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Darlene schumaker
Quit 356 days ago
Well I am 7 months smoke free and tonIte I relapsed. My email changed and my tablet broke around November last year. So now I have a new device and wat to reach out. My friend since childhood is visiting and we are having a few drinks and I weakened and smoked a few puffs but now I am scared. Tomorrow I will go back on the patch and start all over again. You helped me so much but tonite I am feeling weak. Thanks for listening.
  • DianneE
    Quit 287 days ago
    March 14 @ 6:45 am
    Hi Darlene,
    Please don't beat yourself up for a very small slip up.  It sounds like you didn't even have a full cigarette?  Only a few puffs here and there?  Just get right back to your quit, it'll be easier and you'll have a better chance of succeeding.  If you keep on smoking and leave it too long, there's less of a chance of you resuming your quit.  And remember, most do relapse, you're not alone.  Good luck.  
  • Lucille Brown
    Quit 1,232 days ago
    March 14 @ 6:45 am
    Darlene, don't beat yourself up over it, relapses are fairly common within the first year. You did awesome being 7 months smoke free and you can do it again.  Don't be scared as we'll always be here if you need help.  We are so pleased that you fessed up to it and that you will be trying again. That shows just how strong you are and you should be extremely proud of yourself as we are of you.  Never give up on your dream of leaving this addiction behind.  I've been three years quit and I still get major cravings now and then so it's not just you. I'm just stubborn and refuse to give in.  And I've given that little nicotine demon a boot up the """ quite a few times.  I really believe that you can do it to. Remember your quit now family will never give up on you.  Be proud of your achievement and get back on that bandwagon.  Much love, Lucille.
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    Darlene schumaker
    Quit 356 days ago
    March 14 @ 10:24 am
    Thank you, so today is a new day and I think I'll be ok cravings and feeling better now,
    • Lucille Brown
      Quit 1,232 days ago
      March 14 @ 1:03 pm
      Good on you Darlene, just carry on from where you left off.   Lucille ❤️🚭👏👍😊🙋‍♀️
  • j
    Quit 515 days ago
    March 14 @ 10:54 am
    You did well before Darlene, so you can do it again.  Don't be too hard on yourself, it happens.  
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    Carole Doherty
    Quit 172 days ago
    March 14 @ 4:54 pm
    I would just like to say that I admire you for your post. 7 months and just one small relapse....and you are getting right back on track, I think you are doing wonderful !! Just goes to show you that our quit now family will never give up on us, no matter what :)
  • J
    Quit 277 days ago
    March 14 @ 5:22 pm
    Ah you have it in you you can do it