Heal Smoking Lungs & Cure COPD. Prevent Withdrawal Symptoms For Heavy Smokers! Click Now . I quit cold turkey. I didnt want to be that guy who smokes. Out of shape. Out of breath. Swam 15 laps today and for the first time in 18 months got on my road bike. Im 54 and ive smoked enough. I can get a little scary, irritable wise, but no desire to smoke It feels really good. Still getting headaches thoug Some older studies have found only up to 5 percent of those who quit smoking cold turkey stay quit for at least 6 to 12 months. Other ways to quit There's no single method to quit smoking that. Day 18 quitting smoking cold turkey . bonnie89 8 MONTH WINNER I've quit smoking I'm on day 17 cold turkey. I'm suffering with real tight chest and hard... macman_92 13 MONTHS WINNER. Many people decide to go cold turkey when quitting smoking—that is, they stop smoking all at once without medication or nicotine replacement products. Quitting this way isn't easy. While it might work for some people, it's not the most effective method of smoking cessation
Good luck for the quit day, I went cold turkey and currently on day 33 so goes to show it can be done, Reply (0) Report. nsd_user663_1789. Hi Roxy, i'm on day 18 of Cold Turkey and finding it relatively easy this time around. Although haven't in the past. I'm 68 years old and have been smoking since I was 18. I have never been a heavy. Awesome!: First, going cold turkey is formidable. Going 40 days without smoking is a huge step toward regaining health. The benefits start immediately and accrue each day. Physical deconditioning for any reason takes a toll. However, a person will gain stamina each day he/she walks and increases activity Been smoking for 9 years, 1/2 pack / day. Quit cold turkey 6 days ago. From what I've read, most if not all of you don't have any cigarettes at hand, as if you quit after the last cig or threw them away. From experience, not having any cigarettes causes a lot more stress/anxiety than to have them at hand but choose not to smoke
On day 19 now. Day 18 and 17 were some of the toughest, almost as bad as 7 and 8. Fell asleep at work on day 17 and day 18 was hard to breathe. One piece of advice I will give - eat anything you want! I got through a bag of skittles due to the crave and stress. It really helped me and it is far better than a smoke. Good luck all The withdrawal symptoms were unbearable, says Evan Rabinowitz, 28, from Brooklyn, N.Y., who has tried to quit cold turkey four times. I became incredibly agitated and irritable every time I. Fifteen days today after 50 years smoking. My goodness, I have been so sick. The 11th day was the worst, went to the doctor who told my my body had gone into complete shock with the cold turkey route. The craving is still there on and off but I am hanging on by the skin of my teeth I quit smoking 17 days ago--cold turkey. I have had the sore throat which eventually got better, then sinus pain and ear pain, that too is better. Hi, I am a 27 year old male who used to smoke a pack a day of cigarettes from the age 18 to 25. I quit smoking from the age 25 to 27 without literally smoking a single puff Directed by Norman Lear. With Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Edward Everett Horton. Hoping for positive publicity, a tobacco company offers $25 million to any American town that quits smoking for 30 days. Amidst a media frenzy, Eagle Rock, Iowa accepts the challenge while the company's PR man tries to sabotage the effort
Research over the past 25 years has shown that, out of 100 people trying to quit smoking cold turkey, only about three to five of them will succeed for longer than six months, according to Hays. In other words, while some people can quit this way, at least 95 percent of people can't Follow me on my journey to quit smoking once and for all. Travel and lifestyle blogger. Founder of findingkathybrown.com. a longtime smoker seeking advic.. I decided to quit smoking, and today is the first day of quitting cold turkey. I am having lots of cravings and withdrawal symptoms, but I'm determined to ge.. I have the same experience as you, 17 days smoke free after smoking for most of 50 years. I would quit but the longest I stayed stopped was around 2 years. It's the emotions that get to me, I want to bury them with nicotine but I know it doesn't work I'm an addict, I cannot smoke no matter what Totally fvked but this to shall pass, having a. I am OH-fficially RE-OPENING this 2005 blog! This is my 6th day of quiting cold turkey and I am NEVER smoking againg! 21 years of smoking and drinking (heavy) landed me 2 days in the ER and 4 days in bed. (6 total) I had, what i thought was a heart attack but, turned out to be a respitory infection in the lungs
Now I am 51 and free from smoking for more than a year. I decided to quit smoking on April 8th, 2010. I'd like to share how I decided to quit cold turkey. On the night of April 7th, 2010 I went to sleep as usual smoking my last cigarette of that day just minutes before going to sleep . All you use is your own mental strength to quit and combat cravings. This mental strength is also known as 'willpower'. You can learn more about willpower here. How do you quit smoking 'cold turkey'
Unlike the cold turkey strategy, which relies on willpower and determination alone, methods that utilise cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) yield far more promising results. That's because they address the underlying triggers of smoking, and promote positive behaviour change by providing practical and realistic solutions to nicotine cravings 80 days of no smoking after quitting cold turkey. Close. 71. Posted by 9 days ago. 80 days of no smoking after quitting cold turkey.. Hi john_syd_west and suse, You both inspire me to stay on track, i am 18 days free of ciggi`s and i feel up and down, mostly up. My son would say mostly aggitated ha ha Thank you for sharing your stories. I finally quit for good cold turkey as i had tried just about everything except tying a cage around my head every morning !
