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Quit 11 days ago
My mood is low. I am guessing it's the withdrawl. My body is used to smoking. I worked out today, worked taking a break. Feeling at a loss without having a smoke.  But I know as long as I dont have a smoke I dont have a smoke. I want to do this. I am willing even if it means feeling crappy which I do. This is my first day and my energy is really low. 
Last reply: September 17 @ 1:56 pm
  • Lucille Brown
    Quit 1,663 days ago
    September 16 @ 5:34 pm
    Clea,  think of it as a monopoly game,  pass go collect $200.00.  You did extremely well today and as you get further into your quit it will get easier to deal with.  Don't be too hard on yourself if you need support call the quit coaches at 1-877-455-2233 and remember you're never alone.  By remaining positive as you've been doing you have a very good chance of quitting for good.  The first week is always the hardest to get through, but I promise it will get better.  Hang in there, Lucille. 
    • C
      Quit 11 days ago
      September 16 @ 8:16 pm
      Thxs for the encouraging feedback. Today has been rough however I did not pick up a cigarette officially have 23 hrs
      • G
        Quit 28 days ago
        September 16 @ 8:24 pm
        Great job!!!
  • QuitCoach Linda
    Quit 5,719 days ago
    September 16 @ 9:10 pm
    Clea, please hang in there. The first day after quitting is tough but know that things will get easier and better with time. You can do this! Keep going strong. Your body and mind are adjusting to this big change and they are working hard during the healing process, and that takes energy. To have low energy and low mood after quitting is very normal and it will pass. Please take the time to take care of yourself during this temporary phase. People find helpful to drink a lot of water, eat a well-balanced diet, get enough sleep, do some deep breathing etc. If you would like some support, please give us a call. We are here for you. Congratulations for all your work!
    • C
      Quit 11 days ago
      September 17 @ 1:56 pm
      Thxs for hearing me. I just had such a major craving. I guess after work is a time that is a trigger. Work was a bit stressfull which just made me fight it all day. I am a 20 month clean member of na. I practiced step1,2 and 3 during the craving and had nicolette gum. I am sure I want to not pick up a cigarette.