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Von Nanega

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Von Nanega last won the day on November 12 2018

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About Von Nanega

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  • Birthday 08/21/1970

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  1. I caved after about five years. Dipped for a couple a years after I caved. Now, throwing away the can again. Can’t ever dip once or back to a can a day. Trust me on this.
  2. I have not been around for a while, but it is time to check in. 1047 days quit!!
  3. Yes, I got it, so bad that I had a sore throat that made it hard to swallow for years on end. I went to the doc and he gave me antibiotic to clear up the infection and told me to take zyrtec daily, which helps with the acid. All those things worked well, now that I have not dipped in over 2 years I do not get acid reflux much. Maybe once a year, then I use acid reducers to manage. Good luck! My acid reflux went pretty much away. I was on prescription medication to control it and now I am not. I get heartburn when you would expect, greasy burger, french fries and a few beers. Tums takes care of that! I am glad to no longer need the prescriptions!!!
  4. I figured go cold turkey. Gotta be nic free at some point, so might as well start.
  5. Keeping real, real dip free!

  6. My advice is to quit right now. During nomal life. Not on a "special" date, not because the wife is bitching at you. Now. Normal everyday life hides those triggers for chewing. You have to defeat those one day at a time. You can do anything for five minutes. Thats how long a crave is generally. Just dont dip for the next five and you will be ok. Dont worry about the five minutes or the even the next day. Just these five minutes.
  7. Totally agree with Phil. Help others quit. It keeps you on the strait and narrow. There is no "Just one" ever!!! Remember that.
  8. I totally had dreams like that the first couple of months of quitting. Use them for strength.
  9. Read that post. Great stuff to keep up the quit in there. Basically that is how I started, free snuff at shows when I was fourteen.
  10. Past a year without chew. Never thought I could do it but here I am!

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    2. hawesy

      hawesy

      Von, Proud of you.....keep it going!!!

    3. chuck m

      chuck m

      nice job VON Nanega

       

       