On June 15, 2015 I quit smoking (2+ packs day) and drinking (1/2 lg bottle+ JW day) cold turkey after 30+ years. The first 3 nights couldn't sleep but was determined not to give in. Desperately googled for a sleep aid but wanted something natural , this will give you an idea of the up-and-down the pain at night causes 3 days after quitting smoking, the nicotine levels in a person's body are depleted. While it is healthier to have no nicotine in the body, this initial depletion can cause nicotine withdrawal
So today is day twelve quitting cold turkey. Now, I have slipped a few times and took a puff or two of my mothers vape pen. But! I have not touched a cigarette. Today I've been doing so well after the first week with cravings and stuff. Today has been really tough, I think it is because I am at home alone and I used to smoke when I was bored Hi. I am 29 days smoke free today after 30 years smoking on February 15th.. My quit day was 3 days before my 44th bday. Took me a couple days to register on here because I didn't think it would be helpful, but I chose to after reading all the helpful resources. My method of quitting was I went cold turkey When smoking, the heart works harder to pump smoke-ridden blood and this leads to increased risk of heart attacks and disease. After 10 years smoke-free, the risk of heart disease is the same as a. So this time I decided to quit smoking cold turkey, and has been going pretty good for me. I'm still fighting the habit but the cravings are gone now, it only took a couple days for the nicotine to get completely out of my system. Well now I'm gonna walk you over what the last couple of days was like. Day Day 15 Day 16 Day 17 Day 18 Day 19 Day 20 Day 21 Think positive. hard you have a different route snacks handy. try harder the next to recover and smoking a cigarette; of your life! Calendar for Quitting COLD TURKEY. Title: CALENDAR for Quitting Cold Turkey Author: zkfor1
I have smoked a pack of cigarettes a day for over 17 years. I quit smoking cold turkey 5 days ago. I am still experiencing withdrawal symptoms. Seems like I am still craving nicotine, my chest feels tight at times. I have only had 4 hours sleep each day since I quit. I have been having vivid dreams. I am determined to quit, so I know I am not. This is great advice, after 16 years of smoking a pack or so a day I finally stopped smoking cold turkey. Stopping to Smoke is the best thing I ever did in my life. The withdrawal symptoms and cravings are not easy at first but do get easier with time, I just said to myself when I want to smoke that I won't smoke now but maybe later and I. On day 5 of no smoking, also cold turkey. (srs) Sucks Bigtime bro. Today is definitely the worst withdrawal so far in my experience. But I know will get better with time. Drink alot of water and find a good book to read to get mind off cigs. gluck . Now I have to help my husband, and motivate him to quit Most of the discomfort that recent ex-smokers experience is similar to the common cold or the flu. This can make it difficult to know whether you're really sick or not. One tell-tale sign that your symptoms are caused by something more than smoker's flu is a fever
Today's day 3 for me cold turkey ,I been smoking weed the last 4 years haven't went a day without it since. the negative withdrawal feelings I get the most is insomnia at night and anger throughout the day which makes me feel like I need it to calm down , but I'm pulling through , I can't be so dependent on it anymore I'm 19 and been. Among people who try to quit smoking cold turkey on their own, only 3 to 5 out of 100 stay off cigarettes long-term. Quitting addictive drugs such as heroin can be much harder cold turkey I am on day 13 of not smoking, quit cold turkey. I have quit many times over the past 20 years (one time for 2 years!) I started when I was 14 years old and I am 34 now. I was up to a pack every 2 days for the past 7 years and decided it was time to quit for good Days two and three of quitting will throw some curveballs at you, so maybe it's time to arm yourself with even more tactics. In the relapse section, we spell out some of the common things that cause people to turn to tobacco again (a.k.a. slip-up or relapse), including triggers and snakes on the path
im on 4 days cold turkey no nicotine right now (I also quit drinking the same day) cravings have been awful tonight, drove to a gas station but bought a gatorade/chips instead. the cravings have been intense different times throughout days 2-3-4 (1 was easy). I am exercising/yoga/heavy breathing throughout the day and it's still tough I smoked two packs a day from age 15 to 35 and quit cold turkey 15 years ago. Someone told me whatever you do, don't keep smoking after age 40. At age 38 I quit cold turkey on January 1. The next morning you wake up and quit cold turkey, No smoking from now on. Continue to take Formula 1. Four tablets three times a day for three straight days. Switching after that to two tablets three times a day. Once the Formula 1 is completely gone and that phase is complete swith to taking Maintenance. Two tablets once a day Good job. When I quit it was cold turkey, and it took about two weeks to stop having nicotine withdrawals. Stick with the gum while you break yourself of the habit of smoking, then maybe when you're free and clear of that you can start weaning yourself off of the nicotine itself. Like everyone else is saying, don't let your guard down just yet Well done! It's been 6 weeks for me with the help of Champix. I know what you mean about feeling clean and especially the teeth. I went to the dentist last week for a clean and check up and now thanks to smoking I have gum disease, so have to go back for a deep clean which involves going under the gum, so when I do have a bit of a craving, I think of that
