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From: John  (Original Message)Sent: 12/7/2005 9:54 PM

 

Joel:  Thank you for this website.  I have been quit for 3 months today and your website was invaluable to me.  I read every few days for support. 

Tina Simmons



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From: JoelSent: 1/25/2006 3:35 PM
You are most welcome to post my thank you letter to your website. 

I've gained so much insight from the discussion threads these past several days; it has all been such a TREMENDOUS help to me.  I find it so incredible that in your email to me requesting my permission to post my thank you letter, I should find confirmation of a revelation I just gained this evening.  I've spent the greater portion of this day struggling with extremely intense craves for nicotine, without the accompanying sickness I experienced during the first four days, and about two hours ago I came to realize/recognize that the "power" of the crave was not coming from outside of me, but from within me.  I had to face the addict IN ME and it brought me to tears.  The inner conversations I've been having wth "my junkie [i.e. other] self" and "Nicodemon" are a farce and a copout and a waste of time.  Tonight I had to face myself as the addict and it was almost more than I could bare. I went through tears of sorrow and anger when I realized I am not just addicted, I am an addict.  My feelings then turned to panic and fear because I understood why I failed at all previous quit attempts, and I didn't know how I was going to be able to succeed with this quit.   Then it all got whittled down to one simple truth: NEVER TAKE ANOTHER PUFF.  Remembering those four words was like having a life preserver thrown around me. 

I am so grateful to you for providing such a simple solution to such an otherwise horrific dilemna (at best).  I am personally benefitting greatly from everything I read on your website and right now I especially appreciate the various discussion threads.  It feels like I have so many people WITH ME as I struggle through this and that means a lot to me. 

Thank you, again. 

Cathy
 
and
 
Dear Joel,

I wanted to take a moment to tell you that my decision to quit my nicotine addiction was not a New Year's resolution but the result of the death of my dear friend for 25 years, Pat, to bladder cancer on 2/7/05.  It was a horrific experience for her and for me and it really woke me up to the realities of the harmful effects of nicotine addiction and cigarette smoking.   As this month progressed I became more and more determined to NOT be smoking on the first anniversary of her death, partly for my own sake and the people whom I love and care about, and partly in honor of her.  She is not the first friend I have lost to cigarettes, although I didn't realize that until I began educating myself about the harmful effects of nicotine addiction and cigarette smoking. Other friends' illnesses and deaths were labelled in ways that did not "blame" cigarettes but Pat's illness and death were openly blamed on her 40-year, 4 packs per day cigarette smoking habit.  Although she had quit smoking in 1992, she refused to ever see a doctor and ignored symptoms until it was too late and the cancer had spread throughout her body.  Following bladder removal surgery in late November 2004, her health steadily deteriorated until she passed away in a hospice on February 7, 2005.  I personally learned a lot throughout that whole experience and I became determined to take better care of myself.    Quitting smoking is on the top of my list.

Cathy


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From: JoelSent: 1/25/2006 3:52 PM

Joel;<o:p> </o:p>

Thank you so much for this website.  It has been an extremely helpful tool in my quest to quit tobacco.  I have smoked on average ¾ pack per day from the time I was 20 years until I was 36, having tried several times to quit.  I hope I have not done irreversible damage to my body.  One thing I have to remember is that I can’t do anything about the past, but I can about the present and future.  Your website has really helped educate me to the morbid dangers of smoking.<o:p> </o:p>

Thanks again,<o:p> </o:p>

Patrick


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From: JoelSent: 1/30/2006 1:24 AM
I want to thank you for your web site. I am 55 and have smoked since age 15. Tried to quit many times. Thought I knew everything about quitting. I linked to your site from lung assc. mssg board, & started reading.Kept coming back. Realized that once I committed "not another puff" I could quit. Amazed myself and my wife with my good attitude and demeanour during the initial process. It's been nine months now, and all I need to do resist those recurring urges is to remember that I can't ever, "take another puff".
Thanks again for helping get my head in the right place and free myself from nicotine slavery.
 
Douglas

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From: JoelSent: 1/30/2006 3:56 PM
Joel,
 
I have read most everything on your website in the last 3-1/2 weeks.  As of Thursday, January 26, at 10:00 pm, I am an ex-smoker.  Today is day 4 of my smoke-free life.
 
