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Day 41 Bump.

Not 1 beer and not 1 smoke consumed.
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One year-six months-19 days.

Smoke-free.

Clean and serene.

This thread, and the people populating it, made it happen.

Merci.

And Grace.
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One year-six months-19 days.

Smoke-free.

Clean and serene.

This thread, and the people populating it, made it happen.

Merci.

And Grace.
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how the hell have you been???

Day 59.
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Good to read you, Hawkman.

Day 59 for you. You be steady at it, brudha. Congratulations.

All is well on this end.

We fight the good fight and take those tender mercies as they come.

Hope to see more of you and a good day 60 to you today
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Good to read you, Hawkman.

Day 59 for you. You be steady at it, brudha. Congratulations.

All is well on this end.

We fight the good fight and take those tender mercies as they come.

Hope to see more of you and a good day 60 to you today
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Day 60, think I have been down this road before.. maybe I enjoy the battle. But this just might be the year.

yeah man...good to hear from you.
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Good to read you, Hawkman.

Day 59 for you. You be steady at it, brudha. Congratulations.

All is well on this end.

We fight the good fight and take those tender mercies as they come.

Hope to see more of you and a good day 60 to you today
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Day 60, think I have been down this road before.. maybe I enjoy the battle. But this just might be the year.

yeah man...good to hear from you.
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STAY STRONG 2 MONTHS IN , IS GREAT WORK
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Quit drinking in 2001 , Oct 31 2001 in fact. and quit smoking in 2006 when I turned 40.I can't tell you how great it is to be free of tobacco and alcohol. I hope everyone no matter what changes you're trying to make are able to make them.
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1st thanks for making this thread DESERT FOX are you back on the cigs?,stay strong to the ones that are in the process of quiting ,congrats to the ones that have fully given up and time to quit for the ones that havent.........ok so why i tell you my smoking history i will light up a ciggie.....my 1st ciggie was at 7 which i pinched from mum...cant remember smoking until 10 as a mates older brother gave me one then pinching them off mum and smoking with mates etc playing a game called drag the fag which each player had a a ciggie and you had to try and keep as much ash on the smoke as possible the player that loses gets a dead arm or multible......the other was roast the rooster/chook which involved two players putting there arms together palm side up and drop a lit ciggie and drop it in the center and the last person standing gets the smoke..anyways but id say when i was 12 and started high school thats when the ciggy buying happend and i would say then that was when i was smoking before school at the bus stops at school and after school so smoking .packets of twentys were $4:50-$6:00 roughly. the last packet i bought was yesturday i pack of 20s had to by from a bottleshop which are more pricey and they cost me 17 frigging bucks for the cheapest packet of smokes... prices are going up by 12% in septemeber...anyways to the point i have tried 4 or so times of giving up the ciggies tried patches ,e cigs,cold turkey being 10 days the longest but that was patches....i am giving up for the sole reason of to stop/help prevent any problems i may have in the future.been smoking 18 years to long , i have in the last 6 months or so getting heart/chest burn....the price of ciggies going up is not the reason for stopping and i would like to see the stats of people who actually gave up for that reason.........

i start after this pack and going cold turkey so ive got to lay off the drink as well for a bit so to stop any urges......get back into doing my hobbie to keep my mind off things and hopefully stay strong.
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Quit drinking in 2001 , Oct 31 2001 in fact. and quit smoking in 2006 when I turned 40.I can't tell you how great it is to be free of tobacco and alcohol. I hope everyone no matter what changes you're trying to make are able to make them.
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good on you.....as ive stated in above post....i am not doing it for money but it will be interesting how much spare money i will have........
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1st thanks for making this thread DESERT FOX are you back on the cigs?,stay strong to the ones that are in the process of quiting ,congrats to the ones that have fully given up and time to quit for the ones that havent.........ok so why i tell you my smoking history i will light up a ciggie.....my 1st ciggie was at 7 which i pinched from mum...cant remember smoking until 10 as a mates older brother gave me one then pinching them off mum and smoking with mates etc playing a game called drag the fag which each player had a a ciggie and you had to try and keep as much ash on the smoke as possible the player that loses gets a dead arm or multible......the other was roast the rooster/chook which involved two players putting there arms together palm side up and drop a lit ciggie and drop it in the center and the last person standing gets the smoke..anyways but id say when i was 12 and started high school thats when the ciggy buying happend and i would say then that was when i was smoking before school at the bus stops at school and after school so smoking .packets of twentys were $4:50-$6:00 roughly. the last packet i bought was yesturday i pack of 20s had to by from a bottleshop which are more pricey and they cost me 17 frigging bucks for the cheapest packet of smokes... prices are going up by 12% in septemeber...anyways to the point i have tried 4 or so times of giving up the ciggies tried patches ,e cigs,cold turkey being 10 days the longest but that was patches....i am giving up for the sole reason of to stop/help prevent any problems i may have in the future.been smoking 18 years to long , i have in the last 6 months or so getting heart/chest burn....the price of ciggies going up is not the reason for stopping and i would like to see the stats of people who actually gave up for that reason.........

