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    Tinaduann posted:
    I have been smoking since I was 9 and I am now 43. I just had a double bypass surgery 2 weeks ago. I have been trying to quit for over a year. My problem is that because of my heart I can't not use the patch and the gum and lozengers make me sick. The pills make me crazy, I am bipolar and suffer from depression. I really want to quit but for me it is like saying good bye to a friend and that is hard. But I want to live so I have to give them up.
    leenew responded:
    hang in there i smoked for over 40 yrs.and i have been smoke free for 6 months now i went with the chantix it is really good with that gotta have one feeling u get with smoking i got tired of cigarettes ruling my life and they do and i don't like going outside in the cold and smoking u are still young i am 63 so please don't go back to smoking my husband had triple bypass surgery in 2000 and he went back to smoking and he died in jan. of 03 he was 55 yrs. old to young to die so hang in there its gets a little easier everyday i hardly ever even think of a cigarette anymore

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