Re: [IP] New and hoping for a pump.
I remember when everybody smoked! We got a pack for 10 cents while in the Navy.
Talk about the inconvenience of packing a pump around all the time, smokers
always carried a pack of cigarettes and a lighter or matches to light up.
Later on when they were discouraging it throughout the country I made up my
mind to quit one day and have not had a puff since. That was at least 40 years
ago. They still smoke in Europe and many other parts of the world and a few in
On Dec 5, 2013, at 9:46 AM, Stacey Martin <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Quitting smoking 13 years ago after being a pretty heavy smoker for 25 years
> was one of the hardest things I've ever done. I had not really tried before,
> I started to have breathing problems. I had to decide that I could live with
> wanting to smoke but not doing it, and once I accepted that, I made a plan to
> quit. I used every aid I could find - patches, hard candy, not gum, I hate
> - but found licorice was very helpful. I could bite off the end and then suck
> it and with that little hole, it psychologically helped me.
> I still sometimes miss it, but I'm so glad I don't smoke anymore. I know I
> can't have even one or I'll go back, and who could afford it at $10 a pack
> I live!
> Good luck to anyone working on quitting!! Decide that you can live with
> it but not doing it, that's the key.
> Stacey M
> Sent from my iPad
>> On Dec 5, 2013, at 12:22, Urb Anism <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> You did it, though. It's harder than a non-smoker can ever know. You're
>> proof it can be done. Especially if you have some old
>> half-strength nicotine patches... Wow.
>>> On Thursday, December 5, 2013, d-d wrote:
>>> Let's see... I started smoking at the age of 14 and started trying to quit
>>> at age 17. Finally did quit for good at age 43 because I started having
>>> severe acid reflux and used some old nicotine patches that were reaaly at
>>> half-strength. Easy to say quit smoking, but way harder to do in real life.
>>> Denise Br.- rabid ex-smoker for 18 years
>>>> On 12/5/2013 10:25 AM, Susan Lane wrote:
>>>> Louree, I would urge you to go see Atul Lalani. He is in Scottsdale
>>>> Shea and 96th St. His office is very busy, but he never rushes you and
>>>> will definitely get to the bottom of things. He's a very smart man. The
>>>> first time you go, you will meet with a PA. They will take all of your
>>>> info and send you for whatever tests you need. I would strongly urge you
>>>> to stop smoking immediately. Not something that you don't already know,
>>>> but if you are a Type 1, smoking is that much more dangerous then for the
>>>> general population. I hope you go see this doctor and please report in
>>>> when/if you do. Good luck, Susan
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