In the Eyes of a Smoker

There are many of us that want to quit smoking. To wake up one morning and not crave that bitter-sweet taste of darkness. But I’ve come to notice that that everyone who smokes has a problem. An emotional problem they’ve buried somewhere deep inside. Read more

Orphaned Before 50!

You may think the title strange but I want to get your attention. I’m not one to preach about smoking, I don’t smoke, never have, so I can’t tell you about quitting, but I can tell you about not quitting. Read more

Stoptober Half Term Report – Fail!

I posted a few weeks ago that I’d be having a go at Stoptober this year so thought I’d give an update at the half way point. I’ve just received an email through from Stoptober staying well done and that 15 days without a cigarette is quite an achievement. Read more

Will Blogging Help Me Quit?

I’ve been smoking for a long time now. There have been time when I’ve smoked happily without a thought of giving up, times when I’ve vaguely considered giving up, and times when I’ve really, really wanted to quit. Read more

A New Thinking Process to Get Started

I’ve decided to try something different. I always thought of quitting as such a difficult and negative process. Well, who would want to do that when you’re constantly thinking of it in such a hateful way? So I’ve decided to think of it in a positive manner. I mean, after all, it’s a good thing I’m quitting right? Read more

Quit One Thing and Start Another

First off, I’m not a smoker. I haven’t abstained from the activity entirely. Knowing smokers, I’ve had a few just to join them as we hung out. Not many tried to quit, but one kept trying and failing. Read more

How Did I Manage… ?

Well, I’ve seen that some people wrote a personal story, and I will write my own here.  Or, I should say, I will be writing some – as I have had a few experiences with different forms of smoking, mostly from second-hand or family-related issues. Read more