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Old 06-17-2008, 03:37 PM   #1
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Let's quit tobacco together!

i quit already, after my last quarter cigarette.
we don't need tobacco, let's throw tobacco to the wind!!!


i believe that life would not be complete sans comfy 'ol tee-shirts, the Golden Girls, and the color pink
& rock on, PITTSBURGH-
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Old 06-17-2008, 09:38 PM   #2
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Oh Lord.. I am supposed to, and I know if I don't I will have emphysema within 5 years, but I failed again and am back on them!!
You should start a group on here for quitting smoking!

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Old 06-17-2008, 10:33 PM   #3
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A quitting smoking group would be great. I love to see people kick the habit - it's such an awful one. I know that alot of people started smoking when they didn't know it was bad for you, and were really young - so it's sooo hard to quit.

I myself have never smoked a cigarette in my life, or done drugs, so I hope I am a bit of inspiration for those who do smoke to quit - you CAN live without it!! :)
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Old 06-17-2008, 10:35 PM   #4
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I started when I was 14, that was 21 years ago... uggggg.
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Old 06-17-2008, 11:10 PM   #5
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Thank goodness for Commit lozenges. Took a year, but my 3 pack a day habit
is gone now.
Tis amazing how few colds I get, and how much more I can smell, and how FREE I feel,
not having to plan and ration and worry about when/where/how I was gonna get my
next smoke.
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Old 06-17-2008, 11:45 PM   #6
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I smoked for 25 years and finally decided to quit just over a year ago. I needed the patch to do it, and so far it seems to be sticking. Still, there are those days when I'd be willing to spend the $10 for a pack...and then I come back to my senses.
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Old 06-18-2008, 12:55 AM   #7
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It's a really tough one.

I quit for 3 years in my late teens, but one day at the end of high school I picked it up again in a fit of nostalgia. Nowadays I have no idea how I managed it then. It seemed as easy as a decision at the time. Lately I've been thinking about quitting but it's hard to even approach. At this point I'm just trying to cut down. I'm thinking if I start tracking how much I smoke each day I can limit myself or reduce the next day. But I haven't even started the counting.
It's harder than I want it to be.
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Old 06-18-2008, 05:29 AM   #8
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It has been 4 months, 17 days, 48 minutes and 30 seconds and 1667 cigarettes, here!!LOL
Commit lozenges really helped, but, I only used those 4 days. You have to want to quit and stop looking at it as " omg, what am I going to do without them?" and start looking at it this way instead "wow, look at all the things that I can do without them!"
The commit did help and I still have 2 little bottles never opened. After 4 days, I quit those too. It is hard, and people will tell you, if I can do , you can. Well, it's true. I smoked since 12, I'm 39, that is 27 years that I was slowly killing myself. I do feel better as far as breathing and when I got sick a couple of weeks ago. I kicked it so quickly!!! Normally, I am sick for weeks. If you want to quit, you will quit. Me, I would probably still be smoking and hacking if it weren't for dh griping at me day in and day out, but, he did me a favor. And if I hadn't been for the fact that I was sick of the taste of them and the morning ones were making me nauseated, I don't think I would have been able to quit. I just thought, what am I doing, when I was get sick from the first one every morning. GOOD LUCK TO ALL!!

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Old 06-18-2008, 06:57 AM   #9
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I reckon I oughta try to quit.
I got several hundred cigars in various humidors. Maybe after I get through them.
Stealing a line from Andy Stewart of the Silly Wizard Band from a few years ago....."Luckily, we live in a place where cigarettes and fried breakfasts are still good for you."
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Old 06-18-2008, 08:31 AM   #10
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It has been 4 months, 17 days, 48 minutes and 30 seconds and 1667 cigarettes, here!!LOL
LOL - last I checked I was at 5500 and change. Yeee Haaa!!!!!!

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