i start after this pack and going cold turkey so ive got to lay off the drink as well for a bit so to stop any urges......get back into doing my hobbie to keep my mind off things and hopefully stay strong.
 Quoting: TIME FOR ME TO STOP 68816446

You can and will do it, laying off the booze is key. One day at a time, the add up quick!!
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1st thanks for making this thread DESERT FOX are you back on the cigs?,stay strong to the ones that are in the process of quiting ,congrats to the ones that have fully given up and time to quit for the ones that havent.........ok so why i tell you my smoking history i will light up a ciggie.....my 1st ciggie was at 7 which i pinched from mum...cant remember smoking until 10 as a mates older brother gave me one then pinching them off mum and smoking with mates etc playing a game called drag the fag which each player had a a ciggie and you had to try and keep as much ash on the smoke as possible the player that loses gets a dead arm or multible......the other was roast the rooster/chook which involved two players putting there arms together palm side up and drop a lit ciggie and drop it in the center and the last person standing gets the smoke..anyways but id say when i was 12 and started high school thats when the ciggy buying happend and i would say then that was when i was smoking before school at the bus stops at school and after school so smoking .packets of twentys were $4:50-$6:00 roughly. the last packet i bought was yesturday i pack of 20s had to by from a bottleshop which are more pricey and they cost me 17 frigging bucks for the cheapest packet of smokes... prices are going up by 12% in septemeber...anyways to the point i have tried 4 or so times of giving up the ciggies tried patches ,e cigs,cold turkey being 10 days the longest but that was patches....i am giving up for the sole reason of to stop/help prevent any problems i may have in the future.been smoking 18 years to long , i have in the last 6 months or so getting heart/chest burn....the price of ciggies going up is not the reason for stopping and i would like to see the stats of people who actually gave up for that reason.........

i start after this pack and going cold turkey so ive got to lay off the drink as well for a bit so to stop any urges......get back into doing my hobbie to keep my mind off things and hopefully stay strong.
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You can and will do it, laying off the booze is key. One day at a time, the add up quick!!
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Thanks for being here for the people.
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1st thanks for making this thread DESERT FOX are you back on the cigs?,stay strong to the ones that are in the process of quiting ,congrats to the ones that have fully given up and time to quit for the ones that havent.........ok so why i tell you my smoking history i will light up a ciggie.....my 1st ciggie was at 7 which i pinched from mum...cant remember smoking until 10 as a mates older brother gave me one then pinching them off mum and smoking with mates etc playing a game called drag the fag which each player had a a ciggie and you had to try and keep as much ash on the smoke as possible the player that loses gets a dead arm or multible......the other was roast the rooster/chook which involved two players putting there arms together palm side up and drop a lit ciggie and drop it in the center and the last person standing gets the smoke..anyways but id say when i was 12 and started high school thats when the ciggy buying happend and i would say then that was when i was smoking before school at the bus stops at school and after school so smoking .packets of twentys were $4:50-$6:00 roughly. the last packet i bought was yesturday i pack of 20s had to by from a bottleshop which are more pricey and they cost me 17 frigging bucks for the cheapest packet of smokes... prices are going up by 12% in septemeber...anyways to the point i have tried 4 or so times of giving up the ciggies tried patches ,e cigs,cold turkey being 10 days the longest but that was patches....i am giving up for the sole reason of to stop/help prevent any problems i may have in the future.been smoking 18 years to long , i have in the last 6 months or so getting heart/chest burn....the price of ciggies going up is not the reason for stopping and i would like to see the stats of people who actually gave up for that reason.........

i start after this pack and going cold turkey so ive got to lay off the drink as well for a bit so to stop any urges......get back into doing my hobbie to keep my mind off things and hopefully stay strong.
 Quoting: TIME FOR ME TO STOP 68816446

You can and will do it, laying off the booze is key. One day at a time, the add up quick!!
 Quoting: Hawk-02


Thanks for being here for the people.
 Quoting: Desert Fox

It's a great thread you started dude... You helped a ton of people!! It's the only thread i keep, always in my personnel pins....so I see it everyday, weather I am smoking or not.
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I quit 3 years ago with nasal snuff and Sweden snus. I bummed a few cigs since but just to realize how bad they are. Tobacco in itself is a good plaNt, beneficial to humans. It kills germs and even cures a few diseases. But cigarettes is to tobacco what baloney is to meat. A cheap, unhealthy, chemically altered product.

