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I am in the process of giving up smoking

I have joined a stop smoking group at my local hospital
- Submitted by CSHORTT2 3/9/2011 in Motivation | 5 Comments
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TIKJAT12 3/23/2011 10:36:00 PM

    im trying to quit to. After 9 years. im on day number 4, its such a short amount of time but that fact that i even lasted a day made me so proud of myself.
PIXIEMOM44 3/11/2011 10:39:00 AM

    I too am working on quiting. I can comfortably only have 5 ciggs a day...but when i used to do dishes, laundry and feel it was time for a smoke break..i would tell myself "well ill vacum and do this other task before" then i find myself stretching it till a few more things are done, or another hr has passed. Its helping my being more mentally aware of when i want to smoke!
GIRANIMAL 3/9/2011 5:04:00 PM

    Awesome! I was a chain smoker up until 5 years ago. You can do it! Just remember, the first three weeks are the hardest. Persevere and you'll make it!
SUDEAUX 3/9/2011 3:52:00 PM

    First of all, congrats on taking the steps to quitting smoking. You've got to do it for you so you can be around for your loved ones to love longer.

I had smoked for almost 40 years, tried everything to quit and finally the only thing that helped me was Chantix.

It's been controversial but I decided that smoking had more side effects than the "potential" side effects that were rumored about Chantix.

I asked my doctor for a prescription and decided that if I got the first sign of being uncomfortable on this drug that I would quit it immediately.

I'm coming up on my 3 year anniversary of not smoking. And it wasn't that hard to do. You're actually allowed to still smoke until the medicine has time to adjust to your system.

Good Luck
JAMER123 3/9/2011 3:49:00 PM

    Way to go!!! Keep it going! You can do it!

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