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    Happy One Year Anniversary Ken Fitzgerald!!!

    That you have refrained from lighting up (and from killing anyone, too), for a full year now is terrific! Near as I can tell from here, your even-keeled demeanor has barely tipped this way or that.

    Ken, you are truly The Man!

    Congrats, and thanks for being who you are.

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    I'll add my congrats to this Ken, I can only imagine how hard it is.

    I smoke cigars, but I've gone weeks on end without smoking one, and never had a problem, so I can only imagine how hard it has to be to give up smoking.

    You are doing well, and I bet you have saved a bunch of cash too....... I hope some of that went into the turning budget

    Good Job Ken!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stuart Ablett View Post
    ...I bet you have saved a bunch of cash too....... I hope some of that went into the turning budget

    Good Job Ken!
    Dude, that is his turning budget.

    Congrats Ken. You've made it this far, you'll make it all the way.
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    Way to go Ken...I remember you quit smoking and I want on a diet about the same time....I'm glad YOU were able to stick to your convictions....
    A very wise man once said.......
    "I'll take my chances with Misseurs Smith and Wesson. "

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Ash View Post
    Way to go Ken...I remember you quit smoking and I want on a diet about the same time....I'm glad YOU were able to stick to your convictions....
    Just had to bring that up, didn't you........

    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
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    Thanks guys! Now I have to give up the nicotene laced gum.....It's kinda funny how habits effect you and how difficult they are to break.....I haven't a cigarette in 1 year now.......A couple of weeks before Christmas I got into a stressful situation at work.....went outside to my company minivan.....got in ....pushed in the cigarette lighter.....reach into my pocket.....found my gum.....oops.......It took me about 9-10 months to get my sense of smell back to a somewhat normal level....The LOML and I were on the way to Spokane to buy a new d/p so I could drill pen blanks.....stopped a casino for lunch and to let my wife have a gambling fix......I walked in....the place reeked of cigarette smoke.....I'd been in there many times before....I never noticed..

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    Ken

    Congratulations on the success! Good thing you didn't discover, as I did MANY years ago, that nicotine gum chewed while smoking a cigarette is a very interesting experience! Had to learn to quit both!

    Jay

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    Now....that I think about it I traded 1 addiction for another.......smoking for turning...........I think turning is more expensive too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ken Fitzgerald View Post
    Now....that I think about it I traded 1 addiction for another.......smoking for turning...........I think turning is more expensive too!
    yeah but after the first 5-10 yrs you`ll have most of the stuff you think you`ll need......whereas smokin` required that you keep re-upin every coupla days.....even after 5-10 yrs......congratulations on a stronger will than i have!
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