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My last day with analogs!

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  1. Keltrey

    Keltrey Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 28, 2008
    Olney, Illinois
    Hello eveyone,

    With today being the last day of 2008 and it being the day my e-cigs showed up I am starting out tomorrow with all intentions of being smoke free. What better New Year's resolution to choose right?

    I have tried my DSE901b and I am extremely happy with it. It is exactly I thought it would be after watching ratindahat's reviews and reading member's posts here I feel like I have a really good head start on being alot healthier.

    I have always had alot of upper respitory problems, then to make matters worse I started smoking. I really enjoy the act of smoking, however I have suffered 9 years from the effects. I have had countless upper respitory infections and boughts with bronchitus that have driven me crazy over the years. Now I have the means to possibly put that behind me and be able to enjoy my habit without the negative impact and hopefully live longer to see my grandchildren.

    I really appreciate all the folks on here that take the time to write the reviews and help us newbies. You guys are really helping the community.

    Thank you all again and sorry if I've been rambling. ;)

  2. Smokin

    Smokin Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 12, 2008
    Good choice with the 901 Tom; should hold you in good stead; like yourself, I have chosen this time to stop.

    With the help of all the great people on this forum who have gone before us, you stand a greater chance of success and I wish you all the luck in the world, can you imagine waking up without that awful cough and wheezing?

    We can do it!
  3. Mufftrix

    Mufftrix Super Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 20, 2008
    Stoke-On-Trent UK
    Best of luck Tom!

    I only been E-smoking for a short time and without even trying have given up normal cigs (analogs) Found the first one in morning and ones after meals be the worst but after a few days it weird it just happens analogs taste awful! As you say it a great forum everyone always willing to help!
  4. Satire

    Satire Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 5, 2008
    Good luck to ya, and don't worry I usually try to type a 2 sentence reply that turns into a 3 page ramble and they haven't banned me yet so you should be ok =)
  5. GiantsFan

    GiantsFan Full Member

    Dec 28, 2008
    San Antonio, Texas
    Good luck folks...I quit on December 13 & haven't had an analog since I started vaping...I don't even crave them anymore, I like my new habit better!
  6. bwood12043

    bwood12043 Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jul 29, 2008
    East Texas
    Good luck and just know that there are many of us out here who went through the same thing.... and now, are quite amazed at how easy it was to lay down the analogs, in fact, I enjoy the e-cig MORE than the analog...

    And I don't think in 38 years of smoking, I ever ever made good friends and had tons of fun because of "smoking", no like now.... feel so much a part of an adventure, like a pioneer, and making good friends, "meeting" interesting people, and enjoying the ride !

    Happy New Year to all our vaping friends !
  7. Terre

    Terre Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 28, 2008
    Poteau, OK
    I chose today to quit. My yentl came in the mail at 10:00 and all I have had is my ecig. So 4 hrs down...not much, but a great start and I am not craving analogs at all yet.
  8. Tallulah

    Tallulah Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 13, 2008
    Chicago IL USA
    I'm 10 days past my last analog cigarette after 30 years smoking a pack a day. Like GiantsFan and bwood12043, I'm enjoying it so much more than analogs. It did take a few weeks after I started vaping in mid-November to make the jump, finally fly out into digital-land and give up my 4 most important cigs of the day (first with coffee, after meals) but now I don't miss tobacco at all - especially when I encounter someone REEKING of the stench of it. UGH.

    Good luck and best wishes to everyone trying this - and my thanks to many, many people on this forum for giving me some great info and supplier contacts!
  9. Belowme

    Belowme Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 22, 2008
    Portland, OR
    Good Luck, today is also my FIRST official day without smoking analogs. I have been vaping for a lil over 10 days now but was also on analogs, even though I cut down to about 3-4 a day from 25 a day.

    Let this be the time we all stop!
  10. Keltrey

    Keltrey Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 28, 2008
    Olney, Illinois
    So far so good. I have only had one time where I thought about picking up an analog. I have since decided that I hate carts though. I find drip smoking to be better and an easy way to keep track of my intake. 1-2 drops about one cig.

    One thing my wife and I have discovered and I don't know if it has been covered is a break in period on the atomizer. I have been puffing away on mine for the last few days and it draws much easier than my wife's who just started using her's completely without analogs a day and a half ago. So much that she jacked mine and gave me her's.

    So in a couple of days we will see if this one is dragging as well as my old one.

    I have also been cleaning the atomizers with canned air and letting them drain overnight.
  11. Eureka

    Eureka New Member

    Dec 4, 2008
    Good luck guys. My last cigarette was Dec. 8th, mid-day when shipment of e-juice arrived. (Didn't like cartridges). 21 yrs of 1.5packs a day. First 3 days I used some low nicotine and more no-nicotine juice. From 4th day on I've been nicotine free, and only using e-cig a couple times a day with no-nic just from the habit of having something in my mouth I guess. A little hard first few days but overall easier than I expected. Glad to be free!
  12. SuperStack

    SuperStack Super Member ECF Veteran

    Sometimes a certain atomizer will just perform amazingly well, everyone cherishes these superior ones and go into mourning when it finally passes :)

    The quality control still isn't the best on these yet, some will never quite perform at 100% even after using them a while.
  13. coppull

    coppull Full Member

    Jan 3, 2009
    north-west england
    Very best of luck Tom. I'm sure youll be around a long time for your grandchildren, hope everything works out for you.
  14. Keltrey

    Keltrey Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 28, 2008
    Olney, Illinois
    Well, today is a sad day indeed. A few minutes a go I saw a blue light and there it was gone... as my battery kicked itself on and I watched the atomizer glow and then go cold forever...

    I checked to see if its clogged and no luck. I think the heating element just had a meltdown.

    So here I sit without any vapor love...
  15. katink

    katink Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Apr 24, 2008
    the Netherlands
    No backups?? That's tough... sorry for you! :(
  16. Keltrey

    Keltrey Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 28, 2008
    Olney, Illinois
    Yeah.. was a little tight on the cash after christmas and all and wanted to try it first before sinking in to deep. The wifey brought her's home thought tonight and said she's gonna let me use it till her e-liquid gets in cause she wants the nic. So I'm still good for now. Just hope nothing happens to this one. ~knocks on wood~
  17. Keltrey

    Keltrey Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 28, 2008
    Olney, Illinois
    So... out of 2 DSE901b Starter Kits we only have 1 Atomizer and 1 Battery left. The other 3 Batteries and Atomizer have died...
  18. Keltrey

    Keltrey Senior Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 28, 2008
    Olney, Illinois
    Well, I thought it was time for an update and a Hi! to everyone. I'm on my 4th atomizer now and I'm trying to decide if its time to change models. I'm still think penstyle will probably be my choice, however the M401 at Steve's Site(Puresmoker) is looking decent too.

    Current E-liquid is a mix of Steve's French Vanilla and Bickford's Peach. It's not too bad. I think its time for something different though.

    The wifey fell off the wagon though. It doesn't look like she's gonna quite. She still wants a Personal Vaporizer, but she was having a hard time giving up the analogues.

    As for me, I'm still going strong. Not even a single though about wanting an analogue. I just had a bunch of blood work done on Wednesday and will have more done on Monday and will be interested if anything strange shows up.

    To eveyone fighting the good fight, Keep up the good work. :)

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