The Best Way To Quit Smoking

@simplfred (4512)
Philippines
July 10, 2018 7:08pm CST
I've been smoking for almost three decades and I'll be honest I've tried to stop it for so many times but I've always failed. I am smoking more than a pack a day, that's 20 plus stick of cigarettes. Right now, I am thinking to stop again because the price of cigarettes now is so high and of course I am expecting my second child. But definitely it is not an easy vision since cigarette become a big part of my life and already heavily imbued in my system. For those who have stopped smoking, what did you do to quit your smoking habit? To all, please give me an awesome advice. Thank You. Good day/night to everyone.
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@sharon6345 (135153)
• United States
11 Jul
I had nothing but the bad things that I had not noticed to help me. I got a whiff of my coat which was not acceptable. I put my coat in the cleaners and that was it. I refused to spend money to smoke another day that would ease my burden on debt. I began saving the packs and tracking the spending. As I added up the packs it was over $200 a month. They are over $13 a pack here. So I said it was a fight for my budget and it won. I put my pack in the freezer and kept reminding myself that it was the last I was going to spend a dime on.
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
Yeah, that's great. I hope soon I could do that also. I am planning to stop once again. I hope I will not fail this time.
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@sharon6345 (135153)
• United States
11 Jul
@simplfred Keep your eye on a prize that will be your saved money.
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
@sharon6345 So true, my friend. I will try again, for my family's sake.
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• New Delhi, India
11 Jul
Even I would love to find a solution . My father smokes a lot and I desperately want him to stop it.
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
They've said if I've got some serious illness by then I will really stop it. I hope I can stop it before that happen.
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• New Delhi, India
11 Jul
@simplfred I really wish that you are able to overcome this addiction
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
@amitkokiladitya I am just thinking to start. I am considering tomorrow.
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@May2k8 (6057)
• Indonesia
11 Jul
my dad used to be a heavy smoker and has now stopped completely. Because he has poor health in his blood pressure and the lungs. Since he stopped, he was just snacking on snacks.
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
I'm trying to substitutes candies now. I am 3 hours free of smoke. I hope I can maintain this.
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@May2k8 (6057)
• Indonesia
11 Jul
@simplfred I hope so, healthy is important.
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
@May2k8 Very true. Thank you.
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@kepweng (17559)
• Waikoloa, Hawaii
11 Jul
im a smoker too before but i changed i smoke now lesser
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
@kepweng I think those have some bad side effects too.
@kepweng (17559)
• Waikoloa, Hawaii
11 Jul
@simplfred what kind of bad side effects .? my frend
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@sol_cee (16868)
• Saint Vincent And The Grenadines
11 Jul
My aunt quit smoking in haste when she saw a smoker patient in the hospital with a hole on his throat. It was a wake up call for her as she doesn't want her throat to be slit open. DO you?
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@sol_cee (16868)
• Saint Vincent And The Grenadines
11 Jul
@simplfred I think seeing it in pictures is different from seeing it in reality. The impact would be stronger, more direct. My aunt was sooo traumatized she never lit a stick again.
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
@sol_cee I will agree my friend. Very true.
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@sol_cee (16868)
• Saint Vincent And The Grenadines
11 Jul
@simplfred I'm not hoping for you to be traumatized but for you to have a wake up call of your own.
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@SIMPLYD (81357)
• Philippines
11 Jul
I laughed at your reason for wanting to quit smoking! You have that rather than think of how it can make you sick sooner or later. Imagine 20 sticks a day. Wow!
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
Ha ha... Actually, some sickness are showing their sign already.... I really need to stop.
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@SIMPLYD (81357)
• Philippines
11 Jul
@simplfred I am happy to know that you are quitting smoking.
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
@SIMPLYD Yeah, maybe I will post my improvement daily here. I've told my self that the last stick I puff today is the last one. May my spirit help me.
