Day 18 !!

Hmmm, I've not wrote on here recently as I've really had to try to brush these urges aside and these past 2 days I've had a fair few of them. Feel ok for it bu just seems I have thought about and felt like a fag more times than the rest of the past couple of weeks altogether. Not sure why, not sure how I am managing to fob the itch away either and don't know how I am managing to cope with feeling so irate and snappy, except than to just not speak !!

I hope the other week 3 people are all doing well and thank you to rich and cavalier for their positive comments on my day 15, along with everyone else's that I get.

I must say though I have not had any desperate cravings or anything like that, just a 'fancy a fag' couple of days. If anyone out there can tell me this is normal after not having these feelings so much then please let me know why after many days of thinking the thought and feeling is lessening it seems to be hitting me with a vengeance.

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  • day 18

    Thank you Jim that's very true what you're saying. Feel I've had it too easy maybe for all these days and took it for granted this is how it will always be. I had the odd 'off' day but not 2 days in a row whereby my mind is constantly thinking how nice a fag would be, when in my heart of hearts i know it would be disgusting and the road back to 20 a day.

    I will get through this even if i have another dodgy days ahead of me, i just felt i am a bit wierd or that im too weak to continue this journey even though i want to but I'm sure I will soon be back to my strong poitive self.

    I am annoyed at how tired out i am all the time and blame the lack of nicotine when in reality it's probably because i'm just back to work after 3 months of with a broken leg---bit of a shock to the system for me and certainly not because i don't smoke anymore !! Well done to you for your quit too and i hope you feel really good for it, it's people like you who offer us encouragement and inspiration...

  • Hi Dee Dee :D

    18 days is great well done All the things you're feeling are perfectly normal just hang in there

    Love

    Margxx

  • Hi Dee Dee

    Day 19 now well done hun. Some people find week three a bit hard not sure why but they do mixed with your return to work may be not helping. You are doing fine hun Im sure it will get better soon. Has Jim said get as much rest as poss.xxxxxxxxx

  • Hmmm, I've not wrote on here recently as I've really had to try to brush these urges aside and these past 2 days I've had a fair few of them. Feel ok for it bu just seems I have thought about and felt like a fag more times than the rest of the past couple of weeks altogether. Not sure why, not sure how I am managing to fob the itch away either and don't know how I am managing to cope with feeling so irate and snappy, except than to just not speak !!

    I hope the other week 3 people are all doing well and thank you to rich and cavalier for their positive comments on my day 15, along with everyone else's that I get.

    I must say though I have not had any desperate cravings or anything like that, just a 'fancy a fag' couple of days. If anyone out there can tell me this is normal after not having these feelings so much then please let me know why after many days of thinking the thought and feeling is lessening it seems to be hitting me with a vengeance.

    Hi Dee-Dee,

    Well the fact you are still sticking with it should give you immense joy! I am trying tomorrow and just joined - not to sure where to start so just picked you. May as well chat to someone who has done so well!

    32, smoked for 15 years, on 30 a day now. I just remember stopping for 8 months a few years ago and how cool it is to wake up on say day 18 (like yourself) and breath a sigh of relief! Anyway won't keep you. wish me luck.

    well done! A bit of exersice and a lot of sleep is what I recommend. Also DVD's and ice cream!!

    tx

    Ands

  • Hi Ands :)

    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 whyquit.com and woofmang.com 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

    Good Luck

    Marg

  • well done on your quit so far, I had afew of those days last week I thought it was never going to end.

    I have treated myself this weekend, to spending time in the garden, eating coffee renoir! and going for ice cream with my boyfriend. ive been to new places as a non smoker in an attempt to reeducate my brain as I was getting stuck in a mindset where everywhere I was going I was missing the fags.

    stick with it and you will come through it and you feel so proud of yourself. Keep going xxxx