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I Want Tips to Help Me Quit Smoking

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    Kikuchiyo Kikuchiyo 31-35, M Mar 11, 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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    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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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 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 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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    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 51-55, M 4 Responses May 29, 2008

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    I'm glad I did. I quit on October the 7th, 2014, and I made it to my 19th birthday smoke free (the 12th). On my birthday, I almost caved in though. My mum wasn't letting me start...
    PaxTerra PaxTerra 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    It's been a long road of many ups and downs. The excitement of the hopes and maybes. The sadness of the what ifs and negative results. All the work put in to eat this and that...
    St4rbright St4rbright 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    A while ago my ex committed suicide, I was talking to her the day before it happened and I knew how she felt, I wanted to help her but I couldn't and now she is dead and it just...
    ThePiggycorn ThePiggycorn 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    shockingly many smokes at my new school, me included. There is a new budget, and something has to go. Car or ciggerets??. ciggs i think. Also i feel increasingly sick from...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    No idea, but this was just the funniest "I" story I've ever seen.
    Fission Fission 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I really hate it when my family disregards a lot of appliances inside our home. For example, my dad has a weird manner of leaving the television set until morning. He doesn't even...
    mischievouswreck mischievouswreck 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to change the world. I don't only want to help my country, I want to do something that will be beneficial for this world. I want to make sure that gender equality will exist...
    pro161 pro161 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I quit smoking one year and nine months ago. Even though in 3 months I will have 2 years under my belt, I live in constant fear of relapse. I know it is my decision whether or not...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    its sad you bully someone on a screen it still hurts ok i had it happen too me i almost killed myself ok ....................
    hopelove24 hopelove24 22-25, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Let me give you an example of why I don't help people (or help in general). We have "magically" gained an extra sheep in one of our fields. The field is secure, so it has not made...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    There's talk in the UK of having female only compartments on trains to avoid sexual assault and harassment. Apparently these were last used in 1977. Other countries including M...
    hasmita hasmita 61-65, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I quit smoking a year about ago. Seeing your dad die of lung cancer and your mother put on oxygen because of smoking makes you realize you had to quit. I quit smoking buy switching...
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I had quit smoking successfully for more than a year. My ex was an everyday smoker. She'd go to the garage and smoke all the time. Inevitably, I'd bum a cigarette and start smoking...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ***I am asking all of my friends to please share this on their walls even if you are not interested maybe someone you know is*** FITNESS CHALLENGE: On Monday August 31, 2015 I...
    lileminemxxl lileminemxxl 22-25 a week ago

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    Guys this is vitally important. Me and my dad recently received a message from the local bee inspector. There has been a shortage of food this year for the bees so you must must...
    RachieBlondie RachieBlondie 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I treated a homeless, older man to some chick fla, just hope he is doing ok
    KeyKodes KeyKodes 16-17, M Aug 23

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    I am sick of lame family. I want the werewolves packs to come and help me to get out of here. I can't take this anymore. I need help. But nobody wants to help me get out here. & I...
    midnightwerewolfgirl07 midnightwerewolfgirl07 22-25, F Aug 22

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    my close friend's mom has been contacting me recently searching for some answer on her suspensions to her daughter's actions and whereabouts.. she does confirm to me if what my...
    micz521 micz521 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I want to quit and I know its not easy,but I can now manage to have 2 sticks a day
    charmedangel1978 charmedangel1978 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    my brother and his wife are homeless, I wish I knew what to do to help.
    ashliesmiles ashliesmiles 18-21, F Aug 21

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    Im in the mood to help someone, even in a small way! Someone message me with a problem and ill try to help! :D
    EmptySmokeClouds EmptySmokeClouds 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    Im so angry. That people who are ABLE to help others in need just dont want to. Whether theyre selfish or whatever the reason it ****** ME OFF. I wish I had my own place/means of...
    purplegirl3111 purplegirl3111 22-25, F Aug 20

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    I have this helpers syndrome or whatever it is called. When I see an old lady carrying heavy bags I always offer my help. Sadly they sometimes don't trust me and say I just want to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Aug 20

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    I want to gain as quickly as possible and as much as possible. Can any of you help? Make me huge.
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Aug 20

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    DO YOU WANT TO BECOME A WEREWOLF?in recent times humans want extraordinary qualities in order to defeat all obstacles and achieve every goals and ambitions In life.becoming a breed...
    Redian Redian 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    It's really enjoyable to give a moment of time to aid another.
    ItsSIRtoyou ItsSIRtoyou 41-45, M Aug 18

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    Every day, every minute, every second. There's an animal who's calling for help. More than 1.13 million animals are being killed each year of abuse, starving, etc... Many people...
    Jgummy123 Jgummy123 13-15, F Aug 18

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    who want to help me with that pleasure of helping me lose my virginity online or other ways don't be shy
    MickyCrazy MickyCrazy 18-21, M Aug 17

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    This is my only true dream. Some people dream of prestigious careers...I dream of holding an infants hand and dipping them in paint and guiding them across the canvas. I dream of...
    Chrossy Chrossy 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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