Fallen and getting back up!

Ok, so I have fallen off and smoked so today I am at day one again. I'm not going to beat myself up, just try again. I got a patch here and the lozenges, but I really want to get the nic out of my system.

I don't understand why a man and not one that we are in a true committed relationship can get to me and stress me and then I turn to cigs! So I just have to tell myself he is not worth me losing my quit and deal with it in a different way, it's like him and the nic demon is winning and I should be the only one winning!

So, I have to try again.

Mic.

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  • Ok, so I have fallen off and smoked so today I am at day one again. I'm not going to beat myself up, just try again. I got a patch here and the lozenges, but I really want to get the nic out of my system.

    I don't understand why a man and not one that we are in a true committed relationship can get to me and stress me and then I turn to cigs! So I just have to tell myself he is not worth me losing my quit and deal with it in a different way, it's like him and the nic demon is winning and I should be the only one winning!

    So, I have to try again.

    Mic.

    Hi Michelle

    Well done for picking yourself up and dusting yourself down... ok day one lets get going ............ think positive thoughts ...write down the reasons you slipped and write down the reasons next to them why you wont slip again ....but you have done the hard part your back in the right way of thinking so good stuff welcome back look forward to your next post :)

  • Hi Mic,

    Sorry to hear about you having to start day 1 again, but that is now in the past.

    There really is no reason to beat yourself up most of us here have done day 1 more times than we care to remember!

    So you can now see your trigger, and that makes it easier to deal with. You are completly right that the quit is the most important thing and nothing and nobody should come before that.

    Read, read, read, and of course post often to let us know how you are going.

  • Hi Michelle - quitting is easy, I've done it hundreds of times. Well done for starting day 1 again, it's the hardest bit. Keep at it!! Welcome back and keep in touch

    Lynne :)

  • Hi Michelle

    Dont beat yourself up...we all have our slip stories...

    Well done on coming back to quickly and the very best of luck to you..

    L

  • Hi Michelle,

    It will be day 1 again for me tomorrow. I said I was going to quit today but it all got a bit too much and I ended up caving in. :(

    We can do this. I will look out for you tomorrow.

  • Thank you everyone for the support and wonderful words, this place really does help! Doesn't matter how many times you try and fail everyone is here to cheer you on again and that is wonderful!!!!

    Boober, think we need to watch out for each other :D

    Mic.

  • Definitely! Let's keep in touch and encourage and support each other to kick nasty nic where it hurts!!! :D

  • Mic & Boober. Good luck to you both. Not easy but got to be worth it!

  • Well Done Mic

    Hi Mic , Well done for realising that you "slipped". It has happened to me before on previous quits and despite not beating yourself up over it you will become a stronger person for realising that you have had to start all over again.

    Before you know it you will be well on your way along the road again to quitsville and feeling better in yourself.

    Good luck !:D

    Trev

    Quit 28th april 09

    3 months patches

    3 months 2 weeks C.T :)

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