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  • jodes5
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    31 Days and Going Strong!

    Posted in Quit experiences 18 Jul 2012
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    I made it to 31 days, woohoo!!!!  I am so proud of myself and going to go shopping etc today and get myself a little pressie :-).  Yay me!! On the positive side, my health has definitely improved, I have been going mountain biking heaps and am running out of breath far less. On the negative, I have gained 9kgs, and I thought the lack of sleep and weird dreams would kill me at one stag...

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    Day 11

    Posted in Quit experiences 28 Jun 2012
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    So I am Day 11 and really struggling!  I really DONT want a cigarette, but cant seem to snap out of my bad mood.  It almost feels worse than Day 1. I have had some really bad family news in the last few days, and alot of pressure on at work, but am determined not to give in.  I just keep telling myself it will be get better and the stress I am feeling right now is worth it in the ...

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    Day 10....and struggling!

    Posted in Quit experiences 20 Jan 2012
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    Ok, so I have made it to day 10....but for some reason am REALLY struggling today!!!  Have had a very hectic week both at home and work so maybe that's why..... I just keep reminding myself WHY I am quitting and am sure this crappy phase will pass.  Just wanted to thank everyone on here for their stories...you guys are all helping keep me sane and its really good to know that there are...

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    Sleep disturbances?

    Posted in Quit experiences 12 Jan 2012
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    Hi all, day 2 for me this time.  Have quit in the past, but the sleep disturbances were what always killed it for me.  It doesnt matter what method I use (Champix, Patches, Gum, Cold Turkey etc)  I have interrupted sleep, weird dreams, nightmares etc. I dont want this attempt to fail....does anyone have any tips to help reduce this?  At the moment Im just using Chamomile tea ...

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