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  • Rob84
    Mid North Coast
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    Story

    Let's start

    Posted in Getting started 1 Apr 2019
    4 Comments

    Hi there, I made the decision today to stop. So went online and found this website. I am trying to get Champix from my doctor as I tried cold turkey and quite smoking aids before but still keep failing :-(. Not sure why I am sharing my thoughts on here but I hope it will help putting it out there and motivate me to press on this time.

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  • Wildflower ruby
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    Story

    The day I quit

    Posted in Getting started 26 Mar 2019
    6 Comments

    Today is day 25 since I quit smoking for good For me I ended up with bronchitis that turned into Pneumonia and spent the night in hospital because I also had a massive asthma attack I have never had asthma before I bawled my eyes out once I was stable My quitting moment was for the first time as a mother I seen fear and worry in my children's eyes and faces, them seeing me so sick and knowin...

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  • Tiny2019
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    Story

    quitting smoking

    Posted in Getting started 25 Mar 2019
    2 Comments

    I am wanting to quit smoking for my self and to give my family a better chance at life as smoking is costing $100 a week and i know i can put that money towards giving them and myself a better life but i am struggling again i have done 6 days of cutting back from 10 - 6 smokes a day but i want to quit really quickly and i find that if my partner isnt around i tend to hide half smokes and go back ...

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  • Rachel2011
    South Eastern Sydney
    6
    Stories

    Trying again to give up

    Posted in Getting started 25 Mar 2019
    4 Comments

    Hi all, I have just smoked the last of my tobacco. I have two patches on and my nicorette lozenges at hand. I have tried without any NRT and I can no longer even get through a day without it. I do agree with many punters that to do cold turkey is the best way ultimately as it gets all the nicotine out of your system and off the reliance on the actual drug, BUT! I need the help to quit now....

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  • cazpritch
    Southern NSW
    1
    Story

    Cold Turkey

    Posted in Getting started 21 Mar 2019
    4 Comments

    Today I started my Quit journey. I am going Cold Turkey as I am sceptical about stop smoking aids. I am 66 and have been smoking on and off since I was 17. My hubby is helping me, he gave up about 30 years ago. My one tip is "one foot in front of the other" every day I don't smoke is one step closer to quitting forever.

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  • glowworm
    1
    Story

    Quitter

    Posted in Getting started 20 Mar 2019
    2 Comments

    Hello, Congratulations to all! On my day one, I lied to myself and convinced my brain that I am already on week one and it would be a shame to put all this non-smoking time to waste. I guess it helped as I am on day 4 now, sorry day 11 haha

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  • nath001
    South Eastern Sydney
    3
    Stories

    quit today

    Posted in Getting started 19 Mar 2019
    6 Comments

    Hi, I've decided to quit today. I quit for seven days recently but I took it back up again.It's going to be hard this time around. I tell myself to allow the urge to pass and I have several thoughts to keep myself moving forward. I don't have the energy and motivation I had when I was younger so it's going to be more of a hard slog. I'll have to follow through and then experience the good feel...

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  • Sparhawk30
    Murrumbidgee
    1
    Story

    one day at a time

    Posted in Getting started 17 Mar 2019
    3 Comments

    hello i have just begun my journey to being a non smoker age 46 and heart conditions that run in the family plus a couple of scares along the way i have decided to quit started Friday using patches to succumb to 2 smokes but i made sure i had them at 12 hour intervals Saturday had 3 today Sunday i have survived my first of many 24 hour smoke free day After joining i can quit online and re...

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  • nath001
    South Eastern Sydney
    3
    Stories

    fearing for my health

    Posted in Getting started 16 Mar 2019
    11 Comments

    Hi, my name is Nathan I'm 46 and recently I was diagnosed with COPD. I quit virtually straight way after the doctor told me. I quit for seven days but unfortunately I cracked and even with the knowledge of this lung condition of mine I took up smoking again. I'm now going to quit again tomorrow. this is a wretched habit and I've found that it is very hard to stop even after being diagnosed wit...

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  • softly40
    Mid North Coast
    10
    Stories

    Champix

    Posted in Getting started 16 Mar 2019
    6 Comments

    I have used Champix before, and it was the only product which helped me at least for 5 years. I only had a morning dose with no evening as I had nightmares. Now I use the double dose and take the evening dose earlier, I still have trouble sleeping and wake up very early, which makes me a little tired during the day. I don't know whether its the medication or lack of sleep. I am now on my usual bu...

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