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Week 2 Stop Smoking Lessons

Congratulations on navigating an entire week of life's times, activities and emotions without once introducing nicotine into your bloodstream - fantastic! Welcome to Week Two of recovery.

Below this week's videos and reading you'll find Joel's Daily Quitting Lesson Guide, with a link to the Guide's final set of lessons, "Getting on With Life."

If only now discovering this guide, at a minimum, we've put together 90 minutes of videos that will enhance the likelihood that this recovery will be your last ever. Basic quitting tips aside, they'll help you understand and appreciate the tremendous health benefit of these past seven days.

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Week Two Videos

Starting week two of your quit: 08:40

Possible changes in caffeine tolerance: 05:10

Does smoking cause my headaches? 08:39

Money wasted on cigarettes: 06:03

Quitting may lead to other self-improvements: 03:06

"I want one!" 05:33

Dreams of smoking: 06:28

Getting colds and flus after quitting: 09:51

Watching others smoke: 09:32

Why many people cough more after quitting: 06:37

The importance of quitting for yourself: 03:58

Supplemental Week Two Reading

My Cigarette, My Friend?

The Smokers Vow

The Law of Addiction

"So I Can't Run Marathons - I Never Wanted to Anyway!"

The Real Cigarette Induced "Roller Coaster" Ride


Daily Quitting Lesson Guide

starting your quit
Day one of stopping smoking nicotine Day four of stopping smoking nicotine
Day two of stopping smoking nicotine Day five of stopping smoking nicotine
Day three of stopping smoking cigarettes Day six of quitting smoking
Getting on with your nicotine and cigarette free life

Joel Spitzer has provided smoking cessation and prevention services since 1972, first as a volunteer speaker and then a member of the professional staff of the American Cancer Society. Later he served as smoking programs coordinator for the Rush North Shore Medical Center's Good Health Program, and then as a consultant for the Skokie Illinois Health Department and the Evanston Department of Health and Human Services, providing state funded smoking cessation clinics and seminars for the two Chicago suburban communities. Here at WhyQuit, Joel has served as education director since June 2000.

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Created 11/29/06 & reformatted 06/04/18 by John R. Polito