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Smoking and breathing, and my metabolism...

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 24, 2010
  • 00:15 PM

In my body, something strange is happening... I'm 15, and I smoke for about 2 months...
Although it's SMOKING, I've proved once again how my metabolism is fast when it comes to that stuff - for example, once when I drank 1L of wine almost-at-once (about 15%.. of alcohol), it's effect took place after 5-10 minutes but lasted less than an hour, and I was completely sober (both mentally and physically) after some 2 hours after drinking (I don't know how much alcohol was left in my blood but I felt perfectly fine), although all alcohol calculators I could find told me that I would be completely sober after some 20 hours (I'm male, 185cm, 75-80kg - it varies). And I DON'T drink on regular basis - it was my second or third time drinking alcohol in my life, few months ago, and I haven't been drinking for 4 months now...
Anyways, let's get back to smoking - yes, first cigarette was HORRIBLE and I felt terribly and I puked...
I smoke 3-5 cigarettes a day, and I am very successful in fighting that stupid addiction - yes, I do get those terrible cravings, however I find it incredibly easy to break that with a simple thought that it's purely mental addiction, and that my brain THINKS that it needs nicotine, when actually it doesn't... With these few simple thoughts and decision that I really don't need it, and it sucks, I feel like I take out that nicotine monster outside me - also, Alen Carr's books which I read before even started smoking are also helping me now... :)
Now, what's exactly my problem? After almost two months, I still feel some kind of "burning" in my throat every time I inhale - it doesn't matter which cigarettes I smoke, no matter how much tar/CO/nicotine they have, I don't feel very well while smoking - and, back to metabolism - a week ago I smoked 5 in a row and I felt horrible, but what's really strange is that I felt fine again after just 10 minutes!!! Everyone says that nicotine effect lasts for about half an hour, and it should probably last longer with more nicotine, but for me it doesn't! And also, if I don't smoke for just 2 days, next day when I light up it's almost like it's my first cigarette, for few puffs, until that feeling disappears.
Next problem appeared few days ago - as I felt that lungs doesn't take as much air as before, I deeply took as much air as I could, until I started feeling pain in lungs, and then rapidly exhaled it. I repeated this 7-8 times, and since then I cough badly, like I've been smoking for 20+ years, and something started like blocking air in throat so I have a little difficulty breating, however LUNGS feels completely fine... I did that again last night, for more 3-4 times and this morning I woke up and I couldn't breath through my nose, I sneezed a lot, and of course, coughed a little drops of "water"... but just an hour later, it was like nothing happened - nothing in my nose, no coughing, no sneezing, and now I feel perfectly fine.
Can someone explain this to me a little bit? I'm not 100% sure how to ask this question, I just hope someone can share similar experience or explain this to me...

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