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I have just started reading material on quitting, and the people that deliver my cigarettes came when I was thinking about smoking cessation. It seemed like a possible way in to quitting.
I don’t feel any different on Champix, I wonder if it’s actually working?
im on day 5 and am starting to feel like my chest and head are clearer. My work is very hard on the body but Im no longer reaching for my ventolin. The normal triggers are there but I just say I dont smoke. I have my patch and im doing the herbal cigs down to 4 a day from 30. I dont like them but they kill the hand to mouth action. My home smells better and my food now is starting to have a tast...
I say to myself when I think about having a smoke - I dont smoke
Ride out each craving with deep breathing, taking a short walk around the park, meditate, chew gum, distract yourself play a game or watch a movie, remember my WHY!, drink water, stay strong💪🏽
Well today is my first day since last nite. Keeping my self occupied and calm and being aware of my triggers is the trick.
Hi I quit on 10th October so 15 days ago
I have been a fairly heavy smoker for 30 years. I quit for 6 months on a vape a couple of years ago but always missed a proper "hit" also my tanks kept getting blocked and I also had allergies to both the pg and vg juices I tried the expensive stuff and cheap stuff but always ended up with blocked sinuses for weeks on end. I accidentally on purpose "forgo...
It is 2 years and seven months since I first shared a story here, just one line that I had given up.
In all this time I have tried to give up over twenty times. The best result was just over a month.
So here I am again in the first hour of giving up. Now more than ever the financial pressure of smoking is simply beyond my resources. Health wise it does lower my mood and of course general fitnes...
10 days ago I started on Champix to quit smoking. I have tried Champix in the past with no luck due to nausea but after failed attempts of cutting down, cold turkey and NRT over the past few months I’d had enough and took my first tablet 10 days ago.
This time on Champix I’ve made sure I have something to eat before having my morning and evening tablet and the nausea is almost no...
Today"s my second day for not smoking. There are so many risks that we choose to subject ourselves to and think it'll be fine. I'd convince myself that I can take advantage of the gift of life and abuse its privledges, assuming life is a right, but if it were, there would be no consequences. When that realization came to me my first reactive instinct was to be ignorant and reject it. What nonsens...
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