Posted by Raisinb on May 15, 2012, at 20:33:15
In reply to Quitting smoking, posted by Phil on May 14, 2012, at 8:17:24
Quitting is rough. I quit cold turkey a couple of years ago and my moods were ridiculous--crying, rages, etc. For me the gum and things weren't helpful. I just had to accept it was going to be awful and get through it. The cool thing about quitting smoking is, there will be an end to the pain. The worst part for me was over in a week or so. After that I would have liked to smoke, but the withdrawals/cravings had lessened. You can do it, just remember that it's something you can get through in a relatively short period of time. I wish I could say the same about mental illness. Next to being Bipolar, quitting smoking was a cakewalk.