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4 days without smoking ....

Discussion in 'Share Your Story Here' started by Jamesbonner, Sep 17, 2015.

  1. bsthebenster

    bsthebenster Community Champion

    Your doing so well! Congrats! Don't give up, when you get a craving think about how badly you want to quit. When something happens to trigger a craving, try something new. It will distract your brain and put your attention elswhere. When you reach one month without smoking, you will feel invincible. At the second month you realize you haven't been craving in a long time. In a year it's an addiction you use to have. From person experience it's very in-powering to know you've concoured an addiction like ciggerttes. Soon you'll see the health benefits from quitting. Life seems to get a bit easier in ways you wouldn't imagine. I personally felt really foggy when I smoked ciggerrettes. That went away for me in the first month. Things will change in so many good ways it'll keep you modivated for the future.
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  2. SunnySkies

    SunnySkies Active Contributor

    Congratulations. It seems you are on the right track. Stick with it, and you can eventually be smoke-free! I hope you are doing well.
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  3. Jamesbonner

    Jamesbonner Active Contributor

    I'm still strong enough and doing very well ) thank you for asking and I will never disapoint you guys :)
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  4. Jamesbonner

    Jamesbonner Active Contributor

    wow I really thank you for your advices and for your words, I been looking for the good chaging in my life that's why I decided to stop smoking :) thank you again bro !
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  5. Jamesbonner

    Jamesbonner Active Contributor

    Thank you :) yeah I'm in the good way for better life, I'll be none smoker officially soon and I'll enjoy the good breathing again :p thank you bro I'm doing great
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  6. zaerine

    zaerine Community Champion

    It is really nice to know that. Have a nice day! :)
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  7. L_B

    L_B Community Champion

    Glad to see that you are still going strong. You are doing great! Never stop believing in yourself and what you are capable of! It is great that you are coming here and posting often. Keep up the good work!!
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  8. Jamesbonner

    Jamesbonner Active Contributor

    Thank you bro, today is the day n6 and I start using on not smoking, the only problem is when I'm with my friends since they are all smokers, but it's okey :) I'll stay strong :)
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  9. Winterybella

    Winterybella Community Champion

    :) Keep at it Jamesbonner. I came back to see how your were progressing. I am happy you are doing well and sharing your progress with us. Invite your friends to join you on this journey.
  10. missbishi

    missbishi Community Champion

    You're doing great! Cold turkey is not easy at all but all the nicotine should be out of your system now. Now's the time to start thinking about situations where you may feel tempted to smoke and work out some coping strategies.
  11. kgord

    kgord Community Champion

    Wow, congratulations on making such a life affirming choice. Make sure that you get the support you need so that once you start feeling better you don't go back to smoking. I think you can beat this you just need to make sure that you get the choices you are looking for. It is one of the things that you need and can use to get the positive choices you are looking for with your skin. It may be stressful for a while, but you can do this!
  12. jeremy2

    jeremy2 Community Champion

    Good luck and congratulations on your achievement so far. Am glad that you resolved to stop smoking and the good thing is that you understand and acknowledge the effects of nicotine. This is an advantage as you're now better placed to handle whatever comes your way. Good luck once again and all the best of luck.
  13. dechantajones

    dechantajones Active Contributor

    Keep going James, you can do it! The withdrawal is hard, wish I would have known about the coffee when I first quit, it may have eased the symptoms. I slept a lot so getting plenty of rest may help the urges also and staying active is always a plus!
  14. JossZen

    JossZen Member

    I know I am not the only one who believes you should be very proud of yourself. Smoking is one of the hardest addictions to quit.. because it is still the social norm. While yes, there are a lot of people advocating non-smoking, it still exists. Some statistics have shown that smoking trends have increased despite anti-smoking campaigning efforts.

    Last time I tried to quit, I was set off on day 3 merely because I saw a fellow driver with one. It is that simple. It faces you everywhere you go. You are strong, and should feel SO proud of yourself - I know all of us are proud of you.
  15. dyanmarie25

    dyanmarie25 Community Champion

    Wow. That's absolutely great to hear! I hope this success would continue in the long run. Just keep yourself focused on your goals and have faith. All the best! Thanks for updating us anyway. :)
  16. kassie1234

    kassie1234 Community Champion

    When I quit, I used to try and focus on all the crap I was coughing up being my body cleansing itself of all the rubbish I'd been poisoning it with. The coughing should subside! 4 days is great. Keep taking it a day at a time. Keep checking in with us! We want to rally around and help in any way, shape or form we can. Ultimately, we're your online cheer squad! You've got this.
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  17. misskrystal1982

    misskrystal1982 Active Contributor

    Great job. Just stick with it. You will notice some crazy changes in your body but after a bit, it will calm down. With any luck, you will be able to stay strong and not slip when around your friends. My husband struggled a little, but once he was past the cravings of the first month it didn't bother him to be around it. In all honesty, he hated the smell!

    Keep up the good work, and know you have people pulling for you!
  18. deanokat

    deanokat Community Organizer Community Listener

    @Jamesbonner... I've been away for a few days. How are things going with you?? When you get a chance, it would be great if you'd check in with us and give us an update.
  19. anorexorcist

    anorexorcist Community Champion

    This sounds amazing! I'm really happy for you. :)
    I want to quit smoking too, but when I'm feeling stressed its really hard for me to not smoke, so I end up doing it. I know how hard it is to quit but you need to stay focused, you're stronger than you think.

    Good luck.
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  20. ReadmeByAmy

    ReadmeByAmy Community Champion

    @Jamesbonner ...Hello and welcome to this forum. I am glad that you had finally stop smoking for 4 days and it is already a great achievement. Well I do hope that your positive motivation will continue and all the best of luck to you. How I wish my husband will also do the same and not just keep on promising to me as always... :)
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