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E has turned a NEW Leaf!!!

Discussion in 'Community Message Board' started by Einstein, Dec 9, 2008.

  1. Hooked

    Hooked Guest

    A little late but great news E.
    Another quitter here 25+ years. I relied on Cherry flavored mentholyptus cough drops I went through a bag a day. I needed something strong and they are.


    Of course suck on a lozenger when you get a crave.
    Don't sit around at the table after eating, get up and do something. Like the dishes.
    Don't talk about it. If you do it makes you think about smoking.
    Cut down on Coffee (it goes hand in hand with smoking)
    Same with alcohol (ugh)
    We we're a lot younger. So we quit going out to bars/night clibs for a while. Too much smoke around at the time. I guess it's not an issue anymore.
    Do something with your hands keep busy. I actually built the USS Constitution.

    Good Luck
  2. tutak

    tutak Guest

    Wow, you don't look that old!!!
  3. Cyndi

    Cyndi Guest

    That is GREAT,,, GOOD JOB!!!!:party
  4. red stripe

    red stripe Guest

    Reggae.. that is quite a story!

    So far Einstein has been lucky to go through this with no really bad withdraw symptoms.
    But it is NOT the case with everyone. For a lot of people it is a very hard battle each and every moment I have know people who suffered memory loss.. just enough to make them feel they were losing it. Sleep deprivation, or too sleepy, temper outbursts, unable to concentrate.. etc.
    Fortunately this is not long term.
    So this is not easy to beat.. and everyone who even attempts this has my admiration and respect.
  5. Hooked

    Hooked Guest

    TUTAK Ya ot me :lol :lol [size=large]IT WAS A MODEL!!![/size] :lol :lol
  6. red stripe

    red stripe Guest

    Hooked.. you built a MODEL? which one???? Heidi Klum, Cindy Crawford..Gisele Bundchen?????

    Einstein... do not even think about it.. I can keep your hands busy.... building a nice wooden footlocker :grin
  7. Hooked

    Hooked Guest

    RED A MODEL OF THE USS CONSTITUTION!!!!!!!!! It's a good thing I kept reading when you said you could think of a way to keep E's hands busy.
  8. herb

    herb Guest

    Thank God I wasn't drinking coffee when I read this! :)D
  9. Congratulations E, I quit 2 years ago. Like you I was very considerate smoker. Lyn did not smoke therefore, I didn't smoke in the house.
  10. maw

    maw Guest

    E sorry missedthis when you posted. Glad you are on wagon-noiw I won't feel gui.ty with office on non smoking side. I quit Sept.6, 1`986 the day I went into operating room for 4 bn y passes. Paw quit on his 58th birthday.
  11. Calgon1

    Calgon1 Guest

    E, This is fantastic news! Congratulations. I threw 'em out back in '95 (pack a day x 37 years!). It's going to take a little while, but you'll be amazed at how good fod will start to taste ....

    Seriously, this is really fantastic. If you feel an urge to chat for support, you have my e-mail ....
  12. Nessie

    Nessie Guest

    That is wonderful news! I understand the addiction and you have just made one of the most important changes for your health and well being. It is never too late to quit. My husband quit chewing tobacco 165 days ago and hasnt returned once. He chewed for over 26 yrs!

    So Proud of you E!! :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb :thumb
  13. Jorge

    Jorge Guest

    Congratulations E!
    Now pick up a new vice, how about cigars?
    Just kidding, I'm proud of you.

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