I'm on day 4, and although my cravings are not as intense, I still feel the urge to smoke. I am 30 years old and I've been smoking since I was 18, about a pack a day. My mother died from stage 4 lung cancer (heavy smoker) and I guess when I turned 30 this month really made me think Thank you so much for this article. It's been 3 days, tapering a 3/4 handle of vodka a day for 13 years to just 5 beers today, to prevent seizures, as I do not have health insurance and live alone. Finally, today, I have no shakes, was able to eat and take vitamins, and sleep without sweating Maybe you decide to go cold turkey but end up smoking again. Or you've been making great progress but after one terrible, sleepless night, decide to smoke a joint just to get some rest. The day before the BIG DAY, make sure you smoke two or three or four times your usual amount. Make yourself sick with one last smoking orgy. THE day arrives. Now, you are ready to quit COLD TURKEY. Your thoughts about smoking are now all negative; you have only a couple of places left where you allow yourself to smoke My Dad used to smoke about 2 packs a day. He decided to pursue his childhood dream of becoming a diver. He had to quit smoking to do this. He quit cold turkey. He now has his master divers license and has gone cave diving in Mexico, dove into abandoned missile silos, Eel wall in the Puget Sound. He quit smoking to realized a childhood dream
Cold turkey is the abrupt and complete cessation of nicotine use, without resort to any quitting product or procedure, including but not limited to: replacement nicotine (the nicotine patch, gum, lozenge, spray or inhaler), any smoking cessation medication (Chantix, Champix or Zyban), any shots, herbs or other pills, any smokeless or other tobacco product, any type of e-cigarette (including. There's no easy way to quit smoking, but kicking the habit abruptly rather than weaning off cigarettes gradually may increase the chances of staying smoke-free, according to a new study.. In the. 120 hours (end of 5th day) you are no longer addicted to nicotine and the habit is broken for good. You smell clean, your breath is fresh, and you're huggable because you don't smell like a smoldering cigarette. 21 days later Hypnotic programming is locked in
Quitting smoking without any aids is known as quitting cold turkey. People who use the cold turkey approach may begin to feel withdrawal symptoms as soon as two hours after their last cigarette No: cold turkey is by far the best way to stop. But you will go through an intense craving that you will have to resist. i quit smoking 4 days ago i also have beentakeing two azo pills a day is it safe to take a ni otine test yet? i quit smoking for two years now i smoked a pack a day for 18 years by quiting can my lungs heal Zyban is amazing! Istarted taking Zyban 18 days ago, though it took me longer than what it said it take to quit, I finally quit 4 days ago, and I feel great. I tried Champix and had a bad reaction to it, the patches the same. I also have quit cold turkey. But with Zyban, there is no urge, or cravings Im the same way, i quit in september, and been sick ever since, sinus problems, and never had a sinus problem in my whole life, til i quit smoking, after 10 years, cold turkey as well. But had tubes in my ears when i was little til the age of 14, i started smoking at the age of 12, i quit when i was 22, and am now 23.. sometimes i wish i didnt. Related: 7 Reasons to Help Persuade your Loved Ones to Quit Smoking [INFOGRAPHIC] The Pros of Cold Turkey Quitting. Research has shown those who quit cold turkey may have a harder time or be unsuccessful but there are some advantages including: You won't have to spend money on smoking cessation products, which can be expensive
Ok I stopped smoking nearly 9 weeks ago, I had to stop using the patches two weeks in as I had a bad reaction to them, so I have been doing it cold turkey. This time I have not cheated once and had a sneaky puff, sorry to sound stupid but I am so pleased with myself so WHY the past two days do I feel like I have been smoking heavy, I have the taste of smoke in my mouth and my throat burns at. As a freshman, I was smoking about a half pack a day. By the time I was 16, I was at a pack a day. The Stop. When I was 32 years old, I finally decided to quit. I tried many things. I tried to wait 10 minutes after the urge kicked in before having one, but that didn't work. I tried smoking lights instead of full flavor, but I just ended up. The town, led by van dyke , the local preacher, try to quit smoking for 30 days to win a 25 mil$ prize, offered by a tobacco co. for any town that can stop smoking. This film needs to be on DVD. FOR anyone who ever tried to quit Cold Turkey , this film will bring back memories, whether you succeded or not I've been smoking for 44 years and will be on my 8th week in 3 days of quitting cold turkey, my concern is I'm still hacking phlegm, my voive is very hoarse and burning sinuses. Anyone else feeling the same. Congrats to all you x smokers :) Jade on August 15, 2017: I am 25 days cold turkey smoke free I do have a vape pen but there is no. People who quit cold turkey usually have worse symptoms than those who take a cohesive approach, with counseling, support systems, and smoking aids (including nicotine replacement therapy). By understanding the signs and symptoms of nicotine withdrawal, you can better prepare for them and know how to act if and when they occur
Quit Smoking Cold Turkey: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. If you've ever tried to quit smoking cold turkey, you may already know everything you need to know about this method. Cold turkey. It's fine for a late night Thanksgiving snack, but as a quit smoking method, most people find it pretty challenging I have been smoking for 18 years, 20 cigarettes a day, I quit smoking unexpectedly cold turkey 7 weeks ago after my father had a heart attack due to smoking, while he was at hospital, a stop smoking lady came to give my father advice we decided to quit smoking together that day 13 year smoker. 10 a day. No patch or pills. Cold turkey. Very thankful for this blog. However. Have not read a single post that accurately relates to my struggle. This has been so hard. Maybe I am just a pussy. Day 1 -4 I had the most stagnant headache from hell. It would not subside at all. At day 4 I began feeling sick. Sore throat and flu.
