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Im reading as much anti smoking info as I can but even that just leaves me thinking "Yes, but i would just love one more,ahhhhhhhhhh imagine the release if I had one - why am I stopping anyway. Could start again for a while and stop soon"
I KNOW its bollox and I need to stop but I feel really quite low about not being a smoker anymore
Because it's a drug
But it'll all be out of your system in 3 days and it will ease
The pangs didn't even wake you up when you were a smoker so they can't have been that strong
basically I am quoting Allen Carr, read it, good stuff. I have a spare copy if you want to send me an sae (I know that's the only way I'll get round to putting it in an envelope). I will keep my dad's copy (died, lung cancer, 2001, at the age of 59) and let you have mine if you want it. I gave up March 03 and don't regret it a bit.
You already are a non-smoker just by stopping!!
Agree that Allen Carr is the best book to read to help you. It makes you realise that you really aren't giving anything up - there isn't really any pleasure that you gain by smoking, it's just a drug.
Keep going, you are nearly through the worst of it and the cravings really do go.
think its 3 days to get chemicals out of system but then its all the firsts eg 1st time at pub. Just keep going, do it a minute at a time if need be. There WILL come a point where you don't get what all the fuss is about.
Also-hardly anyone, and definately not an ex-smoker can smoke "just socially" or have the odd one, so don't go down this slippery path.
I smoked from 13-23. 5 years later do not miss it-in fact HATE secondhand smoke and am shocked by selfishness of some smokers. One smoker makes a whole cafe stink for eveyone-I am SO embarassed that this was once often me.
Keep it up Peckar, I' really recommend Allen Carr, I stopped smoking a year ago the begining of August, and I used to smoke 20/30 a day. This book is fantastic, but you do have to want to do it. Good luck, it really is worth it.