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Default  Posted: 1:07 AM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

I haven't heard of any negative side effects from stop smoking so I'll tell you mine. I hope these are only temporary. If you've had any, I'd love to hear positive stories...

I've quit for 4 months.
I've gained 10 pounds and it's NOT coming off, no matter what I do. My Dr. says it's temporary but temporary to my body could be whenever. I am miserable at this weight.

My throat burns most the time. Like when I breath in smog. Goes away for a day or so but always comes back.

At the base of my throat, hard to explain, I call it where my flapper is, most the time it's hard to breathe out. Not in but when I breathe out. Hard to explain.

I exercise all the time.

Tightness in my chest. Like a twist in there and always in my chest. Heart Dr. says it has nothing to do with my heart.

Sometimes my chest feels like it needs to be stretched. When I stretch it, i.e, put my arms back behind my back, it feels like it's pulling something, loosing something in my chest.

I smoked for 40 years! I do not feel better for not smoking.

The good news I guess is that my heart is good and strong. How sad, that's the only good news so far.

I have a spot on my lung that I'm having checked again this month through another CT scan. Hopefully it's just a scar.

I don't know, everyone talks about how great they feel after quit smoking, I don't get that.

I will NEVER smoke again, don't miss it, don't want to, just wish I never did.

I smoked the E-cig for a few months, didn't enjoy it, didn't want to find one I would enjoy as I don't want to smoke anything and I do not now. I'm proud of myself for that but boy, I sure caused a lot of damage to my body and some of it, I'll never get back!

I know people that quit and have no side effects. I'm so jealous of those people

So please if you've had any of these or other negative symptoms and they have gotten better with time, please share!


Me: late 40's
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Default  Posted: 1:37 AM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

really trying you are in my boat! meaning that I have not felt "great" yet now that I have stopped. I too have gained some weight, been moody and VERY antsy.

The physical stuff you are describing, I am going to take a big guess: anxiety. You made a huge change and its scary and your body is reacting.

I've heard of the throat burning, but I haven't had that.

Keep this in mind, the "side effects" of what you are feeling now are WAY better than the smoking side effects that were happening all along. That's what I have to remind myself.

I too had a spot on my lung that I had to get scanned twice, turns out it was scar tissue...but the doc told me STOP SMOKING. took me 3 years after that to actually do it.

I wish I felt this new sense of accomplishment, but I don't yet. blah.

let's be each other's cheerleaders.


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Default  Posted: 1:47 AM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

thanks Clickity,

I read your posts and am proud of you, I felt awful for posting this because everyone on here was raving how great it was to stop smoking but yet, I don't feel any better. I have this feeling of dread come over me at times and it's an awful feeling. Like it's too late for me.

Thanks for understanding, we're okay.


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Default  Posted: 7:16 AM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

Any possibility that the effects you are feeling are do to higher anxiety maybe even some acid reflux. I know people smoke to take the edge off, could it be that you are struggling to deal with the day to day without the ability to take the edge off?


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Default  Posted: 11:19 AM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

We are OK RT.

I really think you should look into the anxiety thing, because I honestly think that's whats going on with you right now. Are you taking any medication for it or willing to?


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Default  Posted: 11:29 AM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

I quit about 4.5 months ago and I've experienced a lot of the same negatives as you. On the plus side, I haven't murdered anybody, my teeth have cleaned up nicely and I haven't murdered anybody.

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Default  Posted: 11:33 AM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

For me, the 4 month mark was the top of the mountain with high anxiety. It was all down hill from there.

Give yourself time...this is a huge accomplishment!


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Default  Posted: 11:37 AM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

yes, I have xanax but don't really take it, perhaps I should give it a try and see if what you're saying might be true.

I'd love to feel better. I'm not sorry I quit, not saying that at all, just thought I'd feel nothing. My moods are fine, it's just physical stuff.

And hope, keep up the good work on not killing anyone.

[This message edited by really trying at 12:00 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)]


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Default  Posted: 12:06 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

It could be your body fighting the nicotine addiction that is not being met. That could cause anxiety too. And even if your moods are good, sometimes anxiety can present itself through your body more than your mind.


