jonescarp.aka.dale.Jan_2007

So what scenario are you projecting with regards to you quitting smoking?

Blog Post created by jonescarp.aka.dale.Jan_2007 on Oct 31, 2015
  
   
    Bamboo under your fingernails?  
   

   

Being skinned alive?
Dragged behind a car?

   

  
  Spiders in your coffee?
  Snakes in your car?
  
  
  Waterboarding?
  
   I CAN PROMISE YOU WITH ABSOLUTE CERTAINTY
   NONE OF THESE THINGS WILL HAPPEN BECAUSE YOU'VE QUIT SMOKING.
 
  Do you fear failure? Did you die the last time you quit and began again?  If you are here you already know the answer.
  Failure is not something to fear because you can start over at any time. We recommend the sooner the better.   Quitting won't kill you. Smoking will.
   
   Will you be uncomfortable? YES (The emotional withdrawal)
  The simple fact of not doing what you were used to doing 20 times a day is going to make you uncomfortable.
  Not looking for a place to smoke is going to feel different.
  Any change is going to be "out of your comfort zone" simply because it is change and you don't feel in control. Live with it. You will adjust. It will be worth it. 
 
   Miserable? (The physical withdrawal)
  A 3 week head cold? I would compare the first 2-3 weeks of a quit as being equal to a 3 week head cold.
  You've had one of those, right?  and you lived, right?
  You feel out of it. You may not sleep as well. You may be angry or anxious. You may cry. (yes, crying is allowed. Crying won't kill you and   it waters the cheeks just like laughing until you cry)
   Tears are the river of the soul that undo the logjam of the mind
 
  Heard enough? Ready to get started or start again?
  Give it enough time. 
There are no excuses.
   One Simple Rule: "Don't talk yourself into smoking.".
   

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