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I used to be a pack a day smoker. I tried the patch, the gum, the spray- nothing worked. They tell you not to try to quit cold turkey, but I did. My secret to that was that I picked up activities. I started mountain biking and playing disc golf (which is pretty low impact compared to MTB) I enjoyed these activities so much, but I was held back because I couldn't breathe! So anytime I wanted to light up- I just thought about how much I wanted to play and be able to do it without suffocating!

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- Submitted by AMBER_ORANGE 9/1/2010 in Staying Healthy | 3 Comments
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ERICA_NICOLE83 9/3/2010 10:28:00 AM

    I am getting ready to do the same thing!
EARTHY2 9/2/2010 12:25:00 AM

    It's great that you did it for yourself and not because someone nagged you to do it.
HLTHAPPINESS4C 9/1/2010 2:29:00 PM

    Congrats to you on quitting! You can be proud of your accomplishment! emoticon

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