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Visual trigger   Health Support and Encouragement

Started Jul-25 by xvaper; 1052 views.
Eve1973

From: Eve1973

Jul-27

Yes, reading how you interpreted the cigarette, is definitely, I think a “good “ slip. And that is all it was. Continue counting your days and make it a learning experience! 

I think some people continue to long for the “experience “ and feel they are always missing out! So now you have taken that tool away from the Nicodemon ! Keep up the good work and now focus on staying nicotine free!! You can do it!

xvaper

From: xvaper

Jul-28

yes!! thank you . I won't let my guard down though, my brain might not have given up the fight yet..I feel very optimistic though.

Eve1973

From: Eve1973

Jul-28

Fantastic! 

Jatchat

From: Jatchat

Aug-3

Hi Xvaper,

Congratulations on your quit, I can relate to the visual triggers and the smell of smoke, my wife smokes, and it is all around me, I stick to myself and am trying to eat healthily and exercise every day it does help, as far as my wife smoking it's her decision and I hope that by my example she one day will decide to quit. I tell myself that I used to be in her position smoking and how glad I am that I have ceased that behavior. Keep up the good work and be thankful that you don't smoke anymore.

Kind  regards

Anthony

overdoz

From: overdoz

Aug-5

I think i would find it so difficult to quit being around another smoker, especially a girlfriend or wife. I know this one couple in my neighborhood wife smokes like crazy, husband does not.. and he loves her, they have been together forever, he just accepts her. I mentioned to her once to may be try quitting, she won't have any of it. I won't go see my parents cause it makes me sad to see my dad 74 yrs old, that has copd smoking marlboros like its ok. Its frustrating to me, but what can you do, some people just reply that you have to die of something. When someone says that, i dont want to hang out with those kind of people.

xvaper

From: xvaper

Aug-5

Thank you for the support, I hope I manage to re-wire my brain.  it must be hard for you. But i know lots of couples when one has quit years before the other one was ready too..you can do it too.

xvaper

From: xvaper

Aug-5

My cousin's husband quit 25 years before she did. She was a heavy smokers, said she doesn't want to and never will want to quit. He accepted it and did not get on her case.

3 years ago she started laboring to breath. She went to doc and took a look at the Xray he showed her. He said 'you should stop right now'. She left his office hasn't had a cigarette since. Sometime it takes seeing Xray to stop.

overdoz

From: overdoz

Aug-5

yeah thats what its like to see my Dad, he has an inhaler and can't breathe good, he coughs all the time. I mean at some point you have to care about yourself, and if you dont its so sad, but thats what the cigarette does in the long run, it destroys your lungs and a lot of other things also, its a very underrated drug.. probably has killed more than coronavirus so far, but we aren't banning them. I believe in the future governments will make them illegal

xvaper

From: xvaper

Aug-5

Millions and millions. My dad died when I was a child. He was older than my mom and she had me late so he was 60+by the time I was 12 . That summer he died from heart condition caused by, yes, heavy smoking. In every photo of his adult life he always has a cigarette in his hand. Of course I chose to ignore that fact every time I lit up, and later, when I was vaping all day long, I told myself Its fine, much safer than smoking. Did not realize that A. nicotine by itself makes the arteries contract and expand and over time they become stiff, which leads to heart problems, and B. that I was intaking way more nicotine than if I had smoked from that vapor device. I was hooked bad. And still if I was around smokers I would bum cigarettes of them. I wanted to be free and healthy, so thats why I quit. Im early on, but I am optimistic.

overdoz

From: overdoz

Aug-6

Thanks for the info on the arteries, expanding and contracting, i didn't know that. 

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