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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #115 on: December 12, 2022, 10:36:00 AM »
Day 1530 of being clean from nicotine. Today is also my son’s birthday. I give him much of the credit for me being quit today. After dipping for nearly 38 years, and multiple failed attempts at quitting, I once again announced that I was quitting dipping. My family just looked and me and then my son asked why he should believe me. He had heard the line many many times before. Said I needed to try quitting differently if I was hoping for a different result. How I kept trying to quit just wasn’t working. That conversation led to doing some googling and that’s when I found KTC. My son was correct. Quitting with KTC has led to a different result and has been easier than any other attempt. Posting my promise first thing daily to stay nicotine just for the day is something I can do. I don’t worry about tomorrow, next week, and definitely don’t worry about forever. I just promise not to have nicotine today. I can do anything for 1 day. However, it wasn’t always easy to make it though the day. That is were the sister/brotherhood comes to play. I made connections, and in some cases friendships, that when I needed accountability and support, I would text or call my network of quitters and they were always there to support me. I learned that quitting with others is soooooo much easier that quitting alone.

There isn’t a better day than today to start taking back control of your life. It does suck for a while. But quitting ODAAT - one day at a time, and letting the days add up, it doesn’t take too long before you start to see light at the end of the tunnel. Here is the link to start saving your life. https://discord.gg/9qXQcTHuhd   
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #114 on: November 17, 2022, 04:36:31 PM »
Day 1505. Just got home from the dentist and it dawned on me. Isn't it funny how I am not scared to go to the dentist anymore. In fact, I get compliments. If you are still deciding when to quit, because we both already know you need to quit, today is the day. Not next week, or December 1, or next year. Start saving your life today. If the cravings that come with quitting for a while are too much, how the hell are we going to handle chemo and radiation? It isn't a game anymore about do you want to quit, it is facing reality that you have to quit if you choose life. Quitting sucks for a while, and it does suck. But eventually you start seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. Quitting with others also makes it so muck easier. Quitting does take work but you can do it. There are zillions of fellow quitters here on KTC/Discord that will help you. Only thing left is for you to finally make the decision to quit.
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #113 on: September 05, 2022, 02:59:17 PM »
Today is day 1432 of being clean. It is funny if you will just quit for one day and then repeat the routine the following day, the days sure do add up fast. Quitting does suck for a while, but that makes sense. How can you put a drug in your system for years and then your body not struggle when you remove it? However, the suck is soooo worth it in the long run. I can live my life without panicking if I have my next dip with me. Golfing, fishing, or hanging with family, I can live my life and focus on the things important to me, not dip.

I have recently lost a few friends. Life is short. Why continue to do something that will shorten it? Quit today and start to take you life back. The gift of freedom is so worth the relatively short period of suck. Time to make a decision.

Here is the link to start saving yourself. https://discord.gg/9qXQcTHuhd
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #112 on: August 30, 2022, 02:20:40 PM »
Posting our promise is something we should do first thing everyday to protect our quit. It is not a process of just typing a number. It caries the same weight as if I knocked on your front door, looked you in the eye, and gave you my word I would not use nicotine day. Your level of integrity determines what happens next. Either staying quit or caving and there is never an excuse for caving.
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #111 on: August 18, 2022, 09:32:13 AM »
Today is day 1414 of being clean. It is funny if you will just quit for one day and then repeat the routine the following day, the days sure do add up fast. Quitting does suck for a while, but that makes sense. How can you put a drug in your system for years and then your body not struggle when you remove it? However, the suck is soooo worth it in the long run. I can live my life without panicking if I have my next dip with me. Golfing, fishing, or hanging with family, I can live my life and focus on the things important to me, not dip.

I have recently lost a few friends. Life is short. Why continue to do something that will shorten it? Quit today and start to take you life back. The gift of freedom is so worth the relatively short period of suck. Time to make a decision.

Here is the link to start saving yourself. https://discord.gg/9qXQcTHuhd
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #110 on: July 22, 2022, 07:35:10 PM »
When is enough enough? You are taking a action daily to end your life. If you had a friend addicted to drugs wouldn’t you ask them to seek help? We are all addicted to a drug on this site, nicotine. We are addicts. That will never change. However, by joining us and taking steps to safe your life vs shortening it, you too can take back control of your life. It will suck for a while , but nothing important comes easy. Stop playing a game with your life and start saving it. There are 1000’s of quitters on KTC that prove the system works. Start saving your life. To do so, click on the Discord header, 3rd from the right, on the top of the page. Hope to see you posting soon.

Here is the link to start saving yourself instead of killing yourself. https://discord.gg/9qXQcTHuhd
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #109 on: June 23, 2022, 09:31:31 AM »
When is enough enough? You are taking a action daily to end your life. If you had a friend addicted to drugs wouldn’t you ask them to seek help? We are all addicted to a drug on this site, nicotine. We are addicts. That will never change. However, by joining us and taking steps to safe your life vs shortening it, you too can take back control of your life. It will suck for a while , but nothing important comes easy. Stop playing a game with your life and start saving it. There are 1000’s of quitters on KTC that prove the system works. Start saving your life. To do so, click on the Discord header, 3rd from the right, on the top of the page. Hope to see you posting soon.
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #108 on: June 13, 2022, 11:48:38 AM »
You aren't on the site by accident. You know you need to quit but your addict brain is telling you not to pull the trigger yet. When is the right time? Quitting dip one day at a time is my proudest accomplishment. It is so much easier to do when you have others holding you accountable. Stop trying to quit the same old way that hasn’t worked for you. Take a different approach, so you can expect a different result this time.

