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im now two weeks smoke free and loving life. Using Champix has helped alot. im now about halfway through my second batch. The thing is i feel great and not sure if i should conitnue with the Champix another month. I need some advice on this one please?
Day 47. Really craving a smoke today. That nicotine monster is trying to get me. Some of you wonderful people on this forum said this would happen, so i was waiting for it. Get it over with and be proud i didnt give in, because i am not going to smoke ever again. It helps the nearest shop is over 100 klms away. Not worth the drive. It will not beat me. I will win. Take that Nicotine Monster. 😆🤠
It has been 1,529 days since I quit that represents a saving of $57,323 - 00. If any young couple are still smoking and renting consider quitting and putting the money aside for a home deposit. in 1,500 days you could be moving into your own home, saying good bye to renting forever.
Can't believe, but immensely happy, that my unplanned and forced quit is on its 200th day.
There is one thing I have realized while staying quit and that is.... stay humble to your quit. Don't assume you have found a mantra to stay quit. Different things work for different folks and what works for me is to keep telling myself that I haven't won anything yet. To me the struggle keeps me going ...
I sit here wondering why I didn't try to quit smoking earlier. Wait-a-minute!! I did try in the past. At least 10 times. But this is the first time I planned it properly. It wasn't cold turkey. I used to smoke 20-30 Cigarettes per day. I first reduced it to half (10-15), then 10, then 7,---and after about a month, I reduced it to 0. The day was 31st Jan. I haven't smoked since.
It could have b...
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
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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...
So last week end, the person i'm replacing at work forgot his pack of cigarettes in the office, it was well in evidence next to the computer, well i didn't feel even tempted not even for a split second to steal one, maybe a few month back i might have a second thought but not this time, in all honesty i did not want to smoke one. Now i can spend the whole day without thinking of a cigarette, only...
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