This has not been easy, and I continue to struggle, but I owe myself at least a pat on the back for making it this far.  You are right.  I can never take another puff!  Not one.  I know that in prior quit attempts that was my downfall.  I'd barely make it a day, and refused to deny the cravings any longer and went back to smoking in full force.
 
Not this time.  I am not looking for comfort to happen overnight anymore.  Anything worth doing takes time.  One puff will send me right back.  I've lasted this long, I can make it further.  I continue to remind myself that I do not want to go through that first 72 hours again!!!  And when a craving strikes, I remind myself, "Three minutes...three minutes...three minutes!"  Then it passes.
 
Your website has been a godsend.  And I continue to read a little more every day, and re-read the articles that deal with my struggles.
 
A smoke-free life is sooooo much better.  I can see that now.  Thank you again for having this site to come to.  I will make it through this by:
 
Never taking another puff...
Taking it one day at a time...
 
Very truly yours,
Kim

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From: JoelSent: 1/30/2006 4:04 PM
Dear Joel,

I printed out the 149 page .pdf file and have covered more than half - this is the ONLY book on smoking cessation that has captivated my interest (and I've read more than I care to tell you).

This is my Fourth try at quitting, but I do have to say that this time you’ve brought something very different ‘to the table?that was lacking in other programs that I’ve purchased. 
 
I’ve not done the actual quit yet (not until I finished your book, which I am, of course, slowly finishing so I can delay the inevitable) ?one thing is for sure, now that I’ve read your book, I can never go back to smoking……comfortably…without knowing the true consequences of my actions.

While I do have all of my limbs (thus far), I’ve got my own horrific story about smoking, (and how we deceive ourselves) which I hope to live long enough to tell (chances are pretty good if I quit soon, I’m only 48). 
 
While it is a ‘little early in the game?to say this, "Thanks for saving my life and improving the quality through your honest writings."

Best Regards,
 
Jay
 
My reply to Jay:
 
Hello Jay:
 
Don't feel that you need to finish the book to start your quit. I am going to attach a news story that just came out a few days ago and a short commentary that I have on the very topic that explains why I am suggesting this.
 
Also, I have a board up on MSN called AskJoel. Here is a link to that site: http://groups.msn.com/AskJoel/askjoel.msnw
 
Would it be okay with you if I were to add your comments to the string Ask Joel thank you letters. I would just use your first name and no email address if this were acceptable to you.
 
Let me know.
 
Joel
 

Snap Decision to Quit Smoking Called Effective
1/27/2006

Some smokers may need a "quit plan" to stop smoking, but researchers say that those who spontaneously decide to quit may have more success, Reuters reported Jan. 26.

"Contrary to what experts had previously believed, the idea that you have to plan your quit attempts ahead of time isn't necessarily true," said researcher Robert West of University College London, who along with colleague Taj Sohal queried 1,900 smokers and former smokers about their attempts to quit.

West and Sohal found that about half of all quit attempts were spontaneous, and that those who chose to quit on the spot were 50-60 percent more likely to succeed than those who planned their attempt in advance.

The researchers stressed that the findings should not be used to discourage quit plans, but rather reinforce the importance of the smoker being in the right frame of mind and motivated when they decide to quit.

The study was published in the January 2006 issue of the British Medical Journal.

This article is online at http://www.jointogether.org/y/0,2521,578951,00.html

From: Joel  (Original Message) Sent: 2/27/2004 9:34 AM

Setting quit dates

Conventional wisdom in smoking cessation circles says that people should make plans and preparations for some unspecified future time to quit. Most people think that when others quit smoking that they must have put a lot of time into preparations and planning, setting quit dates and following stringent protocols until the magic day arrives.

When it comes down to it, this kind of action plan is rarely seen in real world quitters. I emphasize the term real world quitters as opposed to people quitting in the virtual world of the Internet. People who seek out and participate in Internet sites do at times spend an inordinate amount of time reading and planning about their quits before taking the plunge. Even at our site we see people say they were reading here for weeks or months before finally quitting and joining up. Although I suspect there are a fair number of people who had already decided to quit right away and searched us out after their quit had begun, and some people who may not have actually decided to quit but who when finding WhyQuit.com and seeing cigarettes for what they are decided then and there to start their quits.

