Hi Dennis and welcome to the forum. I'm no expert on the numbers but the Fev1 looks very good to me, mine is 68%, which makes me moderate. So, it's not having too much of an effect on me, bar walking up hills. You've been diagnosed as very mild, that's great.
The posters with more knowledge of the other figures, will be along soon.
We're all scared when we're first diagnosed, it's natural. Just like you, I suddenly became aware of feeling I was not getting enough air in and I soon realised it was anxiety causing it because, when I thought about it, I had never experienced it before they diagnosed me.
I also, was afraid and stressed about stopping smoking and I found the stress was making the thought of being without my crutch, at a time like this, terrifying.
So, I focussed on taking my time, cutting right down. I already had bought an ecig because I was trying to stop, but, hadn't managed it in the 18 months since my diagnosis because I was so scared of the disease.
I actually didn't want to stop smoking, but, I knew I had to, so, I took the stress out of it by telling myself, not to worry, that if I got really worked up, I could have one if needed. It definately took the panic away.
I also bought some totally wicked eliquid in tobacco flavour and by using that more, to get used to the taste, I got down to three cigs a day, and then one, until one day, I realised the ecig eventually tasted exactly the same as a real one.
I was aiming to do it over 5 or 6 weeks but, surprised myself to have stopped in less than one. It really was, very easy.
Come on here, you'll get some great support and you'll soon see, that things are not as bad as they seem. xx