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  1. Question and Answer
    Hi Everyone: I need help to quit smoking. I have had an on again off again love affair with this stinky, unhealthy habit for way too long. I have used the patch and got addicted to them. I have promised myself that I would go cold turkey a cuzillion times. I have used Chantix and repeatedly...
  2. Health and beauty
    Well I have been off the cigs for 4 weeks. I have been using the Chantix, and for me, I am doing OK. But man sometimes I really get the urge, but have been toughing it out so far. The last time I tried, I had been off of cigarettes for 12 weeks, and started smoking again, so I really want to...
  3. General Chat
    It wasn't pretty, but he's been smoke free for four days now. We had a MASSIVE argument the other night and well, that came out of it. He's been craving salt BIG time, but we're already seeing the benefits in our chequebooks. He was spending $25 every two or three days. Since he quit, he's...
  4. Health and beauty
    Dh smokes 1/2 pack to one pack a day, he needs to quit because of his heart, he spent yesterday at the er and overnight stay with super high blood pressure, increased enzymes, nausea, chest pains, etc. I try to fix when I am home meals that are low sodium, low cholesterol, etc. DH is only 38. I...
  5. Health and beauty
    So many of you know I have been trying to quit smoking for a while, I can make it a day even two sometimes then I always cave. I know I can quit I did it for ten years. But I can't seem to make it over the hump. Any ideas? What have you done to make it over the hump? I don't want to give up...
  6. General Chat
    I have been looking for a set of bar stools on Kijiji which is a website where people can sell there unwanted stuff, for our island for the last two weeks finally I found something I loved. I found 2 100% leather cranberry coloured bar stools with wooden legs that have a back and are super...
  7. Support
    I quit for a the new year. I have tried to quit once before in 2008 with those patches, I was successful for about 3 months until a big trigger happened. DBF smokes as well and we stopped buying "our" brand and started rolling them so its only $15 or so a month but I decided to quit for health...
  8. General Chat
    I noticed that I have avoided going to a friends home because they smoke and it feels like I am walking into a burning cigarette. The other day I dropped off some magazines and she had her door open. From the outside I could smell all the cigarette smoke coming out of her apartment. In some...
  9. General Chat
    My 13 year old has been sneaking around smoking. My dh smokes and I don't. We have caught him a couple times within the last year. What do you do to get them to quit? I know he keeps sneaking them from his dads pack. I hide them so he can't get them. He has even got ciggaretts from the ash tray...
  10. General Chat
    So I quit smoking just about 10 years ago, but with everything going and stess I started again. I figured that or start drinking. :beat:
  11. General Chat
    Due to health reasons, I have to stop smoking. I am going to be using nicotine patches. I have tried before to quit and it is especially hard for me when I first get up in the morning. Not smoking after meals didn't bother me too much. I only lasted about two weeks then. Now, I don't...
  12. Health and beauty
    I quit smoking on May 7th.Let me tell you I would rather quit drinking all over again..It is not easy. Doc put me on Chantrix. I found that if I take one as soon as I get up it works better. Did that this morning and it's working. Yesterday was really bad morning. Thank God for Troy,my best...
  13. General Chat
    So today is day #2 of my no smoking journey, and I have to say it's not so bad. I've tried to quit before and it always seemed like such a struggle, but this time, with a better attitude and incentives, I feel like I can really do it this time. I feel wonderful, and I smell wonderful, and my...
  14. Health and beauty
    Ok I did not wont this to be a new years lie.So I have decidied to make it public the only way to keep me honest.I smoke and I hate it.Today I really deep cleaned my living room and just cleaning I see all the yellowing the ugly it makes and i thinkk about my body I have just thought about it...
  15. General Chat
    DH is trying to stop smoking. but the patches are driving him crazy!! really he has been so mean and hate full. I almost want him to start smoking again . I am trying to understand but when he is yelling about nothing it is getting to me. I am not sure what to do for him ...:smhelp::smhelp:
  16. Health and beauty
    I've been ill for awhile with what I was told was Menieres Disease and CFIDs, I went to a neurologist recently and he said he doesn't believe it is either of them but it might be Multiple Sclerosis or Arnold Chiari Disease. He asked me why I was still smoking when I was already ill and well, it...
  17. Health and beauty
    My husband and I both need to quit smoking. And unfortunatly our insurance doesn't cover ANYTHING, so we're looking for a good way to break a very bad habit. TIA
  18. Health and beauty
    Today is the day I quit cold turkey. I smoked 1 pack a week, mainly when I felt stressed. My oldest asked me to quit last night and I decided i'm going to do it.:clap:
  19. Just Tips
    Many folks attempt to quit smoking as a new year's resolution. If you were a smoker and quit, share some tips that helped you.
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