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That First Subtle “Aaah”
Chemical Slavery’s Onset
As Addictive as Heroin?
Addiction Not News to the Tobacco Industry
Quitting vs. Recovery
Buried Alive by Nicotine “Aaah”s
An Infected Life
Forgotten Relaxation
Forgotten Calm During Crisis
Forgotten Breathing & Endurance
Forgotten Sensitivities
Forgotten Senses
Forgotten Mealtime
Extra Workweeks
Forgotten Priorities, Forsaken Life
Inventing Use Rationalizations
Chemical to Demon
Chemical to Friend
“I like it” - “I love it”
“It relieves stress and anxiety”
“I’m just a little bit addicted”
“I do it for flavor and taste”
“My coffee won’t taste the same”
“It helps me concentrate”
“I do it to relieve boredom”
“I do it for pleasure”
“It’s my choice and I choose to”
“It’s just a nasty little habit”
“I’ll lose my friends”
“I can’t quit”
The Law Defined
The Law Reflected in Studies
Missed Lessons
Just one rule - “No nicotine today!”
The Final Truth
When to Start Home - Now or Later?
Pack for Recovery
Pack Core Motivations
Pack Durable Motivations
Practice & Pack Patience
Pack a Positive Attitude
Know How to Measure Victory
Create Relapse Insurance
Know Where to Refuel
Destroy All Remaining Nicotine
Just One, Just Once
Early Alcohol Use
Weight Gain
Quitting Aids
Negative Support
Breathing Second-Hand Smoke
Bad Days
Menstrual Cycle Considerations
Recovery Timetable
Ending Nicotine Use
Physical Readjustment
Emotional Readjustment
Subconscious Readjustment
Conscious Readjustment
Nicotine’s Half-life
Natural Fruit Juices
Caffeine Use
Recovery Sensations - Good, Not bad
Neuronal Re-sensitization - Temporarily Numb
Possible Medication Adjustments
Possible Underlying Hidden Conditions
Celebrating Two Weeks of Healing!
The Unconscious Mind
Reinforcement & Crave Episodes
Common Use Cues
Are crave episodes really less than 3 minutes?
How often do crave episodes occur?
Cue Extinguishment
The Bigger the Better
Crave Coping Techniques
Seasonal, Holiday and Infrequent Cues
More Lies
Conscious Fixation
“Just once, I want to do it once!”
“What should I call myself?”
The Joy of Smoking?
A Silent Celebration
Long-Term Quiet and Calm
Gradually Diminishing Thoughts and Urges
Caring for Our Recovery
Harm Reduction
Appendix A: Recovery Journal/Diary
Appendix B: Summary of Basic Recovery Tips
Alphabetical Index
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