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well time has come!!!!

Posted in Getting started 16 Jan 2012
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Well time has come!!! after 10 years smoking today is the first day smoke free!!!! On the 7th day of champix and feeling not to bad, plenty of running after work and gym is really helping, if anyone is on champix would love to hear how you are going. cheers rusty

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  • rusty February 27, 2012 | 21:08
    Hi Jess, 42 days smoke free for me and still on champix, Champix has really helped me, I tryed champix once before and had bad side effects and now looking back on that attempt i think i smoked for 2 long while on champix. about 12 days. So this time i gave up after 8 days on champix, and made sure i have something to eat before taking tablet. Had no side effects this time at all.
    Everything gets easyer each day, trust me, the only thing i still hav trouble with is when i have a drink so still working on that one!!! Anyway jess good luck and you can do it. I loved a smoke so if i can do it, you can!! Cherrs Rusty
  • Jessrg, South Eastern Sydney February 27, 2012 | 17:07
    How is everyone going on Champix? I am on day 3 and a little nervous after reading about side effects etc. having suffered depression and anxiety in the past, I am concerned about how it may effect me.

    Heathers tip of milt with the tablet is one I will be taking note of, thanks.

    Any other tips would be appreciated.
    Jess
  • Heather, Hunter New England January 17, 2012 | 21:23
    If you have a glass of milk with the champix it helps with the nausea.
  • dr.feelgood, Western NSW January 17, 2012 | 17:19
    nic, did i say you advised rusty to cut back on champix and i am not confused, i simply passed a comment.
  • nic, South Western Sydney January 17, 2012 | 13:05
    hi rusty, just in case u were confused, as it appears Dr Feegood is, I did not advise u to cut back on the champix, I simply shared my experience!
  • dr.feelgood, Western NSW January 17, 2012 | 6:59
    rusty you should not cut back on the champix take the correct amount they will not be effective. if you are worried about anything see your doctor.
  • nic, South Western Sydney January 16, 2012 | 23:17
    Hi Rusty, congrats on ur first day! Like Roseyk, i am on champix and they make me extremely nauseous, especially in the morning. i have been smoke free for 39 days and I definately do not want to stop the champix so I am only taking the night time dose. This is working for me! good luck and stay strong!
  • Roseyk January 16, 2012 | 22:49
    Hi Rusty, well done on getting thru your first day. I am on week 12 of champix and have been smoke free for almost 10 weeks now. Champix definitley did it for me. I did have side effects from them like the nausea and I havn't been able to sleep very well since I've been on them, but I figure I would rather put up with the side effects for 3 months if it means I will never smoke again. I also started hitting the gym and have changed my whole focus from smoking to keeping fit and watching what I eat. Good luck with your quit journey and keep us posted on how your going:)

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