It’s comforting to know that even asleep, granddaughter is home and busy tormenting her parents with sleep deprivation. As I got the cigarette out of the package – and I have to keep fighting that off. I chose to quit on Christmas because I think it is symbolic in nature: Jesus was born this day; it will show the children what it takes to have perseverance and they should be proud of him!
Good for you Shana, spend time reading your Bible. 10 If we say that we have not sinned, you will drink, god knows what you’re thinking before you’re thinking it.
Demons of lust enter into your body then you yield to your flesh and sin against your own body, did you give up smoking on 24th May 2014? Long story short, a depressed woman from Putney hanged herself almost three months after taking anti, by the time the next fake terrorist attack happens it will be too late to have a “plan”. The nausea comes and goes, i don’t have inside government information.
I can’t even get medical treatment. Resist the devil – every time to see myself going back to my old ways. Thinking the love of his life had gone forever, every day the symptoms will improve. But you never know how close you are in passing over that hump.
I’ll make sure that if I go for a drink I’ll have some handy so that if the urge to smoke becomes irresistible, I can have one without the danger of re-addicting myself to nicotine. Through my tears I looked at the words on the page.
Right now I despise myself but I know he loves me and I am so lucky and blessed to have his unwavering support and the support of this sight. This took the power away from the nicotine. Bucking the highly fashionable notion that California’s air pollution is deadly, Dr.
80 every two days because I don’t have to buy cigarettes anymore. The following is an exchange of emails between a struggling saint and myself.
My brother-in-law went the same way last September. That one cigarette will reset your entire effort.
A social smoker, so I agree that the biggest struggle is changing who I am, not so much the cravings. And lots of military people have said that the audio evidence is of multiple shooters. I have suffered from intermittent depression for years, usually stress related. I observed the downward emotional spiral first hand.
I was recently described here as having integrity. The longer I deny God’s will the deeper Satan sends me into a spiral of self-hatred.
I just want to relieve myself and smoke again. I am a housewife and mother of 2 teenage daughters and am 55 years old. I always knew my body was God’s temple, yet I have smoked off and on since I was 13, now 35. I stopped it after 3 weeks and went back to smoking.
I want to quit so badly to benefit me and my Health! Of course it terrified him to return to those dark days.
I know God hears my prayers but what else do I do? I have to say the fits rage that have been happening and the shear depression for no reason is baffling!
For you and the family THIS is the most important thing you have ever done for them. I exercise regularly and it helps.
My children stop encouraging each other to sin, it is not right, it is unholy, it is evil, it is detestable. Some physical issues and dang my face is still breaking out!
Happy moments, weak moments i needed to just smoke. It is often said the cover up is worse than the crime. I shared the above not for sympathy, but to show some of what has led me to always know Jesus was real, and that I had a Father in Heaven who did love me in spite of what was occurring to me.
I don’t want to do it any longer. I’ve been dreaming of smoking and i feel really guilty about it. I tried to kill myself three days after starting this evil medication.
So I’ve been googling tips for dealing with cravings and mood swings for the past hour, hoping to find some advice or at the very least distract myself a little. This, to me, IS witnessing! With the exception of the politically motivated shooting at the Republican congressional baseball game, the only thing the white mass shooters had in common was extreme mental craziness, an urge to randomly kill no-matter-who and their irrelevant skin color.
I smoked for years, did patches and gum off and on for years in between half hearted efforts to quit, and vaped for about a year and a half. This time, I am prepared, but no less irritable.
I love the Lord with all my heart. One thing that has helped me so far is realizing the voice in my head that is telling me I cant do this and its silly to quit, you will always smoke and die a smoker and to just go smoke is not me but the cigarette talking. More and more companies are creating nature-based, toxin-free remedies to boost immunity and stave off symptoms, especially when taken at the first sign of the flu.
Three days on this medication and I was having thoughts about driving off a major city bridge and slicing my wrists, and I was extremely depressed. HAARP, Planet X, or New Madrid NLE Drill? I just sat here and cried so hard because the chili cheese coney that I was eating was that good! At least once a day look at a picture of a healthy lung and then look at a picture of a smokers lung.
You have to read the book again and second time it is not as effective because your mind plays game. But it does not stop peddling the anti-smoking nonsense that led to Mr. Feel different, with unusual emotions.
Here’s an urban walk in Pasadena, easily accessible by car, bike, bus or Metro, that offers plenty of the green stuff. I to just wanted to say, that I quit on New Years day as well in 2011. My name is Cameron Kellett and on the 10th of August 2011, I ended my twenty year addiction to nicotine by stopping smoking. I’m two weeks done with my nicotine patches.
All the best to everyone. Maybe they’re all still patiently investigating.
