Also stuggling

hi, new on here. Not really sure what day this is, technically the second day I guess. I started by cutting down from 20 a day with the aim of stopping last Saturday - failed, then Monday - failed. Finally yesterday managed to complete 24 hours smoke free, bit I am really struggling today. All I can think about is having a ciggie. I am at work, I am busy but still this constant nagging thought about smoking.

When will it get easier? I really need some light at the end of the tunnel.

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  • Hi Candowilldo :)

    Welcome to the forum and well done on the decision to quit possibly one of the most important you will ever make and you will be losing nothing but you will regain control of your life and that has to be good

    You will find all the help and support you need on here as we all help each other just like a family we are here for you every step of the way cheering the good days and sympathiseing with the bad but the good far outweigh the bad

    Read the posts on here you will find a lot of tips and advice and in the signatures of a lot you will find links to other sites just click on them Here are 2 I find very good to start you off and Read, read and then read some more as the more you read and learn about why you smoked and about your addiction the easier your quit will be

    You ask when will it be easier the answer to that is very soon the first week is the worst I promise after that it gets better until ine day you wake and realise hey I feel great

    No One can put a length of time to this as it varies as we are all gifferent so are our quits

    Good Luck


  • You're not called Candowilldo for nothing! Just keep going and hang on in there. I'm in the same boat as you, day 2 and counting.

    Be proud that you've managed day 1. You don't want to have to go back and do day 1 all again, so keep going, bit by bit. As they say slowly, slowly catchy monkey!

    TT x

  • it does get better. I hated the niggly worm feeling the most. It snipes and gripes at you constantly. Dont give in to it. Try and ride it as best you can. I promise with all of my heart it lasts for a very short time. Then the sun comes out and the world becomes a brighter place. Try to be positive and welcome the niggles rather than dwell on them. xxxx

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