OK, it’s been 48 hours since I last smoked a cigarette. It hasn’t been that bad but then again. I keep reminding myself that I will no longer allow myself to be addicted to a drug. If I didn’t know better I would say that I will smoke when I want to not when the addiction tells me to raise the drug level in my blood. I can now no longer have a smoke… ever! I tried that once. I once quit for almost three months and then decided that since I no longer smoked it would be OK to smoke just one. Ha! By the end of the day I had bought a pack and was back to it. I know that the physical addiction takes 72 hours to diminish and I’m in the middle of it. If I can make it just another day or so I’ll be in the clear. After the physical symptoms are gone then I’ll know it’s all in my head and I can deal with that.