If you are an ex-smoker, how did you quit smoking?
Cold turkey, nicotine replacement therapy, hypnosis...etc
Cold turkey has the highest success rating and it is a gorgeous battle that pays a huge dividend on multiple levels.
Cold turkey was the only method that finally worked for me. I just had to knuckle down and do it.
Ecigs, better known as a vapermate. Start off with good dose of nicotine and taper off. Detoxing sucks though. 10 months smoke free, happy and loving it.
eCigs = smoking and still addicted to nicotine. Rip the band aid off. It does suck but get it over with and be done.
I slowly downgraded to zero nicotine. My band aid is gone, but thanks. I tried cold turkey-failed. Gum-failed. Ecigs worked for me.
Congrats! The End result is the same which is smoke free. Are you still using the eCigs?
Thanks David! lol...yes I occasionally still use them, but I use flavors w/o nicotine now. It's a bit silly but it's like a hobby. I do still enjoy the "breathing aspect" which honestly may be why I ever smoked to begin with, or part of it.
tooth picks. flavored if i was able to find. great for keeping the hands and mouth busy just like cigs. plus they are super cheap
by David R Bradley 5 years ago
Who here has quit smoking "cold turkey?" What was it like for you and are you still quit?
by ross670daw 4 years ago
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by kelvinlls 8 years ago
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by michifus 8 years ago
Giving up smoking is easy. I've done it hundreds of times.However I am still smoking and as the smoking sword of Damacles hangs above my head once more I have become determined to make this the final, final, final attempt. I am looking for an alternative to cold turkey which I really cannot...
by Kentrallos 5 years ago
For any Ex-Smokers, How did you quit smoking?how long where you psycho? how long until you felt like you didn't need a cigarette anymore?
by schoolgirlforreal 5 years ago
Quitting Smoking: Does it make you irritable?!Cold turkey quitting , do you find yourself irritable? What do you do for that? I try the gum which seems to help (nicorettte) but too much makes me anxious.I think coffee is also a contributor. What do you think?
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