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John Q. Citizen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-08-09 03:57 PM
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20. One would be my undoing.
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  -I Spent All Of 2008 Trying To Quit Smoking... demdog78  Jan-08-09 03:47 PM   #0 
  - Congratulations. n/t  FSogol   Jan-08-09 03:48 PM   #1 
  - hang in there. it's a tough one to kick...took me a dozen times....been 15 years now  spanone   Jan-08-09 03:48 PM   #2 
  - congrats!  SoaringHigh   Jan-08-09 03:50 PM   #5 
  - I can only imagine going 15 years without smoking...  demdog78   Jan-08-09 03:54 PM   #12 
     - One day at a time,  vpilot   Jan-08-09 04:05 PM   #27 
     - you can do it. i was a two pack a day guy....you can.  spanone   Jan-08-09 04:10 PM   #31 
  - As if 2008 wasn't tough enough  lame54   Jan-08-09 03:49 PM   #3 
  - Tell me about it.  demdog78   Jan-08-09 03:51 PM   #7 
  - Stay strong.  bigwillq   Jan-08-09 03:49 PM   #4 
  - Bush caused stress, that could have been a cause. I added up the  monmouth   Jan-08-09 03:50 PM   #6 
  - Around $8 per pack here...  demdog78   Jan-08-09 03:52 PM   #11 
  - I've been tobacco smoke free since Jan 5th.  asdjrocky   Jan-08-09 03:51 PM   #8 
  - Congrats! n/t  demdog78   Jan-08-09 03:55 PM   #15 
     - And congrats to you too.  asdjrocky   Jan-08-09 03:56 PM   #17 
        - See Now...  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:43 PM   #54 
           - I guess there is hope for me . . . .  WillieW   Jan-09-09 08:43 AM   #94 
  - Good job!  Taverner   Jan-08-09 03:52 PM   #9 
  - Best wishes.  Gilligan   Jan-08-09 03:52 PM   #10 
  - Good for you. I quit last May cold. First 4 days were tough, then not so much. I know I can't ever  John Q. Citizen   Jan-08-09 03:55 PM   #13 
  - Only takes a couple days...  demdog78   Jan-08-09 03:57 PM   #19 
     - One would be my undoing.  John Q. Citizen   Jan-08-09 03:57 PM   #20 
        - That's where it starts.  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:00 PM   #23 
  - That is wonderful.  sallyseven   Jan-08-09 03:55 PM   #14 
  - I've tried to quit and failed many times.  JNelson6563   Jan-08-09 03:55 PM   #16 
  - I cut mine in half when I was on them.  demdog78   Jan-08-09 03:58 PM   #21 
  - I've never smoked but I saw how difficult it was for my parents to quit.  azmouse   Jan-08-09 03:56 PM   #18 
  - It's my only vice left...  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:00 PM   #22 
     - That gives me every confidence you'll kick this too.  azmouse   Jan-08-09 04:08 PM   #29 
  - Yay!  MPK   Jan-08-09 04:03 PM   #24 
  - Tis sorta pleasant, your not smelling like a dirty ashtray....  Broadslidin   Jan-08-09 04:03 PM   #25 
  - The best is that I'm not waking myself up snoring!  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:05 PM   #28 
  - You're probably the same wreck you were before  Warpy   Jan-08-09 04:04 PM   #26 
  - No... Like I said...  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:09 PM   #30 
  - That rocks!  RiverStone   Jan-08-09 04:10 PM   #32 
  - I dropped 50 pounds over the last few years...  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:24 PM   #40 
  - You quit smoking almost ON the New Moon.  dbt   Jan-08-09 04:13 PM   #33 
  - So happy for you  shadowknows69   Jan-08-09 04:13 PM   #34 
  - no drama demdog78. :-D You just beat huge odds and the fact  roguevalley   Jan-08-09 04:14 PM   #35 
  - That's wonderful  lunatica   Jan-08-09 04:15 PM   #36 
  - I already hate the smell.  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:26 PM   #42 
  - Kick and rec for a truly great accomplishment.  ColbertWatcher   Jan-08-09 04:16 PM   #37 
  - Awesome job! Look at real 'black lung' pictures every day. Think of people  goforit   Jan-08-09 04:22 PM   #38 
  - My SO quit several years ago, said if he knew how much better  madmom   Jan-08-09 04:24 PM   #39 
  - LOL...  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:27 PM   #44 
  - Congratulations!!  Juniperx   Jan-08-09 04:25 PM   #41 
  - Already got a jar that's filling up with cash.  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:29 PM   #45 
  - Nice post  kokono   Jan-08-09 04:36 PM   #48 
  - wow. cause i spent ALL of 2008 doing the same and same results, lol  seabeyond   Jan-08-09 04:27 PM   #43 
  - yes, it has been very tough.  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:30 PM   #46 
