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Starting a new day without Smoking!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by vfem, May 6, 2009.

  1. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    I have finally got it in me to quit... I hope! I woke up at 2am (actually I couldn't really even fall asleep) went out for a smoke and felt miserable!

    Got up this morning and didn't really want one.... ignored my usual routine and went without. Found myself lighting up after feeding the chickens and put it right back out.

    Came inside, had some coffee and came online to check my mail and come by here. Already moody at this point!

    So I drove to Walgreens with the little one in tow... bought her some cookies for dealing with mama being spuratic all day, and got some nicotine gum.

    First of all, that stuff is poo! But I've only had one piece so far I'm fine.

    In fact, I'm not really too worried about right now. My trigger for smoking is my friends and husband.... they come home and smoke like crazy! I have all of maybe 3 cigerettes when he's at work and I'm home all day, then after he and the friends come over, we're all out on the deck and he asks me to come smoke with him 1/2 a dz times.

    I told him I want to quit and I wanted him on board.... for 6 months we talked about it. Its about time I took action!!!

    Wish me luck, I don't know how well I will hold up while he is home. That is my biggest worry. [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 6, 2009

  2. charmed one

    charmed one Show Me State Gal

    Good for you Vfem! Hang in there. I am on day #3 and I know just how you feel! Keep telling yourself YOU CAN DO IT!! [​IMG]
  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    Quote:I REALLY hope it works for you- I need the inspiration! [​IMG] and [​IMG] and [​IMG] !

    Wanna be phone buddies?
  4. jonathansenn

    jonathansenn Songster

    Mar 16, 2009
    East Dublin, GA
    good luck to both of you [​IMG]
  5. ArizonaNessa

    ArizonaNessa Joyfully Addicted

    Apr 7, 2009
    Awesome! You can do it. Just keep busy and don't worry with that nasty gum, its probably worse for you than actually smoking. I will keep you both in my prayers tonight.

    Edit: ok ok the first step is admitting you have a problem so here goes....I need to quit too! Anyone starting a support group?
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  6. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    congrats on quitting. I quit about 6 months ago and I never felt better [​IMG]
  7. SproutGirl

    SproutGirl Songster

    Apr 3, 2008
    Missoula, Montana
    Good luck to you. My Mother started smoking when she was 15 years old, and she finally was able to quite when she was 58. She is 60 now and is doing great. Her physical and emotional health both greatly improved after she quit smoking. I hope you will do well.

  8. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    you can do it. my DH just quit two weeks ago. He used to smoke a pack a day and just quit cold turkey
  9. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    My big issue right now, is I need to know I can get through day one alone! you know what I mean... if day one goes and I'm surviving I can get to day 2... its all about day then... then day 3... ect.

    When 5pm comes and hubby is home... I'm probably going to take a walk, yeah, a walk sounds good.

    I am going to attempt to get my friend Stef in on this, as she's quit before... but she started back up like a month ago or so when her boyfriend left. But I'm here now...maybe she's back me up, if I back her up.... make her walk with me!!!! LOL
  10. willowcol

    willowcol Songster

    Oct 10, 2008
    Macclesfield NC
    Good luck!

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