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Bama-Shooter
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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:20:05 AM
Today starts month seven. I had struggled with smoking for the past 10-15 years. I have quit for a couple of months at a time only to go back to it but I think I have finally kicked it.

The money I have saved from this has allowed me to purchase three suppressors and one SBR.


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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:21:45 AM
Quitting smoking is easy. I've done it at least 5 times.

Congratulations.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:22:31 AM
Awesome.

Welcome to the "used-to" club.

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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:22:59 AM
Congrats to you. I too know how hard it's to kick it. 15+ years and I think this time I'm done. Been going on 9 months and I still occasionally get the urge but I don't want to start all over.

Keep it up
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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:23:16 AM
Congrats!!!

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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:24:32 AM
Congrats!

I quit last year and don't miss it at all.


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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:24:51 AM
Originally Posted By Couch-Commando:
Quitting smoking is easy. I've done it at least 5 times.

Congratulations.


Everyone quits someday.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:24:52 AM
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Congrats.

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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:26:47 AM
go buy a pack to celebrate
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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:27:37 AM
Being a smoker that needs to quit, I hate you.

Joking aside, congrats to you.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:28:50 AM
Day one for me, about 18 hours in so far. Quit twice with chantix, but using the patch this time.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:29:18 AM
Congrats.

Later tonight I'll have my daily cigarette with a nice IPA.

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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:30:58 AM
Originally Posted By Bama-Shooter:
Today starts month seven. I had struggled with smoking for the past 10-15 years. I have quit for a couple of months at a time only to go back to it but I think I have finally kicked it.

The money I have saved from this has allowed me to purchase three suppressors and one SBR.




Congrats! Its been about 5 months for me since I've had a pull off a cig. I've been trying to run the past few years. Running/exercising really helps me not to want to smoke.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:32:22 AM
Keep it up. I haven't had one in 4 years. Wish I had never started.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:32:42 AM
Congrats Bama. Cigarette smoking is awful. Single worse thing you can do to your health.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 11:34:00 AM
I been smokin' 30 years. My lung feels fine.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:03:20 PM
Awesome, keep working at it, I'm coming up on Year 13 myself....
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:04:59 PM
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Congrats Bama. Cigarette smoking is awful. Single worse thing you can do to your health.


I think meth smoking is worse.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:05:32 PM
COOL. I've been tobacco free for 2 years and 3 months. I'll never go back.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:06:02 PM
Originally Posted By Bama-Shooter:
Today starts month seven. I had struggled with smoking for the past 10-15 years. I have quit for a couple of months at a time only to go back to it but I think I have finally kicked it.

The money I have saved from this has allowed me to purchase three suppressors and one SBR.




Good for you! I wish my dad would follow. He has not effects YET. Anyhow, congratulations boss!
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:06:40 PM
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Originally Posted By patriot73:
Congrats Bama. Cigarette smoking is awful. Single worse thing you can do to your health.


I think meth smoking is worse.


Who the fuck smokes crank?
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:06:41 PM
this thread needs to be tacked for help and accountability for us still trying to quit.


tried 3 times, still smoke a few a day.


the best thing the wife and I did so far to help was to quit smoking inside.


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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:06:43 PM


I'm coming up on week 2, so I have some catching up to do.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:06:43 PM
Originally Posted By dogsplat:
I been smokin' 30 years. My lung feels fine.


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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:11:36 PM
7 years smokefree here. Good job.

Not a lot smarter but another year old...
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:16:11 PM
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Originally Posted By Nerf:
Day one for me, about 18 hours in so far. Quit twice with chantix, but using the patch this time.

Careful to not sleep with it on. Most fucked up dreams you will ever have.

OP: it's been roughly 4 months since my last smoke. Stay strong my friend.

ETA: Holy fuck! 3 suppressors and an SBR? You must have smoked like a train!
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:20:28 PM
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Congratulations!

I'm struggling with the nasty ass habit myself.

