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originally posted by: DAVID64
Not that! [ grumbles under his breath : buncha dirty minded perverts ]
Cigarettes! I haven 't had a cigarette!
For the longest time, I've wanted to quit, but the patch didn't seem right [ smokers don't want a trickle of nicotine, we need that sudden blast ] and Chantax is a flat out No. I realize that many have had success with it, but I just don't trust it because of the side effects. After looking in to e cigs about 2 years ago, I ordered a kit. The effect was immediate. No craving, no bad mood from withdraw, it was just like smoking, without the boatload of poison. Then, the batteries crapped out in 2 weeks. After looking through the internet and reading comments on several different brands, that was the big gripe. Battery life. I thought, "Why am I shelling out all this for something that's only gonna work for a few days?" So, back to Camel I go.
Now, the urge to quit had gotten hold of me again, so I decided to do some research and see which battery and e cig kit had a good rating, but was a reasonable price. I found one that was about $52, had 2 EGo Winder variable voltage batteries, 2 tanks [ the part that holds the liquid ] and a charger. Having ordered the kit from another site before, I knew what "juice" I liked, so ordered it. There are also several e cig stores in my area and they carry a very large selection of different strengths and flavors of e juice, so I've been there to pick out a few also. I don't go for the heavily flavored types, I tend more to the plain tobacco lines and there are plenty to choose from. Now, after a month of "vaping" I'm still cigarette free and fully plan to stay that way. For anyone who is on the fence and just isn't convinced it will work for them, please, try it. After smoking a pack a day for 35 years, I have no urge whatsoever to go back to tobacco cigarettes. The kit that I have is still performing perfectly after a month of draining and recharging the batteries and are, I believe, a quality product.
I look at it this way : If I smoke a pack a day and cigarettes cost about $5.00 to $6.00 a pack, that's $165 to $180 per month. Even if my batteries only lasts 3 months, that's $52 plus shipping and cost of e liquids, every 3 months. Now, you can spend a lot on these things. I saw guys at the store with batteries the size of a cigarette pack with all kinds of attachments and tanks that look like they hold a gallon of juice. But, for me, who is only looking to quit smoking tobacco cigarettes, this little set up I've got works like a charm. I bought 2 extra tanks so I don't have to mix flavors and can carry spares when I go out, but other than that, I haven't spent more than $150 all together.
What have you got to lose?
originally posted by: beansidhe
a reply to: LadyJae
Wow, that's amazing. Well done! I'm glad you stopped, but sorry about your hospital stay. Hope you're feeling good now?
originally posted by: ATF1886
Ive been nicoteen free for 10 days i did vape but would get shortness of breath so i decided to just out right cold turkey i have not been the friendliest in last couple of days but i have been ten days without anything!!!a reply to: DAVID64