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#3600221 - 02/26/14 08:52 AM Kicking the habit?
SilverFox
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I've chewed tobacco Leaf of dip for about 30 years now. I put it down Monday morning around 9:00. I bought a box of the nicotine gum and have been chewing on it when the urge got bad. I quit one time before for a couple weeks but started back. Any tips will be appreciated.
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#3600232 - 02/26/14 08:56 AM Re: Kicking the habit? [Re: SilverFox]
plinker22
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No tips from me SilverFox, but I will encourage you to keep it up. My great aunt lost the entire side of her face to cancer, from dipping. \:\( It really is worth quitting.

Be strong Bro. Be a quitter!
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#3600257 - 02/26/14 09:09 AM Re: Kicking the habit? [Re: plinker22]
gasman
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You gotta want to..... Good luck brother.
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#3600260 - 02/26/14 09:10 AM Re: Kicking the habit? [Re: gasman]
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I have no experience kicking a dip habitat. But vaporizers have been the God-send for smokers trying to quit.
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#3600264 - 02/26/14 09:11 AM Re: Kicking the habit? [Re: gasman]
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I used sun flower seeds and sugaless hard candy. I quit smoking and dipping at the same time in 2007, cold turkey. The sunflower seeds got me through.
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#3600275 - 02/26/14 09:20 AM Re: Kicking the habit? [Re: SilverFox]
The_Utility_Dude
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 Originally Posted By: SilverFox
I've chewed tobacco Leaf of dip for about 30 years now. I put it down Monday morning around 9:00. I bought a box of the nicotine gum and have been chewing on it when the urge got bad. I quit one time before for a couple weeks but started back. Any tips will be appreciated.


I'm right there with you brother. 30+ years of dipping. Took my last dip Sunday. I quit once before for the better part of a year and like an idiot started back.

You hold me accountable and I'll hold you accountable ;\)
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#3600277 - 02/26/14 09:22 AM Re: Kicking the habit? [Re: Unicam]
Snake
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It's all in your mind once you get over the first two weeks !Hardest thing I ever tried to do , been quit a little over a year myself . It takes will power but kicking the dip part was a lot harder than smoking for me . I'll say a little prayer for you to have help from above .
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#3600316 - 02/26/14 09:41 AM Re: Kicking the habit? [Re: Snake]
diamond hunter
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I dip once a day for over 30 years.It usually is only for about 10 minutes.What is the consensus on the damage that does??
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#3600333 - 02/26/14 09:53 AM Re: Kicking the habit? [Re: diamond hunter]
WGK
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Good luck Brother hope you beat it. I too will say a little prayer.
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#3600361 - 02/26/14 10:08 AM Re: Kicking the habit? [Re: WGK]
BamaProud
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I quit dipping at the age of 34 after dipping for about 20 years(yea I started young) I don't know if you have young kids, but what helped me was thinking about my kids picking up a spit cup and taking a drink.

Good luck
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