Hi everyone. This is maybe my third serious serious quit attempt and hopefully my last too. I've smoked since the age of 12, I'm 22 now and the effects of my smoking are all too apparent. I haven't had a cigarette in 25 hours and so far I'm feeling stronger. I've had this flu for two weeks, terrible cough and sore throat, it was the cough and the fact that it was 100 times worse because of the fags, that has motivated me to really quit. I have two phrases that I keep in mind.. 'it's now or never' either I stop now, or I'll always be a smoker, because it's getting more difficult to stop as time goes on and also 'all or nothing' because there's no such thing as 'just one fag' if I smoke that one fag, the entire addiction comes back.
Today I've lazed around watching tv shows, eating chocolate and drinking lots of juice. I hope that tomorrow may be a bit more productive but it's difficult with my concentration going in and out (even though my sugar levels should be ok) and I'm also tired. I'm glad I decided to stop on a weekend, at least now I get a few days without any stress. I think I'm enjoying this typing too much will end up writing a novel. Anyhoo am determined to still be here for day 2, 3, 4, 5... 1000. I know that when I get to around 3 weeks there will be no going back.. just gotta hang in there.