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4 responses to “How I Quit Smoking In Less Than One Minute And You Can Too! Part 2”

  1. Jeff Egnaczyk

    I never got up to a pack a day (more like a pack a week, sometimes a pack a weekend if I was drinking) but I did smoke for 10 years. What you say about it being a habit is so true. In 2007 I broke my ankle and had a cast so big that I couldn’t fit pants on over it. I couldn’t leave the house for 2 weeks. I used that as an opportunity to quit. Right then I didn’t have boredom or drinking or stress to give me a reason to smoke and I couldn’t sneak out of the house to get a pack. Screwed my ankle, saved my lungs.

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    1. Adam Pieniazek

      Congrats on quitting Jeff! Your method is actually similar to one I’ll be suggesting when I post part 3 of the series, hopefully soon. Basically, you have to look at it as it’s less work to not smoke. You actually, literally, do not have to do anything. If you stay at home all day watching TV, but don’t leave to get a pack/smoke, you’re doing great! After 3 days, the nicotine leaves your system and it gets easier and easier.

      Though, as I know, relapses can and likely will happen. More on this soon.

  2. Tony Lee

    As a non-smoker, I must admit the smell cam be overwhelming.

    I always had a soft spot for those who did smoke however. It seemed my pity was simply for the fact that one must rely on something so addicting to carry them through the day.

    Congrats on overcoming the habit!

    1. Adam Pieniazek

      Nicotine is a powerful drug, and in my opinion should be illegal. Many people will disagree and say that we should be able to choose if we want to smoke, but cigarettes create litter and release carcinogenic smoke into the air. It’s a public health hazard and there’s no reason nicotine shouldn’t join the list of other banned drugs such as cocaine, heroine, etc.

      Offhand, I remember seeing an interview on TV or the web somewhere with former heroine users and across the board every one of them said cigarettes are much, much more addicting and tough to quit. If that’s not enough to make us realize that cancer sticks should be illegal, well honestly it makes me a bit suspicious of our system.