into me 6th week now

As the title says cant believe how quick the time as gone not complaining though .

what a crazy 5 weeks it has been ups and downs any noobs reading this you can get here too. i was a hardcore cannabis smoker for 20 odd years and a nicotine addict for nearly 24 years .

i am so happy now still taking it one day at a time the urges to smoke are fading away fast now however i still have my gaurd up .

still need to get drunk and see how i handle that trigger any advice on that would be appreciated

good luck guys and thanks for the support

nic:):):):):

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  • still need to get drunk and see how i handle that trigger any advice on that would be appreciated

    Hiya Nic

    Well done on 6 weeks :D

    And on the getting drunk front, I'd say just go for it. Worked for me :D

    Honestly, yes it is a bit harder when you're out with your mates and they're smoking and you're not. But just think to yourself, they're slowly killing themselves, and you're not anymore. Also you don't have to go and stand outside and freeze your arse off, as they feel compelled to do. You can just stay in the pub in the warm, with your nice cold drink.

    God, just realised I sounded like an alcoholic then....oh well, have swapped one addiction for another...................off to the fridge for another beer :D

  • great. it takes about 28 day to make it a habit. it's okay, boozing is okay. hard to give up everything.

  • Hi Nic, I am in my 6th week as well. It feels good!

  • OMG!!!! go you! congratz on getting this far!!! :D:D:D

    The guys who quit before me are such an amazing help, you help me get through rough patches!!!

    Give yourself a huge pat on the back!

    shaz x

  • The guys who quit before me are such an amazing help, you help me get through rough patches!!!

    Give yourself a huge pat on the back!

    shaz x

    I will, thanks Shaz ;):D

  • Well done Nic :)

    I quit same day as you and am still here, go us!!

    I was out on Saturday night and needless to say I got quite tipsy :-/ well I just couldn't have been bothered to smoke, I just didn't want to go out in the cold, the craic was so much better inside anyway, everyone finds diff things hard. I find just going to the shop the hardest trigger.

    Well done again!

    Jill xxx

  • Well done on getting into your 6th week :D

    As for drinking, I would say go for it. If you are tempted then just make sure you stay inside when others go out. I think you will be fine, when I first had a drink I was worried but found that I didn't even think about it.

    Sian x

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