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Quitting nicotine gum. - November 13th 2013, 10:30 AM

I quit smoking two years ago. Problem is, I'm still taking nicotine gum >.> I feel ridiculous, I'm addicted to chewing gum for God's sake.

I haven't had one for two days and have just been chewing normal gum. Right now I feel like crap >.> I know nicotine gum is a million times better for you than cigarettes but I'd prefer not to be addicted to anything.

What could I do when I'm having a craving? I have been chewing normal gum like I've said but that doesn't seem to be enough.

Edit: Well, two days were for nothing. I thought I didn't have any left but found 3 in a strip in my draw. I just had one >.> I'm a dick.


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Re: Quitting nicotine gum. - November 13th 2013, 06:51 PM

Have you tried switching to a really strong mint or a different kind of gum? When I was attempting to quit smoking those helped. I also found that finding new hobbies to keep me busy and exhaust me worked well too. I took up running and zumba and was always looking for a new cardiac exercise. It's healthy as long as you adjust your diet to account for the added nutrition need of the new exercise. Hopefully that helps you.


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Re: Quitting nicotine gum. - November 15th 2013, 04:18 AM

Keep your hand busy, or sing, since you are now addicted with your mouth doing something (instead of a combo of your hands & mouth). You have to keep your mouth busy, try singing, or just anything to keep your mind busy.


   
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