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I Want Tips to Help Me Quit Smoking

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    Related Experiences

    Does anyone have any good tips on quitting? Sometimes I really get the urge to smoke, my girlfriend really helps me with motivation, but she can't ALWAYS be there right now.
    Guuuu Guuuu 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I really want to quit smoking. I've smoked off and on for 14 years. I really need to quit while I still have my health. I've tried and failed at quitting cold turkey and using...
    kathleen83 kathleen83 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I quit smoking by using champix in 2010 and lasted 10 months.... I was idiot enough to start again but this is now my 3rd attempt at quitting and today is day1 no smokes. Hint from...
    wishy77b wishy77b 66-70, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    I am 25 years old and i've been smoking since i was 14, i am really scared for my future health but still don't know how to quit smoking
    Megq Megq 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    after 15 years i quit smoking cigarettes cold turkey a little over a year ago but i am still struggling almost daily. all i want is a cigarette. is this normal?
    warden2000 warden2000 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I quit smoking over 50 days again and now I'm getting these intense cravings.
    DallasMan85 DallasMan85 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 2

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    I am quitting smoking and it soooooooooooo hard.
    sarahk85 sarahk85 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I really want to help other people because I feel like I owe a lot to the world, I might seem too young to help but I understand a lot more than some people and I don't judge...
    JaimeSparkles JaimeSparkles 13-15, T Jul 22

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    I want to help others because I don't want them to feel the same way I feel about suicide but helping others is likely the best part of a new friendship or at least a friend so...
    babylovestar15 babylovestar15 18-21, F Jul 5

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    I want to help people problems about boys, anxiety, etc. if you need help just a message away:) i want to help:)
    imnotagirl imnotagirl 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Hiya! I want to help people. I have been through a lot in the 19 years I have been alive and I want to advise people and help people through their problems. I do not discriminate...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm seriously crying! No one wants my little sister to seek medical treatment for her obsoletely severe scoliosis except me and apparently I "hurt peoples feelings" by even...
    Lucile199 Lucile199 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I want to help people. If you have any problems, you can feel free to come to me & ask for advice in the situation. I just like to help out & make others feel good.
    captainviviana captainviviana 13-15, F Jul 16

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    Well then if you want to help someone who wont let you in then Let Go! Be there if they ask or need you or just listen. Sometimes people have their reasons n just want to be alone...
    Janeysunshine Janeysunshine 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    So basically, I've been down that road that many of us are still going through.. Depression, bullying, self harm and just not wanting to be here any longer. But times has passed...
    Shonaa98 Shonaa98 16-17, F Jul 18

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    Want to Help People..........
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I want to help people who are cyberbulled, it shouldnt happen theres so many people who are afraid to speak up and if it get to bad ends in suiside, if you are cyberbulied don be...
    nevermentioned nevermentioned 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Cigarettes that is.. After 7 years I've been a month and a half without smoking. Although I smoke more pot now than I ever have, not by myself but socially, any tips to stay away...
    Unexplainedbeauty Unexplainedbeauty 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I've been smoking for quite a few years but I've been finding myself frustrated and angry that I'm addicted and I want to quit. I've tried but I get extremely aggressive and...
    OnyxHeart OnyxHeart 18-21, F Jul 10

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    I just smoked my last cig. I just quit and I kinda feel like crying. I smoke when I'm lonely which has been a lot in the last year. I have always hated the way it makes me feel but...
    Gilliankay Gilliankay 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I smoke tobacco. Raw, loose tobacco that you roll in cigarette paper. Although it is still smoking I do think it's better than smoking cigarettes. They taste better, they are less...
    scat9x scat9x 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Hey everyone. I've been smoking for 11 years and I smoke about 25 cigarettes a day. I've tried to quit so many times but no success. I'm looking for someone else who is also...
    strandednowhere strandednowhere 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    About 6 months ago I had the worst anxiety attack after smoking weed. Most embarrassing experience ever considering it happened in public. I thought it was laced but turns out I...
    genericidiot genericidiot 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I want to quit cigarettes because Its about time to quit endangering my health
    LaTeAssassin LaTeAssassin 16-17, M Jul 9

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    24Hrs...one cig :) :) I now know what my number one trigger is too....frustration. So anyone have any remedies for that one? Lol Update: 16 days, I really don't think I'll ever...
    Goodbadladywoman Goodbadladywoman 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    Been nearly two months, although I did cheat by smoking while on holiday 3 weeks ago
    Txiku Txiku 26-30 1 Response Jul 17

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    I been smoking for almost 25 years...and I'm 36...I seriously need to stop this
    Josh1978 Josh1978 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    The problem is with smoking even if you use the patch, gum, or losanges, there's several other things in the cig you are addicted to.
    cj911 cj911 26-30 1 Response Jul 20

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    I have tried and I want to quit ,going to get the patch! Wish me luck!
    oldyella33 oldyella33 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    We do not know how long we are going to live, life is fragile and special - but so many people live without any idea of what life is about, or whether or not there is any real...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Jul 19

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    I quit after switching to an eCig for a couple months. No cigs, real or electronic, for 18 months now - yes! I think about lighting up all the time but have managed not to. I...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    I guess I've been lucky my whole life... As for having what I need. I've got a place to live, a good paying job, two vehicles ( even though my truck is possessed) and food for the...
    Kindalosing Kindalosing 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't think I have a problem....which I guess is exactly what someone with a problem might say. I guess I need to know for sure that I don't need the weed,that I'm not dependant...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F Jul 3

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    I haven't had a cigarette in over a year. The past week, I have wanted one SO bad! Now, all of my local stores are out of my ecig filters! Ready to throw in the towel!!!!!
    Ag0405 Ag0405 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 19

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