Getting back to real world experience though, the best people to talk to when it comes to quitting smoking is those who have successfully quit and have successfully stayed off for a significant period of time. These are people who have proven that their technique in quitting was viable considering they have quit and they are still smoke free. Talk to everyone you know who is off all nicotine for a year or longer and find out how they initially quit smoking. You will be amazed at the consistency of the answer you get if you perform that little survey.

People are going to pretty much fall into one of three categories of stories. They are:

  1. People who woke up one day and were suddenly sick and tired of smoking. They tossed them that day and never looked back.
  2. People who get sick. Not smoking sick, meaning some kind of catastrophic smoking induced illness. Just people who get a cold or a flu and feel miserable. The feel too sick to smoke, they may feel too sick to eat. They are down with the infection for two or three days, start to get better and then realize that they have a few days down without smoking and decide to try to keep it going. Again, they never look back and stuck with their new commitment.
  3. People who leave a doctors office given an ultimatum. Quit smoking or drop dead--it's your choice. These are people who some sort of problem has been identified by their doctors who lays out in no uncertain terms that the person's life is at risk now if they do not quit smoking.

All of these story share one thing in common--the technique that people use to quit. They simply quit smoking one day. The reason they quit had varied but the technique they used was basically the same. If you examine each of the three scenarios you will also see that none of them lend themselves to long-term planning--they are spur of the moment decisions elicited by some external circumstance.

I really do encourage all people to talk to do this survey, talking to long-term ex-smokers in their real world. People who they knew when they were smokers, who they knew when they quit and who they still know as ex-smokers. The more people do this the more obvious it will become how people quit smoking and how people stay off of smoking. Again, people quit smoking by simply quitting smoking and people stay off of smoking by simply knowing that to stay smoke free that they must never take another puff!

Joel

From: Joel Sent: 1/27/2006 12:15 PM
Normally when I see a news headline with "New Study" attached to a smoking cessation report I cringe. Somehow most studies reported are some sort of laboratory study, where conclusions are being drawn from rodents or people in experimental settings. Somehow lab settings seem to always show what we teach here at Freedom is wrong.
 
Every now and then though a different kind of study is released. Not research done in a lab where the researchers control the variables--but rather real world surveys where researchers are simply trying to find out what has worked for people in real world settings.
 
Those kind of studies are a whole lot more credible to me, and I believe to be a whole lot more replicable by any average person trying to see if the the reports hold true to their own experiences and to the experiences of those around them. These kind of studies often result in the the smoking cessation experts of the world having to tap dance around the new findings.
 
Here is a comment I put up earlier today regarding real world studies involving NRT's. I am going to change a few words in that commentary, replacing the phrase "NRT" with a variation of the phrase "plan your quit" or "planned their quit." I think all who read here will realize that the same concepts apply:

 

I really do encourage all people to take this survey, talking to long-term ex-smokers in their real world. People who you knew when they were smokers, who you knew when they were quitting and who you still know as being successful long-term ex-smokers. The more people you talk to the more obvious it will become how people quit smoking and how people stay off of smoking. Again, people quit smoking by simply quitting smoking and people stay off of smoking by simply knowing that to stay smoke free that they must never take another puff!

Again, go talk to as many long-term successful ex-smokers (people off all forms of nicotine for at least a year or longer) in your real world that you can find and find out how they quit. I don't believe that there is a single professional smoking cessation "plan your quit" advocate who will suggest to their patients that they take a similar survey. For if they did their credibility would be called into question almost immediately when the patient starting seeing the results of their real life survey. They will end up having to spend quite a bit of time trying to explain away the discrepancy, using excuses like the people who "Planned their quit" didn't do it right or didn't "plan" long enough or were more addicted smokers.

We don't need to spend time trying to explain away the results of the surveys that people will do in there real world settings. All we have to say is the results make it more and more obvious that the way to quit smoking and to stay successfully free is no more complicated than just making and sticking to a personal commitment to never take another puff.

Joel


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From: JoelSent: 2/1/2006 1:58 PM
Hi Joel,
 
As a smoker for some 30 years, I had tried unsuccesfully to kick the habit, but never totally as I now realise after having found your website.
 
