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the wine issue

Hello all, i have a slight weakness.....i crave a smoke whenever i have a glass of wine, i know this is common and the obvious solution would be not to drink wine!!! but i luuuurve a nice glass of red now and again and don't want to have to worry about craving when i have one! (or 5 :eek:) so does anybody have any good tips for either avoiding or combatting cravings when enjoying a tipple??????? all advice greatly appreciated!!!! thanks! :D

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No idea, I hate wine - and red wine is the work of the devil.

:D

Just have something to fiddle with to hand, something to keep your mind ticking over so you don't think of fags? I find that helps in almost any situation.

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No idea, I hate wine - and red wine is the work of the devil. well i'm no angel!!!;)

Just have something to fiddle with to hand, something to keep your mind ticking over so you don't think of fags? I find that helps in almost any situation. ok will be sure to keep my boyfriend close to hand! hehe!;):rolleyes: (sorry couldn't resist!) :D

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ok will be sure to keep my boyfriend close to hand! hehe!;):rolleyes: (sorry couldn't resist!) :D

Whatever gets you through :rolleyes:

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hehe!!!!!! :D

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Smut and filth aside ;), my advice to you is to face it head on. Why shouldn't you have a bottle or two??

Get through it a number of times and you will begin to not even think about it.

I used to smoke every time I got in the car but I dont think about it any more.

The sooner you face and overcome all your trigger situations the better.

Good luck

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As Tomatpots suggests, practice makes perfect - preferably with a non smoking friend that will pin you down at the slightest suggestion that you might smoke.

Personally I like cider, but I'm from Somerset!

Cheers

Nic

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As Tomatpots suggests, practice makes perfect - preferably with a non smoking friend that will pin you down at the slightest suggestion that you might smoke.

Personally I like cider, but I'm from Somerset!

Cheers

Nic

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You the one on the left or the right, Nic?

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ok...on the advice of you lot i will try to conquer my trigger situation with lots of practice!!!! hhmmm practicing drinking wine....its a hard life :rolleyes::D

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You the one on the left or the right, Nic?

Not quite here's me with a small glass of scrumpy!

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I wish

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yuk he's vile! looks like he has the same IQ as an earthworm!!!!

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Try drinking petrol that should put you off smoking.:D

Depends if you are having food - if you are then go with

Meths with red meat or white spirit with chicken or fish:D

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Try drinking petrol that should put you off smoking.:D

maybe not..............

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Tastes better than red wine :p

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i think you lot should stop ganging up on red wine!!! *hands on hips, tutting with disapproving look!*

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Red Wine!!

Wonderful stuff.

and doesn't need a fag to make it taste good.

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Red Wine!!

Wonderful stuff.

and doesn't need a fag to make it taste good.

couldn't agree more John!!!! Cheers!

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I didn't say I dislike wine, I just prefer cider.

But if I am drinking wine it has to be a good quality full bodied red or proper Champagne.

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I didn't say I dislike wine, I just prefer cider.

But if I am drinking wine it has to be a good quality full bodied red or proper Champagne.

had a bit of a nasty incident with cider wayyyyy before i was supposed to! never been able to stand the stuff since...my own fault of course!!! my BF loves the stuff!!! :)

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had a bit of a nasty incident with cider wayyyyy before i was supposed to! never been able to stand the stuff since...my own fault of course!!! my BF loves the stuff!!! :)

Haha, same for me with Bells whisky when I was about 15 now over 20 years later I can drink any other whisky but Bells, the smell of which still churns my stomach. The odd thing is that as when I reached my 20's I got just as drunk on things I still enjoy, strange.

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Hello all, i have a slight weakness.....i crave a smoke whenever i have a glass of wine, i know this is common and the obvious solution would be not to drink wine!!! but i luuuurve a nice glass of red now and again and don't want to have to worry about craving when i have one! (or 5 :eek:) so does anybody have any good tips for either avoiding or combatting cravings when enjoying a tipple??????? all advice greatly appreciated!!!! thanks! :D

Advice from a hardened wine drinker:

The first few times I thought about it but with persistance (and monitoring your intake) the association with smoking goes. You would be surprised how quickly. Plus, you can actually taste the wine. I used to wonder what all the fuss was about because lets face it, all wine tastes like a chewed up fag butt when you smoke.

You have so many nice things to look forward to without the fags!!

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I had the same thought , but i went out in to town, perhaps had a pint less or two than normal... made it through.

Now i KNOW I have done it before so there is no excuse I cant do it again.

I also like to stand outside with smokers for the challange and to know if ive done that , I can do it again in future and pretty much anything else.

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I also like to stand outside with smokers for the challange and to know if ive done that , I can do it again in future and pretty much anything else.

I also do that at work, my smoking mates think it's so I can breath in the smoke for a small "fix". Until I pointed out where I was standing that is.

Why should I miss out on extra breaks just cos I quit? :D

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I also do that at work, my smoking mates think it's so I can breath in the smoke for a small "fix". Until I pointed out where I was standing that is.

Why should I miss out on extra breaks just cos I quit? :D

Love it:D:D

I should try something similar. i saw a comedy clip show once, where there were all standing outside waving sparklers around!!!!

Nice thought

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I still have my fag break with my work mates 5 of them smoke just dont have the fag. stinks tho HEHE.xxxxxxxxxxxx

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I also do that at work, my smoking mates think it's so I can breath in the smoke for a small "fix". Until I pointed out where I was standing that is.

Why should I miss out on extra breaks just cos I quit? :D

Theres a misconception that you stand there wishing you can have a fag, when its entirely the other way around, and they are wishing they could stop!

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Theres a misconception that you stand there wishing you can have a fag, when its entirely the other way around, and they are wishing they could stop!

They don't think that anymore... nosmokingday.org.uk/forum/s...

That made them realise that I actually don't want to smoke... that I made this choice because I WANTED to and not because I thought I HAD to.

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They don't think that anymore... nosmokingday.org.uk/forum/s...

That made them realise that I actually don't want to smoke... that I made this choice because I WANTED to and not because I thought I HAD to.

Haha very naughty (but very nice;))

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