6 weeks with no nicotine

So it's been 6 weeks now and after 20 years and a week in the hospital I kicked the habit just like that,never thought I could of ever done it cold turkey but here I am 6 weeks later and feeling great, the only symptom I have at the moment is a sore throat

I've done the

So so moody towards hubby

Hot night sweat

Mouth ulsers

Tinny taste in mouth (still have this)

Things taste funny

But once you get through these your on your way to a much healthier life style and a new wardrobe xx

Good luck to all you quitters keep going xx

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  • Great job Bev1234๐Ÿ™Œ... I was wondering why my mouth was sore and my throat. I thought I was coming down with a cold. And my gums were sore too. Makes sense since our mouths were beat up pretty bad for so long it has to go through the pain of healing! So proud of you and it's encouraging hearing everyone's stories! Keep up the great work! And remember NOPE!! ๐Ÿ™…

  • My mouth was sore and my teeth ached...... My physical withdrawal was brutal...... Just out of it and nauseous.......aching muscles and non stop headaches.... But.... I'm okay now... I just have to follow our NOPE NOT ONE PUFF. EVER!!!!!!!!!!!

    Keep up the great work๐ŸŒท

  • I just used corsadol mouth wash and still do, our mouths go through so much as the nicotine kills off all nerve endings and taste buds, I will be so glad to get to the 6-12 months mark as I know everything will of gone back to normal and the thought of nicotine entering my body again will be a big fat NO xx

  • Hiya Bev and a big warm welcome to quit support๐Ÿ˜Š

    6 weeks cold turkey is a fantastic achievement, so well done to you and be very proud of yourself๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

    Glad that you're starting to feel good as well and thanks for sharing as it really does help others. Here's to a healthier future and keep up the good work๐Ÿ˜Šx


  • Hi thanks for the support its much needed ๐Ÿ˜€ it's good to share my little quitters story as I know how hard it is to do it. And gives others hope ๐Ÿšญ

    Since quitting I have saved myself ยฃ210 so far and looking forward to my new wardrobe full of clothes for the holiday I'm taking my children on as a present for me and the kids

    Keep going and don't forget to reward yourself xxx

  • Great idea, I'm luvin it coz you'll smell good, look good and feel good too๐Ÿ˜Š A holiday is a great incentive to keep going, good on ya๐Ÿ˜Šx

  • Hi Bev,

    Welcome, and well done with the cold turkey quit.

    Keep it up, you're doing great!


  • Hi thanks Paul

    Be better when I'm not chewing sweets all the time to help me,

    But a few pounds in weight are fine

    Good luck to you and keep going xx

  • Yes, a few pounds won't do you any harm, keep on chewing the sweets, better than smoking any day x

  • Welcome Bev,

    You sure have a great quit going :) :)

    Can you let me know your quit date so we can add you to the wall of winner :) :)

    Keep up the great quit you have going there and keep us updated on how your travelling.

    Our experience all help each other :) :)


  • Ha ha ha ha I just flippin lurvvvvvv that pic Lin :D :D :D

  • My quit date was 13/09/2015

  • Great work .. keep it up!

  • Thanks

    You too x

  • Hi ya Bev1234, a big warm welcome to our lovely quit support community :) :)

    Six weeks quit is just flippin ACE gal PLUS, cold turkey toooooo :) :) I doooo take my hat off to you :) :)


    I see you have met some of our lovely members on here already :) :)

    Yes you enjoy your new life style, hold your head up flippin HIGH Bev :) and look forwards to filling your wardrobe up with moreeeee handbags, moreeeeee shoes orrrr even flippin cloaths eh :o :D :D :D

    Bev, your doing just flippinn ACE gal :) :) and if you would be so kind, just let me know your actual quit date, cos then I can add you to the Wall of Winners and keep your Winners badge up to date :) :)

    THANK YOU soooo much for your post :) :)

    Pete :)

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