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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-05-2004, 09:34 AM Thread Starter
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I have been on wellbutrin for 2 months and I am still smoking. Click here to enlarge I haven't noticed a difference other than it messes with my memory and I keep losing things Click here to enlarge

2 weeks ago, I lost my keys. Last week, I lost my second set at work and never did find them. The next day, I lost my wallet outside of work that my coworker found, thank dog. Today, I got gas and the clerk noticed my one lone valet key. He asked me if i lost my keys and I'll be damned, there was my first set hanging on the wall Click here to enlarge

Ok, so I am obviously not doing very well. I think it is time to go for the patches also.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-05-2004, 10:57 PM
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I've never been on Wellbutrin or the patch, but I've heard that the patch has worked well for many people.

Are you going to set a date? I think that preparing yourself with a date and having the patches ready on that date would probably h.elp.

You can do it, and I know you will. Click here to enlarge
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I did that the first time I was on it. Not quitting that is. The second time I actually set a date exactly 2 weeks after my first pill and I stuck to it. I made sure I finished all my butts the night before. I chained smoked like a fool the night before I quit.Click here to enlarge

I also bought a box of patches for backup. After the second day I was bawling my eyes out, a lovely withdrawl symptom. I put a patch on and within 20 minutes I felt great.

The best thing I think is to make a plan and stick to it, period. If you had a plan and didn't stick to it, I would start over. Including getting off the Wellbutrin for awhile, then going back on it. It did help a lot. You will notice a difference if you stop smoking.

Good luck and always remember, YOU CAN DO IT!!Click here to enlarge
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I'm doing nicotine gum and it helps me SO much more than the patch ever did. The patch made me itch like crazy and I didn't get the oral experience I get from smoking or having something in my mouth.
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