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As of this afternoon, i have decided to quit smoking.
I threw all smoking materials, cigarettes, ashtrays away.
I've been a chain smoker for 11 or so years (i am 24) and never had any "problems" caused by smoking, only diminished lung strength. Never coughed due to smoking, or fell ill.
It is now the time to regain what i've lost over the years.
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post #2 of 28
congrats and good luck. i don't envy what you are about to go through.
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post #3 of 28
Better late than never

Good Luck!
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Thanks for the good luck guys, to a better life!
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post #5 of 28
You've been smoking since you were 13?
Wow, I'm surprised you never fell ill....yet
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post #6 of 28
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Quite surprised at that myself, never even had a bad cough or flegm due to my smoking. Better quit while im still ahead!
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post #7 of 28
So true!!!
But the thing is you still have a higher risk of lung cancer even if you quit.
Although it is better if you quit now instead of when your 55 when you get a terminal disease.
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post #8 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheNix View Post
As of this afternoon, i have decided to quit smoking.
I threw all smoking materials, cigarettes, ashtrays away.
I've been a chain smoker for 11 or so years (i am 24) and never had any "problems" caused by smoking, only diminished lung strength. Never coughed due to smoking, or fell ill.
It is now the time to regain what i've lost over the years.
Good luck and good decision, I quit when I was 20 (I only started at 18). The thing about my habit was that it did cause me to hack and cough, a lot, so I took that as a hint. However, although I technically quit smoking, I started dipping instead. It was a much more tactically sound and less physically hindering habit to have in the military.
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post #9 of 28
Wow, I applaud you for quitting on your own accord. I've been trying to get my dad to quit smoking for the past 7 years or so (ever since his dad died of lung cancer). He turns 50 next year, and started at around the same age you did.

Well done sir, well done.
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post #10 of 28
Congrats! Its really hard to quit smoking when you have done for a long time,Its like addicting.Last time I ever took a smoke was like 6-7 years ago
 
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