Hi I'm new here I am on day 4 on quitting smoking who else is on day 4? An another question how do you add a picture too your profile?
Hello and welcome to Ex. Congratulations on day 4! Here is a link to the getting started guide that can answer questions such as adding a profile picture.
Getting Started Guide
I'm actually on my cell on this site and I do not have a computer so I can't add a profile picture to my profile...Thank you for the link! I'm glad to be here day 4 has been going good I stay Praying an reading my Bible an just keep busy busy an my cravings aren't so bad
You can edit your profile if you are in landscape mode on your device. Just go to https://excommunity.becomeanex.org/edit-profile!input.jspa go in edit mode. You should have an option to attach a picture. Certainly on your computer will be a bit easier.
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I added a picture thanks for the link it helped alot.
Welcome and congratulations on 4 DOF (days of freedom). I am sure some of the Elders (those with a year or more of being smoke free) will come along and post lots of great things to read on this site! I am not on Day 4, but remember it well!
Yes ive actually quit cold turkey I quit on the 24th last Sunday so I'm just keep busy doing stuff so I don't crave anything I pray an read my Bible to help also.
Have you done any of the reading about quitting smoking? Have you read blogs? When I first came here, I read everything I possibly could find on nicotine addiction. I read blogs to see how others were staying free, I listened to everyone who had more experience than I had (that pretty much was EVERYONE). On the sign in page, I did the homework and made a quit kit...I listed all of the triggers I could identify and how strong they were...I planned for what I would do instead of smoking. I kept that list and I revised it over and over again. The biggest thing is that smoking doesn't really fix anything, it doesn't change anything. It doesn't do anything FOR us, it does a lot TO us. No crave ever killed anyone, no one can say that about smoking. I can tell you that you can get a lot of information right on this site. Go to jonescarp.aka.dale.Jan_2007's page and read My Welcome To New Members (10 Years Of Watching) and then read
What To Expect In The First Four Months There are many more things you can and should read...Youngatheart.7.4.12 has a list
101 Things to Do Instead of Smoke and she also has a great welcome that she gives to new people. You will be advised to read Allen Carr's "The Easy Way to Quit Smoking" which is available on line.
Most of all, stay close to the site, read posts, comment, ask questions. We are your lifeline right now.
Welcome to EX.
Nope I haven't but Im actually doing that now an thank you so much for all the information you provided.
welcome. I was the oldest of three boys and we were big eaters. I dentify. :-)
Lol my eating has got much more bigger so to say since I stopped smoking.
save some for the boys. :-)
Oh they eat alot too hahahaha...I just need to kick the cravings and certain things trigger me an wanting a cigarette butt I am not going back to smoking I've came 4 whole days and haven't smoked I am counting down to weeks an years to become smoke free!!!
You can consider quitting smoking sort of like adult potty training. :-)
Hahahahaha, I never thought of it like that. Today, I will steal that - potty training.
Hello and welcome to the EX community. This is really a great place for education and support. We are here for you when you need help getting through a crave or have a question. I am here today with 503 days of freedom but know I remember my day 1, 2 , 3 4 ect to know I don't ever want to go back there again and I know I wouldn't have this success if I wasn't a member of this great EX family. . Congratulations on making the decision to quit and here on day 4 of freedom Way to go. You have been given some good information and reading material to start you in underatanding the addiction. Take it one day at a time and use NOPE 9not one puff ever) and you don't do that anymore will help get you to success. Remember you don't have to go it alone just type help if cracing you will be surprised how many people run. You CAN do this.
Thanks so much I love this group already
Hi i just want to say .............................. You are in the right place !!!
Welcome. This is a great place to be for me and will be for you too. Can't have enough quitters around, you know. I'm working on becoming an EX. I think I've got it this time. My best to you.
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