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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.