NO Way Out

hi everyone..

Yep, i too am on champix and was due to stop on 11 march, however ran out of tobacco on day nine and thought 'WHY NOT' ... and here i am on day three..

I use a tip i found on forum.. 'no way out'. . when , about four or five times a day , those little suckers rear their ugly head...

my mind just snaps them shut with ... i will give myself "NO WAY OUT" to use them again... EVER..

it really is a buzz to beat the little suckers isn't it..

i have never considered it was my need to suck them.. you know that hand to mouth thing... for me it was my time out... now i take time out without the cigarettes.. and no more sucking , puffing and blowing out required...

i have given myself permission to take time out.. the cigarette is no more an excuse to take time out...

Its great to meet others in a similar points in time .. and many thanks for your posts which are giving me a spur to keep on going..

cheers jane ;)

thirty per day more than 30 years..

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  • Hi Jane :D

    Good to hear from you and on day 3 well done after running out of tobscco you sound really positive about this and glad you're not having a problem fighting the craves

    Love

    Marg xxxxxxxx

  • Woo hooo .... keep it going... beat the little demons....one minute one hour one day at a time, :D:D

    Keep it up :cool:

  • Hi Jane, Well done on day 3 and your great attitude. Sounds like your head's in the right place to stop.

    I used cigs to have a break and to relax, they were my little rewards.

    At first it felt strange to sit down and not do anything. Then I remembered that I used to sew alot. So I sit down with a coffee and a sewing project now. I am making a realy lovely toilet roll holder of all things. I'm proud of it and every time I look at it, it will remind me of all the wasted time I have spent smoking.

    I've never thought of telling myself NO WAY OUT so thanks, I'm going to say that to myself everytime i hear those nico:eek:deemons telling me that I used to enjoy it.

    Stay strong

    Hopeful x

  • Hi Jane you have done great and sound really possitive. I am also on champix and today is day 8 of it, my quit date is Monday so I will be following a few days behind you.

  • Keep up the good work guys, Champix is a really good way to help you kick the habit.

    Using it myself and haven't smoked for 25 days now. :)

  • Unconditional support

    WOW WOW WOW

    what amazing feed back...

    thanks everyone...:p:cool

    as i posted on the day four forum,, i have had to fight the urge for a smoke today BIG TIME..

    however.... with no cigarettes for 18 kilometers.. :eek:

    i resisted!!!! temptation ... my foot!!! I chose not to run and get a cigarette!!!

    and realising NOW, after the urge has passed, I have just to "SAY NO WAY IN" to my old bad habit of addiction to nicotine!!!

    no way in..... :cool:

  • Hi Mal Mac :D

    Welcome to the forum and well done on the decision to quit possibly one of the most important you will ever make and you will be losing nothing but you will regain control of your life and that has to be good

    You will find all the help and support you need on here as we all help each other just like a family we are here for you every step of the way cheering the good days and sympathiseing with the bad but the good far outweigh the bad

    Read the posts on here you will find a lot of tips and advice and in the signatures of a lot you will find links to other sites just click on them Here are 2 I find very good to start you off whyquit.com and woofmang.com Read, read and then read some more as the more you read and learn about why you smoked and about your addiction the easier your quit will be

    Well done on 25 days quit you're doing just great you may not need to read but just in case and it can do no harm to learn about that addiction we all have

    Best Wishes

    Marg

    Hi Jane :D

    Sorry you had a huge crave today but you beat it off well done and you now know you really can do this

    Love

    Marg xxxxxxxx

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