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Weaning off Chantix    Health Support and Encouragement

Started 7/29/20 by Eve1973; 5615 views.
SusanK1960

From: SusanK1960

7/30/20

Congratulations!  
 

Way to Go Eve - you are in the 1/2 Way House! Nice Job of NOPING every single day! I still remember the battle and struggles of that first year. Be very very proud of your monumental acheivment as you definitely are no sissy and you are showing that nicotine monster that you are in control not him. Keep using your intellect to outwit those gnawing craves that come out of nowhere. Let all those nicotine re extorts shut down and carry on doing other worthwhile things. You will never ever regret putting cigarettes in the past where they belong. Cigarettes are poisonous and your brain, heart, lungs and body will heal with time. Take note of all the great things quitting has given you. I look forward to reading your 1 year milestone post six months from now. Happy NOPING!

"Quitting isn't for Sissies!" I quit poisoning myself Sept. 27, 2013

Jatchat

From: Jatchat

8/3/20

Congratulations Eve,

Yes I made the mistake of not tapering off Chantix and paid the price, please let us know how you go, I would be very interested

Kind regards

Anthony

Eve1973

From: Eve1973

8/3/20

I definitely will. That’s why keeping this journal so others may benefit or know what not to do! Lol. Hopefully benefit!

SenseiShido

From: SenseiShido

8/3/20

My longest current quit(18 months now) has been using Chantix.  I think if you have the right mindset and determination you will be fine!

In reply toRe: msg 9
Eve1973

From: Eve1973

9/14/20

So I stayed on the 1/2 pill every other day for 6 weeks, why? Because was told it takes 2 weeks for your body to adjust to the dosage, then felt I better stay on it at that dosage because was having cravings again. 
 

Tomorrow I am starting 1/2 pill every other day in morning, opposite of the night pill. May do this for another 6 weeks. 
 

In the past I have been on Chantix, and just stopped it like your supposed to, and went right back to smoking. I definitely DO NOT WANT TO GO THROUGH THIS AGAIN! Nor go back at all. 
 

Will update in 6 weeks!

yes I have been extremely tired again. Is it quit related? Covid? Or other medical issues? I don’t know! 

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

9/14/20

Take your time weaning off it. You are doing so so well Eve!

Are you eating well and not too much sugar? I found sugar zaps me. Maybe more water too? More trips to WaWa? 
Do you see doc for check up? 
Maybe just change of seasons. I think the body notices the changes in light a lot. Plus you are back at work too. And you get up at a god awful hour! Man you are Noping when we are all sawing logs! 

Eve1973

From: Eve1973

9/15/20

Thanx for the incite Lor, could be the season’s, not sure.

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

9/15/20

Well, just keep it a separate thing and stay focused on the quit. Bob and weave, bob and weave!

Did I get that right?? Lol! Been a while for that one!

In reply toRe: msg 12
Eve1973

From: Eve1973

9/28/20

I just wanted to pop in and say the new regime of the Chantix seems to be fine.....I even forgot to take a dose. So not sure, but may just wait to October 15th and downgrade again. 
 

*the skipping of the dose was good, but forgot to take the other pills at night.......whoops! 

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