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Old 05-12-2013, 06:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Smoking my last cigarette tonight

So, I've passed the 9 month mark off of opiates, and now I'm ready to tackle the smokes. My life is amazing these days, and I'm ready. I'm going from about 1/2 pack a day to the nicorette tomorrow. I don't expect this to be as acute of a withdrawal as the opiates, but I expect it to be just as difficult overall, just in different ways.

You guys were such a great help when I quit the opiates that I'm back for support with the nicotine. I'll check in tomorrow with how my day goes.
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Congrats on the 9 months off opiates! Wishing you the best of luck and success on the smokes, keep us informed as to your progress.
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Old 05-14-2013, 05:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I quit cigs this morning... I have been wanting to but always caved. I went the whole day & I'm so proud! How did your first full day go?
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Old 05-15-2013, 06:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
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The first day went ok... day 2 not so much... I was kind of on an emotional roller-coaster all evening. Day 3 has been much smoother... I've carried an arsenal of ice-breakers, nicorette, cinnamon toothpicks, and sour patch kids and done rather well today. Day 3 almost over and still going strong!
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Old 05-23-2013, 02:53 PM   #5 (permalink)
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11 days in! Holding strong
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Good for you!!
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Awesome! Well done, don't look back.
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Old 08-04-2013, 08:16 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Haven't! I just celebrated 1 year off the opiates on 7/19, and 2 months off the smokes on 7/13. Coming up on 3 months. I definitely feel over the hump now. I still have the occasional craving (mostly that first whiff of second hand smoke, when i'm occasionally exposed... and am like "oh yeah that smells great"), and the occasional temper tantrum
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Well done dragonfire.
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