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Hello,

Newbie here and I'd like to say Hi to everyone on here.

I popped on last night to read some of your stories and diaries of the stop smoking progress and they really fill me with hope!

I'm on day two of Champix so still smoking at the moment. I haven't set a quit date, my cessation nurse has just old me to aim for sometime between days 8 and 14.

My Father is also on Champix after suffering two heart attacks and struggling for the past 18 months to pack in the fags, he's done it! He's who's inspired me to do it too!

So far, all is ok, no nausea but very vivid, odd dreams!

I'll no doubt be back to chart my progress on here as I am for all my friends and family to see on Facebook too, so I have to succede!!!

Looking forward to chatting with you all! :D

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  • Hi TBoots :)

    Well done on the decision to quit the first but very important step

    Also well done to your Dad on quitting

    Here is my standard welcome and advice post for new members of the forum

    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

    Post often to let us know how you're doing, to rant, rave have a moan whatever you like pretty much anything goes on here OK

    Love

    Marg xxxxxxxx

  • Thank you for the welcome marg! I'm sure this forum will be a very helpful place to be while I quit! :D

  • Hi TBoots :D

    I always found this forum really good and everyone helpful from the day I arrived here as a newbie there's always someone around to help with any problems or just to support you

    All you have to do is yell OK

    Love

    Marg xxxxxx

  • Welcome

    Hi,

    Glad to hear that you have found some of the posts useful. Hopefully doing the quit with your Dad will help you both.

    there are loads of people around to help you both get through the bad days and enjoy the good.

    Well done for making the greatest decision of your life, and never doubt it.

  • Hi TBoots,

    Good luck with your quit - we are all rooting for you

  • Oh - and it was through facebook that I heard about this site, one of my game friends mentioned it after my status update about going to my Drs for help to quit! ~xXx~

  • Welcome

    Hi Tboots

    Congrats on your quit decision and I hope your Dad is doing well too!

    We'll all be glad to help you out as much as we can and we try to support each other in quitting cigs!

    Good luck and ask anything you'd like to!

    :cool:

  • Hi Tboots

    Welcome! I am a Champixer too - it seems to be a fantastic help for a lot of people, so I wish you every success.

    Keep posting!

  • Hi I am also using champix, on day 4 but to be honest finding that I can't finish a full cigarette at the moment so things are looking good.

    I am also trying to quit again! but I realise that it is only going to be as hard as I allow it to be, so I've worked out how much money I would save in 4 months and if I manage (going to leave the money in the bank) going to use it as the deposit for a holiday for the family!!

    Keep up the positive thoughts and hopefully they will be able to help get us thru.

    all the best with your quit debby09

  • Welcome and good luck :) I found this place by accident while on my 3rd week, and really glad i did. I'm no expert as a quitter, i may make the odd longish post on here, but i'm a big fan of taking the time to make meaningful posts. I don't mind folk telling me to shush though if i'm over-positive, thats just how i am.

    Wish i could share my willpower and positivity sometimes, but if i can achieve that with a forum post, i'll try. I owe it to the folk who give the same back to me, and if just one person decides to try to quit today because of something i've posted then i've achieved something more than i could ever have hoped possible, and although the attempt is then down to them, i'll still be around on the forum here to offer my support n stuff should they want it.

    Good luck on your quit , i wish you all the success you want to achieve here, and look forward to seeing you progress through the days, however good/bad the experiences you may have/feel.

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