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Well done! Day 3 is excellent beginning. Don't stop. Keep hanging in there. Do some reading and posting and relating to others on this forum. It will help.
Remember, you are fighting with yourself. You are getting your body clean from a horrible addiction. It gets easier as the days go by but only if you stick with it.
Thanks for this earlier on i really felt like lighting up but after reading a few posts on this forum i started with the book becoming a super natural by dr joe dispenza its night here in south africa now gonna take a long bubble bath which i dont usually do i just usually take a quick shower and again thanks for the response.
Distraction is key to getting past those crave waves. There is some excellent literature in the library of this forum. Also, Allan Carr's Easy Way to Quite Smoking is available on-line at http://prdupl02.ynet.co.il/ForumFiles_2/15119301.pdf
There is another website WhyQuit.com, very helpful reading.
Always remember, you are in control. You decide what you think about and what is right for you. Those crave waves last about 2 minutes - go get some root-beer or ice chips or something and ride that wave without falling of your quit.
It's your life. You decide how to live it.
3 days is a fabulous start and the hardest 3 days there is........You will have battles but, every craving you get through without smoking brings you closer to full healing. Just keep reading and posting and yes, taking baths..........hands being wet makes it hard to try to smoke! Keep up the good work and before you know it you will be celebrating your first week. Just keep moving forward and yell out for help any time
Thanks so much.. It means so much to have your support. This is how, I was able to quit the first time, just knew I had to go back to what worked before. I have 24hrs under my belt,and I am feeling pretty good about that.
I am back from relapsing after a 4 and half year quit. Believe me.... its better on the quitter's team.. Yes,it is very emotional and you will have to fight for this,but I tell you this,it's worth every tear and crazy thoughts you will ever have..... You will never need to smoke again and when you get a little time under your belt.. you will look back at smoking and think "WT Heck , was that all about.. and you will be proud! Keep up the good work, there are a lot of good ppl on this site,that knows exactly what you're going through... You are not alone!
Day number 4 the sleeping is better dreams is better food is better breathing is better the pros really out weighs the cons cravings not gone yet are they ever going away
Absolutely - but only if you do not smoke!!!
Well done wharry for reaching day 4 , those first few days and nights are pretty rough, so give yourself a big pat on the back for getting through them. Just keep at it and the cravings will continue to dissipate, always remind yourself 'if i can get through those first 3 days, i can get through anything this quit can throw at me'
Isabella, thanks for sharing your story, it is really scary how easy it can be to slip up and just have 'one' and where that one can lead, but it is also a great reminder to keep our guards up. Congrats on reaching day 3, you got this, you have quit before and you are going to do it again