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Quit 359 days ago
Nervous about quitting, which I've set in two days.  I've quit many times before, but hope this time it's for real!  Going to try the patch, drink lots of water, start running, and making sure I eat regular meals (I tend to skip breakfast and lunch in favor of smokes instead).
Last reply: February 19, 2019 @ 1:13 pm
  • K
    Quit 495 days ago
    February 18, 2019 @ 4:57 am
    You have this...with a positive outlook & plan in place, you will succeed...I have learned many useful tips and tricks from the amazing people that post in this forum. 
  • Lucille Brown
    Quit 1,548 days ago
    February 18, 2019 @ 6:14 am
    Hi HappyLife, welcome to the quit now community.  You've certainly come to the right place for encouragement and support.  Sounds like you've got a good plan in mind but if you need us at all during your quit we will be right here to help you along.  Also the quit coaches are always standing by,  hoping to help whoever needs it.  They can be reached at 1-877-455-2233 and are a fabulous team of wonderful understanding people.  You won't regret speaking to them and they'll work with you one on one.    You are in for a most difficult journey but if you're determined and dedicated you have 100% chance of succeeding.  Just follow our lead and we'll stand by you every step of the way.  Stay positive and focused and all the best, Lucille.                          
  • j
    Quit 831 days ago
    February 18, 2019 @ 7:49 am
    Hi HappyLife, congrats on your decision and welcome, sounds like you’ve set yourself up to succeed!
  • Joan1
    Quit 360 days ago
    February 18, 2019 @ 7:57 am
    Welcome to the forum. You have a positive attitude, which will stand you in good stead. You got this! And I have found that this forum is really helpful in sticking to it, even just reading about other's challenges and successes helps keep me on track. It will help you too. Drinking water when you have a craving really does help so carry on forward! 
  • DianneE
    Quit 603 days ago
    February 19, 2019 @ 10:45 am
    Hi Happy,
    Try not to be nervous, there's nothing to be nervous about.  It's a tough journey, but like everything else in life, it gets easier with time.  Go into it with a good mindset, make up your mind this is what you really want, and you'll find it's easier than what you thought it could be.  Remember the 5 D's, change up your routine and research the addiction.  Also use any tool available including this forum.  We're all here to help each other through this.  Good luck!
  • H
    Quit 359 days ago
    February 19, 2019 @ 1:13 pm
    Thanks and congrats to all of you who have commented and have quit.  I wasn't familiar with the 5 D's, but apparently they are...delay, distract, drink (water), deep breathing, discuss.