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K
KO
Quit 75 days ago
Had dental surgery and so decided now would be a good time to not smoke because healing can be effected. 
  • K
    KO
    Quit 75 days ago
    March 14 @ 5:53 pm
    It’s been 3 days now and I feel all right. This was totally unplanned 
  • Lucille Brown
    Quit 1,173 days ago
    March 14 @ 6:06 pm
    KO, dental surgery can be quite painful if you smoke.  I had what they call dry sockets everytime I had a tooth out. Healing would take forever and antibiotics didn't work very well. I really hope you keep up with your quit because there are so many other benefits that will arise.  You've already gone 3 days and that's fantastic.  Just letting you know that you are not alone in this and if you need us  we will be more than happy to help you in any way we can.  Much love, Lucille.
  • M
    MARKY
    Quit 113 days ago
    March 14 @ 9:06 pm
    I jad the dry socket too!  Yuck.  I know thst if I wasn't smoking healing would not have been just a big ordeal
  • Joan1
    Quit 143 days ago
    March 14 @ 9:20 pm
    Planned or not, you will not regret this very positive decision. Welcome to the forum, and if you are determined, you WILL succeed. Your body has already begun to heal, and with a positive outlook, and a little help, ( such as NRT and this forum) you will come out the winner. Feel free to share all your ups and downs, we've all been there. :) And will be there for you . 
  • QuitCoach Melissa
    March 15 @ 6:26 am
    Congratulations KO! Wonderful to hear you are taking care of yourself after dental surgery. Your body will be able to heal better without the added chemicals. Keep us updated on how you are doing.  
  • DianneE
    Quit 228 days ago
    March 15 @ 9:01 am
    Awesome KO!  You are doing great and you won't regret your decision to quit, planned or not.  It's one of the best decisions you will ever make for yourself.  Keep it up, it might be a little tough the first week or two but it does get easier.  Good luck.