Day 4. Not feeling overly thrilled about another day but have lost the anger from yesterday. Slept better last night too (thank goodness!) although I feel more physically tired today. I know the tightness in your chest is normal but it's really getting to me today. In fact, odd as it may sound, everything feels wound up tight like a spring - chest, head, stomach. According to the literature almost all the nicotine should be out of my system now. It's the 'what do I do now' that's scary. I've tried endless times to quit before and I'm just hanging on to the comments that 'life does get better'. (For anyone out there - what does 'better' really mean apart from the phyisical benefits). I have (had?) a great life, it was only smoking that got to me - my dirty, secret crutch. Problem is, I don't feel good about my life currently and I'm NOT smoking. Life seems quite bleak and grey. It's like a Stephen King novel where the fog has rolled in and I'm sitting in the middle of it. It's almost like the enjoyment has been sucked out of my life. I'm telling myself 'this too shall pass' over and over and over ... Not getting a lot of work done and trying not to feel sorry for myself. Hope any other Day 4's out there are sticking with it too.
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