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Day 93

Posted in Quit experiences 23 Nov 2016

In just a few hours, I'll be done with Day 93. On Friday, I have surgery. I'm terrified of surgery. The good news is that having quit smoking for three months will greatly increase my circulation and I'm likely to heal much faster.

Question : has anyone noticed a difficulty with singing after their quit? Seems like my vocal cords aren't functioning at the same level. I'm wondering if it could also be the new antihistamines that I'm on.

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  • Crasher November 23, 2016 | 14:48
    Well done Wendy!!! Almost triple figures for you :o)

    I don't know much about singing but I wanted to wish you well for your upcoming surgery. And you are so right that after 3 months of not smoking your body will heal much quicker. You've come a long way Wendy - keep going :o)
  • Johnnie, South Eastern Sydney November 23, 2016 | 17:00
    Hi Wendy, good luck with surgery. As far as the quitting goes...this is the time it starts to be easier after 90 days. Still vulnerable but easier to control. I never sang....cannot help you Cheers.
  • Cranky76 November 23, 2016 | 20:54
    Hey Wendy, I am no singer as such but I love to belt out a tune. I noticed in the car the other day, when I was hosting my own concert 😉, that my voice seemed a bit scratchy, it just wasn't right.....
    Good luck with the operation, I'm having my gallbladder out tomorrow so hopefully i will heal quicker too..
  • penelopen November 25, 2016 | 0:58
    i've noticed i can hit higher notes now that i'm not smoking. Give it some time, your vocal chords will even out i bet.
  • PallMall, South Western Sydney November 25, 2016 | 12:26
    In May 2016 I had a major heart attack - long story short; died, but resuscitated. Complicated open heart surgery followed (CABGX4) now on the mend. Fortunately I had given up smoking for almost five years (after being a chain smoker for Fifty five years). The only reason I made it through was that my systems had had enough recovery time after five years, for me get through it all.

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