All of your material has put my nicotine addiction into context for me, and made me realise why in the past I suffered so much and with so little success.
 
While I realise I have an awful long way to go, I am now in my fifth day with ABSOLUTELY no nicotine (I can honestly say that I had never before truly lasted even on day and really thought I was destined to die some day with a cigarette in my mouth) and that in itself is a huge achievement for me.
 
Incredibly, the first 72 hours were really quite easy, and the first serious crisis was about half an hour ago. Fortunately I managed to draw on enough will power and reasoning to avoid buying just one cigarette (something that is unfortunately possible down here in Chile) and rushed home to read and read and read. Once again, your library saved my quit.
 
While I am not an native Chilean (Australian really) I feel it such a pity that I am unable to share this site with some Chilean friends that could benefit. To that end, while it will be a slow process, due to my normal work load as a free-lance translator, I would be interested in translating this site so that it can perhaps help many more people to free themselves. In the event that this possibility interests you, please feel free to make your recommendations regarding the order of priority for translation. Naturally, any work I do in translating this material will be free of charge, and my little contribution to trying to help more people and at the same time, a show of gratitude for the help it has been to me so far.
 
Regards,
 
Leigh

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From: JoelSent: 2/1/2006 6:21 PM
I just want you to know tha last january 19 was my 1st. anniversary and I am very proud about it.
 
You helped me
 
Thank you
Nora
 
From Mexico City

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From: JoelSent: 2/2/2006 9:05 PM

Hi Joel,

I just wanted to send you an email to say Thank You…I have attempted quitting many times over the last 21 years and have used every crutch known…even that little computer gimmick device.  I’m not sure but I bet these pharmaceutical companies have made as much money off me as the tobacco industry.  I have $300 worth of Nicotine patches sitting on top of my fridge because it seems like a waste to just throw them out. 

I’m 36 years old and have been smoking since I was 15.  When I was 21 I quit smoking cold turkey with almost no adverse effects.  One year later I started smoking again and didn’t try quitting again until I hit about 26.  By then I was a medical professional (an International Flight Medic as well as a Rescue specialist), so I was “educated?on addictions and as such I knew all the proper methods of quitting.  Funny, my education was my downfall.  All these proven methods and yet something just didn’t feel right about them.  They kept saying, “the more times you quit, the more chances you have of success”…I can laugh now, but man did that ever bug me, it just didn’t make sense.

Finally two and a half years ago, my father after 40 years of smoking decided that that was enough and quit, no preparation, no patches, no lasers, no hypnosis, no gum, just threw his pack away and that was it?too expensive was the only excuse he would give).  Well of course that’s it, that’s Daddy, he’s superman and can do those kind of things.  There’s no one I idolize more than my father and it was really ticking me off that he could do this and I couldn’t…but yet I did when I was 21, so what went wrong? 

Thanks to you, I now know what went wrong…”Never Take Another Puff.?nbsp; Such a simple and powerful line to an ex-smoker.  I certainly can’t say that it was easy, and I’ve spoken to my Dad and other ex-smoker and they’ve all said that they still get cravings now and then, but I can say that the satisfaction of beating the control cigarettes had over me is better than…in terms that a smoker can understand…that first cigarette in the morning.

So thanks for taking the time to make that website, it gave me the understanding and support that I needed to beat this bad boy.

Best wishes,

John


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From: JoelSent: 2/3/2006 11:10 AM

Hi, My name is Curtis and Im 15 and have been smoking for about only a year and a half now but I've tried several times to quit knowing how terrible it is. Just for some reason could never bring myself to put it down for good. The longest I've ever quit for was about 5 days.

I was searching up tobacco on a website and someone was giving a lot of credit to whyquit.com for helping him to quit and I checked it out at school today.

Amazing. You put everything in such a person to person way it just really sinks in. I haven't had a smoke yet since I saw the "My friend, my cigarette page" And have come up with a plan to keep off them. Everyday I'm gonna check back at whyquit.com and read something new everyday. That way I'll never lose insight as to why I stopped.

I can't even think how many lives you've had to have saved already!

You're like a saint!

