Quit Smoking In Recovery: Getting Prepared
So, you put down alcohol and drugs. Now you are starting to notice the longer you stay clean and sober, the more ridiculous it is that you are still smoking cigarettes. You are starting to become more aware of how it makes you feel; the smell, the taste, the greasy film left on your body after the day’s pack is gone, and countless other annoyances. Your addiction to cigarettes has taken on new meaning now that you are in recovery. Your day’s events are planned around smoking – making sure that you have enough time to get your fix. The only question that remains is, if the obsession to drink and drug has been lifted, can’t the obsession to smoke be lifted by applying the same principles?
Signs & Symptoms That You Need To Quit Smoking
- When you try to put it down, you can’t stay stopped for long.
- You never seem to have enough money and when you do, it goes to purchasing cigarettes.
- You’re dating life has become limited because non-smokers don’t want to date you.
- You can’t run long distances because you start to get shortness of breath.
- You worry about when you will get your next cigarette.
- You start to plan your schedule around when you are going to be able to smoke.
- You can’t go a day without a cigarette or nicotine.
Pick Your Quit Date
You Can Do It
Written By: Watershed Ashling