tearful tanzypants

Hi, im new here today and apologise now as i have posted this in three parts before hopefully finding the right place lol!! Quit aug 21st 2009 using champix and have done really well, some nasty cravings but have managed to beat them all and am really proud of myself!! The only problem is i have been feeling really tearful and sad for the last two days, is this usual at the end of week three?? or could this be the champix, i have read some awful things about how champix can changw your mood but dont want to have to stop it... as even now whilst feeling really sad i dont want a fag and know it wouldnt make me feel better anyway. Well done to all you people i have read so far x

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  • Just know these feelings you have now are not what is here to stay. Your emotions are adjusting because you are not lavishing them with nicotine.

    You will feel a bit up and down, you just will, see it as part of the healing, there is much better to come, and you've already come a very long way towards achieving your goal to quit.

    Take it a day at a time, but i'm sure things will improve for you. I've had a number of what i call 'down days' too, i still get the odd one even now, but not as frequent by any means as the first 3 weeks.

    Keep at it, the benefits will present themselves soon enough, you are still adjusting, and you are doing really really well.

    I wish you the extra strength you need right now, and i'm sure things will improve soon enough.


  • Hi Tansy :)

    First well done you on 3 weeks quit that's great hang in there

    Feeling emotional and tearful is normal for lots of us this early in a quit I feel sure it's not the champix causing this as no matter what people use or even those going CT all report this feeling

    It will get better as you go Promise and the benefits far outweight any pain and discomfort you're feeling just now

    Below is my standard welcome and advice post which I try and give all new members

    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



  • :) Thank you for support.... onwards and upwards x

  • Tanzypants,

    Yeah, onwards and upwards. Welcome and may I say your attitude is just right. Really it's a no brainer...stop putting poison into your body and you'll reap the benefits. :)


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