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" and i'll have one last drag, of one last cigarette.

i don't want to die, no not just yet..." (song)

 

had the 'last drag'. now i start (stop). on will power.

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cheers andy

i wasn't really a heavy smoker, but i certainly will be able to take a holiday on it next year:)

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Good luck i gave up back in the summer after 20 years

 

I do not miss it one little bit!! i hate the smell and everything about it most pointless thing

they do say nothing worse than a x smoker

 

keep finding a reason to stay stopped smell money whatever works

 

only thing is food tastes so much better brisk walk with the dog sorts that out!!

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any advice given is based on experience and learnt from this site :-)

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cheers ihatebailiffs. well done for stopping.

2 days so far, spent the cig money on a bottle of red. :)

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cheers ihatebailiffs. well done for stopping.

2 days so far, spent the cig money on a bottle of red. 'why trust one drug and not the other?' :)

 

When things get bad try the e cig Menthol are good

 

Hated menthol fags but the e cig was ok in menthol

 

Now i hate fags the smell and enjoy being able to breath

 

Keep going it is worth it:-)

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cheers. know what you mean, taste smell etc already noticing it.

looking at the nhs info; after 24 hrs carbon monoxide leaves body, lungs start to clear mucus. 48 hours nicotine free, improved sense of taste and smell. 2-12 weeks circulation improved. 3-9 months lung capacity improved no coughing weezing etc. 5 years half the chance of heart attack compared to a smoker. 10 years chance of lung cancer half that of a smoker, chance of heart attack now same as someone whos never smoked.

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Hi ford stick to the beer not as fattening as the food also try to keep hands busy to keep your mind off the fags.

 

All the best with this and the new year.

 

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still going, beer belly growing. talk about nico stains on fingers, got one on a tooth! tastes disgusting! :)

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on 4 weeks now, no ciggies (but 2 cigars since, when out on the beers!). ciggies have gone :), trying now not to have any more cigars!

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keep it going you have got over the hard part I just found that I would want a cig after a good Sunday dinner with the family.

 

dpick

cannot find it A to Z

 

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Halifax :D

Paid in full £2295

 

MBNA:mad: 20/03/2008 settled in full out of court

 

Capital One:D

07/07/2007 Capital one charges paid in full £1666

19/01/2008 recovered PPI £2216 + costs

 

Littlewoods :-D

12/08/2007 write off £1176.10 debt.

 

JD Williams charges refunded in full £640

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cheers dpick. it is tough (hence the cigars :) ). still have the cravings, as you know, but hopefully the ciggies have gone for good.

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.....I was a 40 a day man for 22 years......

 

cigs now around 7£ a pack of 20. thats around 100£ per week! 5200£ per year!!!

as you say 'tired', a small fortune

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It only gets easier now

 

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cannot find it A to Z

 

http://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/forum/consumer-forums-website-questions/53182-cant-find-what-youre.html

 

 

Halifax :D

Paid in full £2295

 

MBNA:mad: 20/03/2008 settled in full out of court

 

Capital One:D

07/07/2007 Capital one charges paid in full £1666

19/01/2008 recovered PPI £2216 + costs

 

Littlewoods :-D

12/08/2007 write off £1176.10 debt.

 

JD Williams charges refunded in full £640

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It only gets easier now

 

dpick

 

hope so. cause it has been, and still is sometimes, tough (and have had a couple of cigars since stop, but not since last time). an e-lite might have to be an option if can't resist a craving! :)

cheers dpick for support. (as an added incentive for myself, will post up every 4 weeks ish for awhile!)

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good on yer, for me it was only after Sunday dinner when I got the craving after 3 months

 

stick to it.

 

dpick

cannot find it A to Z

 

http://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/forum/consumer-forums-website-questions/53182-cant-find-what-youre.html

 

 

Halifax :D

Paid in full £2295

 

MBNA:mad: 20/03/2008 settled in full out of court

 

Capital One:D

07/07/2007 Capital one charges paid in full £1666

19/01/2008 recovered PPI £2216 + costs

 

Littlewoods :-D

12/08/2007 write off £1176.10 debt.

 

JD Williams charges refunded in full £640

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