My 1st day

I stopped smoking at 6.30pm last night and used my nicorette inhalator from then on, then when I woke early this morning I was naughty and had 1 roll up. I have been good all day till now I have just had another roll up. I am finding it really hard, but thinking going cold turkey isn't the best way for me. I have been at home all day trying to keep myself occupied and its been hard. I thought that maybe its best for me to just restrict myself to 2 cigs a day, 1 morning and 1 in the evening and have the nicorette inhalator in between, maybe when i get use to this the 2 cigs a day might stop or result to 1 a day, which I think is quite good considering I was smoking around 20 a day.

I am out tomorrow morning so may find it better with something occupying me.

I will keep you up to date on day 2. I do feel guilty for my errors today as I thought I was doing well to start with, but then I am kind of proud for not having as many as normal. When I had my cig I felt a little cough which had gone away while not touching them.

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  • If you can just have one in the morning and one in the evening then lucky you.but 99% of us on here cannot do that and most probably wouldn't.

    99.9% of us on here quit and are now successful non-smokers.

    i'am on day 18 and aswell as my work, i've also completed 4 hours excercise, and i can tell you it's been one of the best days of my life.

    i think the worst thing about smoking is the fact it's in control of you and i didn't like that one bit.

    i'am in control now, and in less than 3 weeks i've become a completely different person, the cravings are less and less as time goes on.

    BUT it's not going to be easy, like anything worth having, it's a challenge.

    maybe instead of that one fag in the morning you should go for a jog, then you'll see just how those lungs of yours are slowly going to kill you.and don't kid yourself about it.you will suffer from smoking now and in a bigger way in the future.you will die a horrible slow death-irreversible damage.

    do your self the biggest favour and kick this discusting habit!

    are you a weak person? most people think that smokers are weak!

    i was weak too until i took control of my life.now everyday i feel like a success not a failure!

    love

    jamie

    xxxxxxxxxxxxx

  • Hi vanillacat :)

    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

    I hope this won't sound harsh it's not meant to but I think either you want to smoke or you don't, there's no in between

    OK today you managed with 2 fags and inhalor but you know you're unlikely to keep to that it will go up a bit almost everyday untill you're back were you were How do i know this the answer is easy I've been there done that got the video and the teashirt

    I know quitting isn't easy but it is worthwhile and you'll gain so much from quitting not least you'll regain control of your life

    The choice is yours quit or keep smoking

    Post often to let us know how you're doing, to rant, rave have a moan whatever you like pretty much anything goes on here OK

    Best Wishes

    Marg xxxxxxxx

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