by CanadaBobGold
15 Jan 2004, 12:22
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: I Dreamt I Smoked...
Replies: 4
Views: 52

I Dreamt I Smoked...

<t>Hope this won't depress you, but even after a year of freedom, the smoking dream still happens to me at least once a month. Each time it's like an unconcious decision to grab a pack, open it and light a cigarette before I even know its happened. <br/> <br/> But the happy ending still turns out th...
by CanadaBobGold
15 Jan 2004, 12:22
Forum:
Topic: I Dreamt I Smoked...
Replies: 3
Views: 0

I Dreamt I Smoked...

<t>Hope this won't depress you, but even after a year of freedom, the smoking dream still happens to me at least once a month. Each time it's like an unconcious decision to grab a pack, open it and light a cigarette before I even know its happened. <br/> <br/> But the happy ending still turns out th...
by CanadaBobGold
15 Jan 2004, 12:22
Forum: Cue Extinguishment
Topic: I Dreamt I Smoked...
Replies: 4
Views: 68

I Dreamt I Smoked...

<t>Hope this won't depress you, but even after a year of freedom, the smoking dream still happens to me at least once a month. Each time it's like an unconcious decision to grab a pack, open it and light a cigarette before I even know its happened. <br/> <br/> But the happy ending still turns out th...
by CanadaBobGold
07 Aug 2003, 14:00
Forum:
Topic: Where are you from?
Replies: 815
Views: 0

Where are you from?

<t>Another westcoast Canuck here, from North Vancouver, BC. Enjoying one of the hottest, sunniest summers of my life and reveling in the first smokefree year of my adult life. <br/> <br/> 7 months, 5 days, 11 hour smokefree (ignore the Bronze moniker) <br/> 7176 cigarettes not smoked <br/> $3085.42 ...
by CanadaBobGold
07 Aug 2003, 14:00
Forum: Getting Around
Topic: Where are you from?
Replies: 815
Views: 22.2K

Where are you from?

<t>Another westcoast Canuck here, from North Vancouver, BC. Enjoying one of the hottest, sunniest summers of my life and reveling in the first smokefree year of my adult life. <br/> <br/> 7 months, 5 days, 11 hour smokefree (ignore the Bronze moniker) <br/> 7176 cigarettes not smoked <br/> $3085.42 ...
by CanadaBobGold
07 Aug 2003, 14:00
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Where are you from?
Replies: 980
Views: 24.6K

Where are you from?

<t>Another westcoast Canuck here, from North Vancouver, BC. Enjoying one of the hottest, sunniest summers of my life and reveling in the first smokefree year of my adult life. <br/> <br/> 7 months, 5 days, 11 hour smokefree (ignore the Bronze moniker) <br/> 7176 cigarettes not smoked <br/> $3085.42 ...
by CanadaBobGold
06 Aug 2003, 10:39
Forum: Planning to Quit
Topic: If this is your first time quitting
Replies: 116
Views: 797

If this is your first time quitting

Oops, forgot to add the stats:

7 months, 4 days, 8 hours
$3069.27 CDN saved
7139 cigarettes not smoked
3 weeks, 3 days, 18 hours of my new life saved
by CanadaBobGold
06 Aug 2003, 10:39
Forum:
Topic: If this is your first time quitting
Replies: 115
Views: 0

If this is your first time quitting

Oops, forgot to add the stats:

7 months, 4 days, 8 hours
$3069.27 CDN saved
7139 cigarettes not smoked
3 weeks, 3 days, 18 hours of my new life saved
by CanadaBobGold
06 Aug 2003, 10:36
Forum: Planning to Quit
Topic: If this is your first time quitting
Replies: 116
Views: 797

If this is your first time quitting

<t>It really is doable on a person's first attempt. After 37 years and 350,000 cigarettes, I stopped cold on January 1st this year. At the time, the only motivation I had to stay quit was the knowledge that I'd be disappointing a lot of people who were aware of my quit. <br/> <br/> Luckily I stumble...
by CanadaBobGold
06 Aug 2003, 10:36
Forum:
Topic: If this is your first time quitting
Replies: 115
Views: 0

If this is your first time quitting

<t>It really is doable on a person's first attempt. After 37 years and 350,000 cigarettes, I stopped cold on January 1st this year. At the time, the only motivation I had to stay quit was the knowledge that I'd be disappointing a lot of people who were aware of my quit. <br/> <br/> Luckily I stumble...
by CanadaBobGold
06 Aug 2003, 10:36
Forum: Planning
Topic: If this is your first time quitting
Replies: 49
Views: 8.2K

If this is your first time quitting

<t>It really is doable on a person's first attempt. After 37 years and 350,000 cigarettes, I stopped cold on January 1st this year. At the time, the only motivation I had to stay quit was the knowledge that I'd be disappointing a lot of people who were aware of my quit. <br/> <br/> Luckily I stumble...
by CanadaBobGold
21 Jun 2003, 06:50
Forum:
Topic: Where are you from?
Replies: 815
Views: 0

Where are you from?

<t>Living my new life of freedom on the west coast of Canada, in North Vancouver, BC. It's kind of an overcast, cool, showery day, but I can still imagine the sun shining in the distance. And life is great.... <br/> <br/> 5 months, 2 weeks, 5 days smober <br/> 5615 cigarettes not smoked <br/> $2414....
by CanadaBobGold
21 Jun 2003, 06:50
Forum: Getting Around
Topic: Where are you from?
Replies: 815
Views: 22.2K

Where are you from?

