The last couple of days have been a bit stressful, hubby has been poorly and was rushed to hospital with chest pains, we had a lovely 14 hour date night in A&E, he has a pre excisting heart condition so its always a worry when he gets pains. The whole time I was there I didn't even think of smoking...I was to focused on him I think... that is until I went to get myself a coffee, walked outside the hospital and wham, a big fat craving, it was so intense I didn't know what to do! I tried breathing talking to myself, pressing my patch, then I remembered I had some micro tabs in my bag, hadn't tried one before.. well they taste disgusting it made me cough, and then I had a massive sneezing fit, had my legs crossed to stop me wetting myself, my eyes were watering, my nose running.... all this only lasted for a few minutes, but it felt like forever as I did have an audience of about 20 people!! Lol x

27 Replies

oldest β€’ newest
  • Hi Laura sorry to hear about your husband hope he is ok. And well done for not giving in take care xxx

  • Thank you, hubby is a lot better x

  • Hi Laura ,

    How's your husband ..... You handled the stress perfectly..... Good going..... Keep this site close especially when you're stressed....

    Arizona xx

  • Thank you Arizona, hubby is a lot better, although he will have to have a bypass eventually, and me smoking will not change nope x

  • My dad felt so much better after his bypass ....your husband will feel so good after the healing process is overπŸ‘

  • Laura, you did just flippin FANTASTIC[b/] gal :) :) :) as a matter of fact, am going to do my bum wiggle dance for ya's :o :D :D

    Laura, am sooooo PROUD of ya gal, I really am :) :) :) no matter whether you had an audience of 20 people or 200 :o you got through it :) :) with your legs crossed eh :D :D

    A drop in temperature can also bring on sneezing, runny nose ermmm, crossed legs, cos i know how hot it can be in those hospital wards eh :o

    Am sending hubby BIG GET WELL SOON HUGGS :) :) cos I know ya need him and loves him gal :) :) Just remember NOPE, Not One Puff Ever :) :)

    I am sooooo PROUD of ya gal :) :) :)

  • Loving the bum wiggle dance monky, I'm so gonna learn it, thank you so much for your support, and for making us all laugh xx

  • Aw so sorry to hear about your hubby☹️ hope he's getting better nowπŸ’

    Well done for getting through it all without lighting upπŸ‘πŸΌ sounds sooo funny the way ya described it, but it was tough for you. Your 8 weeks is terrific and I'm so pleased you kept true to your quit, brilliant😊

  • Thank you briarwood, hubby is a lot better and I'm still smoke free x

  • sorry to hear about your hubby and i hope he is getting better.

    Loves how you handled the craving.. You did brilliantly :) :) I am so very proud of you for stay strong under such stressful conditions :) :)

  • Thanks a lot glolin, love the support of this site, you are all amazing x

  • Hi Laura. Glad u stayed strong and hope ur hubby is doing ok.

    U made me laugh when u said "pressing my patch" that's exactly what I do! Like u think it's going to give u a quick boost or something. πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸΈ

  • Hey Andrew, the patch pressing is a regular thing for me lol, glad I'm not the only one! You must be coming up to two months soon! Well done! X

  • I know it me chuckle I thought I'm not the only one then! Yeah two months on Saturday! I'm so pleased. U must be about the same time now. It still comes into my head tho I'll have a sit down now and a nice cigarette.... Then it comes back to me. πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

  • 2 calendar months today, I know what you mean, sometimes it's totally random as well... was in the bath the other day, got a craving, I have never smoked in the bath!! Lol

  • Well done on two months that's brilliant no stopping us now πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

  • Definitely ☺


    Congrats on 2 months today, awesomeπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

  • Oh gosh I hope your hubby recovers well quickly. That's brilliant you haven't succumb to smoking under such stress. You can do this Laura πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ŠπŸ‘ŠπŸ‘Š x

  • Thank you Donna, hubby is doing much better, Mr nic is an evil bugger who learns our trigger quicker than we do, but I shall continue to stick my fingers up to him... nope.. I hope you are feeling a bit better, well done for day 4, we can do this xx

  • Thanks Laura & I'm glad your hubby is. Enter ☺️ Xx

  • Better even ! πŸ‘

  • Pressing the patch ha I did that for ages but you know it works, finished all nrt now for about 3 weeks but keep low nic gum with me for these times, seems like however you got there it worked for you lol. Hope your hubby ok and remember you not smoking is better for him too x

  • Haha the patch pressing gang! Got one more week of mine, so I'm going to do extra pressing lol. Well done on your quit x

  • Flippin eck Laura that was a massoosive test which you passed with flying colours😊 Glad hubby is doing well though, must be really scary for both of you πŸ˜•πŸ˜Š

    Now..... Onto that other little problem you appear to have πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • Hahahaha droopy that made laugh out loud... thank you πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • Sometimes you just need a bit of release....πŸ™€πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

You may also like...