A quick question

Hey guys, havent been here in a while, but now am back and was wondering, I quit smoking in June and havent looked back, (bar 1 minor slip up) but for the last week I have had this really strong overwhelming desire to smoke, has anyone else experienced this. I have no intention of going back on the old weeds, but cant get rid of this sensation??

Anyone any advice??

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  • hi sab - you are an awesome dawson for geting this far. Fact. :)

    has anything changed in your daily routine over the last week?

  • cant think of anything but I have been around a lot smokers socially - maybe thats it??

  • Could be that, could be a more subtle subconscious trigger - maybe a change in the weather? Something you're doing for the first time since quitting that you associated with smoking in the past? Low level stress?

    All I can say is keep doing what you're doing, and it will pass. I had the odd couple of days here and there up to about six months, where that feeling would come along and I'd think about smoking lots. Revisit your reasons, keep your head in the right place and don't have a moment of madness - it will fade away and you'll be fine!

    All the best,


  • Hi Sab, I stopped in June too and strangely enough I really wanted to smoke at the weekend. The feeling went on and on all day and I had to stay home because I was afraid I'd buy a packet. That's the first time that happened to me so I'm hoping its a last ditch attempt from my subconscious to make me smoke. NO CHANCE

  • There is that weird 3 month phenomenum that a lot of quitters experience. Don't read so much of it on here but certainly on the USA forums it's well acknowledged.

    Keep doing what you're doing - it obviously works.

  • What does the 3 month superstition have to do with it? Sab and I have both done more than 3 months

  • Thanks everyone I still really want to smoke but havent gave into the pressure!! Nice to know I am not the only one, We can do it UNA!!

    There is no way I am going back on them, I havent put all this weight on for nothing lol!!

    Well done everyone

  • Of course we can do it. I for one can't throw all these months away :D:D:D

  • I have been the same. Wanted to smoke this last few werks too. This last weeks bin the worse. As when the cravings hit so dies the anxity too. :(

    We will be strong tho and get through it

  • There is no way I am going back on them, I havent put all this weight on for nothing lol!!

    I can relate to that! Well done Sab, keep it up, you seem very positive ;)

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