Here is the link to take your freedom back https://discord.gg/VnZynUgW. Join us on Discord and stop letting a dead plant in a can control you. Click on the link and start posting your daily promise to stay nicotine free just for the day. Then repeat the following day.
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #107 on: May 27, 2022, 11:39:21 AM »
1331 days. It is amazing how much better life is not being a slave to nicotine anymore. I still get the occasional reminder that  my old friend nicotine still wants be back. Funny thing is, i really don’t want dipping being a part of my life again. I will chew a piece of gum or put in a dip of the fake stuff if I really get cravings. But normally, I laugh the urge away. Things have been this way for a good period of time which amazes me. To think you can do an action, dipping, that could kill you for decades, but if you buy into the the program and quit with the help of KTC, the sisterhood, the brotherhood, and the resources the site offers, you can have total freedom, not to mention better health, in a relatively short period of time. I want lie. It sucks really bad for a while. But quitting with others makes it sooooooo much easier. Join us. Aren’t you with it?
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #106 on: March 21, 2022, 09:54:31 AM »
You aren't on the site by accident. You know you need to quit but your addict brain is telling you not to pull the trigger yet. When is the right time? Quitting dip one day at a time is my proudest accomplishment. It is so much easier to do when you have others holding you accountable. Stop trying to quit the same old way that hasn’t worked for you. Take a different approach, so you can expect a different result this time.

Here is the link to take your freedom back https://discord.gg/VnZynUgW. Join us on Discord and stop letting a dead plant in a can control you. Click on the link and start posting your daily promise to stay nicotine free just for the day. Then repeat the following day.
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #105 on: February 20, 2022, 09:21:28 AM »
You aren't on the site by accident. You know you need to quit but your addict brain is telling you not to pull the trigger yet. When is the right time? Quitting dip one day at a time is my proudest accomplishment. It is so much easier to do when you have others holding you accountable and you are holding them accountable as well. Stop trying to quit the same old way that hasn’t worked for you. Take a different approach so you can expect a different result this time.

Here is the link to take your freedom back https://discord.gg/DBvcFxTq. Join us on Discord and stop letting a dead plant in a can control you. Click on the link and start posting your daily promise to stay nicotine free just for the day. Then repeat the following day.
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #104 on: January 29, 2022, 09:32:55 AM »
You aren't on the site by accident. You know you need to quit but your addict brain is telling you not to pull the trigger yet. When is the right time? After you have been diagnosed with cancer?

Here is the link to take your freedom back https://discord.gg/DBvcFxTq. Join us on Discord  and stop letting a dead plant in a can control you. Click on the link and start posting your daily promise to stay nicotine free just for the day. Then repeat the following day. I have never made a decision that I am more proud of.
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #103 on: December 05, 2021, 09:43:46 AM »
You aren't on the site by accident. You know you need to quit but your addict brain is telling you not to pull the trigger yet. When is the right time? After you have been diagnosed with cancer?

Here is the link to take your freedom back https://discord.gg/yJfZ4Z7B. Join us on Discord  and stop letting a dead plant in a can control you. Click on the link and start posting your daily promise to stay nicotine free just for the day. Then repeat the following day. I have never made a decision that I am more proud of. Join me.
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #102 on: November 25, 2021, 10:55:49 AM »
Crazy - still had a dip dream after 1147 days of being quit. Amazing how part of us never lets go. We are and will always be an addict. Establish a routine that will keep you quit and never become complacent. Stick with the routine so you will always stay quit.
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Re: New Quitter
« Reply #101 on: October 16, 2021, 06:14:00 PM »
1108 days of not killing myself with nicotine. That’s a little over 3 years. I know I couldn’t have done it without KTC and the accountability from my brothers and sisters that I have met here. I only wish I would have met more in person by now. Highly recommend you take advantage and meet up with fellow quitters at every opportunity.

My son asked me the other day how I felt about making 3 years and I have been giving it a lot of thought. I am extremely proud of making it this far. At the same time, I am extremely humble by posting roll here daily with quitters that are many quit years ahead of me. Their example of posting one day at a time and letting the days add up is something I have really bought into. When I think about it, I hope to live for several more decades. Some might think that makes my 3 years a drop in the bucket. I disagree. What I take from it if I keeping doing the things that way worked for 3 years, why want they continue to work for several more decades? I still struggle from time to time but it is nothing compared to the early days. In fact, I never thought quitting could be this good.

Here are a few parting thoughts. If you are still using nicotine, STOP. Living life nicotine free is so much better that supporting a fat lip and spitting all over the place. Don’t keep putting off a decision that will save your life. If you have made the decision to quit, congratulations. Make your quitting a priority every single day. Wake up and post your promise to stay nicotine free for the day first thing. Develop some relationships with fellow quitters and interact with them on a semi regular basis. Get to know them and let them know you. You want to few quitters in your corner that care as much or more about your quit as you should care about your quit. Never forget we are addicts and nicotine is our drug. One bad decision and you are under her control again. Don’t risk it. Don’t become complacent. If you make your quit a priority first thing everyday, it doesn’t matter how busy the day gets and it frees up your time to spend with the ones that mean the most to you.

Thank you to everyone that has helped get me. I hope you will continue supporting me. 

Keith