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The other day I had a stranger asking
me for a smoke.
It was so exhilarating to say, "sorry, I don't smoke" whereas on occasion I've given someone a smoke.
I am a huge Australian Football League (AFL) and my team are the Mighty Tigers, Richmond Football Club.
I was watching my boys play last night
and win 5 straight so far for the season.
I was a wonderful feeling not having to
1. You need a good reason or motivation to quit. Whether it be for health reasons, request from a loved one, or even financial.
2. Set a yourself a start date and stick to it.
3. Switch to a lighter cigarette.
4. Never take Champix on an empty stomach.
5. Don't skip days, take Champix as prescribed.
6. Don't stop taking Champix for at least 2 weeks after you've stopped smoking.
7. Keep any ...
I remember watching non smokers and wondering how they did it. How did they not smoke after a meal? It seemed impossible to me, the thought of being eating and not instantly needing/wanting /thinking of a cigarette seemed very foreign. How was I going to be able to sleep, drink alcohol or even be able to be around smokers if I quit?
How would I handle a crappy day at work? handle a crisis? How ...
Hi all, today is my first day I'm going to quit my smoking habit. I know its tough to do but I really hope someone out there can help me out. My last cigarette I had at 2pm today. I'm going to be free from nicotine. I re-frame my mind and make my will strong enough. Pls wish my success and keep pray and motivate me.
The other day marked 5 weeks smoke free and I am completely stoked!!
I'm using a patch but have slowly started to reduce how long I wear it for the past week because I do fully understand that the use of NRT products aren't forever. At the start, I used to have around 6 NRT lozenges a day also. I'm in the process of trying to reduce these also. Yesterday I only had 3 lozenges becau...
As of today, I am 2 months, without a smoke, and feeling surprisingly good. Almost like I had never smoked ! A big part of my success, I owe to the people here :) Thanks a bunch :) ! ! ! ! !
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As a curiosity, research type thing, I decided to really look at the Ecig, as a quitting aid.. Now, to be clear, I am not talk...
I am at the end of week 6, and as one of the lucky ones, I guess, I
want to share some observations, that may help others.
What ever method you choose, when you start this fight, the most
important thing is the mindset that you WANT this.
As you can read, in my other post, I cut down over a short time, and then just quit. I had smoked an average of a pack a day for 45 years, and by day 30, h...
Well at Day 16, I could have caved very easily. Had a really ordinary day today and I admit, I sooooo wanted to just give in and go buy a pack. It really hit me that days like this can occur and finding new ways of dealing with crappy days can be a challenge for sure. I ended up putting music on and zoning out whilst going for a walk. I wish my surgery would just happen already so that I can retu...
I just want to say that no matter which
way you decide to become smoke free, you're a winner in my eyes!
This post is for those cutting down, who
are smoke free and who are doing it no
matter the method a person tries. It's
way better than remaining a smoker.
Even those who have a slip up, you're human, if you get back on the bike, then
just keep pedalling forward and don't look ...
I'm so happy to say I've reached 2 weeks smoke free. It's tough but nothing
like I imagined it to be. I feel so much
better already. Yes, I still miss it sometimes but I never want to go back.
I'm a mad AFL supporter and the season
started last night with my beloved team, the Mighty Richmond Tigers winning their first game. Whoop Whoop.
This girl is going to fight like a Tiger to stay quit...
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