29 Nov 2017
05 Aug 2018
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A huge congratulations to you on your two months smoke free! That is such an important accomplishment.
Don't worry about your dream. I used to dream the same thing when I first quit. If the addiction can't get you when you're awake, it will try to get you through your dreams. As long as you don't act on it, it will be fine.
Isn't it great not to have to worry about where and when you can have a smoke? I didn't realize how much smoking affected my actions until I quit. It is truly wonderful not to be ruled by an addiction. I am super aware of my hard earned freedom, and I wouldn't give it up for anything.
As for your breathing, like eagerquit said, it takes time. I remember climbing stairs really quickly so that I could catch the streetcar, and it was only when I sat down that I realized that my heart wasn't pounding from the exertion like it normally would. When we decide to quit smoking, we want to get instant results, but unfortunately, that's not how it works. It takes time to notice results. But every day you will get healthier and stronger. Hang in there. It is worth all the effort.