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Post by Richard Ruck » Tue Sep 26, 2006 9:59 am

huntertitus wrote:They are the lucky ones

And I feel lucky having now given up for over a year
Nearly four years for me.
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Post by Alex S-B » Tue Sep 26, 2006 1:00 pm

I gave up just over a week ago, and although I've had a couple of moments when I was pretty desperate, I haven't caved in.

Look out for the night sweats after three or four days as the nicotine and other bad stuff leaves your system. That should be enough to convince you you're doing the right thing. Good luck!

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Post by cj » Tue Sep 26, 2006 1:09 pm

I gave up 10 years ago. Only occasionally do I fancy a smoke, but I might as well just burn £30 every week. However, no-one around me smokes so I don't have the temptation. It must be difficult for those who are surrounded by it.
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Post by UserRequestedRemoval » Tue Sep 26, 2006 1:37 pm

huntertitus wrote:I found that it was the habit rather than the addiction that was so hard to break

You must always be on your guard that after the first few weeks off fags that you don't kid yourself that just one puff will be Ok

I promise you - one puff will bring you right back to being a full time smoker again

Another thing to remember is that EVERY DAY IT GETS EASIER TO STAY OFF THEM!

So please don't give up the non smoking way of life
Thanks Robin, that is probably the best piece I have read since having a brain f**t and giving up on the spot. Day two is easier than day one by a long way but the habit of reaching for a fag is p**sing me off beyond belief

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Post by huntertitus » Tue Sep 26, 2006 6:29 pm

Ithink just the fact you really want to stop is good

I had a friend who died of cancer and I tell you, if you watch that at close quarters it doesn't half focus the mind

Not that I'd want you or anyone to go through that

Keep us posted on how it's going

Good that other posters say they were successful at stopping

Proves it's possible

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Post by UserRequestedRemoval » Tue Sep 26, 2006 7:00 pm

It sure does. I have decided that long term goals are too hard so I am saying to myself, lets go for another 24 hours

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Post by huntertitus » Tue Sep 26, 2006 9:25 pm

Crikey!

That makes you sound like an AA sort of chap!

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Post by UserRequestedRemoval » Wed Sep 27, 2006 12:47 am

It is just that I sat there and thought that if I go for daily goals, I will feel better each night, rather than, that was a hard day and I still have 5 to go to the end of the week.

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Post by Great Plum » Wed Sep 27, 2006 9:18 am

So how are you doing 48 hours after quitting?
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Post by J.R. » Wed Sep 27, 2006 11:12 am

huntertitus wrote:Crikey!

That makes you sound like an AA sort of chap!
Alway preferred the R.A.C. personally ! :lol:
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Post by UserRequestedRemoval » Wed Sep 27, 2006 11:40 am

Yep, I am RAC myself, have been with the AA but prefer RAC

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Post by UserRequestedRemoval » Wed Sep 27, 2006 11:41 am

Great Plum wrote:So how are you doing 48 hours after quitting?
I am back to day 1, see Help thread. I feel good today if a little silly

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