Feeling the pinch!!

Ok so its 52 hours and 7 minutes since I smoked now, but I really have a big craving now urrggh. The worst so far. Days 1 and 2 were quite easy compared to today, and I can't blame today for the nicotine coming out of my system cos I am on patches. But I really feel like smoking tonight and then starting my quit all over again tomorrow. Keep telling myself that going for over 2 days without a smoke is an improvement, so I wouldn't feel that bad if I just smoked tonight and quit again tomorrow. Wrong thinking I know but hey, its hard today and I've tried everything :confused:

Zoe

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  • Thanks Karri and I see that you are right. Just that tonight is a bad one. Didn't even think I would get this far when I started. And now I could scream!! First time I've felt so bad urrgh!! Want a fag!! But if I buy a pack of ten I will smoke them all tonight I know!! Maybe I shoulda cut down more before I quit I dunno - or got Champix maybe.

    But tonight is REAL bad :mad:

    Sorry for the rant,

    Zoe :)

  • Hi Zoe

    I just wanted to add that i never thought i could do it, honestly i was one of those who said im never going to be able to get through the first day let alone any longer. Anyhow im nearing 11 months now and with a bit of help from Champix i have become smoke free. I would also say take up a new hobby or something, i took up knitting and that helped me loads esp in the first 6 weeks, it kept me busy esp my hands and my mind.

    No one said it would be easy but it is acheiveable so you can do this. Stay strong and focused. Take it one minute and one hour at a time and never say never just you wont have one now.

    Mr Nicodemon is trying to get you to feed him, but you are stronger than him. Tell him he is not wanted and before you know it another hour will pass. Embrace the cravings and tell yourself that you know you can get through this they wont last long.

    Good luck hun xx

  • Ok so its 52 hours and 7 minutes since I smoked now, but I really have a big craving now urrggh. The worst so far. Days 1 and 2 were quite easy compared to today, and I can't blame today for the nicotine coming out of my system cos I am on patches. But I really feel like smoking tonight and then starting my quit all over again tomorrow. Keep telling myself that going for over 2 days without a smoke is an improvement, so I wouldn't feel that bad if I just smoked tonight and quit again tomorrow. Wrong thinking I know but hey, its hard today and I've tried everything :confused:

    Zoe

    Hi Zoe - hope that you are still hanging on in there. The problem with thinking that you can always quit again tomorrow, is that you risk ending up in some kind of agonising Groundhog Day! Just how many times do you want to go through that first few days? Remember that it will get easier, if you can just make it through this first phase. Good luck.

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