To quit completely is obviously better, but for those who wants to quikly recover health and don't care too much about still being hooked to nicotine, that's probably your best bet. A good place to start is snuffhouse.org

Good luck and congrats to all quitters!
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"But cigarettes is to tobacco what baloney is to meat. A cheap, unhealthy, chemically altered product."

'What baloney is to meat,' says it all Kempamp.

Right on point.

Beautiful, sunny and warm, day here today. I was driving this morning and out of nowhere I got slammed with a wicked ciggie craving. The first nice days of Spring always harken and awaken the self-destruction in me. "Ah, it's a beautiful day, let's smoke our brains out and fog the whole thing up." Mental, but true.

I spent about five minutes justifying buying a pack until sanity returned. The thought of the dry-caustic-chemical taste of the first three cigs (after three or four I never taste the chemicals) after not smoking for a time saved me.

Reading your baloney/chemical line above confirmed and cemented my resolve.

Thanks for that and best to all those putting the smokes down.
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I havnt smoked since July , been vaping tho down to 6 milligram of nicotine. :)
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"But cigarettes is to tobacco what baloney is to meat. A cheap, unhealthy, chemically altered product."

'What baloney is to meat,' says it all Kempamp.

Right on point.

Beautiful, sunny and warm, day here today. I was driving this morning and out of nowhere I got slammed with a wicked ciggie craving. The first nice days of Spring always harken and awaken the self-destruction in me. "Ah, it's a beautiful day, let's smoke our brains out and fog the whole thing up." Mental, but true.

I spent about five minutes justifying buying a pack until sanity returned. The thought of the dry-caustic-chemical taste of the first three cigs (after three or four I never taste the chemicals) after not smoking for a time saved me.

Reading your baloney/chemical line above confirmed and cemented my resolve.

Thanks for that and best to all those putting the smokes down.
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I know that feeling well!!! The warm weather creeps in and sends the "LETS PARTY" Signal to my brain!!! Which is BEER and SMOKES in my case... Really going to make the effort this year to fight through it. Day 69 today for me I think.
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What a great thread!

I quit smoking in 2012 with the help of my friend and also the Alan Carr audio book.
The key to it I found is that you MUST want to do it...for what ever reasons, be it health, money etc.

Do not be afraid, there is not a great black void in front of you without the dreaded weed...life goes on and so will you, only you feel better for it.

I didn't notice any physical improvements but mentally I feel better.

I smoked for 25yrs since I was 13, spliffs from the moment I woke until the early hrs of the morning.
So much so that I never really felt stoned any more even though I could through an ounce in 2-3 days.

I started smoking again last year when I split from my girl I tried a half joint as was so stoned it was unbelievable and said to my friends this is how we should do it...once in a blue etc....but it wasn't to be.
Next days I bought more and more and was back in the cycle.
All I ate was sugar and stuff but I felt ok because I was happy doing it.

Then I knew my chance to quit again was when I went on holiday...I knew It would be hard to buy some weed so this was the perfect time and I WANTED to do it.
I Had planned it for a couple of months.

Since then ive not looked back now and I don't think I ever will.
I still hang around my same old mates, blowing it in my face lol and that skunk smells amazing...but im not interested because I wanted to stop for my reasons...money, better social life, etc.
Thing is even If I won the lotto now I wouldn't go back.

Good luck to anyone who tries...if I can do it I know for sure that anybody can.
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1st thanks for making this thread DESERT FOX are you back on the cigs?,stay strong to the ones that are in the process of quiting ,congrats to the ones that have fully given up and time to quit for the ones that havent.........ok so why i tell you my smoking history i will light up a ciggie.....my 1st ciggie was at 7 which i pinched from mum...cant remember smoking until 10 as a mates older brother gave me one then pinching them off mum and smoking with mates etc playing a game called drag the fag which each player had a a ciggie and you had to try and keep as much ash on the smoke as possible the player that loses gets a dead arm or multible......the other was roast the rooster/chook which involved two players putting there arms together palm side up and drop a lit ciggie and drop it in the center and the last person standing gets the smoke..anyways but id say when i was 12 and started high school thats when the ciggy buying happend and i would say then that was when i was smoking before school at the bus stops at school and after school so smoking .packets of twentys were $4:50-$6:00 roughly. the last packet i bought was yesturday i pack of 20s had to by from a bottleshop which are more pricey and they cost me 17 frigging bucks for the cheapest packet of smokes... prices are going up by 12% in septemeber...anyways to the point i have tried 4 or so times of giving up the ciggies tried patches ,e cigs,cold turkey being 10 days the longest but that was patches....i am giving up for the sole reason of to stop/help prevent any problems i may have in the future.been smoking 18 years to long , i have in the last 6 months or so getting heart/chest burn....the price of ciggies going up is not the reason for stopping and i would like to see the stats of people who actually gave up for that reason.........

