Many smokers slip and smoke a cigarette while they’re quitting smoking. You’re not alone. Don’t use a slip as an excuse to start smoking again.
If you slip, you might try these ways to get back on track:
Slips are common so don’t be too hard on yourself. A slip doesn’t make you a failure. It doesn’t mean you can’t quit for good.
It’s important to restart quitting right away─today or tomorrow at the latest. Don’t give up on your goal of no cigarettes at all.
Ditching your quit because of a slip is like slashing your other three tires because you got a flat.