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Wayne045

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    May 29, 2016

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  1. If they’re smokers trying to “get you “back” just ignore them. You’ll have the last laugh when you successfully quit and maintain it. They are envious of you for having the Will power to quit and stay quit if it’s anyone/everyone else giving you grief. Are they giving you grief because you quit and might me anxious or slightly irritable for a few weeks. Again I say just ignore them. Politely end the conversation or encounter and turn/walk away. if it’s your boss that’s a different problem altogether. Check into your workplace conduct policy or guidelines or wit
  2. Great posts! Just needed to work in a two quitters for the price of one offer and maybe a 1-800 number
  3. Werthers hard candy. Gives you something to suck on. You don’t want to go from being a smoker to being an alcoholic right. Besides if you get buzzed you’re more likely to start smoking again
  4. Have to ask. Being devil’s advocate, are you or will you be trading on tobacco companies? Quite the conundrum as we all know they’re profitable
  5. The 1st time yes. Was smoke free for 14 weeks, then stupidly thought I would have just one, which turned into two the next day and so on. I smoked an additional 7 months after that, feeling like a failure each time I lit up. Finally I reached that true "want to quit" attitude/mindset. So my doctor renewed the prescription and I began again. I stopped smoking when I was about halfway through the 3 months medication and also stopped the medication the next day, because I felt it was unnecessary with my new attitude (that doesn't mean you or anyone else should stop the medicati
  6. I also used it successfully. Coming up on 4.5 years smoke free. Consult with your doctor first. Well you have to to get the prescription here in the US
  7. Like most have already said, I was told all of that and started anyway. That's why I am working on a flux capacitor..... it'll be ready any day now.
  8. No one ever told me either. People seemed surprised when they found out I smoked. I think they are just being nice as I could smell it on others (even as a smoker). And even through the perfume/cologne they tried to cover it up with. But then when you think more about it... what friend, loved one, or total stranger is honestly going to just rudely blurt out that you, your house, or you vehicle reeks? I never did.
  9. About a week. I had zero desire* to even smoke that last cigarette, but did so anyway out of habit. When the first week passed, I knew I was free. *I used Chantix, which took all the “pleasure” out of smoking.
  10. Also sleep longer now that there are no withdrawal cravings forcing me awake every morning
  11. I’ve had a few recently. Always the same thought inside the dream “when did I start smoking again”
  12. If you’re having urges, I’d argue that you are still in withdrawal
  13. Because cold turkey does not require a consult with a doctor (which you really should do with any NRT) or a prescription to obtain (i.e. Chantix). So any non-medical person can safely recommend it. And also as someone else said, it’s free and you can begin immediately or whenever you’re ready.
  14. Trash them! Right now! Soak in water and throw them out. Having them in easy reach if you get a crave is a relapse waiting to happen. Being forced to leave the house and buy more will make you think twice before smoking, hopefully you’ll remember why you quit.

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