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7 weeks and going strong

Emma19820
Emma198201 Year Smoke Free

Hi I’m now on day 42 of being a non smoker I no longer take champix as the side affects were making me ill. It is still a daily struggle not 2 cave 2 the cravings but I’m more then determined not 2 give I am loving the fact that I now have more money in my purse and can treat myself 2 stuff I would normally not have been able 2 and I feel better 4 it 😊

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nettynoono
nettynoonoValued Contributor

Hi Emma you are doing fantastic!!👍👍 keep it up that purse is just going to get fuller and fuller!!😁😁😁 my mantra was i will not smoke today!! I said it over and over and I just took it one day at a time and everyday was a major achievement. Stay strong 😁😁

RoisinO1
RoisinO1Administrator

Good to hear from you Emma19820 , well done on 42 days smoke free 🚭📆 Keep in touch when you can ⌨

Chinnup
Chinnup1 Year Smoke Free

Yes, quitting is a tough thing to do but you are doing awesome :)

CocoaXChange
CocoaXChangeValued Contributor

Congrats Emma.

Rachy741
Rachy741Valued Contributor

Hi Emma,

I am also on day 42, yay us! It's fantastic having more money isn't it?!? 😁

Have you had any side effects since coming off the champix? Did you go gradually or just stop? And lastly did your cravings get stronger once you came off it? Sorry for the inquisition I have just been worrying about this recently and am curious about how every one else got on.

Hope your cravings die off soon! 😀

Stay strong 💪

Emma19820
Emma198201 Year Smoke Free in reply to Rachy741

Hi

I just stopped taking them I didn’t get any side effects from stopping but the cravings did get a lot stronger but I just kept telling myself that it will b worth it in the end it helps that my 8 year old daughter told me she was so proud of me lol x

RoisinO1
RoisinO1Administrator in reply to Emma19820

3 months now Emma19820 - how are you getting on?

Emma19820
Emma198201 Year Smoke Free in reply to RoisinO1

Still going strong the cravings r getting easier which is good and I’m enjoying the financial benefit just not the weight gain lol

RoisinO1
RoisinO1Administrator in reply to Emma19820

Ah great to read Emma19820 - well done!!

RoisinO1
RoisinO1Administrator in reply to RoisinO1

100 days smoke free today Emma19820 - hope things are continuing to go well for you?

Rachy741
Rachy741Valued Contributor

Thanks I like to know what to expect, it makes things easier. That's wonderful that your daughter is proud of you, definitely great motivation 😀

Keep kicking!!!

RoisinO1
RoisinO1Administrator in reply to Rachy741

Hey Rachy741 - Hercu is the man to advice on what to expect when off the champix, definitely stock up on herbal supplements before you finish taking them, health food shop should be able to recommend :)

markjoes
markjoes1 Year Smoke Free

Well done! Don't cave in. I would keep some champix aside if you get a bad craving, it really does help.

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