3 months and a bit!

92 days to be exact.

I had smoked since I was 16, for 35 years. A regular 20 a day kind of a person.

Been trying to give up for years but my heart wasn't really in it. The thought of giving up appealed but deep down I enjoyed a smoke.

One day I woke up and seriously decided to give up - used Champix for 9 weeks and here I am - 3 months and a bit off the cigarettes.

Never thought it possible!

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  • 92 days to be exact.

    I had smoked since I was 16, for 35 years. A regular 20 a day kind of a person.

    Been trying to give up for years but my heart wasn't really in it. The thought of giving up appealed but deep down I enjoyed a smoke.

    One day I woke up and seriously decided to give up - used Champix for 9 weeks and here I am - 3 months and a bit off the cigarettes.

    Never thought it possible!Wow! That is fantastic! 3 months is serious amount of time. Brilliant... and that was a life long habit you had there (just like mine)

    Well done, keep it going now and we will see you in the penthouse in 9 short months:)

  • Good name by the way! Does everything it says on the tin. :D

    Well done! A fantastic achievement. :)

  • Well done it really amaazing to think it has been that long since your last smoke! :eek: anyone would of though we would have jumped off that bridge by now....but no cravings go and live moves on. Staying quit is a challenge at time but one i am sure you are more than prepared for. keep up the lovely work xxx

  • 93 days now....

    Thanks for all the kind replies and comments.

    Yes, Champix is certainly a wonder drug - once I knew what to expect, the going was easy. It's not the same as using Nicorette replacements. Stopped smoking after 5 days and continued the course for about 2 1/2 months.

    Heard all the associated horror stories - nothing out of the ordinary happened to me.

    Indigestion - have had that for years - and no, I'm not giving up drinking as well.

    Farts - welcome to my world!

    Weird dreams - none at all, was very disappointed...

    Restlessness - plenty of that, still haven't been able to channel all this new found energy.

    Was a little apprehensive when coming off the tablets, even cut a few 1mg in half, but in the end just stopped - and that was about 3 weeks ago.

  • Welcome to the forum Finally and well done on your quit :D

    Champix was my saviour too :D

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