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    May 31

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  1. christine 12


    I am going to do something rebellious today and I'm NOT going to go buy a pack of cigarettes. It's what everyone's expecting, including me. So I'm going to do the opposite.
  2. christine 12


    I wish I could come to this point, but I don't feel I've made a commitment with myself to quit smoking forever. I don't know why.
  3. I haven't used the gum or inhaler at all this time. That means after three days I should be over the worst of the withdrawls I think. I am feeling good about this quit attempt. This might be the one.
  4. christine 12

    three days

    I've hit the three day mark. Yay! I suppose I'm doing pretty good, I haven't been obsessing over cigarettes like I was last time. I guess I'm just too busy and stressed out to be obsessing over it. Lots of cravings, but not obsessing for hours at a time. Quite irritable yesterday. I feel less irritable this morning. I am quitting caffeine as well. Doctor's orders. So I will be drinking my last cup tomorrow morning. I had to cut down over several days. I have had insomnia the past three nights. it gets better each night. I got a little pissed yesterday morning as I woke up, when I realized I couldn't have a cigarette,and I said "goddammit!". I just have to remind myself I CAN if I want, I just choose not to. I CHOOSE NOT TO!!!!
  5. christine 12

    two days

    Thanks I will try that
  6. christine 12

    two days

    I'm now past the second day mark for this quit. I still have a good feeling about this time, like this is finally the time that I'll do it. I am pretty stressed out about other things that I'm dealing with. But I seem to be managing fairly well with out a cigarette.
  7. christine 12

    The good and the bad

    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.
  8. christine 12


    why isn't my ticker working? Did I set it up wrong or something? It's not moving
  9. I am taking a high dosage of abilify now
  10. christine 12

    Trying again

    This will be my sixth or seventh attempt since I first started trying to quit at the beginning of the year. Wish me luck.
  11. christine 12

    agitated and manic

    still up. I made some coffee, I'll sleep when I do I guess lol
  12. christine 12

    Haven't given up

    I just have to keep trying. I can't sleep, it looks like an all-nighter. I am going to make it worse by having coffee in a half hour or so. I will sleep for a couple hours after my boyfriend gets up. It's easier to sleep when he's awake anyway. Luckily it's the weekend so he's home all day. He didn't buy a pack tonight, so I think he's ready to quit. I hope so. I will quit again by wednesday, for certain reasons I won't go into here right now.
  13. christine 12


    I will try again in a few days.
  14. christine 12

    agitated and manic

    I also have schizoaffective disorder, so manic is relatively normal for me I guess

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