|Jun 19 2012|
I have decided to quit smoking. I shall write in you everyday and talk about how things are going.
I have tried many things to no avail. This time I amtrying a tapering method.
One cig per hour. I was up to 3 per hour so that will be a drastic cut. However, I feel confident I can do it.
I began at 10pm Tues night, June 19th 2012. I have smoked 3 cigs in 3 hours verses 9.
How do I feel? Happy.
I am watching the clock waiting on the hour to light up. But, I have found it's not been hard. Seems the strongest desire is to light up right after I finish my cig. Then to light up 15 mins before due time.
Even cutting back for just a few hours I can feel my lungs getting better. Really.
I figure after 2 weeks I will smoke 1 cig every 1.5 hours. Then after 2 weeks I will smoke 1 cig every 2 hours. Then after 2 weeks I will smoke 1 cig every 2.5 hours. Then 2 weeks later one cig every 3 hours.
It will take me a few months to finally end smoking, but if I stay on track I will be smoke-free again.
The best thing I liked about not smoking was I could laugh without coughing and all dairy products taste were amazing.
I remember how my gums became so tender and sore after not smoking for 3 days that it hurt to brush my teeth. How my body poured sweat at night for 30 days.
The doc said gums hurting was from feeling coming back in them. Cig smoking had pretty much numbed them to a high extent. How when a smoker feels a sore throat it is generally severe because the throat is somewhat numbed like the gums.
The doc said I sweated because the posions were coming thru my pores.
It only takes 3 days for physical addiction to leave body but a very long time for physcological addiction to subside.
Cigarette smoking has been proven it is a stronger addiction than herion. And extremely difficult to stop and remain smoke-free.
But, with the help of God, I will make it.
Talk to you tomorrow dear diary
Till then...deep breaths in, slow breaths out....
BEHOLD THE MOMENTS OF BEAUTY...THEY ARE THERE
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