Well this is my first time actually trying cold turkey to quit smoking. I have used chantix before and that did not work for me. I also have the lozengers but I don't like them but I do have them for back up if I need them at this point. I have gone 2 days now for the first time in 12 years without smoking. I started smoking at the early age of 14 and I am now getting ready to turn 29 this month. The reason for quitting smoking is totally health reasons only. I really enjoyed smoking...loved it actually. But my anxiety has really went through the roof this year which has turned me into worrying all the time about my health. I actually had a breathing test done a few months ago and the results showed early signs of emphazema. So I have been very worried about that and every time I would light up I would go into a anxiety attack. So that is the reason as to why I am trying to quit smoking. Anxiety is so much worse than a actuall health problem...atleast to me it is. And with my anxiety problems as bad as they have been I can tell you that smoking does not in any way help them even if your mind thinks that the smoking does. I have not smoked for 2 days now and I have not had 1 anxiety attack. The last 2 weeks I have had them daily! Don't get me wrong...I would Love to light up without consequence...but my anxiety just won't allow me to. I am afraid of feeling that way again. Anyways...day two has been rough...my whole body feels like it is craving one...I feel dizzy, my teeth almost feel numb, when I walk I feel like I may tip over. I have read that they say it takes 3 days to go through the physical withdrawls...well I am praying that is the truth becuase that means tomorrow will be a little easier and it will just get better from there! So for all you cold turkey quitters out there.....let me know what I have to look foward to tomorrow or what I shouldnt' look foward to!!
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