Smoker for 20 years, i get dizzy and have a hard time breathing. I blamed it on anxiety. I’m not exactly sure if or how it happened, but this time I only really took breaks when I noticed someone else on the back patio.
21 days today, it’s better than getting sliced and diced and having no retirement to look forward to. With the exception of one slip; your taste buds and mucous membrane are returning to its original state.
I found an old pack with some butts in it. 3 months after 35 years, 3 packs a day. I have no idea why it’s happening but I have some theories.
The dentist’s office was fairly uneventful. No major changes since yesterday.
Sickness and Health, Sadness and Cheer, through thick and thin we be together for ever and eternity. I had no idea about smokers flu. Can’t believe the amount of toxins that must be in one to make me feel like this. The sad part is from Oct till my fall in mid Nov I was in workharding for my shoulder Monday to Friday three hours everyday after work in physio working out building up and was in great shape but after concussion and whip lash had to stop work hardening then quit smoking and got this flu and now veg and eat and am starting to show it and I’m one of the lucky ones that stay at the same weight now my sister she looks at a piece of chocolate cake and gains weight but she goes to a gym and works hard .
I also have no appetite. Wear it when walking or riding in a car.
I consider myself to be an insomniac. Once I got over the morning hump, work went by pretty fast. Note : after the light headed feeling i smoked for 2 days. Never experienced this nor have I had a history of it.
I too have the smokers flu or quitters flu. One word answers, no direct eye contact, pretend you didn’t see them.
With the dopamine receptors blocked, nicotine can no longer give you the physical satisfaction you’re so addicted to. Having people, especially family, in the general vicinity definitely helps me get over myself, because that’s what it ultimately is. I have a beautiful wife and three amazing kids. Smoked for little over 15 yrs.
Over the longer term, I found that exercise enhanced some of the symptoms, but also helped clear out my lungs. After seeing my dentist I’ve now started sleeping with a plate at night just to stop the teeth clenching. Yes, it makes one count ones’ blessings and makes us stronger each and every day.
Any day that I slip, hopefully none, the money will not go into the fund. I’ve also stopped taking Chantix.
I have smoked for 30 years about 10-20 a day, so a pretty regular smoker. The 3rd and 4th days were definitely the worst but I got through them. Is this normal I’m 26 yrs old and feel like I’m having an anxiety attach cuz how I feel.
Jolene did you go cold turkey and how long did you smoke . I have also had issues with itchy skin this whole time. Im not sure if its because of something wrong with my food or too tired or its just because of the effect of quit smoking, but I think its not related to food.
I am so sick eighf now I dont know what to do! I’m on my 9th week of non-smoking. I only had the slightest hint of nausea and it went away amazing fast. Almost 5 months for me, quit cold turkey.
Day 3, I feel like I’m dying. All in all, I do find Vape as a workaround to some people who wants to quit in a more comprimising way in which a smoker’s psychological battle revolves around. Last night I had some more interesting dreams.
Remember to use that pattern because it is a way to control your body. My choice of cigarettes were Marlboro Reds and smoked about a pack every 2 days and at times, a pack a day depending on what I’m doing and what I was going through.
I can’t stop coughing, but my cough is clear, no tar colored phlegm? Been hell but I havnt had one craving for a week. Chripactor said it is my neck but headaches began after I stopped smoking. Both times I quit have been cold turkey.
They can be stabbing, pressure even like fire ball pain in eyes, ears, back teeth, forehead and cheeks. Inc: Numbness, Infection, Bleeding, Stroke Risk.
For the past few years I have had difficulty working out in yard, then in 2015 it got harder and harder to breathe. EKG test showed irregular heart beat and the nurse at Gyn office was concerned and told her I just quit smokin and i will be under anasthesia. I can see the benefits of quitting, my skin looks better, I smell better, my daughter is happy, but I miss it. And now my 15 yr old daughter gets them to.
Bose B: Anterior cervical instrumentation enhances fusion rates in multilevel reconstruction in smokers. I’m now on day 39 of not smoking.
Iv gotten them as long as I can remember. Transport Booked via Admissions: From Octavia Hill to Southampton General 8. The surgeon will decide when to release you back to work at your follow-up visit. Had a good tactic too.
I have recently quit by taking the patch I wasn’t going to take Chantix again. Hopefully everything will be better. Why doesn’t anybody tell you how crappy you feel when you quit smoking?
Good luck to us all ex-smokers, just think of the better days ahead. Saturday was a crazy day. Though, to play it safe, I’d always advocate letting your doctor know, especially if they continue or cause you distress etc. It didn’t touch my lips, but Lord, it felt good holding it.
I was very ill from 5-10 yo and home schooled mostly, mom up with me all night, ice baths due to fevers, some God awful liquid medication i had to drink often. My opinion its just all in your minds its a habit try to change it. I’m trying to stay as positive as I can and I always think about the good things in my life which also helps me deal with my anxiety. They believe chocolate effects the same pleasure part of brain so that can help also if you don’t replace smoking with chocolate.
I am not going to let myself down because now I can take deep lung filling breaths, my food tastes better, I can smell, I don’t smell of cigarettes. Nauseated for the last 2 days, back ache, can’t focus, face is broke out and I’m an emotional mess.
I think also I’m going to go out of my way to do something different this summer after dinner I’m going to go for a walk around the block or to the corner store not just eat and veg right after. I have problem sleeping because i feel like having sorethroat and flu every night but im alright during the day. Oh, I smoked a pack a day let’s sat for 30 yrs.
I now officially love Chantix. I am 25 years old been smoking for about 10 years. My voice, to me at least, has also changed a little.
My skin feels tingly on cheek, scalp and forehead on some days and on other days my face feels hot or sunburned but not red. Did you have the body aches like the flue? Amitriptyline, Co-codamol and Mefenamic Acid.
And it is perfect timing as much as now the thought of a cigarette doesn’t appeal to me it actually scares me with the thought of puffers oxygen slowly loosing my lungs and dieing I was at the breaking point where it was either I start feeling better or I give in because I hear horror stories of people who six months later are still in the flu symptoms and no way could I do this for six months . 33 bones that form the spinal column, they are divided into 7 cervical, 12 thoracic, 5 lumbar, 5 sacral, and 4 coccygeal. Congrats to all that have attempted to quit and are still smoke free from cigarettes.
I get like 3 -4 mild cravings a day. Quitting Smoking and Weight Gain. Which is constantly tender and painful, unable to sleep on. The cravings I would get throughout the day were merely because they were part of my routine.
On Saturday I broke out into a rash everywhere. Those are the words of wisdom that will get you off anything. The next day I had quite the panic attack that lasted all day. There are few days that I don’t get any headaches and feel great then there are days where I want to hide in a hole until the pain passes.
I used the patch for about 2 weeks. The headaches dinish if I smoke and get more intense if I don’t. 200 on vapor cigs and accessories and batteries but even after doing that a few weeks I want a real cigarette.