This is going to sound harsh, and it’s meant to. You’re still addicted to nicotine. You haven’t quit. See if you can cut out the vaping and gum (and the answer is yes, you can).
I say this as someone who tried various methods of “cutting down”. In the end I needed to eliminate smoking as an option all together. When you’re “cutting down” on smoking, it’s the same thing as “cutting down” on heroin or “cutting down” on McDonald’s. You’re still allowing yourself the option in your mind to continue to do it, and then you justify going back to it because “I’ve been so good lately and I earned this”.
I give the same advice to the OP. When you’re ready, don’t even consider smoking as an option. You do need to be ready for it, but that’s the only way I’ve seen work in my own experience and numerous friends who were successful with quitting vs. the friends who are still smoking.