My kids are right. They have been nagging me about smoking for years. And for some unknown reason 5 days ago After 43 years of smoking-- i just said enough!!! And I quit. Have had a few pieces of nicorette when the urge was horrible. But I feel liberated and pissed that it took me this long to quit. Yes. I miss my morning cigarette, but figured I rather miss that than missing the oppurtunity to one day see my boys marry and have grandchildren. Its hard, and I truly understand why you are afraid. But know that temporary fixes, gum, patches,and e cigs can take the edge off. Wish me luck. I am determined to beat this!!!!!