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Quit 11 days ago
Had dental surgery and so decided now would be a good time to not smoke because healing can be effected. 
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    KOQuit 11 days ago
    It’s been 3 days now and I feel all right. This was totally unplanned 
    March 14 @ 5:53 pm
  • Lucille BrownQuit 1,109 days ago
    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.
    March 14 @ 6:06 pm
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    MARKYQuit 49 days ago
    I jad the dry socket too!  Yuck.  I know thst if I wasn't smoking healing would not have been just a big ordeal
    March 14 @ 9:06 pm
  • Joan1Quit 79 days ago
    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 . 
    March 14 @ 9:20 pm
  • QuitCoach Melissa
    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.  
    March 15 @ 6:26 am
  • DianneEQuit 164 days ago
    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.
    March 15 @ 9:01 am