April 5,2011; A reply to myself ! Day 100, and am still looking at that little sign, and I think I can say " I QUIT ", I must admit every once in a while I still think about it but I say to myself , No I don't need one. People have laughed at me about that sign , but it is really helping me. Maybe I just wanted to quit, but I think I am going to make it. $1,100 saved, maybe that little sign works.View Thread
If you can get your husband involved ( don't harp on him ) make this quitting effort a team venture,let him see these correspondences. I don't know what that "natural spray" is, but this is what I did. Get some hard candy ( sugar free if you have diabetic problems) suck on one of these as you are doing things that make you want a butt, my choice is a root beer barrel, they last a long time and have a good flavor. Another thing that helped me was "big red" chewing gum. Every day that I don't smoke gives me a better feeling and I know the house smells a lot better. I live alone with my cat and I think the cat knows something is different because she now stays closer to me. You keep up the good work towards quitting and I know you will feel a lot better for it, and don't forget to praise yourself as this effort continues. Keep me posted.View Thread
Take the number of packs a day times 30, times the price per pack, thats your cost per month. Be honist with your info. and think of what you could use that money for. I have large credit card bill from perscriptions I take and am using my butt money to help pay this bill I stopped smoking December 27th, 2010 and now I don't even have a desire to sneak one, and I feel a lot better also ( no hacking, and shortness of breath is getting better) You can do it you just have to tell yourself the benifits and give it a go. GOOD LUCK!View Thread
December 27,2010 I stopped smoking, 70 yrs. old 3+ packs a day, 55 yrs. of smoking.. I made a sign " STOP SMOKING, SAVE $360.00 A Month" . Every time I want a butt I look at that sign and realize that maybe I can live on my small Social Security check. My hand still pats my chest pocket out of habit, but I am determand I WILL stop smoking. No one knows I am doing this, but I am the one who is feeling better and not hacking any more. I have not said I "QUIT" yet, but I have "STOPPED". When is it official that I "QUIT", I don't know but I am really trying, it's hard. I WILL SUCCEED.View Thread
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