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Day 2 - feeling strange

So I got through most of yesterday ok. Then on the evening I started to feel really dizzy and lightheaded.

I had an awful nights sleep last night, feel really anxious, couldn't settle. Dipping in and out of really strange thoughts.

Anyway, things can only get better. Almost 1 day and 9 hours in. Not gonna give up now!!

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Yes they can get better and they will. I still get the odd dizzy moment after 8 weeks. Hang in there, one more day and you'll be nicotine free

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The first few days tend to hit hardest, but be prepared for some further side-effects as your body attempts to adjust to the healthier lifestyle. Strange but true, many people report feeling worse for a few weeks and sometimes even months after they give up. Just warning you, because it would be silly to start again just for short-term gain!

Alex.

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1 day 12 hours in!

Still feeling light headed and dizzy, but I seem to have settled down a bit now. The anxiety has faded off for a bit, so at least I'm getting a break from that.

Looking forward to posting on day 3 tomorrow. Haha.

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Nearly 1 day and 18 hours in... Hmmmm.

It's hard work. I just feel generally unwell now. Bit like I've got a bad cold. Feel lightheaded, worried, panicky, weak, depressed.

Not meant to be easy though is it :(

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Well, I'm nearly into day 3. Feeling a little bit better again at the moment. Such a weird experience.

Bring on day 3!!! Yeaaah!

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I seem to remember it was a couple of weeks before my head cleared, the light headedness is something that I will always remember. Keep at it and it will soon clear :)

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I remember being on holiday for my first quite (over new year). I spent it spread out on the sofa as I felt so rubbish. The light headed thing isn't abnormal and will hopefully pass quickly.

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I remember the dizzy feeling from previous attempts apparently it is your brain being highly delighted at now being fed with better oxygenated blood rather than the semi poisoned stuff its become used to. So in a weird way ENJOY winning :D

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I've just woke up to my second day, I have a really stenge taste in my mouth, like I've been out and smoked loads yesterday, is this from my inhaler?

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Yeah, the lightheadedness is your brain being fed more oxygen & not being used to it! It was pretty sobering to find that out.

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