9 years smoking. This is my experience in quit smoking. I quit smoking since 20 April 2012 (almost 11 months). When I stop, I was suffering food poisoning. With this opportunity I resolve to quit smoking (cold turkey). The following are symptoms that occur to me since the first day I quit smoking im on day 18 of going cold turkey. I found out i was pregnant and ripped all my cigarettes up straight away. I gave up in my last pregnancy and started when my lo was 6 months and its the worst thing i ever did. Giving up the first time wasnt that difficult tbh, as i had work to keep me busy, but im a sahm now and its so difficult Smoking a true addiction. I learned 10 years ago that even one cigarette can start the habit again in no time. I quit cold turkey (best way to do it) exactly one year ago come July 8 and have passed the craving stages after 3 to four months, with the first month being the toughest. Never mind aids, they don't work. Cold turkey is by far the. Just 12 hours after you quit smoking, the amount of carbon monoxide in your blood decreases, which increases the amount of oxygen in your blood - giving your heart a well-deserved break. A year after you quit, your likelihood of a heart attack and risk of heart disease drops to half that of a smoker's risk. The benefits keep coming over time: 15 years after quitting smoking, your risk of. I can tell u that i felt depressed and full of anxiety for first 4 months after quitting cold turkey. And had insomnia for first 2 months. Only time ive ever had bad anxiety,insomnia,and depression has been when I've tried quitting smoking. Another symptom was swollen lymph nodes around neck which only came and hung around when quitting smoking
I ended up quitting cigarettes 9 months ago, cold turkey and I have not picked up a cigarette since. -Marissa D. I quit smoking! - Adriana M. Dear Antonio.. Thanks a lot in motivating , I read all your mails and its a real boost up. And really i am proud of my self , since last 18 days i have not taken a single puff Quitting smoking without the use of medications, counseling, or other therapy is known as quitting 'cold turkey.' The withdrawal symptoms of quitting smoking are not different if you quit cold turkey compared to other methods. Success rates for quitting cold turkey range between 3% and 10% Quitting smoking is a journey, not a single event. Know what to expect along the way. You Need a Plan. Only 4 to 7 percent of smokers that try to quit cold turkey are successful in staying smokefree. The rest of us need a plan. Our Freedom From Smoking program has helped hundreds of thousands of people quit smoking and covers topics including I am on Day 17 after quitting cold turkey. Age 60, 40+ years of smoking around 20 per day. Found mountain climbing too hard on recent vacation. Quitting is not as hard as I had feared but mental concentration was initially very difficult. Walking 6 miles a day. Sleeping a lot. I feel I am over the worst now but staying vigilant
Fact: Smoking during pregnancy increases the chances of having a low birth weight baby. Babies with low birth weight are more likely to have serious health problems than normal weight babies. These problems can affect your baby's health now, throughout their childhood, and into adulthood. Myth #6: The only way to quit smoking is cold turkey You can sign up by texting QUIT to iQUIT (47848) and entering the date of your Quit Day - the day you will stop smoking. Cold Turkey. Going cold turkey means that you stop smoking all at once. Even though ex-smokers often say they quit cold turkey, usually they had thought about stopping before they actually did it Quit smoking tip sheet Quit cold turkey! One day at a time Setting quit dates Quitting for others Every quit is different Minimizing the most common side effects to quitting smoking Understanding the emotional loss from quitting smoking How to help family and friends quit smoking Crutches to quit smoking Carrying cigarette