  - CONGRATZ!  Sentath   Jan-08-09 04:31 PM   #47 
  - Yes! That's how it works. I"ve been saying this.  Gregorian   Jan-08-09 04:36 PM   #49 
  - LOL...  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:40 PM   #52 
  - I found taking a huge deep breath when the urge struck helped me a lot.  sofedupwithbush   Jan-09-09 01:31 AM   #82 
     - That's exactly how I got through it too  pipi_k   Jan-09-09 08:41 AM   #93 
     - Excellent!  Gregorian   Jan-09-09 12:00 PM   #98 
        - I theorized that we smokers were as "addicted" to the oxygen intake as  sofedupwithbush   Jan-09-09 11:49 PM   #99 
  - My wife tried to quit a number of times  Danascot   Jan-08-09 04:38 PM   #50 
  - I finally quit, too.  donco6   Jan-08-09 04:38 PM   #51 
  - I HATE those dreams.  demdog78   Jan-08-09 04:41 PM   #53 
     - They are really bizarre.  donco6   Jan-08-09 04:44 PM   #55 
        - Yes, I was actually able to run the two blocks to my car...  demdog78   Jan-09-09 01:10 AM   #74 
  - congratulations!  UpInArms   Jan-08-09 04:45 PM   #56 
  - since you started how many times have you quit  on the EDGE   Jan-08-09 04:46 PM   #57 
  - not silly  ananda   Jan-08-09 04:49 PM   #58 
  - You rock, demdog! K&R!  DeepModem Mom   Jan-08-09 05:46 PM   #59 
  - Congratulationsif you really want to quit, just keep doing it and  Madison knows   Jan-08-09 05:54 PM   #60 
  - Smoke free since sept 3 2007  temperancedissent   Jan-08-09 05:55 PM   #61 
  - you too! n/t  demdog78   Jan-08-09 07:21 PM   #62 
  - Congrats. I've been quit 6 months and yes it was pretty easy. On rare occassions  applegrove   Jan-08-09 10:00 PM   #63 
  - It takes smokers a LOT of tries before they finally quit.  Stellabella   Jan-08-09 10:03 PM   #64 
  - That's how I've been trying to look at it. thanks. n/t  demdog78   Jan-09-09 01:11 AM   #75 
  - Congratulations! Life is good not being a slave to tobacco.  roody   Jan-08-09 10:04 PM   #65 
  - Well... Cool!  AzDar   Jan-08-09 10:05 PM   #66 
  - From someone who lost both parents too young to smoking related illnesses...  Lisa0825   Jan-08-09 10:08 PM   #67 
  - Thank you. Now, if I can only get my mother to quit.  demdog78   Jan-09-09 01:13 AM   #76 
  - Welcome to the club  Husb2Sparkly   Jan-08-09 10:09 PM   #68 
  - Today is my third day without smoking. I can't think straight.  ZombieHorde   Jan-08-09 10:11 PM   #69 
  - Tomorrow will be better.  demdog78   Jan-09-09 01:07 AM   #72 
  - (((hug)))  MPK   Jan-09-09 01:20 AM   #81 
  - Day 4 here.  JNelson6563   Jan-09-09 08:18 AM   #88 
  - Congrats from a cancer survivor!  Jim Lane   Jan-08-09 11:38 PM   #70 
  - My grandmother died of lung cancer...  demdog78   Jan-09-09 01:08 AM   #73 
  - Dumb as it sounds, its the only way that works...  truebluecollar   Jan-09-09 01:05 AM   #71 
  - I've been thinking kinda like that this time 'round.  JNelson6563   Jan-09-09 08:22 AM   #90 
  - Good luck!  wildbilln864   Jan-09-09 01:14 AM   #77 
  - Good luck 2u2 bill. n/t  demdog78   Jan-09-09 01:15 AM   #79 
  - Congratulations! It's a very tough thing to do...I had to quit twice before  sofedupwithbush   Jan-09-09 01:14 AM   #78 
  - I just have to remember that when I see people smoking...  demdog78   Jan-09-09 01:16 AM   #80 
     - Cigarettes are not our friends  pipi_k   Jan-09-09 08:52 AM   #95 
  - DON'T GIVE UP!!!!!!!  jimlup   Jan-09-09 02:59 AM   #83 
  - I would say something against Brokaw  hfojvt   Jan-09-09 03:38 AM   #84 
  - Oh, so that explains your dickish behavior during the primaries.  cboy4   Jan-09-09 04:39 AM   #85 
  - Good for you! I hope you succeed.  Progs Rock   Jan-09-09 04:59 AM   #86 
  - When you were 10 years old, life was enjoyable WITHOUT cigarettes. It can be again.  BigBearJohn   Jan-09-09 06:06 AM   #87 
  - when i was 10, i didn't have a mortgage, bills, or health problems to worry about.  QuestionAll   Jan-09-09 08:24 AM   #91 
     - but my point was, it IS possible to enjoy life without having a cigarette.  BigBearJohn   Jan-11-09 05:21 AM   #100 
  - Good on you! Now keep going!  lonestarnot   Jan-09-09 08:21 AM   #89 
  - Congratulations! Quitting isn't easy, but it's worth it...  pipi_k   Jan-09-09 08:36 AM   #92 
  - Congratulations!  Alcibiades   Jan-09-09 08:53 AM   #96 
  - My New Year's Resolutions start on Jan. 20th this year.  4_TN_TITANS   Jan-09-09 11:57 AM   #97 
 

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