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Shotgun Shooter 08-16-2009 11:48 PM

Quit Smoking support thread
Courtesy of Dunerunner, I decided to make this thread. :)
If you need help to quit smoking, post on up to the East Side. [/The Jeffersons]

I only have a couple packs left.

Now, instead of smoking, what kind of "habits" would make a good substitute? I'm not much of a gum chewer, nor do I want to keep buying packs of gum.

Any ideas,comments,insults...I'm ready.


CA357 08-17-2009 12:07 AM

I had quit and then started up again when my wife became ill. I planned on stopping again this week. I'll quit with you. We can support each other in this deal.

May I suggest Tuesday the 18th for a quit date? That way we can indulge for one more day and then give it up.

No pressure. ;)

dunerunner 08-17-2009 12:19 AM

Congratulations on making the decision!! Now, decide what gun you're going to buy with the money you would have spent on Cigarteets!!

1861 08-17-2009 12:27 AM

I quit 11 months ago on the 24th of this month . As they were putting me in medi vac hellicopter with a massive heart attack I swore to God I would never again smoke if I survived . Now I get nauseated even walking past a smoker .

I had smoked 2 to 3 packs a day for 43 years .

Hawg 08-17-2009 12:32 AM

Chantix works.:cool:

Mark F 08-17-2009 12:35 AM

I smoked 1 1/2 to 3 packs a day for 45 years. My wife and I quit COLD TURKEY 18 montrhs ago. I gained 35 pounds... now I'm working on losing that weight.

You have got to get your mind set to quit and stay off of them. Otherwise, you'll fail.

I think it's fantastic you guys decided to quit! I'm here to help...

SGT-MILLER 08-17-2009 12:39 AM

It's been 14 months since I last smoked a cigarette. When I smoked I couldn't barely run 1/2 of a mile.

Now I am running 4-5 miles at a time (I sometimes do it twice a day now), with a 25 pound backpack on. My legs will give out before my cardio does.

Quitting smoking will be the BEST thing you can do!!!!!!!!

CA357 08-17-2009 12:53 AM

My wife is ill and sadly, I will be her caretaker as her condition worsens. I need to be as healthy as possible so I can be there for her.

Shotgun Shooter 08-17-2009 01:19 AM

Well, I dont smoke a whole lot. Ive had my current carton for at elast 2 weeks. I still have 2.5 packs left. So it'll be at least another week until these are gone.

I only smoke when...

1. I'm furiously pissed off
2. driving
3. at camp by the fire


dunerunner 08-17-2009 01:59 AM

We'll see if we can't get Cane over here, he's pretty good at pissing people off!! I the mean time, were all here for you and CA357!!

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