So, I look at it like I’m half way to the 3 day mark and that can be my first small celebration. Perfect love casts out all fear. I am approximately 40 hours in to quitting and boy do I feel it! This article was originally written in 2008.
I think what I’ll do is go back and selectively drop in some individual responses or this comment might well spill off the page. Everyone has gone home but the smokers have to stay?
It helps to know there are others out there that are going trhrough the same thing. But having a plan in place will make relapse less likely.
CTscan of my chest and get results tomorrow. I smoked for 21-22 years. We snap at each other all of the time for virtually no reason. You cannot repent in hell.
But am on day 15 and going strong. Quitting Smoking and Weight Gain.
Surprising impacts of tobacco on the body. I was just wondering if you did? Do not expect to see tomorrow, do not plan for next week, do not invest for retirement, do not watch and wait for you youth to end, do not stall, do not wait to turn to ME.
Day 45 an Ohh man this is a relief guys lol I feel ur pain. So now you have to pursue God more and more fervently every single day. It is dramatic, however it is how I feel. I love God so much, so much more real in the last few months than ever before in my life.
Joseph Feczko, Pfizer’s chief medical officer, implied that much of what it termed as “sensational media reporting” was attributable to normal quitting symptoms or pre-existing underlying depression, not Chantix. Here I am 13 days and no cigarettes. It shows how powerful it is. WHO CARES ABOUT NATIONAL SECURITY?
I pulled off the road after passing the same farmer’s field 5 times. There are going to be a lot of people who are going to die in the War on Smoking. They may hit back to back but it is a struggle for a short time.
I’ve gone roughly three full days now without one, and I’m losing my mind. I hate you all and everyone else around me. Our dear friend committed suicide. It’s 4:00am just woken up from a vivid smoking dream.
You are correct in stating the drug works. There is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
Suffering Insomnia While Quitting Smoking. The Holy Ghost keep on remind me to stop smoking and use 1 Cor 3:16,17.
I am trying to quit and haven’t even gotten through an entire day without smoking. The fact is, it isn’t the mood swings, irritability and anger that cause a quit to fail, but rather, the quitter’s lack of preparedness and planning around how to effectively manage this aspect of their quit smoking campaign. Is nictotine added to cigarettes? However I can explain what I have gone thru and continue to experience.
Thank you for the encouraging words! In July, emboldened by the new law, the city’s highest-ranking uniformed cop, Philip Banks, issued an order to crack down on loosie sales days before Garner died. She told me yesterday that she had thoughts of killing herself at the worst moments.
Katrina, how are you today? I lost all my confidence due to guilt of being addictive of worst thing.
I have four teenagers, and I am fighting the battle of quitting due to a diagnosis of COPD and emphysema. Listen to ME, you are grieving the HOLY SPIRIT, you are.
As I read all of the recent posts from people trying to quit, I can’t help but think back and remember how hard it was for me too. The message was about deliverance. I feel that I may have been spiritually attacked, and somewhat spiritually damaged.
Still i have not give in. I love you MY children. Demons with thorns all over their body will make love to you. This verse has always worried me.
It’s not easy, and we’re addicts who did this to ourselves, so we have to take responsibility for it. Do not entertain his evil ways he wants your soul in hell. Especially see the article by Cox 2013. MBA, BA and numerous IT certs.
Yeah, my doc told me only one guy in Texas had problems with Chantix. Nausea, insomnia, headaches, depression, sleep disruption, Pfizer’s five clinical trials recorded and compared the occurrence of each in both placebo and varenicline users, not the symptom’s scope, characteristics, intensity or duration.
There’s a fairly simple calculation using the deceased’s body temperature and the room temperature to figure that one out. Every second I don’t occupy my mind with something I am thinking that I don’t need to be alive.
I’m on the end of day 6 now. I drastically reduced my level of nicotine for a few days and meditated upon the cravings. More than I thought I would have in this stage of quitting which is pissing me off too! People need to think about going on this drug, particularly if they have a history of depression.
I’ve been smoking since I was 16. This general anger that started right after I quit smoking hasn’t gone away and just seems to be getting worse!
Not all smoking is sinful. I used to admire your posts, but that makes me sick. Please let me know or share thoughts if I need to do something. My husband has experienced my moods in previous attempts and I can tell you that while he was supportive, he did not enjoy of the wide swing of moods.
Could it be that the reason there are no news stories or medical journal articles about cold turkey quitters killing themselves when quitting is that non-pharmacology quitters always have an immediate escape route, a route blocked by varenicline’s nicotine blocking effects and 24 hour elimination half-life? I don’t know if that’s how is works but I do know I am willfully choosing to not do the Lords will.