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SOS, I appreciate your support.   Quit Support

Started Mar-5 by LillySmith1; 316 views.

From: Anne2020


I know how you feel.  Today especially - neighbours all in a huff, boss in a bigger huff, colleagues being rather rude - bills, taxes, you name it, my life sucks all the way around.  The only thing I have goin for me is that I quit smoking 14 months ago.  Well there it is eh.  At least I have that going for me. 

When I think about lighting up and smoking I think why the hell would I want to add to woes. 

It was so hard to get here - 14 months - and now I want to mess it up.  It won't change anything accept take away the one thing I do have going for me in my favour.  Well I am not going to give in !! I tell ya I won't give in.

Yup - I may be a looser in every other way but hey - I QUIT SMOKIN - yes I did.

Cheers man and hang in there, this day shall also pass.

  • Edited March 5, 2021 3:58 pm  by  Anne2020

From: gkim


Lilly, if you don’t mind can you share what your symptoms were and if the doctors were able to diagnose you. I’m experiencing some memory issues and wondering if I should seek a neurologist. I’m sorry to hear about our troubles. Smoking will only add to the problems. Don’t do it!


From: KatieKat84


Lilly, congratulations on your fantastic quit! Please protect it, it’s so hard won and precious. The urge to smoke is just an old brain pathway telling you this will help in times of stress - it’s nonsense! Tell old nic where to go.

I’m sorry to hear of your health issues recently and hope things will improve soon. 

Smoking will make things so much worse. You’re on the countdown to the 2 year club - keep going!


Quit 4th March 2017