It’s odd, the bad moments, be it craves or withdrawal symptoms or mood or triggers or whatever, when they happen, as they happen it’s hell on earth and all consuming, but what I’ve realised is, they’re not traumatic- in that once they’re over, they’re over, they feel unpleasant- but they don’t harm me- there’s no lasting damage. On Thursday, I was feeling very sorry for myself- I felt like it had got no easier, nothing had eased, I could see no benefits- I still had no intention to smoke, but I felt like I was having a harder time than everyone else, I was a proper little boo hoo, poor me madam. Anyway- today and yest- the craves have eased off a lot- so this eve, I’ve been able to reflect on it all a little more rationally- it has got easier, things have eased off, and there are many many benefits. So what I see when I look back on this month- is it hasn’t been so awful after all, I still can’t look too far above the parapet, as it scares the living hell out of me, but hey, if I can do 1 month, then why not two….
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