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post #1 of 25
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Yes, I've quit, cold turkey.
Got myself down to two packs a week, now to beat the cravings.

Wish me luck.
post #2 of 25
Good for you - you CAN do it!!!

I quit 3 1/2 years ago, and I have never regretted it - and I will NEVER go back!

Just take it an hour at a time, a day at a time, and you can make it through!!!

post #3 of 25
Good Luck. You can do it
post #4 of 25
Good Luck! You will feel better once you beat the struggle! I quit smoking almost 2 years ago (2 years in july)! I had no choice smoking did me wrong! Stay strong, it's all mental after the first week or two!
post #5 of 25
Good for you and good luck, I quit myself almost ten years ago and it was the best thing I ever did. It's not easy but for each day you get throw it does get a bit easier. I will keep my fingers crossed for you
post #6 of 25
good luck Arlyn!! its been just a shade over 15 weeks for me, I quit cold turkey on Jan 1st and have not had one since then although I've wanted one, really really bad but trixie is right, its all mental after the first week, but boy is the mind a powerful thing just remember the carving will go away Be Strong!!!
post #7 of 25
good luck. i have tried so many times to quit. one day i will be strong enough to do it.
post #8 of 25
Good luck!! You CAN do it!!

Day one of a healthier new you!!!!
post #9 of 25
Woot! You're doing great!! Keep it up
post #10 of 25
Good luck!!! Hope it all goes well
post #11 of 25
Way to go!

I know how hard it is, but it does get easier in time. I quit for 5 months last year, then unfortunately started again in December when Alley died. I'm determined to give it another try again soon, and I'm thinking about quitting for my birthday in May.

Just remember, even if you slip up and have one, it doesn't mean you've failed. Just keep trying and take one day at a time. Definitely find something, anything, to keep busy.

Good luck!
post #12 of 25
Thats awesome!! Keep up the great work!!
post #13 of 25
You can do it!
post #14 of 25
How great for you. My husband and I quit 2 years ago and are so happy we did. A quick tip: whenever you get a craving, drink icewater. I don't know why it works, but it does Good luck!
post #15 of 25
CONGRATULATIONS!!! I quit 1 1/2 years ago. It DOES get easier!! I know you can do it!! I feel so much better and am so glad I quit.
post #16 of 25
That's awesome news. Stick with it, you can do it!
post #17 of 25
I quite back in 1990 cold turkey, I did gain weight but you can only do one thing at a time. Eat if you need too but try to stay away from the cigs. Good luck to you, you go girl.
post #18 of 25
Good for you!! It's been 10 years for me, I can't believe I used to smoke. Now when i smell it I'm thinking - yuck!!
{You will be saving $$$}
post #19 of 25
post #20 of 25
Good luck! Quitting is hard, but you can do it! My dad quit cold turkey when I was born and he hasn't touched one since then! That's been 26 years! You will feel so much better once you've quit and think of all the money you'll save!
post #21 of 25
Wow! Hang in there, you can do it!!

Now .. if I could get my DH to quit...
post #22 of 25
Good luck.

I've been cigarette/alcohol/drug free for just over 3 years (April 1 was the date). Quit cold turkey and never looked back. I'd quit before and been unsuccessful but one day I was just sick of it and quit everything. Took 6 months to feel like a non-smoker instead of a smoker depriving myself of cigarettes. I never thought I'd make a year. I almost caved about 4 months in, but never even took a puff. If you do go back, do not feel bad about it. I tried 3 or 4 serious attempts over the course of 2 years before I could quit. It's one hell of an addiction but it feels so good to know that you are bigger than all the tobacco corporations in the world.
post #23 of 25
Sending you lots of luck!
post #24 of 25
Hope its all still going well!!! Good luck, i know its not as easy as it seems but definately worth it!!
post #25 of 25
Been cigarrette/drug/and alcohol free for 2 years this july! I have tried to have alcohol here and there (like 1 beer or a glass of wine) but it just isnt good for me! Congrats again and keep hanging in there!
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