06 Feb 2020
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07 Feb 2020
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First of all, congratulations to you for deciding to quit smoking. It takes courage and guts to quit, and I commend you for taking the plunge.
I quit cold turkey 3 years ago. I decided to face my demons right off the bat, so I went ahead and drank coffee, and I also drank alcohol. I used to get terrible cravings with any kind of food, even something as small as a peanut. But obviously coffee and alcohol were also triggers. But what I did was I kept telling myself, "I am choosing to be a non-smoker. This is my decision, and I am going to make it happen." And I just resisted each craving.
Now, we are all different. You have already make it 6 days. Can you skip the alcohol for at least a little while? Maybe stick to water or something that won't act as such a major trigger? The first month is really critical, and you have to be prepared to take whatever steps you think are necessary to keep you on the right track. You know yourself best. Put yourself first at all costs. If you can get through this first month, then you will be well on your way to being a non-smoker.
Good luck with whatever you decide to do tonight. And stay strong. You can do this. Believe in yourself.