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The "i Quit Smoking" Progress Thread...
David Wallimann
Jan 20 2008, 03:35 PM
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It's been 25 days now and I feel amazing. :-)
I even lost weight. :-)

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Jan 20 2008, 03:45 PM
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Good for you mate biggrin.gif Happy to here that you've got rid of this habbit smile.gif Keep rocking.

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Muris Varajic
Jan 20 2008, 05:14 PM
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Pure addict here sad.gif

David,great you lost some weight!! smile.gif

Tho I thought it's opposite,you GET some weight when quite smoking... unsure.gif

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Jan 20 2008, 05:15 PM
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QUOTE (Wallimann @ Jan 20 2008, 09:35 AM) *
It's been 25 days now and I feel amazing. :-)
I even lost weight. :-)

Congrats dude! I gained weight when I quit, but that made me start working out and I lost a LOT of weight. But I've been having problems (again) with my back for the past year or so and I've gained some back. sad.gif

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Jan 20 2008, 06:51 PM
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Jan 20 2008, 07:01 PM
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What method are you guys using. I don't smoke I'm just curious.

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Jan 20 2008, 07:05 PM
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I smoke but I honestly cant quit at the moment, to much going on in my life. Im so stressed. :\

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Muris Varajic
Jan 20 2008, 07:32 PM
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Yep,stress ohmy.gif

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Jan 21 2008, 05:42 PM
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congrats and great news you lost weight I actually gained 5 kilos the last time I stopped (Jan 17 2007).

It was the 3rd and last time I attempted to quit smoking. From my experience the easiest way was to stop from one day to the next (but with 2 months of mental preparation).

If you still sometimes feel bad not smoking or get second thoughts I'd recommend Allen Carr's Easy Way to stop smoking. You might not agree with all of what's in the book but it's a great help. I actually read all 3 times when I stopped. The first 2 times failed because I thought I could still smoke on special occasions.... and well one cigarette led to the next and I got hooked again.

Some people can handle it but I can't be a casual smoker, I get hooked at once again....

Are you already noticing that you are much fitter, sleep better and have more energy? Great feeling to be rid of those smokes.... BTW... the best moments to stop are when you are having stress!!!

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David Wallimann
Jan 21 2008, 05:57 PM
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Yeah, people usually gain weigt, but I started exercising and lifting weight at the same time and eating a lot healthier all at the same time.
I just hope I can keep it up!


QUOTE (Muris @ Jan 20 2008, 11:14 AM) *
Pure addict here sad.gif

David,great you lost some weight!! smile.gif

Tho I thought it's opposite,you GET some weight when quite smoking... unsure.gif

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Paul Coutts
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you can, mate....it's all a mindset.
I quit smoking during the week when I work, cause that's when I'm most tired etc....but weekends, that's my let loose time. Junk food, parties, all of it biggrin.gif
during the week I'm healthy, salads, early nights etc... smile.gif
Gotta balance, ya know smile.gif

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Jan 22 2008, 08:13 PM
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I mean no offence to anyone by this but why would anyone smoke? Why would you voluntarily reduce your life expectancy? Never made sense to me.

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QUOTE (Nick334 @ Jan 22 2008, 02:13 PM) *
I mean no offence to anyone by this but why would anyone smoke? Why would you voluntarily reduce your life expectancy? Never made sense to me.


Hold that thought ... it will stand you in good stead when you are older!

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After our compulsory education had ended- my friends and i spent the summer smoking and drinking silly amounts. We were 16.

At the end of the summer, i stopped, it wasnt a "quit" situation really as i wasnt really hooked.
My two friends however were hooked, they've smoke around ten a day since.

Since then i've watched them go from broke to pennyless, and also some prety bad skin situations going on!!

Luckily i didnt have to quit, but remember guys- good things are worth putting in the effort for.

Good Luck to all, i look forward to reading all the "I quit!! No cigarettes for 6 months!" being posted here later smile.gif

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Jan 28 2008, 04:44 PM
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How's going Dave? smile.gif

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Hey man, i wish all of you quitters good luck.

Its possible, i stopped after smoking 10 years... so far i havent smoked in 1 year wink.gif

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David Wallimann
Jan 28 2008, 05:06 PM
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QUOTE (Dejan @ Jan 28 2008, 10:44 AM) *
How's going Dave? smile.gif



Thanks for asking. It's going great!
Haven't smoked in more than a month now. I started lifting weights and running and have so much more energy now. I ran 10 minutes non stop this morning, which is a lot for me. :-)
I could barely run 2 minutes before I quit...

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QUOTE (Wallimann @ Jan 28 2008, 11:06 AM) *
Thanks for asking. It's going great!
Haven't smoked in more than a month now. I started lifting weights and running and have so much more energy now. I ran 10 minutes non stop this morning, which is a lot for me. :-)
I could barely run 2 minutes before I quit...


Thats a little more than a mile! Keep that up and you'll be in great shape in no time. Keep it up Dave smile.gif

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QUOTE (Wallimann @ Jan 28 2008, 10:06 AM) *
Thanks for asking. It's going great!
Haven't smoked in more than a month now. I started lifting weights and running and have so much more energy now. I ran 10 minutes non stop this morning, which is a lot for me. :-)
I could barely run 2 minutes before I quit...



Keep it up Dave, never give up! smile.gif

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