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    Toni59 posted:
    I also have been using Chantix and patches I can make it 3 days before my stomach gets sick bad and the patches make my arms weak. So the longest I can stay cig. free is 3 days I need more help please. I have also bought more than my fair share of e-cigs also and they don't work they are messy and need charging all the time and do have a tendency to burn up so you must be sure not to over charge them keep an eye on them please.
     
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    alisn responded:
    Toni,

    Do you have a spiritual or faith-base? After about 20 years and countless attempts to stop - the longest, using the patch, for about 7 months - I finally did what I should have done first: I prayed. I've been smoke-free for 5 years and, as of August 1, 8 months. It can be done! Best wishes for your success -

    Alison
     
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    msrytw responded:
    I drink lots of water with Chantix, a full cup when I take it and lots after. I have found that helps alot.


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