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I decided to quit smoking 7 months ago using nicotine patches to help. I am 32 years old and smoked for 16 years, so half my life before this round of quit. After the first few weeks I noticed that I was coughing up phlegm that had gray/black in it. I assumed this might be normal after quitting smoking but I'm also a little worried. I have an appointment this week to get checked out, but I'm wond...
July 1 will be 2 months smoke free and man this was a really tough ride. My anxiety is sill rough right now . I work out everyday slowly to get back in sharp and it works but I can’t breathe sometimes . I still have shortness of breathe but it feels good to breathe and not wheeze. When does everything gets better ?
For the past 2 weeks i have started to get tingling sensations in my left foot and hands did anyone else get these symptoms. It has been 14 weeks since i stopped smoking
Just wanting to thank all these people that have come out with their support. I just feel so much better and the words of support that have been written seem like the strongest weapon that I possess in my effort to give up.
Almost a month since I decided to drastically cut back after 45 years figuring that it is never too late. On 9 June 2020 I had total knee replacement surgery which is an agonising recovery period especially for the 1st two weeks. Now into week 4 and handling the craving ok
My main reason for staying off them is the fear of infection to the area due to lack of blood circulation and contaminatio...
I wanted to share my story, maybe it will be helpful for somebody out there. I haven't been on the platform for more than 1.5 years. It has been quite a ride. I was the worst nicotine addict possible, 35 years, chain smoking the past 15 years.
The first 6 months were so hard for me and yet very easy, because it never ever crossed my mind to start smoking again. My mindset real...
I quit smoking cigarettes now its 55 days since my last Cigarette..i have gone through lot of withdrawal symptoms like shortness of breath,anxiety,here beating fast,panic,fatigue,sinus congestion..till today its improving still..i have some short stintyof shortness of breath still..hipe i will recover from tat also..kindly reply if u have experienced the same
The 6th week behind me, in other words 42 days or also 1.000 hours.. Really proud of myself while writting this down, now this is my longest time without ciggarette, after 18 years, after 216 months I was able to do just one month without ciggarette.. That's addiction to the drug nothing else.. I remember very well why I stopped in that time, it was because I was doing very well in a ...
I'm in the 16. All going super except the second week I stay nausious en very sleepy. I also don't feel like smoking but when I do lit a cigarette out of habit, I immediately regret it and can't even smoke half the no taste cigarette. If you don't feel like smoking, then DONT. Mind shuffle. It's only out of habit. I'm sticking to program though it makes me very nausious and sleepy now. I think by...
it's 91 days today. And I am having a panicking feeling probably this is anxiety but I can handle it. So yeah,I am still experiencing this at 3months time. I just drink a lot of water and continue cleaning and dissenffecting my house.
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