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Re: Quitting is Contagious
« Reply #885 on: October 22, 2018, 05:24:46 PM »
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Re: Quitting is Contagious
« Reply #886 on: October 22, 2018, 05:37:19 PM »
Hit 8 weeks yesterday. The three night run this weekend was kinda tough, and probably the first time in about a month that I considered or even had the thought of smoking. But I made it through, and am at 57 days nicotine free. Just checking in and seeing how everyone else is doing?

I’m doing really well with the new vape, though I definitely had a few butts in Albany courtesy of a certain French-Canadian. The good thing was that I didn’t crave them before, during, or after. It was truly just a social thing.

I started with the highest nic content for my first juice “bottle”. I will kill it after nearly a month, so I think I’m gonna drop down on the next one. Hopefully that goes well.
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Re: Quitting is Contagious
« Reply #887 on: October 22, 2018, 06:02:16 PM »
Hit 8 weeks yesterday. The three night run this weekend was kinda tough, and probably the first time in about a month that I considered or even had the thought of smoking. But I made it through, and am at 57 days nicotine free. Just checking in and seeing how everyone else is doing?

I’m doing really well with the new vape, though I definitely had a few butts in Albany courtesy of a certain French-Canadian. The good thing was that I didn’t crave them before, during, or after. It was truly just a social thing.

I started with the highest nic content for my first juice “bottle”. I will kill it after nearly a month, so I think I’m gonna drop down on the next one. Hopefully that goes well.

That's it man. Just keep dropping. And sometiems when you drop down to the next level, it's easier to mix it with whatever is left of your current bottle...helps when the transition to the lower nicotine level....
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Re: Quitting is Contagious
« Reply #888 on: October 23, 2018, 09:43:02 AM »
Hit 8 weeks yesterday. The three night run this weekend was kinda tough, and probably the first time in about a month that I considered or even had the thought of smoking. But I made it through, and am at 57 days nicotine free. Just checking in and seeing how everyone else is doing?

I’m doing fucking awful. I had a cigarette before 8am today.
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Re: Quitting is Contagious
« Reply #889 on: October 23, 2018, 10:36:05 AM »
Hit 8 weeks yesterday. The three night run this weekend was kinda tough, and probably the first time in about a month that I considered or even had the thought of smoking. But I made it through, and am at 57 days nicotine free. Just checking in and seeing how everyone else is doing?

I’m doing fucking awful. I had a cigarette before 8am today.

bruh! what's up with that? I thought you were just doing the snus/pouches anyway, and just the occasional smoke? Either way, it's not awful, there's no judgement of good or bad, that's a dichotomy that falsely creates the illusion of shame and/or guilt. No man, you're just being, and that's just fine. Maybe tmrw just try and skip that morning smoke and post on here instead?
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Re: Quitting is Contagious
« Reply #890 on: October 23, 2018, 01:31:18 PM »
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Re: Quitting is Contagious
« Reply #891 on: October 23, 2018, 05:26:47 PM »
we have been referring patients to this program. The pulmonologist who is spearheading it locally gives it good reviews. Nothing to lose, imo


http://www.jgh.ca/uploads/Smoking%20Cessation%20Program%20pamphlet_Jan15_1.pdf
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Re: Quitting is Contagious
« Reply #892 on: November 24, 2018, 12:31:14 PM »
90 days today. And you know what? I'd love a smoke or a dip or a vape or anything right about now. HA! Fucking nicotine.  :shakehead:
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Re: Quitting is Contagious
« Reply #893 on: November 24, 2018, 05:12:51 PM »
Way to be GAH.


My update is as follows:
Began this journey with 12 smokes a day about 3 months ago.
Used 9mg juice and have tapered down to 3 smokes a day and using 6 mg juice.  I’ve only used 1.25 bottles of liquid so far, so maybe I should use it more?  I’m hoping by nye I’m down to just juice and a new bottle of 3 mg liquid.  It’s really hardest when I eat too much or have to bail the dumbass cooks out at work.
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Re: Quitting is Contagious
« Reply #894 on: November 26, 2018, 10:09:47 AM »
Way to be GAH.


My update is as follows:
Began this journey with 12 smokes a day about 3 months ago.
Used 9mg juice and have tapered down to 3 smokes a day and using 6 mg juice.  I’ve only used 1.25 bottles of liquid so far, so maybe I should use it more?  I’m hoping by nye I’m down to just juice and a new bottle of 3 mg liquid.  It’s really hardest when I eat too much or have to bail the dumbass cooks out at work.

Dude, you're making progress, and you're moving forward, and you have a plan....and that's all that matters. Keep working at it, and I'm sure you'll be down to just the liquid soon enough. It def took me a little time to transition over the the vape only....but once I did, that's when I really felt like I had some control of the situation and could begin the taper. Dont' sweat moving down to the 3mg too soon, try and get rid of those last three smokes a day first. (just my thoughts on it, of course, you should do whatever you feel comfortable with and in your own approach)
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