i start after this pack and going cold turkey so ive got to lay off the drink as well for a bit so to stop any urges......get back into doing my hobbie to keep my mind off things and hopefully stay strong.
 Quoting: TIME FOR ME TO STOP 68816446

You can and will do it, laying off the booze is key. One day at a time, the add up quick!!
 Quoting: Hawk-02


Thanks for being here for the people.
 Quoting: Desert Fox

It's a great thread you started dude... You helped a ton of people!! It's the only thread i keep, always in my personnel pins....so I see it everyday, weather I am smoking or not.
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You must do it, your life depends on it. I spent two days in hospital last week when simple bronchitis caused me to be unable to get enough oxygen. Horrible feeling, you don't want. Trust me.
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You can and will do it, laying off the booze is key. One day at a time, the add up quick!!
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Thanks for being here for the people.
 Quoting: Desert Fox

It's a great thread you started dude... You helped a ton of people!! It's the only thread i keep, always in my personnel pins....so I see it everyday, weather I am smoking or not.
 Quoting: Hawk-02

You must do it, your life depends on it. I spent two days in hospital last week when simple bronchitis caused me to be unable to get enough oxygen. Horrible feeling, you don't want. Trust me.
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DAmn! Are you ok?? Are you still off the smokes??
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Husband and I are on our 8th month.
Just stopped cold turkey.
Now it's time to diet.
We are saving a ton of money and feel better.
We both smoked for 35 years.
Hitting the Y soon to start swimming.
I take it one day at a time.

If I can do it, anyone can, really, my cigs were my best friend.

You will gain weight, but IMO worth it to quit the cigs.
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Husband and I are on our 8th month.
Just stopped cold turkey.
Now it's time to diet.
We are saving a ton of money and feel better.
We both smoked for 35 years.
Hitting the Y soon to start swimming.
I take it one day at a time.

If I can do it, anyone can, really, my cigs were my best friend.

You will gain weight, but IMO worth it to quit the cigs.
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It's all good in the hood.

Congratulations to you and your husband.

You're on the road to a new freedom and infinite possibilities await you.

You've got this.
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I tried to stop a couple of times, documented on this thread and then finally manged to quit in August of last year.

Going oN 8 months now and feeling great.

The reason I wanted to quit was that I found myself increasingly becoming out of breath. At 42 years of age with 3 daughters, one a mere baby, I had to ensure that I would be around a lot longer.

I've always been a big muscular guy and feeling out of breath is an absolute horrid feeling. After I quit I picked up about 22lbs, mostly over the last December. I suddenly woke up to the fact that I was becoming seriously overweight.

After December I decided that I needed to lose weight, as I was at 290 lbs and 240 lbs is a good weight for me. So I started jogging. It was disheartening to see that I could only go for about 200m, before getting out of breath, which would then force me to walk, before jogging for a little bit again.

I have now lost 40lbs and am getting the definition back that I had when I was still doing weight lifting. I recently had to stop jogging, as I developed achilles tendonitis due to all the hills in the area where I live. Just before I stopped I was doing 3.6 km in the hills without stopping.

I found this recovery quite unexpected as I knew that damage to the lungs was permanent. Is there anyone else that also experienced this?????????

My achilles tendons are better, but not 100%. My pathetic tendons have now forced me to do high intensity training, which I should have started to do in the first place, rather than slogging for miles.

10 Minutes of 100% balls to the walls sprints with walks in between. Gives better fitness, makes you quicker, builds muscle instead of destroying them, lots more calories burnt etc.

I AM VERY GRATEFUL THAT I HAVE MANGEDED TO QUIT SMOKING, AS I KNOW I WOULD HAVE DIED A HORRIBLE DEATH WITHIN THE NEXT 5 YEARS HAD I NOT.

So yes, many thanks to Desert Fox for this thread and the other contributers to this thread.

By the way Hawk, you were my inspiration, as you were a couple of months ahead of me.
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I tried to stop a couple of times, documented on this thread and then finally manged to quit in August of last year.

Going oN 8 months now and feeling great.

