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Hi I'm Jo. Stopped smoking for two weeks now... An feel worse than I did when I smoked. Is it normal for all ur body to ache, to feel exhausted, pains in all your muscles even ones I never knew I had 😂😂 making me think there is something wrong with me... When do u start to feel better? If ever? 

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Hi and a big welcome, and fantastic achievement 2 weeks well done. Yes it is normal to feel like you do all symtons of your body healing. I too had all them . It's impossible to say for how long as we are all different. For me still ocassionally, but no were as much as the first 3 to 4 weeks. Stay close to this site and read the pinned posts to our tight as. Dry helpful especially withdrawel symtons . No one tells us about theses only the benefits. But believe me it does get better you have made the best descision of your life to quit health wise. Stay close yo this site plenty of fab people to support uou and who know what you are going through :) stay strong 

Maddy x

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Hi Maddy 

Thanks for your reply, it's nice to know that I'm not the only one that is going through this, I sometimes worry I'm doing more damaged by quitting cold turkey. 

Jo xx

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No never, but I totally understand,  had that little doubt myself last week. But deep down and uou know it too we are making the right choice for a healthier life in the long run. Stay strong, if uou are struggling and feel you can't cope you may need NRT. Do not go back now you are doing fab x

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My cravings have gone I think? Sometimes it pops into my head but I try shake it out. Just the withdrawal symptoms I'm struggling with. Scared of how I'm feeling pains here pains there, headaches, dizziness I'm sure you've been there. 

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Yes I have , but very rare now :) hang on in there it will get better, one day at a time x

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Hi jo and welcome to our quit family😊 you've definitely come to the right place and you're not alone. We often feel worse before we get better😯 your body is in shock and going through big changes at the moment. Cold turkey hits hard but the good news is nicotine has now gone and your body is adjusting to this. No matter how bad it is, withdrawal symptoms will pass. You are doing the best thing for your health and should be very proud of yourself👍 Every day is a victory in the battle against mr nic. 

We say NOPE not one puff ever and keep doing what you're doing coz you're doing great. Good luck and we're here to help you🍀

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Hi 

Thanks for the support, an well done for 2 years. It has been hard but like u say will be worth it. 

Jo xx

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It's not the wrong thing for you smoking is the wrong thing it's all normal it's a good sign it does get better I promise drink plenty of water take pain killers ,and rest as much as you can .well done on getting to 2 weeks 💐💐💐👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻😀😀😀😀

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Hi Jmatheron and a big warm welcome to our quit support community and its great to see you at the 2 weeks stage of your quit journey :) 

Like our other lovely members have said, your body and mind are going through a vast change at the moment !! and its not just the nicotine you've got rid of, but the other 4000 toxins that you find in a cigg !! sooooo, please be patient eh and all will come good soon :) 

Jo, if you could please let me know your actual quit date, then I can keep your Winners badge upto date and add you to the Wall of Winners. 

Speak soon and take care pal :) 

Pete.

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Hi 

Thanks for all the responses makes me not worry so much, 

My quit dat was 21st March. 

Xxx

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