Well today actually has been a hard day for stopping.There seems to be different ways to stop including patches and pill or even gum. At the moment i have a patch on which is Niquitin Clear 21mg which you can leave on over night they are usually seen as 24 hour patches. They are itchy as hell but i know it will be worth it in the end. I have also gone cold turkey for about 3 hours today before i put a patch on my arm. But i realized 3 hours is all i can take without a patch. But i suppose that is good. I actually sat myself down today on you tube. When i was buying cigarettes from the shop i couldn't face looking at them horrible pictures on the side of them. And then i thought if i really want to quit and be more healthy i need to see these pictures to show me that i do need to quit. I looked at them and they made me want to cry. My fiance bought 10 Lambert and butler from the shop today and i showed him them pictures and videos of people who tell there story about quitting and we both decided it is time to stop. We snapped them up and put them in the bin. I know that people who smoke will say what a waste if tabs but i have to say it felt so good being in control of my addiction to smoking. And i know now that i control my life not cigarettes. I'm taking it day by day and hope that the craving get easier which they will as i have quit before but i am more determined to quit than ever.
1.27AM Feb 21st 2009.
Well i needed to add a little extra to my first day before i start my second day. I have had no cigarettes so far. And i am so proud of myself. I need to check out the Allen Carr book everyone is going on about but i heard you have to smoke all the way through the book. I don't think i want to put another cigarette in my mouth. The smell makes me ill from the smell of them. I am so happy that i haven't had any and i know its early days but i am so determined. I don't know if this will work for you but i have a patch on 21mg (Had it on all day) And to get rid of them little craving that annoy me i have been having a pint of freezing cold water and coffee, I guess the cold water just gets rid of it completely, and the coffee is just helping me from getting stressed with the cravings. But water is doing it for me as well as the patch so far. If anyone has read the Allen Carr book with out smoking through it tell me what it is like thank you for reading and good look to everyone else.