I am no longer prisoner to an addiction that required me to stop what I was doing every 1 - 2 hours to go light up, and the ways that translates into real life activities without interruption is really something. In particular as the holidays approach things like seeing a movie, sitting through a long holiday dinner (not that I'll be going anywhere, but if I did...), taking a flight (again, I'm not, but if I were...), doing a big cooking spree requiring constant attention to burners - all of these are activities that used to be accompanied by the endless nagging in my mind thinking about how soon it would be over so that I could smoke. I hated that feeling. I loved smoking, but I hated the addiction part of the whole deal. I loved that Chantix helped with the craving thing even early on so that this feeling of freedom started sooner rather than later into my quit.
Now, I get lost in time doing things I enjoy because I don't need to come up for