Today is my 45 days and 900 cigarettes not smoked day! While I am truly amazed that I have come this far and very thankful to all the supporters in my family and extremely excited at my progress every day, I have also become very depressed during this whole transition.
I quit smoking with the help of the patch and Wellbutrin combined per my doctor. I am happy to say that I am completely free of the patch. I was all the way down to 7 mg and forgot to put it on Monday and haven't put it on since. I feel great about that little nicotine being off my back.
From the very start I got depressed. Like really depressed. I don't know if the Wellbutrin is the culprit or it's a side effect of quitting. I called my doctor and he double the Wellbutrin from 150 mgs to 300 mgs each morning. That was last week an I don't feel much better. I am keeping to my self and my immediate family of husband and kids. I go to work and back and those are the places I feel safe right now. I turn down dinner invitations an stayed home on Fathers day. I am extremely anti-social due to all this and I have no desire to talk to anyone either, like on the phone. I will text my friends though not very often.
Just wondering if this has happened to anyone? How long does it last if so? With 4th of July around the corner I have decided to remain home and not go to a picnic where there will be drinking and smoking. I just don't feel confident in my quit yet, even with 45 days.
Thanks for any advice or experience you may be able to share.