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  • 2 months ago

    Let's try this again only with more feeling!

    I am 1/2 German, and a pinch more Irish than English. Anyway you view it you see HOT-HEAD! Smoking did not help that issue. In fact it made it worse along with the dozens of health issues I have. Now, I've attempted and I've tried quitting in the past. Last record was 7 months smoke free. Yet I always stumble back to it like my favorite "blankie". I have COPD, but I do not have emphysema and I would like to keep it that way. And so I have officially been smoke free for 36 hours....
  • 2 months ago

    Kidney pain after quitting smoking

    I'm 6+ weeks smoke free after a 25 year cigarette habit, chewing 2mg nicotine gum once or twice a day to keep the jones off. So far, so good. I'm eating well, excercising regularly, and staying hydrated, but this week I'm getting severe kidney pain, which I've noticed before in previous, less successful quitting attempts. When I've experienced this in the past, I've had ultrasound scans performed to check for kidney stones or other obvious damage, with negative results. Anyone....
  • 3 months ago

    Just starting

    Hi everyone i am just starting this quit smoking and i have already put in my head that it is gonna be the hardest thing ever. I really need some tips on what has worked best for you all. I know everybody is different.
  • 4 months ago

    This is it

    I have been wanting to quit for a while and I know that smoking doesn’t help my chronic pancreatitis or wrinkles on my face. Sometimes I don’t even want a cigarette and it tastes awful but I still light up. What is wrong with me. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated
  • 4 months ago

    Smoking Relapse

    I was raised in a family of smokers. My parents, my siblings and now my son, nieces and nephews. My parents are gone now and a few years ago my siblings quit smoking. I finally jumped on the bandwagon but during the Christmas holiday I relapsed. I've been smoking 2-3 cigarettes a day and I know its only a matter of time that I will be back at it. I'm so disappointed in myself and really thought I would make it this time. What has worked for others during a relapse? I want to get back on the....
  • 4 months ago

    Trying to quit smoking

    Hi,my name is Jeffrey my topic is about quitting smoking,I’m trying to navigate your site to chat with other people who are trying to quit, can someone help me
  • 4 months ago

    An exSmoker shares two secrets

    Tapering off smoking is like behind kind to your cat by cutting a half inch off his tail daily until he is tail-less. Better to just whack it off. Conversely, better to go cold turkey. Once you quit, remember the mantra: "you're only ONE DRAg away from ___ cigs a day." Fill in your personal typical amount. I was three packs a day. Now I am none for a couple of decades. I remain, however, *one drag away from thee packs a day*.
  • 7 months ago

    Quit for 11 years!

    Hello everyone! I have been quit for 11+ years and I have never felt more amazing. I just wanted to get on here to let all of you know that there is a light at the end. YOU will get there! I used Wellbutrin and a message board similar to this. Keep up the good work, if you fail just get back on track. You are doing this for YOUR health. I was once where you were. I had to stop visiting people who smoked, being anywhere near any place that allowed smoking. I did this for 3 months!!! You can do it....
  • 11 months ago

    Just started

    Hope to quit before August 14th
  • over 1 year ago

    3rd time trying to stop smoking ....

    This attempt is going to be different then the first two times..... I am 50 years old and I started smoking when I was 14 years old so that mean 36 years I have been smoking. This time i had to the ER it was not a very nice seen that day i could not talk without coughing had fever and cold chills and could breathe and could not even walk as far as 15 ft without getting tired, when the doctor said i have Accute phneumonia. I knew it was even more serious. I am trying to quit now the first day without....