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I have found that NRT works for me, approximately 6 days in to a forever quit.
I have been trying to quit now seriously for 2 years. Blew a 28 day quit on the eighth January, vowed I wouldn't use patches again, used them the first day to kick off my quit since then have been cold turkey, just using one or two lozenges at night when I relax, no major withdrawal symptoms, just working on the right mindset, 7 days quit this morning. Using the quit line and a quit smoking thera...
Managed to stay quit for one month now, stepped down from 21mg patch to 14 mg patch, staying strong. Going in for an operation (hip replacement) next Thursday, I will be five weeks clean by then. Then I have to stay quit to help manage my recovery.
drink plenty of ice cold water through a straw
Two weeks, 7 minutes and 53 seconds. 560 cigarettes not smoked, saving $770.27. Life saved: 1 day, 22 hours, 40 minutes.
i am using the 14 mg Patch am now into my third day recently came off a 10 week quit. Persevere.
I recently fell off a 15 day quit, I smoked 3 cigarettes, and I thought what am I doing! I was disgusted with myself, I am now on my fifth day of my current quit and now instead of just one patch I am also using two Lozenges, one at the start of the day and one at the finish of the day, plus I motivate my self each day through a spiritual connection. Heres to hoping this one goes the distance, I ...
I have just completed a two week quit, going into week 3 now all on one patch per day, Minimal cravings, just kept myself busy
What I am finding helpful is using images (Internet) to reinforce the reasons I want to quit for instance I used an image of a man having a heart attack and a picture of a 70 year old man finishing a 10K marathon to illustrate my prime reason for quitting-Health, I keep these images in my Quit Smoking blog on my computer and refer to them when I am having a craving, this reinforces my resolve to...
Am trying patches and a lozenge with this quit, My trigger is having smokes in the house, something I can't avoid.
28 minutes and 39 seconds. 0 cigarettes not smoked, saving $0.37. Life saved: 0 minutes.
Use plenty of NRT
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