Hi Everyone!

Hi all,

I've "lurked" this forum since I went cold turkey last Thursday.

Today is my 8th day without the dreaded nicotine.

I've smoked since I was 19 years old and turned 50 at the latter half of last year.

The first 10 years I was on cigarettes and averaged 40 per day.

The last 21 years I have been on Hamlet Miniature cigars (hope it's ok to mention the name!) and was averaging 15 per day with full inhalation.

What was I thinking!

Although many of you didn't know it, you've been a great source of strength and encouragement during my "lurking" period and I just wanted to say thank you.

Here's something from the past that will hopefully give you all a good laugh...

I'm looking forward to my stay here and my steady rise to that penthouse! :D

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  • Hi there. That's really brilliant. well done

  • Welcome Capitan. 8 days is a great achievement, top job.

    Hamlet cigars eh? You must've been a proper whiffy smoker! No offence, but even when I smoked I couldn't stand the smell of cigars, and now they make me want to hurl!!

    Keep on keeping on, the penthouse is worth all the effort.

    Helen x

  • Thanks for the welcome ladies :)

    Hells bells Helsbelles (see what I did there), and there I was thinking I was being all suave and debonair!

    Did you watch the Dave Allen YouTube sketch I posted above? Quality comedy from a quality comedian who is sadly missed.

  • Hamlet cigars eh? You must've been a proper whiffy smoker! No offence, but even when I smoked I couldn't stand the smell of cigars, and now they make me want to hurl!!

    ha ha I know exactly what you mean.... Capitan you'd have been proper whiffy indeed :eek: lol...welcome aboard :rolleyes:

    Michelle

  • Et tu Michellopy?

    I've been insulted in better places than this you know! :D

  • Et tu Michellopy?

    I've been insulted in better places than this you know! :D

    ha ha insult sinschmult we ain't even begun :eek:

    :D

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