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Just Started!

Posted in Getting started 10 Jan 2019

Just started quitting smoking a week ago, on the Champix. My body is in detox mode, chesty cough, sweating, and quite tired all the time atm. I'm drinking heaps of water which I hardly ever did. One thing that irritates me is the constant eating, but happy that it's the fruit I'm snacking on. Waiting to get through the first month and hoping the sweating subsides and more energy levels, which will lead me on to getting active.

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  • AddyCanQuit, South Eastern Sydney January 10, 2019 | 19:48
    Keep it up!!! I quit last week too. I’ve been cutting celery/carrots up into smoko sized strips & mindlessly grazing on them all day at the office! Haha.
  • Activeman, Western Sydney January 10, 2019 | 21:18
    Keep it up miss v ! Each day does such good things for your body without one. Ive been drinking so much water too but it feels refreshing and fruit helps a lot too. Just remember how good this will be in the long run !
  • Debbie317 January 10, 2019 | 22:12
    Miss V every time i have craving i go outside for a walk or clean something in my house. I am on day 4 so no expert but once you can stop coughing so much you may have more energy for things enjoy.
  • Happiness January 11, 2019 | 4:12
    Hello to all of our new members above. I am loving the great attitude i am hearing and that you are all reading posts and taking a part in the forum. You are all also acting upon advice given. Stay focused and committed to your wonderful choice of joining the ranks of non-smoking. Such freedom and a sense of pride for accomplishing what so many can only dream of doing. You stopped fearing and took the first step. You will get to the finish line whereas they will not. Congrats on your great decision!
  • lorica, Northern Sydney January 11, 2019 | 7:50
    day 1 begins today! Just joined this forum and hope by walking the walk with you guys I can beat these wicked little sticks!
  • Happiness January 11, 2019 | 8:58
    why not start your own page (story) lorica. This way you will e-mails when someone comments on your page, especially if you require advice or answers. Welcome and congrats for taking the first step to becoming a new non-smoker. It is easier than you think. Read and learn. Maybe let us know your strategy for this quit. All the best on your journey.

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