Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by H20nly » Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:52 pm

@ martin808 good luck. :|
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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by 3dot... » Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:53 pm

H20nly wrote:
3dot... wrote:another problem is they mostly sell Hashish 'round these parts...
I fail to see how this is a problem?

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it's only a problem if you're trying to avoid Tobacco.. :mrgreen:
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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by H20nly » Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:56 pm

^ but if you smoke hashish or cannabis you're not smoking tobacco...

unless you're doing that grimy European mix it with tobacco nastiness. there's no good excuse for that except... no never mind. None.

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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by AceLuby » Thu Dec 10, 2009 7:25 pm

I quit a bunch of times. Once in college, but started again at the end of my senior year. Quit again almost 3 years ago, but started smoking when I was drunk about a year ago which turned into daily smoking, but not buying. Quit again about 6 months ago and had a drag when I was drunk a month later and was completely disgusted by it. Haven't touched them since, but my gf hasn't jumped on board yet.
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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by Tone Deft » Thu Dec 10, 2009 7:30 pm

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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by evon » Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:28 pm

I consider myself a heavy smoker. I smoke a tobacco pipe continuously (or almost) after work on week days, and most of the day on weekends.

I believe that anybody that wants to stop should just stop. It is that simple. When there is enough reason to stop it should be so easy. My problem is that I dont want to stop and currently there is no reason to want to. In fact I feel worse not smoking than when I do. I am also more helth conscious when I smoke.
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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by H20nly » Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:30 pm

^ you should smoke. NOW damn it.

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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by ethios4 » Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:31 pm

evon wrote: My problem is that I dont want to stop
Bingo! The #1 reason why people don't stop, even when they 'try'.
There is no 'try' only 'do'!

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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by H20nly » Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:37 pm

"to know and yet not to do, is in fact not to know" - some guy

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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by beats me » Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:05 pm

H20nly wrote:"to know and yet not to do, is in fact not to know" - some guy
You're right. Rape is now back on the table.

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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by jeff_u » Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:06 pm

I agree with dysanfel on the jedi mind trick. It's a bitch to quit so it's best to quit as few times as possible.

Smoke free here for 4 years.

I quit through mild nicotine poisoning. After getting checked out as physically fit by my doctor, I went on the nicoderm nicotine patch. Instead of using just one a day, I'd often go through as many as three. My objective was to stay right at the edge of a nicotine overdose. I'd be lightheaded and nauseous throughout the day but by staying right at that "I've smoked too much" edge, I never craved a cigarette.

I also stayed on the patch for about 14 months. Being on the patch was a helluva lot healthier than smoking.

Finally after 14 months I got tired of paying for patches. I'd been smoke free long enough to not want to go back and I cut back on the patches in a span of about 4 weeks and I was done with it.

Probably not a conventional way of doing things but it sure as hell worked. Throughout the process I never craved a cigarette cuz I always felt like I'd smoked too much.

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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by ethios4 » Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:08 pm

I started to get pissed that I was being controlled by cravings. WTF is that?! I have to keep smoking because of some bullshit addiction? Fuck that, I quit!

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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by robfoster » Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:09 pm

H20nly wrote:^ but if you smoke hashish or cannabis you're not smoking tobacco...

unless you're doing that grimy European mix it with tobacco nastiness. there's no good excuse for that except... no never mind. None.
Don't do what i did, i smoked only the bong for 18 months, no tobacco at all, bad move, thats when the anxiety attacks started.
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Re: Allen Carr's Easy Way To Stop Smoking, Anyone Read It?

Post by phil909 » Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:33 pm

martin808 wrote:I've battled with smoking for years. tried nrt and all sorts. I read "easyway" about 9 months ago and stopped completely for about 6 months with no problems whatsoever. Gradually over the last 3 months i've been having smokes here and there and i'm now a full blown secret smoker.

I bought the other book (the only way to stop smoking) but i've found it much harder to read. Its about 3 times the size of easyway and it has tiny print that really annoys me. I'm in the middle of reading easyway again and i'm going to stop smoking for good.

Smoking is shite!
yes it is shite mate but it's a bitch to stop cold turkey.
i used nicotine patches. zero cravings and before i knew it i'd stopped. first 2 or 3 days were a bit weird -it felt like i'd forgotten something. then it was pretty easy from there on in.
good luck.

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