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Default  Posted: 12:09 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

oh my goodness RT, you're moods are fine?! You are doing awesome then!


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Default  Posted: 12:19 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

I didn't have any of those side-effects except the weight gain and huge angry outbursts. Like wanting to kill someone because they rolled through a stop sign

That fades after about a year (for me anyway) but the weight gain was a huge struggle. over 6 years I packed on 65 pounds

I was finally able to shed it 2 years ago, but that was on a very strict diet under my doctors care. It worked...thank God!

Don't get discouraged...any of you!! You're doing great!!!!


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Default  Posted: 12:20 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

yeah, I'm fine in that department.

I do you guys, I know smoking's going to kill me, But I'm not going to die smoking. If that makes sense. I feel so much dread at what I've done!


Me: late 40's
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Default  Posted: 12:21 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

Like wanting to kill someone because they rolled through a stop sign

lmao!!

Hmmm is that what's going on with me when I want to get out my car and slap someone silly?


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Default  Posted: 12:23 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

oh my DS. Glad it came off, you look so good, I never knew. That's a lot of weight!

Was it when you did the SOuth Beacht diet?

We are all awesome!

[This message edited by really trying at 12:29 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)]


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Default  Posted: 12:25 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

RT - I know. This past weekend, I was like what did I quit for??? Why not just HAVE a cigarette??? I don't feel better!!!

But then that little voice in me says - nope, you said you are done, so you are DONE. And I have to find the things that I do feel better about - but I have to really dig to find them. I don't have to hide anymore, I don't have to smell like smoke when I come into the house, I am being a better role model to my kids, I can say "i am a non-smoker" now, I don't have as many chest pains as I used to...I can live somewhat less guilty...I'm sure there is more.

What are some of the positive that you can find RT? Dig if you need to.


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Default  Posted: 12:32 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

Was it when you did the SOuth Beacht diet?

No, this was a reduced calorie diet and no booze diet


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My tolerance for stupid shit is getting less and less.


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Default  Posted: 12:37 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

'k...weighing in here so take this all with a grain of salt.

I've never smoked. That said, I watched both of my parents die from lung cancer after lifetimes of smoking the hard stuff - unfiltered Pall Mall's. Trust me, that is not the way you want to leave this planet.

My X quit cold turkey right after we were married. At that point, he had been smoking for 15+ years. It took a lot of time for his body to settle down from the effects of the nicotine (which, as you know, is a stimulant) and the smoke itself. You smoked for 40 years. You've quit for 4 months. Your body is still in a state of shock and needs time to adjust.

I found this timetable on the internetwebz…it’s pretty spot on to what my X went through. Please – DON’T GIVE UP. You can do this! Hope it helps!

If you quit smoking right now, at 01:31 PM (EST) on September 3, 2013, here is what will begin to happen immediately:

• 1:51 PM (in 20 minutes): Your heart rate drops.

• 1:31 AM (in 12 hours): The carbon monoxide (a gas that can be toxic) in your blood drops to normal.

• Sep. 17, 2013 - Dec. 3, 2013 (in 2 weeks to 3 months): Your heart attack risk begins to drop and your lungs are working better.

• Oct. 3, 2013 - Jun. 3, 2014 (in 1 to 9 months): Your coughing and shortness of breath decrease and your lungs start to function better, lowering your risk of lung infection.

• Sep. 3, 2014 (in 1 year): Your risk for heart disease is half that of a smoker's.

• Sep. 3, 2018 (in five years): Your risk of having a stroke is the same as someone who doesn't smoke.

• Sep. 3, 2023 (in 10 years): Your risk of dying from lung cancer is half that of a smoker's. Your risk of cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney, and pancreas also decreases.

• Sep. 3, 2028 (in 15 years): Your risk of heart disease is now the same as someone who doesn't smoke.

