12 weeks!!! (Feels longer, and so awesome)

Hello all!!

I was just reading some of the newest members posts, and realized I may actually be able to contribute something useful for their success in quitting!!

Ok, so in the beginning of my quit, I'd cough a lot...that's normal, as our lungs are clearing themselves out... So I would suck on cough drops... A lot!!! It numbs the throat and gave me something to do. I'm realizing that even after 12 weeks, I still suck on cough drops. The menthol eucalyptus helps take away the craving for nicotine that I may still have? I quit cold turkey and I refuse to give up my victory, so I'm positive I'll never smoke again.

But seriously, cough drops are magic!! And they help your throat and breathing at the same time!!! Yay!

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  • Wayyyyyy Hayyyyyyyy Heather, 12 flippin WEEKS WINNER now gal :) :) am loving it :) and sooooo proud of ya :) :)

    Thankyou soooo much for your post, cos I'm sure it will help some of our members :) :) Hmmm, I may have to put the ''cough drops'' onto my ''Which NRT'' post eh :) :D :D

    You take care now Heather and remember NOPE all the way :) and you will stay Victorious :) :)

    See's ya soon Heather, cos you will be 3 Whole Months Winner on the 21st Feb :) :)

  • I'm so happy I found this group. You all are the best support system. And you are always so encouraging and enthusiastic! I love it! Thank you!

  • Great to hear! Best of luck :)

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    Well done on your fantastic quit Heather and thanks for the good tips tooπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ˜Š

  • Hi Heather I can't believe you're 12 weeks too that's about the same as me. Might try cough drops if they are as magic as you say?... ha. Tried swapping nicotine gum for spearmint and there is something about the blast of mint it gives you it helps but gone back to nicotine for a while.

  • Exactly!! The freshness in your mouth and the coolness of of the mint or eucalyptus kills nicotine cravings! And it's wayyy cheaper than real nrts!!

  • Way to go Heather! Cough drops, hey? I'll make sure to pick some up. ;-)

  • Yesssss!! ;)

  • 3 months HeatherπŸ‘πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

    You're doing awesome with your positive attitude ......... My attitude needs adjusting from time to time..... Mr Nic follows me around a lot !!


    Keep up the good work xxxxx

  • Congrats, and thanks for the tip! I quit 44 days ago!! I also found it helpful to suck on something, and have really got into tootsie roll pops when I get a bad craving but I hope they go away soon!

  • Congrats on your quit! You're doing amazing!

    We got this.. ;)

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