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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...
I gave up smoking with Patches and Gum 18 days ago.
I read Allen Carr’s easy way and for the past 5 days it was easy enough to go cold turkey.
Amazingly my withdrawals aren’t that bad.
Well worth a read for anyone having trouble with quitting.
I have started today I smoked my last cig this morning before work.
I quit smoking for 10 years in my 30's then after a night out I tried one and was hooked again badly. I am now trying again after 20 years. Just turned 66 yo
I plan to use Nicorette Inhaler and Vaping ( not nicotine based )
It's different every time. It's different for every person.
I started smoking at 12 . I stopped the first time in June 2016. Cold turkey. It's nothing like this time .
Picked back up a cig. In Oct. 2018. After a disaster. Feb. I was told I had Hypothyroid. We tried me on Levox. Which took less then 4 months for my body to become allergic to it. My thyroid was at an 11 I had crashed. Then this...
Day 1 today in my lifelong love/hate relationship with smoking. I already know that day 3 is my worst enemy, day 21 is my risky complacency day and any form of high stress just sends me straight back to the cigarette counter BUT this time i have new tactics. I have developed diffusion and distraction techniques, I've downloaded and registered on the icanquit app. I've entered the icanquit number...
August 06, 2019 | 7:45
Hi there everybody. I am on day 15 of Champix and was feeling that the side effects weren't worth it any more so searched for guidance online.
Wow, I have read through some comments and could just keep going.
I am down to around 3-4 cigarettes a day now but feel I could drop to one in the morning one at night which is my goal by the end of this week. I have multiple ...
I have just had enough of this habit consuming my life
Hi guys tomorrow is the day I’m stopping this habit. I have thrown out all cigarettes and everything. I’m a little bit nervous because my previous attempts have failed. But I really want to stop this habit.
I’m cold turkey and a patch during the day is what I’m going to do. Does anyone recommend anything else to help me get through the first few days?
During this Ramzan(15th may to 5th June)(holy month for Muslims,though not a Muslim) trying to be smoke-free completely for next 21 days. I have started my journey from today to live a smokeless life. I have planned to follow it religiously as Muslims follow their routine during this period. My main reason behind smoking is low confidence,self-doubt, hypothetical pressure and self created negativ...
I’m having major surgery soon and I want everything to go smooth so I’m going to try and give up smoking. This is day 1 (actually 7hrs 8minutes), I’m aware of certain triggers and my plan is to keep busy but I have a special needs child which can be challenging so I hope I can stay strong with that.
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