Day 5 MUCH nicer than day 4 More weird brain activity though - i keep thinking i'm going to smoke - then dont
Think it might be a "fear of success" thing, in my head it goes s/thing like "if you dont smoke for a whole week,, you can't go back to smoking after that" - it's partly this thinking that broke my last quit, kind of "quick, smoke while you still can" and i dont wanna do that again (yet i kinda do!)
All i can come up with in "defense" is to say to myself "no-one is stopping you from smoking after 7 days quit, you can smoke then if you really want to" - seems like a odd "defense" though!
Had a pub garden lunch today. On the way there i really wanted to smoke, but once there, actually in the situation i didnt miss smoking. Deliberately watched the only smoker there - having to worry about smoking over people etc, but didnt feel much about it one way or the other.
Had the following thoughts today.... wanna smoke with my coffee to get over hangover; wanna smoke in pub garden; wanna smoke when i finish work; wanna smoke while driving along in the sun; wanna smoke after i've tidied the house, it's a tip and i'll "deserve" it; wanna smoke after my prawn sandwich dinner...
however i had all these thoughts before the actual situations i'm talking about - once i got to the situation i was ok - how do other people deal with this?
I'm aware it's a much better situation to be in than thinking "i want one RIGHT NOW" but would like to get over it if i can