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Default  Posted: 12:43 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

Really it sounds to me like you have a couple of issues going on. Good news is your heart is ok, bad news you have all of these new complaints. Nicotine is a stimulant and vasoconstrictor. Therefore, it's possible that now without the nicotine you are having some reflux, which in turn causes what we now term "reactive airway syndrome" In laymans terms, asthma/asthma like symptoms from reflux.

The trouble breathing out, is a HALLMARK sigh of asthma. It getting worse when you exercise, again very typical of asthma. The throat burning is very indicitive of GERD.

My name is tush, but I have a ton of experience in both ends of the GI tract. I would recommend that you talk to your Dr about the symptoms, and/or try with an OTC prevacid. Take it first thing in the morning, 15-30 minutes before you eat or drink anything else. This allows the drug to really work. If it is reflux, then these symptoms will improve with the prevacid within a few days. The reflux itself can cause the chest discomfort, as it is acid washing up your esophagus. If you are having symptoms throughout the day eat some tums, or gaviscon to see if that helps as well.

IF none of this helps get thee to your Dr. It is not normal to feel worse physicall yafter about 1-2 months.


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Default  Posted: 12:57 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

thanks for the timeline AJs and suggestions tush. I'll try anything and what you're saying makes sense. I want to say that my throat problem feels better once I've exercised. ? But constricting is a good word.

I had an upper GI in December and then this CT scan in March. Nothing was found in the GI.

Lots of positives Click, don't miss it at all.

[This message edited by really trying at 1:08 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)]


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Default  Posted: 1:04 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

Love all these SI quitters!!! So very impressed by every one of you.


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Default  Posted: 1:40 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

SI quitters -


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Default  Posted: 5:25 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

So proud of you rt!


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Default  Posted: 7:04 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

I quit on May 5th. Been using an e-cig very successfully and I'm happy with it. Gives me the "habit" I need without the carcinogens, smell, ash, residue, etc.

All I really noticed was that I stopped that throat-clearing cough I used to have. Like in less than 24 hours.

Other than that, I don't notice much different. My taste is the same, my smell is the same. I sleep the same, haven't gained weight.

But... my car smells better, my house smells better. I don't worry about burning holes in my clothes or furniture or car seats. My kids are MUCH happier. I am no longer a smoker for insurance purposes.

But mostly... my oral surgeon- the one who removed the cancer from my tongue- is very pleased :) And so is my regular doc. I don't worry about all the damage I'm doing to myself. I don't feel guilty. I don't feel ashamed.

I would never go back to smoking and eventually I will probably stop vaping. But for now, I'm doing great with this.


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Default  Posted: 8:24 PM, September 3rd (Tuesday)

Eranda, I'm glad you're cancer free and chose to quit. I know people that really enjoy their E-cig and with so many flavors to pick from, it's quiet a thing.

I failed to mention my voice. Sounds like a teenage boy sometimes, that is getting better, knock on wood, but it's with me again this afternoon.



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Default  Posted: 3:58 AM, September 4th (Wednesday)


RT,

Congratulations on holding firm!

Have you by any chance had your thyroid checked recently? I've never been a smoker, but do have a low thyroid and am on a forum about thyroid medication and am always amazed by how many people on the forum were diagnosed just after quitting smoking. And a lot of your symptoms (including the voice thing) match up.


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Default  Posted: 8:17 AM, September 4th (Wednesday)

Wow. My FB status from yesterday:
"I hate when I randomly reach for a cigarette and they are not there. 9 months and I still don't love being a non-smoker"

It's actually only 8 months. But anyway....8 months and 15 pounds gained. At least I think it's 15. I stopped weighing myself because watching the scale go up depresses me.

I don't feel a lot better. Food does not taste better. Other people smoking does not "stink". In fact, I want to follow them around all day and breath deep.

The only reason I am not smoking is because I know it will kill me eventually.

All the wonderful things people told me would happen, have not happened.

Someone recently said, "You must feel so much better now that you've quit for so long."

My reply: "No, I don't"


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Default  Posted: 10:11 AM, September 4th (Wednesday)

brook, I just had a full physical with blood work and asked about it but it's just fine.

