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  • What is emphysema?
    It was my doctor telling me I have emphysema that finally got me off my butt and quitting. My paternal grandfather died of E in his early fifties. My dad was scared to death that he had E and would die like his dad did, and quit when he was 35. It was rather cold the way they told me I had it. After...
    by Crawdad (The Silver) Posted in Reasons to Quit
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    November 30th, 2007, 10:04 pm
  • What is emphysema?
    It was my doctor telling me I have emphysema that finally got me off my butt and quitting. My paternal grandfather died of E in his early fifties. My dad was scared to death that he had E and would die like his dad did, and quit when he was 35. It was rather cold the way they told me I had it. After...
    by Crawdad (The Silver) Posted in
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    Last post by John (Gold)
    August 15th, 2001, 7:51 pm
  • What is emphysema?
    It was my doctor telling me I have emphysema that finally got me off my butt and quitting. My paternal grandfather died of E in his early fifties. My dad was scared to death that he had E and would die like his dad did, and quit when he was 35. It was rather cold the way they told me I had it. After...
    by Crawdad (The Silver) Posted in Dependency's Costs
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    Last post by FreedomNicotine
    October 19th, 2009, 8:46 pm
  • What is emphysema?
    It was my doctor telling me I have emphysema that finally got me off my butt and quitting. My paternal grandfather died of E in his early fifties. My dad was scared to death that he had E and would die like his dad did, and quit when he was 35. It was rather cold the way they told me I had it. After...
    by Crawdad (The Silver) Posted in
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    Last post by John (Gold)
    August 15th, 2001, 7:51 pm
  • Good news, our members don't relapse anymore
    I've been to a few other sites and see relapse and compassionate treatment of same over and over. I have to say I fully support Freedom's policy. I do not want to hear about failure. I do not want to hear about sneaking a cig a day or every other day. I mean, who do they think they are fooling ??? T...
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    May 30th, 2001, 2:23 am
  • Good news, our members don't relapse anymore
    I've been to a few other sites and see relapse and compassionate treatment of same over and over. I have to say I fully support Freedom's policy. I do not want to hear about failure. I do not want to hear about sneaking a cig a day or every other day. I mean, who do they think they are fooling ??? T...
    by Crawdad (The Silver) Posted in News and Sites
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    Last post by Keilit (Gold )
    May 30th, 2001, 2:23 am
  • Why Would I Want To Feel Better?
    Oh, man O'Bob I hear you. I've never reached the state in a quit where relapsing was the trauma you describe, but it so clearly describes the experience of my every morning as a smoker. Coughing so hard I was on the verge of throwing up. Every Damned Day. How, how could I have persisted in that horr...
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    Last post by improud (golder)
    November 7th, 2002, 10:33 pm
  • Why Would I Want To Feel Better?
    Oh, man O'Bob I hear you. I've never reached the state in a quit where relapsing was the trauma you describe, but it so clearly describes the experience of my every morning as a smoker. Coughing so hard I was on the verge of throwing up. Every Damned Day. How, how could I have persisted in that horr...
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    Last post by improud (golder)
    November 7th, 2002, 10:33 pm
  • Why Would I Want To Feel Better?
    Oh, man O'Bob I hear you. I've never reached the state in a quit where relapsing was the trauma you describe, but it so clearly describes the experience of my every morning as a smoker. Coughing so hard I was on the verge of throwing up. Every Damned Day. How, how could I have persisted in that horr...
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    Last post by improud (golder)
    November 7th, 2002, 10:33 pm
  • Why Would I Want To Feel Better?
    Oh, man O'Bob I hear you. I've never reached the state in a quit where relapsing was the trauma you describe, but it so clearly describes the experience of my every morning as a smoker. Coughing so hard I was on the verge of throwing up. Every Damned Day. How, how could I have persisted in that horr...
    by Crawdad (The Silver) Posted in Dependency's Costs
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    Last post by wcsdancer (Gold)
    November 11th, 2002, 2:19 am
  • Why Would I Want To Feel Better?
    Oh, man O'Bob I hear you. I've never reached the state in a quit where relapsing was the trauma you describe, but it so clearly describes the experience of my every morning as a smoker. Coughing so hard I was on the verge of throwing up. Every Damned Day. How, how could I have persisted in that horr...
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    Last post by improud (golder)
    November 7th, 2002, 10:33 pm
  • Why Would I Want To Feel Better?
    Oh, man O'Bob I hear you. I've never reached the state in a quit where relapsing was the trauma you describe, but it so clearly describes the experience of my every morning as a smoker. Coughing so hard I was on the verge of throwing up. Every Damned Day. How, how could I have persisted in that horr...
    by Crawdad (The Silver) Posted in General
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    Last post by JoeJFree Gold
    September 18th, 2007, 2:05 am
  • Hurting a Little
    BillW - what an inspirational message !!! Certainly a reminder to all of us in the community that there is really, truly, no excuse to ever take another puff. Still struggling but maintaining with all the wisdom from here, Gary
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    October 22nd, 2002, 1:18 pm
  • Hurting a Little
    BillW - what an inspirational message !!! Certainly a reminder to all of us in the community that there is really, truly, no excuse to ever take another puff. Still struggling but maintaining with all the wisdom from here, Gary
    by Crawdad (The Silver) Posted in Help Me - SOS
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    Last post by Lilac (Bronze)
    October 25th, 2002, 6:15 pm
  • Where are you from?
    Born in San Antonio TX. Dad was in the Air Force so I grew up in Okla City, Fairbanks AK, Spokane WA, Manhattan KS and Watertown NY. Graduated from high school and college in Manhattan. Moved to TX 25 years ago and have been here ever since. Living in Waco since 1978.
    by Crawdad (The Silver) Posted in Getting Around
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    January 11th, 2009, 8:41 pm
  • Where are you from?
    Born in San Antonio TX. Dad was in the Air Force so I grew up in Okla City, Fairbanks AK, Spokane WA, Manhattan KS and Watertown NY. Graduated from high school and college in Manhattan. Moved to TX 25 years ago and have been here ever since. Living in Waco since 1978.
    by Crawdad (The Silver) Posted in The Message Board
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    May 13th, 2016, 9:23 pm
  • Where are you from?
    Born in San Antonio TX. Dad was in the Air Force so I grew up in Okla City, Fairbanks AK, Spokane WA, Manhattan KS and Watertown NY. Graduated from high school and college in Manhattan. Moved to TX 25 years ago and have been here ever since. Living in Waco since 1978.
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    June 2nd, 2002, 12:11 am