<t>Living my new life of freedom on the west coast of Canada, in North Vancouver, BC. It's kind of an overcast, cool, showery day, but I can still imagine the sun shining in the distance. And life is great.... <br/> <br/> 5 months, 2 weeks, 5 days smober <br/> 5615 cigarettes not smoked <br/> $2414....
by CanadaBobGold
21 Jun 2003, 06:50
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Where are you from?
Replies: 980
Views: 24.6K

Where are you from?

<t>Living my new life of freedom on the west coast of Canada, in North Vancouver, BC. It's kind of an overcast, cool, showery day, but I can still imagine the sun shining in the distance. And life is great.... <br/> <br/> 5 months, 2 weeks, 5 days smober <br/> 5615 cigarettes not smoked <br/> $2414....
by CanadaBobGold
19 Jun 2003, 07:29
Forum: News & Studies
Topic: Cigarette sales slowing in Canada
Replies: 6
Views: 916

Cigarette sales slowing in Canada

Looks like I blew it by not making the link with html code. Sorry about that. But copying and pasting the path into your browser's location window should do the trick.
by CanadaBobGold
19 Jun 2003, 07:29
Forum: News and Sites
Topic: Cigarette sales slowing in Canada
Replies: 6
Views: 359

Cigarette sales slowing in Canada

Looks like I blew it by not making the link with html code. Sorry about that. But copying and pasting the path into your browser's location window should do the trick.
by CanadaBobGold
19 Jun 2003, 07:29
Forum:
Topic: Cigarette sales slowing in Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 0

Cigarette sales slowing in Canada

Looks like I blew it by not making the link with html code. Sorry about that. But copying and pasting the path into your browser's location window should do the trick.
by CanadaBobGold
19 Jun 2003, 07:28
Forum: News and Sites
Topic: Cigarette sales slowing in Canada
Replies: 6
Views: 359

Cigarette sales slowing in Canada

<r>Imperial Tobacco (Canada's largest cigarette manufacturer), announced today that it was closing a factory and cutting 840 jobs due to... wait for it.... a DROP IN SALES! <br/> <br/> Their sales volumes have declined by 23% over the last three years, compared to 16% for the industry as a whole in ...
by CanadaBobGold
19 Jun 2003, 07:28
Forum: News & Studies
Topic: Cigarette sales slowing in Canada
Replies: 6
Views: 916

Cigarette sales slowing in Canada

<r>Imperial Tobacco (Canada's largest cigarette manufacturer), announced today that it was closing a factory and cutting 840 jobs due to... wait for it.... a DROP IN SALES! <br/> <br/> Their sales volumes have declined by 23% over the last three years, compared to 16% for the industry as a whole in ...
by CanadaBobGold
17 Jun 2003, 23:55
Forum:
Topic: Smoking and Circulation
Replies: 143
Views: 0

Smoking and Circulation

<t>While sitting here waiting for the surgeon to phone with the date of my second femoral (leg) artery bypass operation, thought I'd throw in my own story on this subject. <br/> <br/> It didn't happen overnight; in fact, I can probably look back more than five years and see the gradual, very gradual...
by CanadaBobGold
17 Jun 2003, 23:55
Forum:
Topic: Smoking and Circulation
Replies: 143
Views: 0

Smoking and Circulation

<t>While sitting here waiting for the surgeon to phone with the date of my second femoral (leg) artery bypass operation, thought I'd throw in my own story on this subject. <br/> <br/> It didn't happen overnight; in fact, I can probably look back more than five years and see the gradual, very gradual...
by CanadaBobGold
17 Jun 2003, 23:55
Forum: Dependency's Costs
Topic: Smoking and Circulation
Replies: 48
Views: 24.4K

Smoking and Circulation

<t>While sitting here waiting for the surgeon to phone with the date of my second femoral (leg) artery bypass operation, thought I'd throw in my own story on this subject. <br/> <br/> It didn't happen overnight; in fact, I can probably look back more than five years and see the gradual, very gradual...
by CanadaBobGold
17 Jun 2003, 23:55
Forum: Reasons to Quit
Topic: Smoking and Circulation
Replies: 144
Views: 1.3K

Smoking and Circulation

<t>While sitting here waiting for the surgeon to phone with the date of my second femoral (leg) artery bypass operation, thought I'd throw in my own story on this subject. <br/> <br/> It didn't happen overnight; in fact, I can probably look back more than five years and see the gradual, very gradual...
by CanadaBobGold
14 Jun 2003, 15:03
Forum: Dependency's Costs
Topic: Post Operative Complications
Replies: 39
Views: 8.7K

Post Operative Complications

<t>Haven't been around much lately, especially not posting as I'm laid out flat recovering from the first (left leg) of two femoral artery bypass operations. The surgeon is certain that we've got a winner... as long as I never, ever take another puff. <br/> <br/> He's warned me that if I ever start ...
by CanadaBobGold
14 Jun 2003, 15:03
Forum: Reasons to Quit
Topic: Post Operative Complications
Replies: 85
Views: 1.4K

Post Operative Complications

<t>Haven't been around much lately, especially not posting as I'm laid out flat recovering from the first (left leg) of two femoral artery bypass operations. The surgeon is certain that we've got a winner... as long as I never, ever take another puff. <br/> <br/> He's warned me that if I ever start ...