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I Want Tips to Help Me Quit Smoking

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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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    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 1 Response Oct 27, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 46-50, M 4 Responses May 29, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I quit smoking a week ago after smoking for 14 years... So far I've saved myself from buying 7 packs, and about 40 bucks. Life is good :) but the only hard part is not smoking when...
    wouldntulike2know wouldntulike2know 22-25, M Aug 24

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    I need to quit smoking? That's obvious, I have been smoking for ten years, I am 20 going on 21, literally I have been smoking for half of my short time on this earth. Today I...
    SinOrSaint SinOrSaint 18-21, M Aug 31

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    So everytime I set myself up to quit smoking seems I smoke more
    demandatory demandatory 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I do that've time to quit smoking but I don't have time to not smoke anymore ... It made sense in my head
    demandatory demandatory 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    About a year ago, i stopped doing drugs, now, a year have past, and ive decided to quit smoking and become healtier. Im proud of myself :D
    thinordie thinordie 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Tommorow I am attempting to quit smoking again. Any suggestions?
    cjjb55 cjjb55 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    I've often been called a person with a huge heart. Many consider me a very happy person that laughs a lot and like to make other people feel better, even if I have to make a fool...
    PleaseFindMe PleaseFindMe 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I want to help people but its hard. I can barely help myself. I have so many issues too. When I go to get some "me" time I end up leaving my friends to suffer alone. I feel so bad...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 22

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    I really want to have every person happy, i want to help everyone. The problem is, when i try to help someone, i sometimes make myself sad. But if i disappoint someone, i make...
    xFredje xFredje 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I really enjoy the idea of being a father and want to father as many kids as I can the idea of creating the life inside a belly is amazing. I want to help women become pregnant
    Design4ZA Design4ZA 36-40, M Aug 29

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    I want to help people in anyway that I can. If you need to someone to talk to because your feeling depressed, alone anything then please message me. I'm here for you x
    yourbeautiful123 yourbeautiful123 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    Hello, I want to help every single person who need a hand. I'm extending my hand out to everyone. Please comment or message me.
    Godislove77 Godislove77 18-21 1 Response Sep 1

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    Part of my job is to analyze issues at work. Often times we find human error. Analyze the human reasoning and find basic fundamental psychological, emotional and yes sexual...
    jeepin54321 jeepin54321 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 3

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    Took me a while to find this experience, but straight to the point! It will be 10 months on Monday, since I stopped smoking and recently I swear if I smelt someone whose just had a...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Aug 25

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    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...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I've had enough of cigarettes!!! They've ruled my life for too long. So this Sunday is quit day! Anybody else thinking about quitting that wants to buddy up to help each other...
    sarastar7 sarastar7 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I started smoking when I was 13. My mom was a fantastic cook so getting high was at my house. Two full refrigerators filled to the gills with good food. Didn't smoke much in high...
    WaterOx WaterOx 41-45, M Sep 6

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    I quit 20 november 2013, and haven't smoked since. It was hard, I smoked for more than 15 years, but I thought it was time to quit for me, so I did with Champix. Still no plans on...
    boeiend81 boeiend81 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My experience about this one I should have a class of ppl and tell them all my bs that **** put me thru How closed minded I was How passive How I just wished to get over with my...
    hunlove hunlove 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I was smoking cigarettes when i was in High School, i always thought it was cool back there ha ha ha...
    NaughtyAngel91 NaughtyAngel91 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I managed to stop smoking for a week and a half. Had to take a stick before my job interview so broke that pact. Last stick was yesterday, though. Gah.
    littlemisslight littlemisslight 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    bought a blu e-cigarette today, they had regular flavor, menthol, and cherry flavored, I just bought the regular, been smoking it on and off almost half the day now since I bought...
    becarae becarae 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    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.
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Having a hard time quitting... Loosing my mind!!
    ChrissiQ ChrissiQ 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    Smoked since i was 11. Ill be 21 in about 3 months. Today is day 23 of no cigarette and if i make it to 30 i think ill have a good chance. Tried to quit numerous times in the past...
    longchi39 longchi39 18-21, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    All I basically want to do in life is just travel, travel like a homeless guy. Just carrying a small backpack with a knife, my passport, and some water. And Im gonna be those...
    adguez adguez 13-15, M Aug 22

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    Are you tired of disappointing first dates with men who seem good on paper but not great face-to-face? Are you sick of terrible relationships that leave you feeling less than...
    chloeloveactually chloeloveactually 26-30, F Sep 8

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    HI! I am Jessica, I Have a goal! And I need help doing it. I have in my life seen so many people go down the path to obesity, suffering from diabetes, and depression, they don't...
    Jijohnson985 Jijohnson985 22-25 4 days ago

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    I'm dedicating me life to helping the others around the world. My dream job is to work for an International Non-profit that is highly affiliated with the United Nations. I want to...
    kaps105 kaps105 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I have just found out my friend was raped by her brother, she calls me crying all the time and I don't know wjat to do .. I know it's true cause I saw screenshots of messages of...
    anon2620 anon2620 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I am in dire need to help someone... I crave the personal amazement it gives me... The enhancement it has on my life is incredible and I've been told I'm a natural at giving...
    Austinable97 Austinable97 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 20

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    People will come in the name of help, but deep inside they are up to something, it makes my brain hurt, knowing that everybody needs help, but if you let people in, they Fack you...
    roxanz roxanz 22-25, M Aug 22

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    I'm really worried about my friend. He's 3 years older than me and lives in another country, in fact we get to see each other every summer only. However we talk to each other often...
    xdropsofjupiter xdropsofjupiter 18-21, F Aug 26

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    I'm a 22 year old single mum and I have been through bullying, rape, PTSD, severe anxiety, severe depression and social phobia and would love to help people struggling with any of...
    jadefletch jadefletch 22-25, F Aug 27

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