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Old 10-18-2015, 08:08 AM   #391
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Old 10-18-2015, 10:29 AM   #392
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Damn....I was wondering how you were making out. Excellent...your over the hump for sure. As for me, I don't even think about it anymore.
1 month, 17 days. Nov 1st will be 2 months. There's no going back anymore....I have a physical tomorrow (just my yearly check up for insurance purposes). I expect nothing but good stuff from my Doc.
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Old 10-18-2015, 03:23 PM   #393
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Nice going u guys, I was hoping u's guys where still on track...
Insurance? You should get a rebate now,,,, LOL
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Old 10-19-2015, 07:42 AM   #394
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Nice going u guys, I was hoping u's guys where still on track...
Insurance? You should get a rebate now,,,, LOL
Ha....My physical is actually next Monday. And I DO get a rebate. There are several things that they give me $$ back for....Physical=$100, Cholesterol Blood Work = $200, Taking a health questionaire=$100.
So, at least they make it worth it!!
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Old 10-19-2015, 09:34 AM   #395
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Thank you both! I have no excuse to ever go back. This past month had it's ups and downs (life) and I dealt with it without having a smoke. I crushed butts when I fished before and I;ve been fishing harder than ever, so that's been HUGE to see I don't need to take a butt break every 15 min during a slow bite.

Good job, Mugz! You definitely inspired me. Well done.

Thanks for your words of encouragement as well, Guppy.

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Old 10-21-2015, 08:30 PM   #396
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Excellent work guys keep it up!

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Old 10-26-2015, 09:43 AM   #397
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Quit 2 months ago after smoking for 10 years. More $ in my wallet and I feel great when walking long distances. When I was wetsuiting my chest felt like it was going to explode so it was either give up fishing or smoking and it wasn't a hard choice.
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Old 10-26-2015, 05:50 PM   #398
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Great job by all of you guys!! You should all be proud of yourselves. Keep up the good work, your on the downhill side now!!

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Old 10-28-2015, 07:24 PM   #399
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Easy peasy now.
Great job keep it up!
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Old 10-28-2015, 07:59 PM   #400
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Thanks, all! Nice job, cpollnow!
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Old 08-01-2016, 02:34 PM   #401
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5 years in

About 15k not spent on smokes or closer to 18k at current prices.

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Old 08-01-2016, 09:35 PM   #402
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Old 08-02-2016, 07:12 AM   #403
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Time for a boat, Congrats Victor

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Old 08-02-2016, 09:07 AM   #404
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Wow...nice!! Sept 1st will be ONE YEAR for me. I can honestly say I never cheated in that span either!! I feel like a million bucks too....however I did gain a waste size. But I still feel MUCH BETTER. Which reminds me I need a snack.....
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Old 08-02-2016, 09:31 AM   #405
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Time for a boat, Congrats Victor
The day K and M both have their masters I'm on it 😃

And Dangler oh god yeah THE GEAR!! 😍😍

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Old 08-02-2016, 03:46 PM   #406
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5 years in

About 15k not spent on smokes or closer to 18k at current prices.
I've always wondered actually how much money I have not spent on smokes in the last 13.5 yrs.How much gear,how many dinners out with Jane or trips possible because I had the finances?

I'm no mathematician so this may take a while but I'm going to get a good estimate on what I've not spent.I'll post back later.
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Old 09-22-2016, 02:57 PM   #407
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Day four.... I am not even concerned with money, savings or anything.... Just want to kill something. Had four. Out now. Not buying. Stupid dreams wake me around 2am wearing nicotine patch. Take it off before falling asleep. I'm in the deep suck stage......

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Old 09-22-2016, 04:15 PM   #408
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Day four.... I am not even concerned with money, savings or anything.... Just want to kill something. Had four. Out now. Not buying. Stupid dreams wake me around 2am wearing nicotine patch. Take it off before falling asleep. I'm in the deep suck stage......
Wow... U can do it Ross
Take your time with the patch, don't get off them too soon,,,
If u just got to have one call me first, I'll tell ya what an a hole u are if u do,,, may help LOL
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Old 09-22-2016, 04:58 PM   #409
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Day four.... I am not even concerned with money, savings or anything.... Just want to kill something. Had four. Out now. Not buying. Stupid dreams wake me around 2am wearing nicotine patch. Take it off before falling asleep. I'm in the deep suck stage......
You can do it !!!!

I had issues with the patch so I used the Nicotine lozenge. Get a 2MG or 4MG lozenge, break it in half, get more miles

Crapmart pharmacy has the 108 counts for about $33 a box - best value out there.

If I did it (took me a while) you can do it too

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Old 09-23-2016, 08:34 PM   #410
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Wellbutrin is a mind altering medication it can and does take the need to kill #^&#^&#^&#^& moods away. But that needs to be started in advance before you quit. It will generally help with your piss poor attitude while you are quitting.

Anyhoo I did bags upon bags of dumdum lollipops and a #64 rubber band around my wrist for a quick painful snap When I was starting to get inside my head.
The dreams last for a while. It took me about 6 months to stabilize.
8 years in now and never felt, or been, better.
Keep it up Ross. It's well worth it and when you kick this nasty habit you'll feel invincible
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Old 01-01-2017, 07:48 AM   #411
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Old 01-01-2017, 07:56 AM   #412
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And probably years added to your life !
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Old 01-01-2017, 12:11 PM   #413
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Keep going Ross

5 years for me

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Old 01-01-2017, 02:09 PM   #414
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You probably won't have time for the boat now
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Old 01-01-2017, 02:55 PM   #415
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