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Quit Smoking - day 3

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by abercrombie575, Jan 3, 2011.

  1. abercrombie575

    abercrombie575 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, This is day 3 and no smoking! I have made this resolution before but I feel different about it this time. I am not being moody and really there are few cravings for it. Everytime I want one I tell myself that it will not taste the same at this point anyway. I was just wonering if I am alone in this quest or if there is someone out there that we could be lending some support to each other.
    Dawn
     
  2. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

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    Wishing you well! My mom was a big smoker and quit a few years ago. She might have had the nic gum on hand,but rarely used it.My dh switched to electric cigs,which I read are still pretty bad for you.
     
  3. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    I have been a smoker for over 50 years. Probably could have bought several new trucks with the money I've spent on cigarettes over the years. So now I've finally decided that I must quit and have started taking a medication called Chantix. Good luck with your effort and I'll keep you posted about mine.
     
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2011
  4. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You CAN do this!
     
  5. bakerjw

    bakerjw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woo Hoo!!! 3 Days!!! You've got it nailed. Just avoid situations where you might be tempted to have one like out for a few drinks or other social situations. You can do it!
     
  6. suburban

    suburban Out Of The Brooder

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    Well done so far. Just take it one day at a time, one hour at a time if you have to. I quit smoking 10 years ago and it was the best thing I ever did.
    It is hard but so worth it.

    Just remember why you want to quit. And if you do have a craving ask your self "do I want this cigarette or do I want to be a non-smoker?"
     
  7. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    You can do it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm going on about 10 years without now

    Just avoid situations where you might be tempted to have one like out for a few drinks or other social situations.

    Great advise there, that was my hardest time. Not the smoking habit but the habit of smoking. I had to quit sitting out on the back porch for awhile until I got past it.

    Steve​
     
  8. KBChicks

    KBChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a friend that was a pack a day smoker......starting her 1st day, she put $5 in a bucket... every single day.

    Last summer she had her driveway repaved and paid the guy in cash. All 5's! [​IMG]

    Best of luck! You can do it!!!
     
  9. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Good luck- you definitely can do it, but it IS hard!
    I got myself some sunflower seeds and lollies to help with the whole hand-to-mouth habit and it really helped [​IMG]
     
  10. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    GOOD LUCK! I have a friend that is trying to stop. And another who says he can stop anytime he wants but isnt trying hard enough >.<

    My friend that is trying to stop metioned t ome that if he had a tictac everytime he got the urge he thought he would be able to quit. SO for Christmas he picked up a ten lb box that made funny noises from inside his locker [​IMG]
     

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