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Old 01-05-2015, 10:44 AM   #393
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Glad I found this thread. I really need to quit and reading some of these threads may help. Such a stupid habit.

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Old 01-07-2015, 01:43 PM   #394
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Thumbs up Big Congrats RichardT!

The people on this forum and this thread contributed significantly to me stopping 8 years ago. My son was six years old back then. When I recently talked to someone about how thankful I was that I had quit, my now 14-year old interrupted us and said, "I never knew you smoked!"

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Old 01-07-2015, 02:00 PM   #395
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My "smobriety" date....Sep 22, 1989. Attended a few "Smokers Anonymous" meetings, now called Nicotine Anonymous.....

Used the Seven Minute Rule..... when I wanted a cigarette i waited seven minutes by using a timer. The urge diminishes after about five minutes.

Today, some of the meds are helpful, but have their side effects which can be quite severe.

Good luck to anyone who has a desire to quit smoking....
Happy trails and Good Luck
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Old 01-07-2015, 02:16 PM   #396
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I quit 48 yrs. ago now smoke gives me headaches and swollen sinuses plus clothes smell. I can smell in traffic or long way away. I do not allow smoking on my property, tuff if people don't like it. Il has tuff restricted smoking laws. It takes will power to quit just be strong.
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Old 01-07-2015, 02:20 PM   #397
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27 Nov 97. Never looked back. Never felt better. Good on ALL of you! The smokes they sell today are awful, that stuff just doesn't smell right. Kind of like my Univolt when it died......ugh.
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Old 01-07-2015, 03:15 PM   #398
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Thanks to my granddaughter, Jada

September of last year (2014). Was in the process of building a doll house for my granddaughters when Jada (5 year old) asked me, "when will you quit smoking, grandpa"....I told her that I would when I finished the doll house....and kept my promise....Sometimes we just need a nudge in the right direction from those we love.
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Old 01-07-2015, 03:41 PM   #399
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yup---the great tobacco scam

up until january 8 2002 i smoked 5 packs of marlboro….A DAY…

then after they took out my bladder and prostrate

i quit…colder than turkey……..
and the Four P's(Paula, Phoenix and Peabody II and Pearl)…Peabody is here…..
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Old 01-07-2015, 08:42 PM   #400
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I'm coming up on 5 years in a couple of days. How's everyone elso doing?
Well, how time flies! I quit smoking (post #42) at the urging of RichardT over 10 years ago.

Thanks, my friend.
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Old 01-27-2015, 10:40 AM   #401
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Congrats - I have tried many, many times. About to do it again.....
Let's party with Pirates and Ninja's.....
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Old 01-27-2015, 12:10 PM   #402
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I gave it all up at once. Ciggs, booze, woman, the whole nine yards......
Worst damn 15 minutes of my life.......
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Old 01-27-2015, 04:21 PM   #403
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That was my fifteen minutes also. But then the heart monitor started back up
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Old 01-27-2015, 05:46 PM   #404
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10:30 pm, January 31, 2005 was the very last time a cigarette touch my lips (10 years in a couple of days).....

In the past ten years I have saved enough money to buy and restore my Airstream 310 turbo diesel, as a pack of smokes up here in Ontario are almost $12.00 bucks. It adds up fast.

No more.... nicotine stained fingers, coughing and hacking, bigger and longer colds, smelly breath and clothes, first smoke in the morning outside in -40+ weather, burnt upholstery in my car after a trying to flick a butt outside and not succeeding, guilty talk too's by my two daughters, wife and Doctors....although it has now switched to weight.

Was there ever an upside to smoking? (other than I used to be thinner)

Per Mare, Per Terram and may all your campaigns be successful.

“It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose your own.” "Harry S Truman"
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Old 01-27-2015, 09:54 PM   #405
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I inhaled a LOT of 'second hand smoke' from my parents... for 16 years.... moved on and my 'allergies' cleared up.. until I went to bars or visited parents. I remember cleaning a brown 'tar' off the inside of the car windows......

I am glad their LUNGS filtered out MOST of that crud...

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