The reason I wanted to quit was that I found myself increasingly becoming out of breath. At 42 years of age with 3 daughters, one a mere baby, I had to ensure that I would be around a lot longer.

I've always been a big muscular guy and feeling out of breath is an absolute horrid feeling. After I quit I picked up about 22lbs, mostly over the last December. I suddenly woke up to the fact that I was becoming seriously overweight.

After December I decided that I needed to lose weight, as I was at 290 lbs and 240 lbs is a good weight for me. So I started jogging. It was disheartening to see that I could only go for about 200m, before getting out of breath, which would then force me to walk, before jogging for a little bit again.

I have now lost 40lbs and am getting the definition back that I had when I was still doing weight lifting. I recently had to stop jogging, as I developed achilles tendonitis due to all the hills in the area where I live. Just before I stopped I was doing 3.6 km in the hills without stopping.

I found this recovery quite unexpected as I knew that damage to the lungs was permanent. Is there anyone else that also experienced this?????????

My achilles tendons are better, but not 100%. My pathetic tendons have now forced me to do high intensity training, which I should have started to do in the first place, rather than slogging for miles.

10 Minutes of 100% balls to the walls sprints with walks in between. Gives better fitness, makes you quicker, builds muscle instead of destroying them, lots more calories burnt etc.

I AM VERY GRATEFUL THAT I HAVE MANGEDED TO QUIT SMOKING, AS I KNOW I WOULD HAVE DIED A HORRIBLE DEATH WITHIN THE NEXT 5 YEARS HAD I NOT.

So yes, many thanks to Desert Fox for this thread and the other contributers to this thread.

By the way Hawk, you were my inspiration, as you were a couple of months ahead of me.
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Wow dude... thats great!! I have been up and down on the smoking roller coaster.. This time of year gets hard for me..because I really do enjoy a cold beer on a hot summer day... and usually cold beer leads to smoking. Really going to try and get through this summer. Been going to the gym, and can attest to the fact that your lungs do heal.. my cardio is probably at the highest level it has ever been....

Now to get through these next few months... going to use this post as my inspiration. Thanks man!
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Husband and I are on our 8th month.
Just stopped cold turkey.
Now it's time to diet.
We are saving a ton of money and feel better.
We both smoked for 35 years.
Hitting the Y soon to start swimming.
I take it one day at a time.

If I can do it, anyone can, really, my cigs were my best friend.

You will gain weight, but IMO worth it to quit the cigs.
 Quoting: InTheHood


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Re: I QUIT SMOKING , YOU CAN TOO. I QUIT SEPT 27, 2012, SUPPORT EACH OTHER HERE
thursday night was my last cig its sunday arvo and ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

having this week off to lock me in my house see how i go ......
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thursday night was my last cig its sunday arvo and ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

having this week off to lock me in my house see how i go ......
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It's a mind game, you can win.
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It's more humane this way ya know, or burn on totem pole. Choice is yours.
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Thanks for being here for the people.
 Quoting: Desert Fox

It's a great thread you started dude... You helped a ton of people!! It's the only thread i keep, always in my personnel pins....so I see it everyday, weather I am smoking or not.
 Quoting: Hawk-02

You must do it, your life depends on it. I spent two days in hospital last week when simple bronchitis caused me to be unable to get enough oxygen. Horrible feeling, you don't want. Trust me.
 Quoting: Desert Fox


DAmn! Are you ok?? Are you still off the smokes??
 Quoting: Hawk-02

Yep, ok now, but hell for a while. Glad you are doing well too. The thread lives, an others keep quitting, which will allow them to live longer too. hf
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thursday night was my last cig its sunday arvo and ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

having this week off to lock me in my house see how i go ......
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It's a mind game, you can win.
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thanks and i will come here every day for a reminder not to cave in on the mind games....
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thursday night was my last cig its sunday arvo and ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

having this week off to lock me in my house see how i go ......
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 67350096


It's a mind game, you can win.
 Quoting: Desert Fox


thanks and i will come here every day for a reminder not to cave in on the mind games....
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 67230558

That is exactly what this thread is all about. Hang tight friend, it will be a battle, but can be won.
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It's more humane this way ya know, or burn on totem pole. Choice is yours.
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Re: I QUIT SMOKING , YOU CAN TOO. I QUIT SEPT 27, 2012, SUPPORT EACH OTHER HERE
thursday night was my last cig its sunday arvo and ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

having this week off to lock me in my house see how i go ......
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 67350096


It's a mind game, you can win.
 Quoting: Desert Fox


thanks and i will come here every day for a reminder not to cave in on the mind games....
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 67230558


I have faith you will do it.
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