I've been super busy for the past couple of weeks, and have hardly
been able to browse the forum, let alone post
Many thanks for all the PMs and messages asking how things are going.
It's really nice to see how much we all care about each other's quits!
I figured I ought to take 5 minutes just to say: all's going good, I'm
on [goes to check] day 57 now...wow cool, more than I thought I was
On the 'Stage 3' patches now, which are the last ones before I fly
solo (finally). The step down in nicotine has been hardly noticeable,
and to be honest I barely think about smoking at all these days...
I remember reading a similar thing when I was on day one, and assumed
the person who said it was lying...I know better now. The real test will
be when I'm off the nicotine completely, but hey, the patches I'm using
now are the size of a postage stamp, so I'm not really quaking in my boots
at the prospect.
I wouldn't call the occasional pangs I get 'cravings'. They're more like
reminders that I used to smoke, and are soon forgotten.
The only downside is I've put on nearly a stone since I quit :eek: I've never
been a weight watcher, and until a few months ago hadn't weighed myself
in nearly 20 years. But boy, those pounds are piling on now!
Am thinking of doing the 5:2 diet (Max, I know you're a fan), or maybe
just eat fewer Big Macs and see where that gets me!
Sorry for the ramble and total lack of inspirational soundbites :rolleyes:
Back to work!