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Old 08-16-2009, 10:48 PM   #1
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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.

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Old 08-16-2009, 11:07 PM   #2
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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.
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Congratulations on making the decision!! Now, decide what gun you're going to buy with the money you would have spent on Cigarteets!!
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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 .
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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...
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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!!!!!!!!
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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.
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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

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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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