03 Feb 2019
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So I'm 22 years old, and I've been smoking for 6 years. I really wanted to quit cold turkey, because people told me they did and it was easy for them, so i did 7 days ago. The first couple of days i felt awesome. But then around the 3rd day i started feeling so nauseous and dizzy i almost went to the hospital because i felt like i was going to faint. I wasnt even craving a cigarette at ALL. After that i always stayed up until 4am, couldnt sleep, felt sick, brain felt like it had so much pressure, i couldn't cope with it at all and still not craving a cigaratte. So today (day 7 of not smoking), i went for a smoke because my head felt so much tension and i hated it that i thought the nicotine from the smoke would ease it (and it did). Now im scared to smoke, but im scared to quit again because i do not like feeling like that. I don't feel like myself at all because the nicotine withdrawls i had were SO bad. My one friend said she got headaches and body aches and then depression. My other friend said she had flu type symptoms. But why did i have nausea, dizzy, confusion, slow mind, headaches...like i wish it was just a headache here or there, but my anxiety went through the roof that i felt like i had a panic or anxiety attack. Id be much more of a successful quitter😭 please help me out. I really want to quit.