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• India
11 Jul
Self motivation. Different people get motivated differently. You have to find a thing which can motivate you not to take it.
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• India
11 Jul
@simplfred That's good.. Stay motivated.. Keep it up..
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@Icydoll (23248)
• India
11 Jul
Good luck in finding a solution to quit smoking my dear friend
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
Thank you, my friend.
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@jobelbojel (7517)
• Philippines
11 Jul
I quit smoking. Was not a chain smoker but thank God. I declare that the next stick you will smoke will taste like unpleasant taste on your buds. Allowing you to really hate smoking.
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
Like it was a kind of mental-ism thing. Thank you my friend, I really need that.
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@jstory07 (69035)
• Roseburg, Oregon
11 Jul
You need to quit for the health of your baby. I hope you can quit.
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
Thank you. Yeah, I am considering him. I am hoping I can.
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@TRBRocks420 (81028)
• Banks, Oregon
11 Jul
The way I started was limiting myself to one only in the morning and, eventually decided I didn't need them at all. I was also working out hard during these times though and, studying the bible. So, God greatly helped me quit.
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
Thank you my friend for this great advice. I think I really need faith nowadays.
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@Jessabuma (33168)
• Baguio, Philippines
11 Jul
I have 6 brothers but no one of them smoke , so I don't know the solutions.. I hope you will find it
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
Thank you Jessa, Yah I am trying to find it, I know it is just inside my own self.
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@kepweng (17559)
• Waikoloa, Hawaii
12 Jul
@simplfred i think motivation is a key?? do u drink?
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@Jessabuma (33168)
• Baguio, Philippines
12 Jul
@simplfred yes, good luck to you Fred.
@august18 (3763)
• Tunisia
11 Jul
Do you have some tips on how to quit driking coffee
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
12 Jul
Ha ha... I am not a coffee lover...
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@august18 (3763)
• Tunisia
12 Jul
@simplfred It's still better than smoking. Just saying.
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@aninditasen (1790)
• Raurkela, India
11 Jul
Take something else when you feel like smoking. Something that you like eating apart from smoking.
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
Yah, I am taking candies right now, or anything that can be chewed as substitute. Thank You.
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• Raurkela, India
13 Jul
@simplfred That's good.
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• Philippines
11 Jul
i am when im still 19, 20 i just stopped it didn't give me a hard time
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
Maybe you are not a change smoker yet my friend, so it is easy for you then to stopped. But I'm glad you did.
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• Philippines
11 Jul
@simplfred yes not a hard one
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• French Southern Territories
11 Jul
Go cold turkey, and while you're at it, eat the turkey too. Ha, OK bad joke. I don't know because I don't smoke. Just paste a patch or something. Eat more, jog, get a hobby, anything. If all else fail, just look for the turkey.
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
Ha ha... I think I will act like a turkey.... ha ha... Thanks.
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• French Southern Territories
11 Jul
@simplfred A turkey who smokes? Blimey!
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@LeaPea2417 (21553)
• Toccoa, Georgia
11 Jul
I hope you can quit.
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
I hope so, my friend. thank you...
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@snowy22315 (50928)
• United States
11 Jul
There are medications to help you stop smoking like the patch and chantix. I am not sure what is available in your area..maybe you can find out from your cardio guy. Plus there are support groups. Good Luck..
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
Thank you so much. I will do this in a Cold Turkey way but if I failed once again then I will really need some medical attention about it.
@aureliah (17746)
11 Jul
I hope that you manage to stop smoking not because of the money but for your own health
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
So true. Thank You.
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@Daelii (5789)
• United States
11 Jul
I can't offer real advice. my husband smokes and I nag him about it daily. I keep telling him that each cig is equal to about 4 minutes of lost life... does he want that time to be a wedding or a high school graduation he misses? it hasn't worked to get him to quit. :(
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@simplfred (4512)
• Philippines
11 Jul
Yah, my wife, also do that like everyday.