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Congrats on the (non)smoking success, Wade. I used to run an
addiction-breaking program, and would estimate that no more than 1/3 of
smokers can quit through will-power/self-help. Well done!
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> > gave mostly examples which showed how his life got worse
> > afterwards (increased weigth / not able to be in smokers rooms).
> The increased weight is an annoyance, perhaps, but, the
> inability to endure smoke-filled rooms is in no way a worse.
> As most studies have shown, if life-prolongation is a goal, it's a plus.
> The reanimated ability to taste foods fully is a definite plus,
> and was probably a contributor to the weight gain....
> - Wade
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