CD - you're/we're all doing the right thing. but I know about this weight thing. hang in there!


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Default  Posted: 10:52 AM, September 4th (Wednesday)

RT - When you say upper GI are you talking about an xray test where you drink nasty stuff and they take films, or are you talking about an Upper endoscopy, where they knock you out, and look down your esophagus stomach, and first portion of your small intestine?

If it's just the xray test that is only going to show something if you are actively refluxing while they do it, which for many folks is a false negative, because they don't reflux until they are asleep, and lying in bed. In addition if it was the full scope, and it showed "nothing" this can happen too, you can be refluxing, and not have acid, but since it's worsened since you quit, and now add in that you get vocal changes, I am 99% sure that is what is going on.

are you a constant throat clearer? you know that kinda hemhem, thing that isn't really a cough, but to get the junk out of the back of your throat? Then yah get yourself on some Prevacid, prilosec, or something similar. Sleep with the head of your bed elevated, and do not eat or drink alcohol within 3 hours of bedtime.

I am anxious to hear if this helps. Just remember smoking won't fix this.


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Default  Posted: 11:18 AM, September 4th (Wednesday)

tush, it was the test where I drank and they watched.

I will do what you suggested and get back to you. I may be slow on the uptake but I will update you. Thanks for the suggestions.


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Default  Posted: 2:27 PM, September 4th (Wednesday)

I also recently quit (quitting) I sneak one every so often-bought ONE cigarette from the sno-cone lady for a DOLLAR. I just wish it was good for you. I loved smoking. I wished I wanted to quit, does that make sense?? I am a nervous person and it is hell not having something to do with my hands. I don't feel any better either-as a matter of fact-this extra 10 lbs has made me feel worse!! I hope this gets better, I feel like a boring person, like I have nothing to do, I've cleaned out all the closets, rearranged all I could manage, just bored all the time-and the mornings when I have my coffee....are the worst!

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Default  Posted: 3:53 PM, September 4th (Wednesday)

whenitover, cav you change up your routine? (((wio))

I had to quit so my mind was made up, doesn't mean I didn't go home and smoke the rest of my cigs and also go out in my car and smoke all the butts in my ashtray before I quit, totally loved smoking and I just know one day you won't miss it.

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Default  Posted: 2:17 PM, September 9th (Monday)

Really trying: I truly hope I get to that point! I do want to be there! I love not having my clothes smell like smoke and not worrying about perfume, air freshener and breath mints!!!

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Default  Posted: 4:58 PM, September 10th (Tuesday)

Hey there fellow quitters,

I gave up smoking on June 27 and feel relieved that I don't have the nagging anxiety/guilt of smoking. The country I live in, a packet of 25 smokes costs $21. So the financial aspect was huge in my decision to give up. As you can imagine.

I grieve for smoking though. Even though I know there were probably only 2 or 3 smokes in a day that I really enjoyed. Coffee is not a trigger for me with smoking, as I love it without, but what is my biggest trigger is drinking. I loved having a wine and a smoke, and I miss that terribly. Which is why I tend to not drink much when I give up.

I have also used gum to get over the cravings but find I end up getting addicted to these, and start to treat them like I did cigarettes, minus the guilt.

Physically, I feel better as I no longer have a nagging cough or that tightness/soreness in my chest when I wake in the morning. My circulation has also improved as I was suffering from cold feet and hands, and that has improved immensely.

I have started exercising again, and have actually lost weight since giving up smoking, but this is because I tend use physical exercise and focussing on weight management to help with the absence of smoking. Gives me something else to focus on. I just hope it lasts.

I have smoked since I was 18, and am now 44, with the odd year of not smoking in between for pregnancy and giving up attempts. But mostly I have smoked for over 20 years. I don't want to be a smoker, and I don't want to feel crappy about smoking, but there is that part of me that misses it really badly, and mourns it.


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Default  Posted: 3:36 PM, September 11th (Wednesday)

No, this was a reduced calorie diet and no booze diet

I need this diet, as I too have packed on the lbs since quitting.


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