No Smoking Day
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Made it to Day 5!

Really pleased to announce that have made it to my 5th smokefree day!

This morning I feel quite good so far, yesterday was quite good so hopefully the nightmare that was days 1 to 3 have passed!

Not going to count my chickens yet and get too cocky though. I have tried to quit before and gone quite far and then succumbed.

Hopefully today will be OK

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Yayyy!!! Im actually excited with you! lol

Its a lovely feeling when you see the days counting up isnt it!? Well Done Gruffalo :) Keep strong and motivated :)


well done the hard part is stopping. keep it maintained and it'll last for ages.



Just hit a wall. Was feeling good yesterday and this morning and for the last couple of hours have just been in the most horrendous moods! Its not even funny I just feel slightly psychotic...:( I still haven't lit up though. Such a good thing that I am at home alone but I have literally been shouting alone in the kitchen. If any one could see or hear me they'd think I'm nuts....


Don't worry gruffalo, one minute I'm all WEEEEE and the next I am all DOOOOOOM. I think it's going to be like this for a while, as long as you can rationalise that you are just feeling down in the dumps because you have stopped smoking then I find it makes it a bit easier to deal with.


I really don't think I have ever felt so awful in my whole life. All sorts of bad things that have happened in my past have popped up in my life, I feel so down and useless. I just feel crazy. I keep spontaneously shouting and crying. Is this normal for quitting? I'm not usually a ranting or raving sort of person so I am assuming it is due to the quit.


*mind not life.


Poor Gruff...

It's all normal, really it is. I had panic attacks and felt terribly anxious which is totally unlike me. It wore off and so will your symptoms. Just hang on in there- you're doing SO well :)


Well done Gruff, I too get panic attacks when quitting fags it's horrible would defo go to GP if it continues, invariably my mental health is always what makes me fail, I wouldn't want you to lose up quit because of it, there are lots of things you can take not necessarily anti d's there are beta blockers and I know rescue remedy works for some, you certainly have a lot of support on here so keep up the good work :)


Thank you so much for everyone's words of encouragement and support. It really does help. Relieved that what I am going through today is normal. I don't think I've ever experienced mental symptoms like this before :( Its almost like rage tourettes, one minute I seem to have it under control, the next some thought will pop into my head, or that a shoe will be in the wrong place and I will just burst! Really really hope this does not last long!!!!


I cant really say how long it will last as im only in day 6, but im sure it will pass soon enough!

Stay strong x


Poor you :(

How brave you are to keep going whilst your mind plays all these nasty tricks on you. It will pass, promise.

Have a hug



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