After a 35-year smoking habit I successfully quit 11 years ago. Wanted to share my story to help others. Background: Tried five times to quit about once-a-year. Four were cold-turkey attempts; the longest lasted 10 days. The fifth was a gradual reduction plan over one week, which was pure H. Made the decision to quit before really researching how Hello, I quit cold turkey too, 950 day's ago and I still craving. But, I have learn how to manage those cravings with out slip more. When it comes, I identify and do something to get rid of it, ej: in the morning forced shower, That relax me a lot and I forgot of the urge to smoke in the morning After smoking your last cigarette two days ago, you experienced what seemed to be mild cravings. Once the nicotine began to leave your body, you began to experience both psychological and physical cravings for another cigarette. This is Day Three, and you are in the full clutch of withdrawal symptoms Cold Turkey Day 9 2020. So I quit nine days ago, I've attempted this 10 or 15 times previous and failed everytime. I smoked a pack a day, but in the last two years I started smoking less, about 10 to 14 a day. So with time these symptoms will pass
There's one big exception to the difficulty that addicted smokers have in climbing that cold-turkey mountain. Atlantic City casinos have found it very easy to cease smoking in an instant Later, when I saw them outside in the rain smoking, I told myself there is no point to keep smoking. I spend eight dollars per pack and I smoke two packs every day. This added up to nearly $480 per month, just for smoking. After 30 years of smoking, Dalton decided to quit right away, cold turkey I am 51 years old and quit smoking (cold turkey) 10 days ago after 35 years and I am shocked that I am not going completely insane. Now that is not to say that it doesnt bother me, today I nearly had a melt down due to an urge to have a cigarette, but it passed in a few minutes and I did not harm anyone, just kidding Smokefree Women knows that women face unique challenges when quitting smoking. This site addresses these challenges and helps women quit smoking by providing information and tools that specifically address women's experiences as they stop smoking and start their new smokefree lives Quitting cold turkey. Did you know that only 5% of the 15 million smokers who try to call it quits every year actually succeed? The reason that number is so low is because the nicotine in cigarettes is so addictive. Think about that number and then consider quitting cold turkey - no help, no plan
Cut back a little each day e.g., have one less cigarette or drink per day so that every day you cut down is a small success to be celebrated. Consider alternative activities for future social gatherings: sports/games, social gatherings in non-drinking/smoking areas. Have smaller-sized drinks. Drink water as a 'spacer' between drinks A day of being smoke-free is a day win. Keep celebrating and count your blessings. Fighting nicotine withdrawal is EASY (updated on 6 July 2019). You have been doing it throughout your smoking lives - more on this in a later post. The most difficult fight is the battle in your mind In an Ask the Doctor item about quitting smoking in the May 2010 Harvard Heart Letter, we invited readers to share their stories of how they quit smoking. We received a number of interesting and witty ways to help stop this serious addiction. Joan B. I gave up smoking in 1968 after years of smoking two packs a day. I have never smoked since On No Smoking Day, PHE advises going 'cold turkey' is least effective way to quit. In 2016, 15.5% of adults aged 18 and over in England currently smoke, down from 19.9% in 2010. In 2000.
