experience with smoking. As many others, I was standing in a shed with an friend, he was smoking and asked...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Yes I'm young but pls no hate. I started smoking a couple weeks after my friends did, I would stand with them while they smoked Which meant I breathed in the smoke too. They would...
    ILoveMyKiwiPuppy ILoveMyKiwiPuppy 13-15, F Mar 6

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    Ii didnt know where else to post but man life is boring without a cigarette, im in need of one right now :), sorry for those who thought i would write something like i quit smoking...
    everycolour101 everycolour101 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 6

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    If you want to quite smoking wear a patch.. It can't be hard Put your mind to it
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 4

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    I quit smoking 48 hours ago and am bracing myself for the horrors of day three. I might go and hide in a cave for a few weeks :)
    GBMUM GBMUM 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 5

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    its day one of my partner quitting smoking. I've only been cussed out twice so far. . ..I think we are gonna make it
    ericaswife11 ericaswife11 26-30, F Mar 11

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    I want to help teens with drugs and drinking I feel like we could relate to each other and I can help you quit I was a drunk for over 40 years and now I'm not I know where drugs...
    primeoflife primeoflife 51-55, M Mar 8

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    12 years ago, I was a typical employee working from 8-5 in an office. I was a successful employee and receiving pay which I can say is above average. As time went by, I realized...
    uelface uelface 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    When I see others like me I want to help because let's face it in this journey called life we are in this together and need all the help we can get.
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Ep has become more of a depressant... I'm never online when someone needs help. I'm seeing people I know post stuff about how they're depressed and stuff, and I want to help, but...
    C9Poke C9Poke 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I really want to help him.. But I don't even know how to talk about his weight any more... He has always been large, and I did not have a issue with it.. even at 300 pounds.. But...
    Lovingwife68 Lovingwife68 46-50, F Mar 6

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    People grow when they are loved. If you want to help someone heal.. love them without an agenda.
    Societykilledateenager Societykilledateenager 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Yesterday when i was walking alone back to my place i seen many peoples who were sitting there and they work for daily wages so they don't have proper way of earning and its...
    MalikYamin MalikYamin 22-25, M Mar 16

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    Want to Help People.................
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    i want to help the young ones in the field of education and health. i want to provide them a better future. a better way of learning and healthy food so they could do some great...
    MalikYamin MalikYamin 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This is day 5 of no smoking. I never thought I could actually do it. I'm so proud of myself. nicorette gum has helped me immensely
    jah2798 jah2798 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I quit 3 days ago number, who knows, quit 😊 I made it 6 yrs ago for over a year. Took all this time to get the courage and many terrible incidents in my life. How's your quit...
    Madysn Madysn 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I just quit again 3 weeks now I hope I can keep it up
    glrock glrock 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    I need to I smoke then I feel like ****, but I was addicted but slowly I'm quitting I'm proud of myself
    silverxrose silverxrose 18-21, F Mar 12

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    2 weeks already But I'm not going to keep posting each week for long to tell everyone I've still quit:0
    LATEENO79 LATEENO79 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 9

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    When I read this statement all I could think of is, " This moment will not last & I want it to go away ASAP so the ME can come back." This is the end of my 3rd day. Hate the three...
    Madysn Madysn 51-55, F Mar 2

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    I am constantly wheezing and coughing all the time when I get sick I can't breathe. Nicotine replacement therapy and such just **** me off and make me want to smoke so I guess I...
    Somedontgetit Somedontgetit 31-35, M Mar 13

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    Check out this blogger Pretty awesome and she answers questions if you need advice on anything relationships life she talks from her own personal experience. Also she does fashion...
    someoneforyou12 someoneforyou12 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Just last week I was walking in the park with my ex at night time, when I noticed some belonging nestled in a hollow of a tree, it was laid out as if some corner of this persons...
    holgado holgado 31-35, F Mar 17

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    A couple of things that would improve it: Bring back the Adult/Mature section. By doing this, the sexual people will venture to that section and reside there, content with having...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 14

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    I lived on this earth for 15 years, which Is not a long time but I've already been through a lot and I was strong enough to finish till the end, all by myself! I realized a lot of...
    Jazmyn12699 Jazmyn12699 13-15, F Mar 2

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    hi everyone, I'm here today to ask you for your help. The link attached will bring you to my funding page and understandable why you wouldn't want to donate because you don't know...
    pascaleb pascaleb 18-21, F Mar 18

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    Being a female who was raped , I understand how alone someone can feel and it sucks. Im still scared and cant move past it. I want to be able to help other victims because all we...
    Jess116 Jess116 18-21 3 days ago

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    Seconds crawl like centuries, hours seem to be eons. Day after day, night after night all that you can feel is nothing: a dark black pit of nothingness is where you find yourselves...
    gauravmann gauravmann 22-25, M Mar 5

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