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Who of you quit smoking for good? Is it really that though? Struggling on Quitting

As Title said. I’m having a really hard time with quitting smoking. The longest attemp lastet 28 hours. So I finally made it once a day again. I think I’m weakly minded. If an hard urge comes I gave in and have a cigarette, even if I don’t in the beginning have cigarettes at home, then I go out and buy myself tobacco and anything related.

I’m diabetic and my doctor told me that I would get into serious complications in the future if I don’t quit the smokes. The problem is it lifts me up and gets me out of bed. I’m really a different person when I’m not smoking.

The one thing I would really like to quit smoking is, to get new clothes. I feel that my life falls apart if I quit. There will be no more relief anymore.

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Yes, quitting smoking is really that tough. I’ve quit many times in my life. For a year or more once and I still ended up back to smoking. It’s one of the hardest habits to break permanently.

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Sorry, I misread your title. You were looking for people that quit for good. Thats not me. Although I have quit for a long period of time before.

I’ve read somewhere on the internet that these people who live off disability spend one third on cigarettes of their total monthly income.

It must be true, because I’m one of them. It’s exactly one third what I’m spending between 130 and 140 € per month. I roll my own cigs, I couldn’t afford to buy packs, not even the no name brands for 7 € for 30 cigs.

And my father gives me extra money so that I never run out of tobacco. I can get up to 20 additional euro every week if I just ask my father.

I think it will be really though, because I live in a house with smokers. Just one person out of six doesn’t smoke. And they drink everyday alchohol, what I’m not doing because of my fat liver.

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Everybodys opinion is welcome.

One day smoking will be your worst mistake.

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Yeah, Ive had fatty liver issues too.
I spend a good chunk of my money on cigarettes too and I’m on disability. I buy for me and my mom. I probably restarted smoking because of her(not to place blame, but its true). It’s easier to quit without smokers in the house.

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Try coffee to lift you up and get out of bed. I quit smoking by weaning myself off over time.

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I’ve quit for good. It was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. I was pretty much forced to quit however as my chest would seize up and I could barely breathe. It must be hard for you to be surrounded by smokers. Maybe you could ask the non-smoker to help support you. I hope you are able to quit someday. Maybe you could have a financial goal in mind like something you’d like to buy and start saving your money for it? I’m sorry it’s so tough. Keep trying.

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I agree with @Pianogal …maybe coffee could help you.

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In fact I try now. No tobacco left anymore and it’s 2 am right now. And I have an appointment today and need to go out of my house at 8 am. I’ve slept from 8 pm in the evening to midnight. That’s more sleep than I get usually in a row.

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I like coffee. I drink it at upstairs or take it to my room. Maybe I should get my own coffee.

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It took several attempts over a 10 year period but I quit 13 years ago and have never touched a cigarette since. In the end I just did it Cold Turkey through pure willpower. i don’t even think about it anymore.

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If you cant quit without aids maybe you can retry vaping? You said you vaped for 6 months without smoking. Thats good!

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I quit smoking in January 2018. It was easy for me because cigarettes made me throw up so I was glad to quit.

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I quit over ten years ago.

I crewchetted and ate lollies and rewarded myself with nice food etc

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I quit with champix. Couldn’t do it with any other method though I tried and it was so easy. Never looked back as over here smokes are taxed to heck and back. A pack of 20’s is now about $30. I would rather have the money and the health.

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I quit ten years ago this coming May. I did it because I was having trouble breathing. I was later diagnosed with emphysema. I had smoked for 35 years.

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Ciggy free for 28 years. Still have cravings.

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It’s very tough until you realise you hate it more than you want one

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