Smoking is stress management - smokers use a cigarette break to take a break from work or people. Days and activities are structured around when, where and with whom to take breaks in order to smoke. Continue to structure breaks into your day but put more healthy activities in their place What a fantastic website with courageous people, one and all. I read all the posts. I am on day 44, having quit cold turkey after smoking a pack a day for 28 years. I gave up at the end of a course of antibiotics for bronchitis and had a smoker's cough for the six months prior and the worry of maybe having emphysema There is no doubt about the toughness of quitting smoking. This is especially true when you begin to experience withdrawal symptoms. In fact, many people begin to cough more after they quit, thanks to the phlegm that your body is trying to eliminate Quitting smoking may sometimes feel like an uphill struggle but when the reward for kicking the habit is an average of ten years extra to live, it's worth fighting for.Join around a million other smokers this No Smoking Day and take on the challenge.. If you're looking to boost your chances of success, we're here to talk you through the arsenal of free support available
I never hated my smokes or smoking I loved smoking haha. BUT I cannot afford or justify my habit @ 35-50 smokes per day. I actually can't still believe I gave the Nicotine the flick. However going back to the day I made this first post it really was a bad , bad day for me. So I will be very honest here I did order an eCig, there is no nicotine NATIONAL NO SMOKING DAY ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Although yesterday! - any day is a good day to start! Giving up is difficult. Some can go cold turkey but for most it's a battle of will power along with emotional support and adjuncts such as chewing gum. There are no positives to smoking. It's is a known risk factor in heart disease.
Within a few weeks, your cold turkey will be over, and you will no longer feel the urge for smoking again. But that depends on your resilience actually. Your circulation will be almost back to normal and risks of all circulatory diseases will be mostly gone. It will take a little more while for your heart to return back to its normal functioning Additional solutions include hypnosis, acupuncture and behavioral modification, according to HelpGuide.org. By altering habits associated with smoking, you may find it easier to quit. Eat at a different table, take a new route to work, spend time in non-smoking places such as libraries and avoid smoking triggers such as alcohol and coffee I quit cold turkey and I use to chain smoke I'm 11 weeks now and feel better ^^^ Read More. I tried everything to quit smoking and finally did at 22 weeks. im now 26w3d and its so nice to say i quit. I tried everything to quit and i guess after my ultrasound it hit me that i really needed to try n quit once n fer all not just fer a day or two. Jason's Pre No-Alcohol Stats. Jason was required to keep a strict nutrition (food and drink), exercise and sleep journal for the 15 days prior to his first WellnessFX blood lab draw, and he is also required to continue these logs during the entire 30 days of the no-alcohol period A New Leaf gets a little sentimental at the end, but not too much, and Cold Turkey ends with the scoundrels being shot by their own cigarette lighter. The movie, as everybody knows by now, concerns an attempt by a small town in Iowa to qualify for a $25 million award by signing all its citizens to a 30-day no smoking pledge Cold turkey worked. It was damn hard, and I was a total asshole for 3 months. But it worked. According to my stop smoking app, I have saved almost $50k, and that's not even at today's cigarette prices. I don't stop in here very often anymore, but to anyone reading this: you can fucking do it! It's hard at first, but every day gets a bit easier