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    11-16-2011, 08:37 PM
  #21
Yearling
Still doing ok, cravings suck big time, but working through it. 9 days now
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    11-16-2011, 09:13 PM
  #22
Green Broke
For everyone I've discussed it with, as long as they pass that 7 day point, they're without any withdrawals, but I swear it's the cravings that kill ya (not trying to be ironic..lol).
I'm use to only smoking about 2-3 a day, but I've been a fiend since my dad died. ;-; I stopped smoking because my dad asked if I smoked and I told him no..so, since I never really lied to my dad, nor wanted to, I told myself I would actually stop..Sucks he died right after that 7 day mark.
But, funny story? Not really funny..but I think it's ironic. Swear to God, everytime I try to light one up since he died, the lighter that he gave me (not for smoking) decides it doesn't want to work. I'll light it anytime away from a cigarette and it'll work perfectly fine, but as soon as I try to light a cig with it, the flame just dies. It makes me think he doesn't approve, which I know he never would, but I'm just not over his death enough to quit. I swear I will, soon, but not right now. If I see someone with the brand/type he use to get, I always ask them to trade me one or let me bum one. I feel horrible that I lied to him about not smoking, but at least I'm not doing any hard (illegal for a good reason) drugs like people I know do.

But, I do try to keep them away if there's anyone who doesn't smoke around, especially children. I'm a bad influence myself, I don't need me to make them thinking smoking is okay too.

And good luck, OP, for quitting/stopping. It's an amazing choice, and I'm sure you'll succeed.(:
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    11-16-2011, 09:22 PM
  #23
Trained
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Originally Posted by littrella    
still doing ok, cravings suck big time, but working through it. 9 days now
GOOD FOR YOU, keep on trucking, you know you are now a non smoker, just don't start smoking
     
    11-17-2011, 01:05 PM
  #24
Green Broke
Way to go! Keep it up, you're out of the woods.


I read a book to quit, Allen Carr's Easyway to Stop Smoking.
I quit in August of '03.
Never had even one since.
     
    11-19-2011, 10:52 AM
  #25
Yearling
GRRRR! I feel like crap! Coughing like i've got bronchitis but I know I don't. 3 hour drive to my brothers today for my side of the familys thanksgiving, this should be fun!
     
    11-19-2011, 12:31 PM
  #26
Trained
DON'T GIVE UP, the coughing is just your body getting rid of the crap, it won't last and once you're through it things will get a lot better again.

Take lots of boiled sweets with you and just keep sucking on them.

YOU CAN DO IT, hang in there
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    11-21-2011, 08:52 AM
  #27
Yearling
Made it 2 weeks! Yippee for me!!!!
     
    11-21-2011, 03:29 PM
  #28
Trained


You really have done well, just keep going one day at a time
     
    11-21-2011, 03:53 PM
  #29
Showing
In the words of Mark Twain, "Smoking is easy to give up, I've done it a hundred times"

I was a 3 pack per day smoker. I used to get up in the middle of the night to have a smoke. That was 30 years ago this past June. I can still go back to it if I got weak. I used acupuncture to get rid of the physical craving but it took will power to get past the psychological part. Haven't had a drag from a cigarette since.

It doesn't get easier but it sure feels better.
     
    11-21-2011, 07:02 PM
  #30
Green Broke
Do, or Donot, there is no try,......yoda
     

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