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No Smokes!

Posted in Quit experiences 12 Feb 2014

Today marks one week since I stopped smoking cold turkey.I rewarded myself with ONE cup of good coffee bearing in mind that the effective caffeine intake is double that of a nicotime bound and unavailable caffeine. Now I go on to week 2 without coffee again.I slowly seem to be feeling slightly better,my sense of taste has become more sensitive like when I was a boy!...Stubborn is the key catchphrase after more than 45 years smoking 20-24 cigarettes a day!There is no alternative,I will not smoke.Zyban (175mg./2x day) hasn't kicked in yet.I will be glad when it does.

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  • cadkenzie February 12, 2014 | 7:25
    well done, i have the utmost respect for u doing it cold turkey ,i know i couldnt do it without champix.good job
  • Budg February 12, 2014 | 8:38
    Wow cold turkey, you are barver and stronger than I. But good for you and well done! I am using zyban but started 1 week prior to giving up. For me they work well and i know all about the side effects and don't care. Best of luck and keep up the good work. I have found this web really good for readu other peoples stories and giving me inspiration.
  • dv8Cowboy February 14, 2014 | 3:28
    It's now nine days without cigarettes,going strong, and many thanks to cadkenzie and Budg for their support! :)

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