Nearly 2 weeks aff ma patches... still going

Okay guys after having a complete biffout on day1 off the patches i think i can safely say i have got over the worse. I realise just how close i came to blowing 3 months of hard-work and determination to beat the dreaded weed. Seriously folk's i am totally astounded to have come this far and want to thank all folk that have encouraged me in this journey. Reading everyone's stories and comments has been an inspiration for me to quit for good. Cheers!

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  • that's great. Glad you are over the worse part. You have done so well gto get this far, so don't give in :D

  • Okay guys after having a complete biffout on day1 off the patches i think i can safely say i have got over the worse. I realise just how close i came to blowing 3 months of hard-work and determination to beat the dreaded weed. Seriously folk's i am totally astounded to have come this far and want to thank all folk that have encouraged me in this journey. Reading everyone's stories and comments has been an inspiration for me to quit for good. Cheers!

    Well done you, I'm coming up to 3 months on Friday...so am with you all the way....although have gone back on the gum for a bit, as the cravings have been bad lately.

    Having said that I still believe it is better to have a piece of gum that go and buy a packet of fags!!

  • Hi Al so glad that you have done so well and are still strong in your quit and into the three month milestone, bet you have been trying to slap your self on the back and finding you need longer arms :D Keep posting and we will support you all the way to the penthouse, roll on the good weather and take care x

  • Great post Al,

    I always find myself reading your posts in a (bad) scottish accent!!

    Well done for getting to 3 months and fighting that Sh!tty little monster all the way!

  • nice one Al ;)

    'Biffout' ....LOL, you do make me chuckle :p

  • Cheersie guys! What guid folk we are i tell ya.. :)

  • Well done al ..3 months done & nico free ....U sound brilliant ..im made up for u mate ...the feeling of ridding the patch is quite liberating i found :)

  • Cheers Kitkat pal yeah coming off the patches has been good though my 1st day wiznae that hot tbh. But since then i have rallied round a bit. Hope yer cool yerself bud. Cheers :)

  • me fine al.thank you.,,,not an easy ride coming off them patches but easier then you think ...i think

    well done to you ...where you up too in quit now? :)

  • me fine al.thank you.,,,not an easy ride coming off them patches but easier then you think ...i think

    well done to you ...where you up too in quit now? :)

    You know Kitkat pal i have honestly not kept a check on how long it is now dont know if thats been a concious thing or me just having a p poor memory lol. :D I must be around 16 weeks which seems yonks now.

    I read a topic on this forum think it was 'post patch musings' and could relate to a lot of what was been said. My patch was my friend for those 3 months and sometimes saying cheerio to something that is that personal to you is quite traumatic. Well it was in my case lol..... :)

  • hi al

    can only be a good thing if your losing track of time of quit ..i have to double check too sometimes. Feels good that.

    post patch musing..not heard of that ...I felt up & down for a few weeks after coming off patch myself....is it a mind thing then or still then or still the small ammount of nicotine withdrawal what causes it ..always wonder that?

    16 weeks & over for you then..well done Al :)

  • hi al

    can only be a good thing if your losing track of time of quit ..i have to double check too sometimes. Feels good that.

    post patch musing..not heard of that ...I felt up & down for a few weeks after coming off patch myself....is it a mind thing then or still then or still the small ammount of nicotine withdrawal what causes it ..always wonder that?

    16 weeks & over for you then..well done Al :)

    lol aye the body is a strange thing aint it bud? Never craves anything that is good for you.... cigs, beer and chocolate pah. (Ma doonfall in the past)

    Yeah felt up and down myself since coming off t' patches.. Whole lifestyle change was required you know.. excercise, watching the diet, changing routines etc. Hard to do and probably harder to maintain.

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