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Katie2458
Quit 10 days ago
I feel so sick. I’m depressed and my anxiety is so high. I just want this to stop. All I want to do is sleep. This is so difficult. I can’t believe I did this to myself. This sucks so bad. 😢
Last reply: August 1 @ 8:02 am
  • GregD
    Quit 284 days ago
    July 31 @ 5:24 pm
    Sounds about right Katie. The worse time you have now, the better things will be soon enough I guess. You're right though, it sucks!
    Get through this week then make a decision to continue or not based on your own choice. One week, one craving at a time. Stay strong and nap if you want, I did lots of it and the good thing was, I didn't smoke during that time so into the quitnow bank it went.
    • Katie2458
      Quit 10 days ago
      July 31 @ 7:12 pm
      Thank you. 
  • Lucille Brown
    Quit 1,615 days ago
    July 31 @ 6:14 pm
    Katie,  it is a very difficult journey but one that will get better with time.  Be patient with yourself and take it one day and one step at a time.  Your anxiety and depression will not improve if you smoke, it will always be there wether you smoke or not.  Rest if you must but don't give up,  just wondering how long you smoked before you decided to quit.  I and many others have smoked for 45 years or more and have succeeded in leaving this addiction behind.  Try to stay positive and support your quit.  Also give the quit coaches a call at 1-877-455-2233 for free, for support and encouragement.  Stay strong and just do the best you can.  
  • Katie2458
    Quit 10 days ago
    July 31 @ 7:15 pm
    I have smoked on and off for a while now. But the last 3 to 4 months I’ve been smoking all day and all night. I’d almost be out side every hour smoking  for 30 minutes. 
    • Katie2458
      Quit 10 days ago
      July 31 @ 7:15 pm
      And thank you! 
    • Lucille Brown
      Quit 1,615 days ago
      August 1 @ 8:02 am
      I was the same as you Katie, and I hid it from everybody or so I thought.  I told people including my doctor and my husband that I only smoked 3 cigarettes a day when in fact I was smoking 10 or more.  What a crock.  I lied to myself, and I lied to them, and they knew it,  and I regret it to this day.  There's no easy way out of this.  I'm  68 years of age and have been quit for 4 years and then some.  I came across the forum in March of 2016 and it was the best thing that ever happened as the support and encouragement was unequivocal.   To this day I don't regret it.  You have a chance to turn your life around and make it healthier for yourself.  The longer you smoke the harder it will be on you.  Don't give up.  Take it one day and one step at a time, you're not alone.  Pair up with another quitter like citygirl who will start on Monday.  It helps to support one another and it gives both of you incentive to stay true to your quit.  You've gone 2 days already and that's wonderful.  They say the first two weeks are the most difficult, but you can get through it.  Challenge yourself to see how far you can go, make it a game, pass go and collect $200.00 just like monopoly only this time you're playing for your health and not realestate.  Reach out when you're feeling down and please call the quit coaches at the number they gave you.  The benefits far outweigh the hardship of quitting.  Hugs, Lucille. 
  • QuitCoach Genevieve
    Quit 2,278 days ago
    July 31 @ 7:47 pm
    Katie, it is a difficult journey and it takes the right mindset as well as a great support system. If you would like some help preparing for your quit, please don't hesitate to call us. Our team is amazing and we would be happy to provide you with ways to prepare your quit so that you reach your goal of becoming smoke free.  When you are ready, give us a call 1-877-455-2233
    • Katie2458
      Quit 10 days ago
      July 31 @ 9:58 pm
      Sorry I made a mistake in my message. 
      I used to smoke all day and all night. I have stopped it’s been 2 days now 
  • c
    citygirl
    Quit 6 days ago
    July 31 @ 9:25 pm
    You can do it! I’ll be with you on Monday! 👊👊