Thanks,

Curtis


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From: JoelSent: 2/14/2006 1:27 AM
Dear Mr. Spitzer:

It has only been three months, but, after 30 years of smoking, I quit! Thank you, thank you, thank you. I have never quit for more than a week.

I have so many surprises in my life now! I am a winner. My self esteem is out of control! I feel clean, fresh, and beautiful now!

I just up and quit the day I discovered your website. That simple. Okay, the first 72 hours were a little tough, but I locked myself in my home alone and drank cranberry juice and watched old movies. How could I possibly have grumpy withdrawal when I was secluded? It worked.

I have absolutely no desire to smoke. The thought actually nauseates me now! I don't know why, and I am not going to try to analyze it. I can only say that I just read your website on the first day, downloaded the book and read it during the first 72 hours and "poof" (not puff) I am done.

I have not gained an ounce. I lost a dress size because in doubling my workout, I built muscle.

Thank you, thank you, thank you! I have no intention of ever smoking again.

My one year anniversary will be November 16, 2006. I will write again with more news then! Guaranteed.

Janeen

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From: JoelSent: 3/8/2006 4:56 PM
Dear Joel,

I smoked heavy (1.5-2packs a day) for 20 years. I wanted to quit and tried to quit at least 15 times, I would always give in to my cravings and would say I will quit later. I tried every way and nothing worked.

Then on March 8th 2005 my wife came home from work in tears(my wife doesn't cry) her friend at work had just been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer,and she was only 45. My wife said to me we have to quit . I agreed with her and she said lets start tomorow. I told her she could start her quit tomorow but im done now!

I went to my computer and searched for a quit smoking site. I read all kinds and then came across whyquit.com and started reading and started repeating to myself never take another puff, never take another puff. I read and I read and thats all I did for the next three weeks. Im not going to lie it was not easy but I just kept repeating to myself never take another puff, and I kept reading your writings and it was like you were in my living room talking to me and it made me feel like I was not alone.

My wife said she was going on the patch and I told her that that was fine but that she will still be addicted to nicotine. She then listened to me as I coached her through her quit. I never joined your chat room as I just wanted to focus on your library and I know if it wasn't there I would and my wife would be still smoking.

We have now gone 1 full year without any smoking or nicotine and I thank you from the bottom of my heart for getting me off nicotine. I am crying as I type this because I never thought I would quit.I have 2 young children 6 and 2 and I want them to have a mom and dad for a long long time.

So Joel thank you very much and keep up the good work. I now never have cravings or a desire for nicotine or cigarettes. I do however make a point to check in on the website just to remind myself of how far my wife and I have come.

Thank you ,

Derek

p.s never take another puff.

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From: MSN NicknameStarshinegrl-GoldSent: 3/9/2006 8:54 AM
 
Just wanted to thank all  of YOU all for writing to Joel (and thank you, Joel, for putting all those testimonies here) to tell everybody about your experiences as Cold-Turkey Quitters.
 
I love reading your letters and am sure they will inspire so many people to finally get rid of nicotine in their lives. They show over and over again that it can be done and that is IS so worth it. 
 
For those of you who have already lived the first year of their lives without it: I was wondering if you have also thought about adding your insights to Turkey's Triumphs ...
 

 
 
Congratulations to all of you and good nicotine free journey onwards!
 
Gitte
468 days and a bit

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From: JoelSent: 3/27/2006 7:42 PM
Hi Joel,
 
I emailed you many months ago.  At that time I was new in my quit, but still wanted to thank you for the web site and the "support".  Well, although I never became a member at freedom, I still wanted to celebrate my success of turning silver today (just two days after my 41st Birthday).  I guess that I also wanted to share a little bit about what I learned.  The reason I feel the need to share is that I was a closet smoker and, although I have revealed this to some of my friends, there are some people very close to me that do not "know" (maybe they do, but we don't speak about it).
 
Anyways, here is an abbreviation of my journey to date.....
The physical withdrawal period was relatively easy for me.  I made it through the first couple of weeks without too many problems.  I drank a lot of water and this seemed to help me feel like I was flushing the chemicals out of my system.  The biggest hurdles for me were:
 
1) Accepting the fact that I could Never Take Another Puff.  In the beginning I had to put this concept on the back burner and just focus on taking one moment, one hour, one day at a time.  I think it wasn't until around 3 months that I started to believe that I could actually do this for the rest of my life.  The articles related to taking one step at a time and celebrating every smoke free day were helpful.
 
