Six weeks ago today I was marvelling at how wonderful it felt to be able to afford a new hairdo, well I had the 6 week trim & tint today, which means tomorrow I will have been smoke free for 12 weeks. I will make the most of my last week in the month 3 room though and I will not get complacent as I know the "Terrible Three's" have a nasty habit of derailing the most dedicated of quitters. I have been free of the Champix for a couple of weeks now and the only thing I've noticed is that my dreams are tame again, and I haven't had a smoking one for a couple of days either :cool: On the whole, although I am known to have the occasional outburst, life is actually a lot calmer, I'm not wondering where the smokers go every time we go somewhere new, I don't waste a cumulative hour a day, or more, standing out in the rain or cold desperately puffing away on a stinking fag, I get an extra half hour in bed in the morning as I'm not cramming in three fags before I leave for work. I enjoy just buying something if I fancy it, I enjoy the flavours and tastes of almost everything (I will win the pizza war!). I'm making most of the time I used to spend every day rolling fags for the next 24 hours as I prepare a meal from scratch. I enjoy being able to sit and watch a whole television programme without missing the beginning or end as I was off having a "quick" fag. I enjoy not waking up at least three times a night coughing my head off, I enjoy not desperately trying to drag a breath of air in in between puffs of my inhaler, I enjoy not thinking "when will this film/play end, I need a fag" when at the cinema or theatre. Basically, I am enjoying not being dictated to by a plant, an addictive, smelly, obnoxious plant, but it's still a plant. Life is good, and it's smoke free
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