I'm feeling really good about this first week. I had a serious test the 2nd day in where I called for help. This community answered and I got through it. The rest of the craves were easy sailing after that.
When I'm in situations where I used to smoke I find if I say "I don't do that anymore, what should I do instead?". It really helps to reset my brain and find something else to do. Which is usually deep breathing or walking. Cinnamon sticks are my new bestie. I like rolling little pieces in my mouth. It seems to satisfy that doing something with my mouth habit and I get a little burst of cinnamon.
I was really excited when I could smell the fresh scents that came after a rainstorm a couple of days ago. It was so intensely stimulating. That alone was a win situation to quit. So I've already experienced one of my reasons to quit. My lungs feel clearer and I'm breathing deeper. My triggers are lessening.
Loving being a non-smoker. Onto another week of N.O.P.E.