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    After smoking for whats gotta be 45 years I finally tried one of those New Years Resolutions , and quite the Cigarettes !!!! It's been a whole week and I haven't had one smoke. Now I'm afraid to try due to it might make me pass out. Let me tell you, I can now smell someone smoking in a car a half mile away!!!
    Anyway, Damn I'm already adding up the money I'm saving....
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    Good job. I'm on about 6 months of being smoke free myself. I spent about 30 dollars a week on smokes so I've saved about 720 dollars so far. And, since I don't smoke or am afraid I will start again if I drink at a bar, I've pretty much quit hitting the bar as well. So that is even more of a savings.

    One bit of advice. When that little voice in your head says "just one won't hurt" IGNORE IT. Just one leads to just another and just another and just a pack etc....

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    Congrads. I got no problem with people who want to smoke but I quit 17 years ago after some scares. You stick with it and you will be happy with the results. Only piece of advise I can give is watch you eating habits. You will start to eat alot more and you do not want that. I went from 175 to 285 in a year and it has takem me 6 years to get back under 230

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    congrats on quit smoking. It is funny when a smoker quits and now smeel the smoke that is on people's clothes and in cars and are like ewww. Besides the normal halth benifits soon the insurance companies are going to go after smokers and fat people and other things to bump up their cost to you

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    congrats!! I quit last Oct, (2009) stick with it !!

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    Just an update......... Still smoke free. Although the urge is still there, especially when I get stressed, but I find it easier to fight the craving for a smoke!!!
    Thanks for your words of support.

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    My day is coming now, I have a spot on my lip that is getting worse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheCableVine View Post
    Good job. I'm on about 6 months of being smoke free myself. I spent about 30 dollars a week on smokes so I've saved about 720 dollars so far. And, since I don't smoke or am afraid I will start again if I drink at a bar, I've pretty much quit hitting the bar as well. So that is even more of a savings.

    One bit of advice. When that little voice in your head says "just one won't hurt" IGNORE IT. Just one leads to just another and just another and just a pack etc....

    Steve


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    I'm still smoke free. I think I had a relapse 4-5 months ago. Not sure. I don't remember.
    "Change does not always equal progress."

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    AWESOME job dude !!!! this may sound weird but if you are at home and you get the urge to smoke.....jump in the shower for about 5 mins !
    wise men talk because they have something to say and fools because they have to say something....plato

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheCableVine View Post
    I'm still smoke free. I think I had a relapse 4-5 months ago. Not sure. I don't remember.
    Don't remember? Then it wasn't tobacco!
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    I heard that nicotine affects the same receptors as cocaine and is a very difficult addiction to get rid of. I did it and the smoking urge can last for years.

    But stick with it and it will go away just like a beautiful woman will if you go broke.
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    Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy, 82, reveals he is suffering from a chronic
    lung disease as he admits he 'quit smoking 30 years too late'




    Star Trek star Leonard Nimoy – who played Mr Spock – has revealed that he is suffering from a potentially fatal lung disease. The revelation comes after the 82-year-old was seen in a wheelchair in New York last month. In a post on Twitter, he said: ‘I quit smoking 30 years ago. Not soon enough. I have COPD. Grandpa says, quit now!! LLAP [Long Live and Prosper]’.

    COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which makes it increasingly difficult to breathe. It is said to be caused by smoking and gets progressively worse. The 'progressive' aspect of the disease means it gets worse over time.

    Despite his recent frail appearance, Nimoy has kept himself busy with numerous work projects, including a cameo as the steadfastly logical Vulcan in last year’s Star Trek film, Into Darkness.

    The actor retired from Star Trek conventions in 2011, but continues to urge fans to support the science-fiction franchise. Despite his illness, he urged them to tune into a forthcoming Star Trek marathon of shows being shown on US television next month. He said: ‘Trek Fest is coming. I’ll be there. Join me.’

    Wingfoot sez, "Mr. Spock, you have prospered. Now, Live Long! Luv Ya Man!"

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