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August 24th, 2002, 3:59 am #26

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September 26th, 2002, 10:06 pm #27

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October 18th, 2002, 9:20 pm #28

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November 21st, 2002, 4:18 pm #29

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December 29th, 2002, 7:23 pm #30

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January 13th, 2003, 9:39 am #31

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January 14th, 2003, 5:07 am #32

Thanks, Joel. Your articles on cold-turkey quitting are what made me finally give in and give up without any NRT's. The whole science of going thru withdrawals, made even more intense by cutting down, made so much sense to me. I got down to 6 a day, and it was worse than not smoking at all, because of the withdrawal - and I remember thinking, is this really helping? And if I can do 6 a day, why not quit altogether? My response to that little bit of insanity was, that to go cold turkey would mean I'd probably be in such excruciating withdrawal pain that I wouldn't be able to handle it. When in actuality, cutting back to 6 was the cause of my agony, not giving up nicotine.

Thanks so much for the constant reminder: Not One Puff!
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January 15th, 2003, 4:39 am #33

If there was one article that I needed to read the most, the one that slapped me in the face with the truth about my addiction, this was it! Oh, I didn't know it at the time, surely not. But this is the one that ticked me off immensely! And really, the things in this life that annoy us the most are the things that bring us a little too close to our own shortcomings. I don't know if I'd be here today, a comfortable ex-smoker, if I hadn't read that article several times.

Thanks Joel!
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Not a puff for 7 1/2 months!
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January 23rd, 2003, 4:21 am #34

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March 1st, 2003, 10:16 pm #35

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April 28th, 2003, 7:35 pm #36

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June 10th, 2003, 7:44 pm #37

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July 12th, 2003, 7:30 pm #38

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August 11th, 2003, 1:43 am #39

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September 16th, 2003, 7:10 pm #40

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September 16th, 2003, 9:36 pm #41

If only we could help people understand that the actual withdrawals from cold turkey quitting are generally not as bad as what these "Just one or two" people are putting themselves through constantly. My husband is one of those people. Okay--some people have a harder time coping than others. But there's no denying that "cold turkey quit" withdrawals will end! And that is the only way that true comfort will come.

Stop the cycle and taste what real Freedom is!
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November 4th, 2003, 8:43 pm #42

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January 28th, 2004, 12:49 pm #43

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March 29th, 2004, 8:33 pm #44

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May 25th, 2004, 7:22 pm #45

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July 29th, 2004, 7:48 pm #46

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August 29th, 2004, 10:36 pm #47

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December 12th, 2004, 3:57 am #48

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December 17th, 2004, 7:49 pm #49

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February 22nd, 2005, 7:25 pm #50

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