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Old 04-18-2019, 08:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Proud of what was accomplished


Will write more later but became overwhelmed yesterday and had two smokes....this morning I bought a pack....will start again sometime soon.
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Old 04-18-2019, 05:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Throw the packet away and start again today Wiscsober - you'll look back and be glad you did.
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Old 04-22-2019, 03:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I was just thinking of making a thread on my relapse. But I only mention one of my attempts here before.


I'm on day 2 getting off the Bupropion (I couldn't quit on it). I vomited like crazy today. Not sure if it was med withdrawal or the morning chain smoking rush. I tried Chantix before, that worked better, but made me hypomanic and paranoid.

Had 40 days off tobacco while on the Juul e-cig ,had about 60 days tobacco free on the patch. Not sure if I get cocky every time or just do not pay attention to the disease.

What I am realizing is that I've tried almost everything, and no long-term abstinence from tobacco, definitely no cold turkey nicotine-free living.
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Old 04-22-2019, 04:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Keep trying One23.

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Old 05-05-2019, 05:10 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Day One after several weeks and packs...using Chantix
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Old 05-06-2019, 07:29 AM   #6 (permalink)
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really need to buck up very active AV
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Old 05-06-2019, 08:09 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Really hope that you can shut that AV down, wisc. As someone with very compromised lung capacity, I can say that anything that can risk a compromise to your lung health is absolutely not worth it.

Please stay strong.
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Old 05-08-2019, 06:35 AM   #8 (permalink)
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not as smooth starting this time but I haven't bought a pack since Friday. Like this morning I bummed one and have been having a hard time with urges. Still committed as with the alcohol. I am committed to living healthy mind and body.
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I believe you can do this wiscsober

Things like playing the tape through and urge surfing work with cigarettes too

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back on new track....not sure what's different this time....but I just knew if given a chance I'd make a break for it... Gregory - Free and Healing for Four Days, 20 Hours and 17 Minutes, while extending my life expectancy 4 Hours, by avoiding the use of 53 nicotine delivery devices that would have cost me $20.31.
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I guess nothing was different....feel worse than before...will try again soon...not giving up giving up ;-)
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Old 06-26-2019, 07:32 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Haven't stopped completely but none yesterday, two today, haven't bought a pack since Thursday. Taking Chantix. Feeling good about where I am, but know the real quit needs to come again...off the alcohol so that is helping...too.
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Old 06-26-2019, 10:41 AM   #14 (permalink)
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I tried multiple times to quit before I found success. For me, every time I wasn't successful, it was because of the one or two cigarettes I would have because I couldn't take the cravings any longer.

Those one or two cigarettes were like the first ding in the windshield. Before I could say oops, the ding was a crack all the way across the windshield.

Those one or two cigarettes may have eased things in the moment but in the larger picture, they just extended and increased my cravings.

I hope a tiny bit of that makes sense to you. It has been 12 years since I quit but I have never forgotten how hard it was.

I'm rooting for you, wiscsober
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thanks it was three today going to sleep soon
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