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Craving is calling!!

nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
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Not even an hour and I am pulling my hair out for a cigarette!!๐Ÿ˜–

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103063
10306311 Weeks Winner

Don't you do it.. take deep breaths and get something to drink and if you need to chat then do just that.. just don't smoke it will get better hug's

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to 103063

May God have mercy on me!!! I am like wtf???? Excuse my french!! ๐Ÿคฎ๐Ÿคฎ๐Ÿคฎ

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103063
10306311 Weeks Winner
in reply to nkineza

You can fight this nkineza

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to 103063

Oh you are wonderful!!! I am like a dog who has smelled a juice piece of beef!!

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103063
10306311 Weeks Winner
in reply to nkineza

Be ready for them cravings.. cause it comes with the territory and try to focus on why you need to quit..

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Corrina125
Corrina125Administrator

Hi nkineza, you need to distract yourself, read a book, clean your teeth, run up and down the steps, jump on the spot, ring a friend. Cravings last between 5 and 6 minutes, and each one beaten is one less towards your smoke free goal!

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to Corrina125

Alright, I may as well go for a walk!! Thank you ๐Ÿ˜˜

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tubby54
tubby54Administrator

Hi nkineza, I totally agree ,might as well go for a walk!๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ At the beginning of my quit I managed to exhaust my dog๐Ÿ•.................BUT be sure you don't have enough change in your pocket to be able to but them๐Ÿšญ!

There are a lot of us supporting you๐Ÿ’ช,I know it's not easy but it's do-able and well worth the bumpy start!๐Ÿšญ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ€xx

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to tubby54

What are you talking about?? If you are a smoker or a former smoker you know to which length, we smokers go to!!

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103063
10306311 Weeks Winner
in reply to tubby54

It sure is tubby54...

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103063
10306311 Weeks Winner

Don't give in to them cravings I know it's hard but you can do this..we all been there and it does get better...

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to 103063

It is really good to talk to people who have been there done that and wear the t-shirt!! That is why you have given me strength to go cold turkey!! I donโ€™t know if anyone of you had to go through the lectures of non smokers!! This๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค” has been my face for the last 20 years!!

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103063
10306311 Weeks Winner
in reply to nkineza

I can't say nothing but good things about this group.. they have been my rock..

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to 103063

I am like what?? Help has been there for long time while I was being ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ๐Ÿ˜–๐Ÿ˜ก!! We live and learn every day!!

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103063
10306311 Weeks Winner

Everytime the craving starts I do my breathing exercises and that helps me.. you gotta figure out what your vice is hon

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to 103063

Oh well since it is the first I go without a cigarette for....... I have no idea what is my other vice!!! I may discover something new about myself along the way!!

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103063
10306311 Weeks Winner
in reply to nkineza

Now see that's a good attitude to have.. but it's not easy to quit and this group knows that..

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to 103063

Not easy to quit??? I know something about it!! I have been giving up smoking every day for the last 10 years!!! But once I decided to quit, I smoked more!!๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ๐Ÿ˜ฑ

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103063
10306311 Weeks Winner

That's the brain messing with you.. but you really can quit it's hard but can be done..

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to 103063

My brain tends to play tricks on me all the time! So you do have a valuable point!!๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

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103063
10306311 Weeks Winner

Yes you will live to see another day.. that's gotta be valuable..plus you will feel better knowing a cigarette didn't beat you...

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to 103063

Alleluia!!! Amen!! 103063, you are a gem!! Me love you๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

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103063
10306311 Weeks Winner
in reply to nkineza

You got to not let a cigarette take over your life hon.. now when another craving hits you and it will what's our plan..

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to 103063

Heee my guardian angel, cigarette took over my life!! I am just now seeing the light!! ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

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Corrina125
Corrina125Administrator
in reply to nkineza

Hi nkineza, if you haven't already read the post mind games that Tubbs put on here a few days ago. Its good ammunition for the fight hun, the more you know the better you can deal with it and make sure you do those breathing exercises that our gal's been talking about. You can find them in the pinned posts.

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103063
10306311 Weeks Winner

So when that craving hits get on here and chat it out with someone..or take deep breaths and say to yourself I will not let you defeat me no longer.. hug's โฃ๏ธ

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Briarwood
BriarwoodAdministrator

Hope youโ€™re hanging in there nkineza๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿšญโœ…xx

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Volleyaan
Volleyaan8 Weeks Winner

Hello nkineza just hang in there and focus on why u are quiting.Dont just give in to them cravings just try ur best to distract it

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Flow2
Flow220 Months Winner

For me it was the first week especially the first three days. Hang in there hang in there it gets better trust me.

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Volleyaan
Volleyaan8 Weeks Winner

Remember one thing nkineza at the end of every tunnel there is light so Sweetie try ur best to see that light by distracting them cravings

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Volleyaan
Volleyaan8 Weeks Winner

Hi nkineza no matter how bad the day is u can always say"well at least i didn't smoke ".and u will be the happiest person ever๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ชYES U CAN hon!!!!!!!๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

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coat2003
coat2003A Friend

STOP THINKING about smoking!occupy yourself more. sometimes cravings happen because you are bored, fed up. Remove what makes you feel like that...pace yourself and REWARD even for a day not smoking. Many people do a big mistake GOING COLD TURKEY, that's too fast...set yourself achievable goals....and stick to them.

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to coat2003

You do have a strong point!!

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louloubelll
louloubelll21 Months Winner

Dear nkineza, the first week is the hardest. We have all been there. Keep yourself busy! Go for a walk, take a bubble bath, put headphones on and clean your house....etc. You can do thisโ— stay strong๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to louloubelll

Oh it is...๐Ÿค‘๐Ÿฅบ๐Ÿคข๐Ÿคฎ๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜– but i am busy telling myself loudly how beautiful my skin will look like with the cigy out of the picture!! And I am already planning what I will do with the money I used to spend on cigarettes! I am going to spoil myself with it!!

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louloubelll
louloubelll21 Months Winner
in reply to nkineza

Dear nkineza, thats the wayโ—๐Ÿ‘

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Sara_2611
Sara_2611LONG TERM WINNER

dont even think about it lol!! Close your eyes -& turn your back & if the weather is good -go outside where you cant see them & chant the mantra (YES I CAN QUIT SMOKING!!! ) over & over -think of all of the long term health problems say to quote a phrase under different circumstances JUST SAY NO!!! (I DONT WANT A CIGARETTE!!!!!) When you get up in the morning & you feel a craving chant those mantras

Use positivity it will help you in the long run!!!! You can do it !!!!

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to Sara_2611

Sara I did not have a cigarette with my coffee this morning and is a first!! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

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Sara_2611
Sara_2611LONG TERM WINNER
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Im so happy for you

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Sara_2611
Sara_2611LONG TERM WINNER

Im so.happy 4 u

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nkineza
nkineza7 Weeks Winner
in reply to Sara_2611

Than u!!

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Sara_2611
Sara_2611LONG TERM WINNER
in reply to nkineza

U r so welcome

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