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  • 3 days ago

    Not my first time trying to quit, but I believe I'm ready now

    Hi everyone! I guess this is an introductory post if that's alright. I've been smoking for 20 years (with a few breaks and a few times cutting down as much as I could, still feeling a bit guilty and hopeless about these failures) and am now trying one more time with the patch, lozenges, and ecigs. Cold turkey turned me into a monster, and I am now trying to come up with the best combination of things which have worked the longest for me. I don't really have much support in my real life....
  • 8 days ago

    cigarettes vs e-cigarettes

    Hi everyone, I am on my umpteenth time to try and quit smoking. I've been smoking for about 40 yrs. My son convinced me to start using e-cigarettes instead of smoking cigarettes. He told me that it was better for you and I can cut down on the amount of nicotine I'm getting over time. Then I was told that vaping was even worse for you than cigarettes. I just don't know. I do know that with the vaping, I breathe better and feel better. I believe that I can cut down in a short time with....
  • 17 days ago

    Vaping 0 Nic while breastfeeding.

    Is it safe to vape 0% Nicotine while breastfeeding? Could it harm the baby?
  • 17 days ago

    Started losing all the flavor from the juice; is it normal?

    Hey guys, I am here for one of my friends. She wanted to quit and has been vaping for about 2 weeks and then all of a sudden she started losing all the flavour from the juice.. I figured it was the coil being burnt out so I asked her to switch the coils and try again. But, still the result is same… She switched the tank and the e juice and still no flavour… I’ve been vaping for the past year, but never had such an issue. My friend and I’ve been vaping the same flavour, which we bought from an e liquid....
  • 17 days ago

    Hysterectomy and now quitting smoking

    Hi all. I am 46 y/0 and had an elective hysterectomy on December 18th to prevent ovarian cancer as I have a family history. I am a type 1 diabetic, have high cholesterol and after surgery, my blood pressure was starting to really get high. I am literally a ticking time bomb. I am not quite through day one and and am seriously just needing some support. Not only do I feel like I am totally going to loose my mind, I am emotional and just want to lay in my bed and cry. I have quit many times before....
  • 17 days ago

    Hospital week free

    I had been on Chantix before coming in for double pneumonia. The Chantix was helping so much and I was down to 13 cigarettes a day after only 3 weeks. I felt fantastic which is not always the case with everyone. Bad side effects are assigned to get off it immediately. After smoking for 34 years I will do anything it takes. Any of these e-cigarettes or others a garbage and still have nicotine. They are to be thrown away just like cigarettes. My daughter has seen my lung X-ray and my hands from IVs....
  • 1 month ago

    Just stopped Smoking...

    I had stopped smoking in 2004 - had not smoked for 11 years. Then, in 2016, I separated, got divorced, sold a house, moved, two kids in college and starting taking on a bigger role as care giver to elderly mother - in another state so I started smoking AGAIN. I just bought a pack last night - smoked today and realized I HATE SMOKING! Broke the cigarettes, threw them in the trash and threw away my lighter. I joined this message board for support. I don't want to smoke and I need help. Next stop....
  • 1 month ago

    I only smoke if I go to the casinos

    I only smoke if I go to casinos but I love going there
  • 1 month ago

    Stop Smoking

    I stop smoking last February and I now have anxiety attacks really bad, I can’t eat or drink very much at all because it causes my stomach to bloat and makes me feel like I can’t breathe. I am proud I stop smoking but these side effects makes me wonder if I made the right choice.
  • 3 months ago

    Day 2 - using Target brand nicotine patches

    Hi All....I'm new to this. I am on day 2 of not smoking after about 30 years. Started Target patches after bad reaction to Nicoderm CQ and had to be on prendnizone for a week. I quit to be healthier and due to expense ($10/Pack in MA). I did quit for 7 months back in 2012 but severe weight gain and a bad car accident (broke my back) started me up again. I have joined a gym and try to go 3-4 times per week to combat weight gain along with making better health choices. I work full time and went....