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Old 09-27-2019, 07:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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This morning, I told myself I am done with the "emotional toll," smoking cigarettes has had on me. I had a couple this early morning, but now have none nor any money to buy a pack. To smoke I would again have to go through an emotional toll road to get them. I hope I'm serious. I think I can spend the rest of the day and weekend isolated and treating myself as sick. Hope all SR nicotine addicts are doing well in their recovery.
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I have 2 months smoke free today. I almost never think about smoking anymore. I feel free - no emotional toll road to traverse. You can do it. Just get through the first few days and it gets easier and easier after that. Treat yourself as if you are sick for a few days if that's what it takes to get started.
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Wiscsober, Have you read Allen Carr's Easyway to stop smoking. It was a gamechanger for me. Almost 3 months smokefree. Ive quit many times with small amounts of success, until this time. You can download it for free if you search google. Good luck!
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Wiscsober, Have you read Allen Carr's Easyway to stop smoking. It was a gamechanger for me. Almost 3 months smokefree. Ive quit many times with small amounts of success, until this time. You can download it for free if you search google. Good luck!

Yes I have. It really helped. Repeat times not so much. Thanks for the suggestion.

Passed on the first smoke with coffee this a.m.
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That first morning smoke was the hardest one for me, so good job! I didnt totally follow Carr's instructions, as I use the gum, but it's working. I read his book like the big book, a little at a time, a lot of the time lol. Its been some tough times, as my husband smokes..a lot
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I keep putting this off and do something. I do have Allen Carr's book but haven't read it. I wish you the best Wiscsober.
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