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I found this more fitting lol, if you remember puff the magic dragon you will get it.
I used to joke about being a dragon when i started smoking.
So i thought it would work better and keep me motivated.
Im on day 7, one week smoke free.
Yay, go me.
I’m now on my last few days of champix . I spent most of my 12 weeks on the 0.5 dose as after 2 weeks and going onto the 1 mg dose. I felt sick all the time so was told to stay on the half dose . I have been great . No sickness and no smoking .
I have been quit for 19 days now! woohoo! I have been a smoker for 25 year. I got the flu and had no interest in smoking and when I got better I just decided to ride the wave and see how long I could go without having a cig. Well its been 19 days and last night I had the overwhelming urge to just have something in my hand, put it to my mouth and inhale. I didn't care if it had nicotine in it or ...
Last night on day two was really hard. I grabbed a cigarette from my boyfriends cigarette pack put it in my pocket and walked outside. I walked back inside and just looked at my oldest son. I walked back in the bedroom and put the cigarette back.
I thought just one more cigarette but I didn't want my last time date starting over again. Didn't want the initial cravings to start over again. What ...
1816 smoke free yipee ...keep up the good work everyone
Hi all, I am on day 3 of patches. I'm used to smoking 20-25 cigarettes a day and am down to 2 with the patches on. I have constant headaches since approx early arvo day 1. Does anyone have any advise as to how long these last and anything I can do to make them go away quicker?
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As the heading suggests - I need a Special Diet to fight my Endometrial Cancer ... plus Nicotine to fight it (Yes!) & I can't afford both so thank goodness for the Govt. Patches Subsidy etc .. *MY SPECIAL DIET: (1) NO CARBS except 7 slices bread Weekly - either wholemeal, soy/linseed, rye, multigrain/multi-seed & natural potato & carrot), (2) HIGH PROTEIN very LEAN (200-300g daily): Note - NO TO...
I have found walking really helps.
The first step is to decide which im sure everyone does pretty often.
The second step which needs more willpower is to carve a date and see yourself not smoking beyond that.
Im on the second step of the journey and want to make this the last attempt and succeed.
Its actually not that big a deal since ive quit before for days/weeks straight - cold turkey and still been ok.
The third step i...
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