ETA: Did you use any patch, gum or pills?

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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:22:08 PM
As the son of a father who died of lung cancer, I can tell you that you made a wise decision.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:22:48 PM
Proud to add my name....2 months one week
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:24:14 PM
Good job.

Has it helped your sleep apnea?
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:24:54 PM

Originally Posted By VA-gunnut:


I'm coming up on week 2, so I have some catching up to do.

Good luck you (former) chain smoking fiend



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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:25:21 PM
When you were a smoker how much did you smoke?

When I tell my Dr. my smoking habits he does not believe me. I never smoke at home or at night. During the week I have a about 2 a day with co-workers. If I drink I can smoke a pack in about 2.5-3 hours (if I even drink that long).

I only drink about 2-3 times a month.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:27:41 PM
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Congrats!

I made the decision to quit three weeks ago. I slipped and had a couple the day my ex left, but I haven't had any since. The money saved so far has bought me new furniture, and is paying for a trip to San Jose to see one of my dear friends.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:30:15 PM
Awesome!

Quitting smoking is the most important thing you can do for your health and overall quality of life over the long term.

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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:32:07 PM
Good job!
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:34:38 PM
Good for you! I quit about 7 years ago. Now I can't stand the smell, although I still dream about smoking sometimes. I carried a pack of little mints in my pocket, which helped a lot. Stay strong!
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:36:52 PM
How do you feel now? Is it easier to breathe? Feel healthier?
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:37:07 PM
I built up a supply of snus with the free coupons. Then one day I quit smoking and used nothing but the snus, after about two months I weaned off the snus so I've been nicotine free for about four months now.

I was smoking two packs a day.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:38:10 PM
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How do you feel now? Is it easier to breathe? Feel healthier?


Yes. I plan to start running again this month.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:39:45 PM
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Being a smoker that needs to quit, I hate you.

Joking aside, congrats to you.


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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:40:31 PM
Congrats'! I am on week three myself.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:41:08 PM

Originally Posted By DWFAN:

Originally Posted By VA-gunnut:


I'm coming up on week 2, so I have some catching up to do.

Good luck you (former) chain smoking fiend





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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:45:03 PM
Originally Posted By Bama-Shooter:
Today starts month seven. I had struggled with smoking for the past 10-15 years. I have quit for a couple of months at a time only to go back to it but I think I have finally kicked it.

The money I have saved from this has allowed me to purchase three suppressors and one SBR more donuts.




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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:45:14 PM
Good on ya man! Keep it up!
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:45:38 PM

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When you were a smoker how much did you smoke?

When I tell my Dr. my smoking habits he does not believe me. I never smoke at home or at night. During the week I have a about 2 a day with co-workers. If I drink I can smoke a pack in about 2.5-3 hours (if I even drink that long).

I only drink about 2-3 times a month.

I have a few friends exactly like that. It's fairly common, and I'm not sure why your doctor wouldn't believe you. Guess he doesn't get out much.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:45:56 PM

Originally Posted By Bama-Shooter:
Today starts month seven. I had struggled with smoking for the past 10-15 years. I have quit for a couple of months at a time only to go back to it but I think I have finally kicked it.

The money I have saved from this has allowed me to purchase three suppressors and one SBR.



Cngrats!! Good on ya!! Zmokin' iZ tEh dEBil!!

I quit about a year ago with the help of Niccorette Mini-Lozenges. Actually, in a year's time, I've smoked maybe 10 packs of cigarettes....I can't hardly drink beer without a smoke. I gotta think that: less than a pack a month is better than 2 packs a day.

Now....to kick the lozenges.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:48:37 PM
I am 3 months free , with the help of the e-cig. Tough thing to do this.
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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:51:22 PM
This is really good. Keep it going.

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Posted: 7/1/2011 12:53:47 PM
Congrats. You did the right thing.

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Have you noticed any increase in body weight/size?
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