Tessa and I spent the day at Parakai hot pools.
It was great not having to punctuate swimming with scheduling smoke breaks. I just went about my day switching activities as I felt like it. It was great to feel free.
I spent a lot of time on the hydro-slide and think I've swallowed a lot more water than I should.
I'm pretty sure I forgot today's Champix (I've cut back to 1 a day to reduce side-effects). I'm not suffering any bad effects or cravings so I'll leave it until tomorrow morning's scheduled one. A lot less scary than when I forgot one a week or 2 back.
I can't recall who mentioned becoming super-sensitive to the smell of tobacco smoke but at one point I was in the water and smelled over the strong chlorine the smoke from a cigarette 20 metres away. It didn't ruin my day, I didn't even concentrate very much on the other cigarettes around.
These tobacco cravings seem to come and go and punctuate their timings.
Update: This was the end of my taking the Champix. I was OK the next couple of days without it and decided I didn't need the side effects.