Quit Smoking

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    I'm starting day 3 of my smoke free life! I've been staying home a lot because I'm afraid if I go out I may kill someone. Even with the patch I am one easily irritated bastard right now!

    Believe it or not, I already feel better (outside of the sweats, delusions & sleeplessness). I can already take deeper breaths and I'm actually able to work out now. That's what I've been doing in replacement of smoking. Bike ride and Bowflex in the morning and Bowflex again in the evening. I need to quit smoking and lose about 10lbs (all alcohol stored in my belly!).

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    someone please kill me!
     
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    No killing you. Unallowed.. That's awesome! :D
     
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    well congrats! hope you stick with it. i just dont have the will power to quit. im way to high strung to be quiting. id have to chain myself inside my house...lol
     
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    Yeah, this is tough. People can follow my struggle to quit in the Health Forum.

    Keep it up, it is both easier and tougher than you think, depending on your state of irritation.
     
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    Good luck! Take it easy with the Bowflex, you can't work the same muscles repeatedly during the day without risking injury. At least work different muscle groups.
     
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    Congrats! Stick with it.

    My dad told me the story of the day he quit. He went to the doctor and the doctor said..(why am I picturing monkey's jumping on a bed?)....anyway..the doctor said if he wanted to live an additional 10 years, he should quit smoking...right then.

    He threw his cigarettes away in the doctor's office and hasn't smoked since.

    He has incredible will power though - Masters in Electrical Engineering and Math, worked for NASA, etc....very intelligent.

    I asked him how he did it. He replied, "I told myself to stop smoking, so I did."

    If it was only that easy for everybody else.

    Keep with it!
     
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    That patch itches like a mo fo huh?
    It will be three weeks without a cig on Sunday for me.
    Oh, did I forget to tell you guys I quit smoking?
     
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    Good for you too!
     
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    i dont know if i could do it cold turkey. ive been stepping down. i started on marlboro red back in the day, then went to lights, then lights 100, now im at ultra lights. soon enough im going to ultra lights 100. then after that is quiting.
    well at least its a plan anyway
     
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    I wouldn't go to 100s....
    I would buy an unpleasant generic brand like GPC or Doral.
     

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