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The good and the bad

christine 12


Almost two days into this quit. I have a good feeling about this one. 


The good: heart palpitations have just about stopped, time seems to be going at a normal pace, not obsessing about smoking/cigarettes


The bad: severe insomnia, I can only sleep for a few minutes to about a half an hour. very irritable, which is highly unusual, even for a quit attempt


Thoughts: this seems like a horrible time to quit, with everything that is going on right now, with family and with health issues. On the other hand, there is never going to be an "ideal" time to quit. I'm always going to have something going on. 


With my oldest son here it helps out a lot. 

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The insomnia lasted about a month for me. I sleep better now than before I quit. Keep going and remember it gets easier as you go . :)

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It's always easy to rationalize that if we were still smoking, all life events would be so much better. NOT TRUE! The addiction adds another layer of ugliness to our lives. Think of it this way; "my life is off the rails at the moment so if I was smoking, it would be SO much easier.


NO! The smoking addiction would just allow you to avoid those undesirable life events. You'd be outside somewhere obsessing about the life issue while smoking a cig. Great! You are adding self destruction to the temporary life issue - Nice 😛

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