2) I was very cranky for about the first 3 months.  I was a bit discouraged reading about everyone on the board who was feeling so great after a month.  I don't know what is was with me, but I think it may have taken me longer than others to get through the whole emotional loss thing/loss of a "friend".  The articles on emotional loss helped with this.
 
3) I also did not feel the really fast physical recovery that many others talk about.  It took me a number of months before I really felt like a was breathing better and had more energy.  There were other physical changes that I often correlated to quitting, so I read the message boards and reminded myself that everyone's quit is different.
 
4) I was a closet smoker, so I went through this on my own.......of course, not entirely on my own, I was reading every day in the beginning and I still search the board for the names of people that quit around the same time as me.  The information, inspiration and support on this site is truly amazing.
 
5) One of my favorite strings (to keep me from relapsing in the early months) is the string about how you can't believe that you actually...............(e.g. picked up cigarette butts out of an ashtray etc).  For me it was mostly lies that I just could no longer live with.
 
Now for the good stuff.....
 
I am 6 months into my quit.  Physically, I feel great.  I have been working out and I have lost the 12 pounds that I gained during those first 3 months (now I am working on the next 12 that I needed to lose anyways).   I really have no desire to smoke.  I know that I am an addict and I know that taking a single puff would be complete relapse.  I believe that this is the comfort level that I have read about for so many people.  I can finally say that I will never smoke again and it does not scare me. 
 
My biggest struggle right now is forgiving myself for the many (20) years of abuse that I did to my body.  I did not smoke during my pregnancies but I did smoke during some of the months that I nursed.  The thought of this just hurts me (obviously not as much as I may have hurt my kids).   I have read the related strings on looking forward and not backwards, but this is one that I am still working on.  Anyways, we learn more each day.
 
My advice to anyone reading at the board (since I don't yet quality for Turkey Triumphs).
 
If you are 40 and you smoke, QUIT!
If you are 60 and you smoke, QUIT (it is never too late)!
If you are 20 and you smoke, QUIT (it is always time to quit)!
IF YOU SMOKE..........QUIT!
 
So, how do you quit?
READ, READ, READ
 
1) Step one - admit you are an addict, so educate yourself.
 
2) Step two - Never take another puff.
 
3) Step Three - Read the board and all of the articles for support.  If you have a question, I can pretty much guarantee that the answer lies somewhere on the board.
 
4) Step Four - Respect yourself and your body..............Believe in yourself, because YOU CAN DO IT!
 
So, I just wanted to put some thoughts down and I wanted to say thank you for everything.  It is kind of strange thanking someone that I have never met, but this is them most important thing in my life.  It may sound strange....yes, my kids are important, but I am sure that I would not be there for them long term if I continued to smoke. 
 
Thank you so much............
Sandy

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From: JoelSent: 8/22/2006 10:44 PM
Hello Joel, I just wanted to give you one more example of how you, your staff and all those on WhyQuit.com have helped me quit an addiction that one year ago I did not think was possible. I never joined , but spent so many hours on the message boards and educating myself on this wonderful website. Over the year I have seen so many accomplish this Gold milestone and without them I know I would not be writing this note.

One thing to reinforce education and support, no matter who you are.

I have been selling Chemotherapy drugs now for 6 years. Most of them are used in the late stages of metastatic lung cancer ( which as you know there is no cure and most patients present with Stage 4 ) Although seeing these patients daily with this horrific disease I could not rid myself of this addiction. I was so distraught and embarrassed. Could you imagine a medical oncologist ask you if you smoke because they could smell it on your clothes while at the same time your presenting data on how your drugs will only prolong there lung cancer patients lives by a few months? I needed help and I found it at WhyQuit .com.

Feel free to share, it does get better each and every day. I am so thankful

NTAP
David


I have been quit for 1 Year, 1 hour, 43 minutes and 23 seconds (365 days). I have saved $1,525.99 by not smoking 8,031 cigarettes. I have saved 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 21 hours and 15 minutes of my life. My Quit Date: 8/22/2005 3:00 PM

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