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Old 09-22-2008, 02:08 AM
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I quit smoking in January of this year...cold turkey.....and picked up quilting.......best thing I ever did! Sometimes I still want a smoke but when I do, I pick up a needle and get to sewing.........thank goodness! I never realized how much ciggs STINK..........lol!

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Old 09-22-2008, 03:46 AM
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Good for you I am of them 20 years,but I now have COPD and its all related to smoking .I took up quilting when I quit and am still at it . So for the sake of your health as well as all the other advantages keep up the good work .Do it for you .Wilma
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Old 09-22-2008, 05:07 AM
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WTG!!!! I quit June 16, 2007 and used the nicy patches. I haven't had 1 since...I just count up the money I save and spend it on fabric :twisted:

You can do it!! I found that the "habit" was harder to break than the addiction to nico...does that make sense??

Good luck to you...if you slip up..just start over, you'll make it!
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Old 09-22-2008, 06:02 AM
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Congratulations on quitting smoking!! I have smoked all my life. I tried to quit cold turkey -- longest 5 minutes of my life. Anyway, my doctor gave me an Rx to help me get through it. I'm to take this medicine at least a week before my "quit date." Next Saturday is the day!! I'm so scared that I won't be able to do it. But it helps so much to know that others can and are and so maybe I can, too :-) Keep up the good work!
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Old 09-22-2008, 06:06 AM
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Originally Posted by dojo36
let me join the non smokers too, after about 55 years of smoking, i quit cold turkey also on june 8th of this year. it hasn't been too bad really, i guess a person just have to make up their mind to quit!
Congrats :D Don't ya feel better already? Boy, have we spent lots of $ on them ciggies that could have been on fabric :roll:
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Old 09-22-2008, 06:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Susan in Texas
I quit 15 years ago. I found a week that I needed to be crabby .....I was a teacher in an inner-city school.....and I quit. I stayed "quit" and it was a very good year at school because I had a need to be crabby for a week. So find a need to be crabby for a week or two and just quit. :!:
Good job! But, I'm crabby all the time :evil:
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Old 09-22-2008, 06:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Moonpi
About five years now for me. It was torture at first, but eventually got easier. I think a big turning point was a few months in, when I got into my car and it did not smell like smoke. I had so many activities linked to smoking in my life, it took ages to unhook myself from cigarettte AND (coffee, phone, after seex, food....on and on) but this is the longest I have been smoke free since age 11.

There are times even now when I get stressed out and want one, but have always convinced myself to wait 24 hours. By that time, my resolve is back.

Take each day as a new challenge, and reward yourself for milestones. It gets easier! :P
Good for you, can relate to the things we remember smoking with....and sometimes even now I have that stange feeling that a cigarette might taste good. Get my mind busy and it passes. Have to watch those rewards though, they usually are "CC's" costly or calories :D
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Old 09-22-2008, 06:18 AM
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Originally Posted by tlrnhi
Way to go!
I'm working on almost month 3. It's been hard, but I'm trying hard.
Did "fall" a couple times, but I'm right back to none.
You can make it. Fire up that sewing machine.....that's why you are getting so much done! :D
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Old 09-22-2008, 06:24 AM
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Originally Posted by lfw045
I quit smoking in January of this year...cold turkey.....and picked up quilting.......best thing I ever did! Sometimes I still want a smoke but when I do, I pick up a needle and get to sewing.........thank goodness! I never realized how much ciggs STINK..........lol!

Linda D.
Good job, a lot of it is that need to do something with your hands. At the time I was smoking, didn't think they smelt that bad, but boy are they horrible smelling now! :x
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Old 09-22-2008, 06:27 AM
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Originally Posted by wilma osmond
Good for you I am of them 20 years,but I now have COPD and its all related to smoking .I took up quilting when I quit and am still at it . So for the sake of your health as well as all the other advantages keep up the good work .Do it for you .Wilma
Have you now quit Wilma? I hope so. My DH is still smoking and has such a horrible cough (sinus, oh yeah, I remember).
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