While everyone has different ways of quitting, it is important to remember that support is vital to someone who is struggling with their quit. Knowing that someone...anyone...understands what they are going through as well as being able to give advice or encouragement makes all the difference. I don't know that this is a quit smoking site so those who need that kind of support can go to other sites as well. Becomeanex.org is a wonderful site, as it quit.com. Whatever you decide to do, know that there is at least one person here cheering for you!! Quitting is as hard as you make it, so take it one day at a time:) Best of luck to us all. SheriView Thread
I have not gained weight from quitting smoking. As a matter of fact, I lost a few pounds because I don't eat when stressed. I think everyone is different but even if you do gain a little weight, it is so much easier to lose weight than to quit smoking once again.View Thread
I read somewhere that quitting "isn't rocket science". In other words, keep it simple. Quit for right this minute and don't worry about how you will make it through tomorrow or next week. It's now that matters and you are not smoking right now. Some minutes may be harder to get through than others, but educate yourself on what's going on with your body when you quit and celebrate each smoke free breath you take!
I quit cold turkey this time. It has been a week and I have not even wanted to light up....not saying that I haven't struggled with my addiction. But I am keeping it simple. I need to quit, there is no good reason to smoke, and I am worth this! It isn't rocket science....just don't do it.View Thread