Hi...am just entering my third week of no smoking. Finding it ok ish...well, that's once the insomnia, nausea, headaches, shivers, bad temper, snotty nose, cough....wore off (LOL!) I have quit before...for 3 years, would you believe, & then went back to it stupidly. The one side effect from quitting that I don't remember & that I'm having a godawful job dealing with is depression...I'm not talking the odd grizzle every now & again...I'm getting totally pulled down by sheer, mind numbing despair which is paralysing me! & I wanted to give up...what the hell's the matter with me? Normally I'm a shout in yer face kind of person, I love to laugh, I love seeing the beautiful things in life...what's scaring me is I'm getting no pleasure from any of the usual things...I hate being miserable. All I've seen about depression after quitting is some BS saying it lasts for a few days...I wish! I'm exercising, getting out in the fresh (& boy, is it fresh???) air twice a day but getting no joy out of it. Anyone else out there having or have had this???
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