    4. Donnie
  11. Working, making a living. Staying dip free.

  12. WHERE ARE YOU FROM? The idea of this is basically to give everyone an idea of where everyone lives. For all I know someone lives a block away from me and I don't know it. Use the Roll Call method. Put your entry under the appropriate state header (if your state isn't listed, add it). Alabama - Even the southern boys can quit! Qazme - Scottsboro Alaska Horton - Anchorage AKPiano - Juneau Jeffrobd - Craig Arizona DMcCumber - Mesa AZRichard--Dewey California Daddy-O - San Francisco 13 Under The Gun - Los Angeles Freeman - Sacramento NotAnOption - San Jose, CA Tardis - Santa Clara (Silicon Valley, ~ 30 mins south of SF) Robert MW- Tuolumne (about 10 miles from Yosemite as the crow flies) JP78 - Waterford (east of Modesto), 70 mi +/- southeast of Sacramento Von Nanega - Santa Maria Colorado Muddler - Aurora DMcCumber - Castle Rock/Colorado Springs arbcubed - Greeley (From Arkansas, just living in Colorado ) shanks - Elizabeth (about 40 miles SSE of Denver) Donnie - Lamar (Southeastern Colo) DK-Livin' in da 3OH!3 Connecticut CopeWithoutCope - small state, I live on the Western side, closer to New York than Rhode Island and Mass. Hawesy - New Haven Delaware Mr Incredible - Hockessin Florida tt_dipper - Temple Terrace Iridedirt-Daytona Idaho Biernut - Coeur d'Alene u332 - Sandpoint Illinois chewless-Chicago Kaidok-Chicago (Wrigleyville) Holden - Chicago (WAY NWside)... Indiana cagey - Indy - tyztoy - Auburn Flash35-Indy Iowa mikeybr2 - Lovilia (where I am from) Captain - Fort Dodge Kansas mda65 - Overland Park (south Kansas City) iso_dipper- Kansas City (originally, now in PA). Rock ChalK Reefdiver72 Aaron Parsons Ks (originally) now in Ohio Kentucky kirov "If these United States can be called a body...then Kentucky can be called its heart." -Jesse Stewart Goose Doug - Florence,KY (just accross the river from Cincinnati,OH) dipstick22 - Crestwood - 20 miles NE of Louisville Louisiana RajunRick - Shreveport Maryland Penguin - Glen Burnie (5 miles south of BWI Airport) Close to DC and Baltimore (Born and raised in PITTSBURGH PA, Home of the Steelers, Penguins and uh, that great Baseball team they call the Pirates) Massachusetts NMB - Boston (where I'm from - will always be my home) JK2212 - North Andover (NW of Boston) Phil Beats The Bear- North Reading (^^ 2 towns over from JK2212^^) GoodbyeKodiak - Peabody (One town over from Phil, 3 towns over from JK) Tony8988 - Feeding Hills(5 minutes outside of Springfield) Michigan Mwg327 - North Muskegon (western michigan on the big lake) transplanted here from Texas (hook 'em horns) Minnesoooota Luke's Dad - Minneapolis, and also the Death Star Icandoit- Minneapolis/Otsego chill - Twin Cities Missouri Dogtown - Saint Louis Montana Campy- Missoula Chris_mcm - Butte Nebraska pdriver - Lincoln Stymied - Lincoln BigRed - Kearney - right in the middle of the state New Hampshire Professor - Concord New JerseyChris Johnson -- Bridgewater New Mexico Jeepnut28-Albuquerque New York steve50 - Homer North Carolina Stinky - near Greensboro Riverbandit - Hubert (From Jeffersonville Ohio, just down here until first retirement in a few years) DeputyDad - Statesville North Dakota (Almost Canada) Val - Bismarck Ohio Killerattorney - South Point BradSart - Columbus RC - Beverly SerenityMan - Huber Heights (Dayton) Stopped - Cincinnati Bigmoe - Cincinnati a99108- Cincinnati Conzach- Columbus Ohioman1972 - West Chester (Moved again...) reefdiver72 Aaron Lancaster OHIo DarkHound - Toledo DanW - Cincinnati/West Chester Oklahoma truok - Bixby mikeybr2 - Midwest City hathcoat472 - Durant Oregon steppinup - Beaverton. Can't believe I'm the first to wander thru here. kgmac311 - Eagle Point (Medford) JimmyVV - Portland Pennsylvania WWB - Dillsburg Moody - North Huntingdon (Irwin) iso_dipper; Philly for the last four years. Power-Lifter - Palmerton Pa "hilly billy land" Yeee Haayy Vreece - Bucks County, PA Rhode Island RI liar - Charlestown (little town east of Westerly, which is on the CT/RI border) Tennessee 20yr - Smyrna Frosty - White House (originally from Glens Falls, NY) Snowduck - Jackson,TN Wildcat - Franklin TN jacot23 - Lafayette Texas Kojak - Iowa Park rfuller - Lubbock Rainman-Tyler 3boysdad - El Paso dipsh@t - Carrollton (Dallas burb) Dallasjoe - Dallas Daboys885 - Kaufman (20 mins from Dallas) SGTHornback- Angleton (45 mins S of Houston) Texag - Columbus (Hour W of H Town) Dallas Bob - 460 miles north east of Marfa Clay - Rockwall (Burb East of Dallas) Utah Ijustwanttobefree - Layton Vermont bman-Burlington Virginia NMB - Williamsburg (where I am) GeoMan - Suffolk - Good idea WWB KKR0NIKK - Manassas (30 minutes south of DC) tm-va - Shenandoah Valley (near Winchester) Washington Truckerick - Bellingham Wisconsin Scaredan - Prescott imskratty - Madison pjacklin - Jackson (just North of Milwaukee) BadRonald - South of Superior PJG1111 - Appleton (Fox Cities) Wyoming Wyoming4life Cody half the time and Big Piney the other half. 3boysdad - Laramie, home of the University of Wyoming Cowboys. (Born and raised in El Paso, Texas) Rodeo Timer - Cheyenne Canada, Eh! CanadianDave - Ontario! FRANCE brian expat - Lyon
  13. Von Nanega-302- Too much overtime. Not spending a dime of it on chew!

  14. I was browsing around and found an older post from a fellow quitter. It is as follows, We are all One Dip Away, From A Can A Day! Get that posion out of your system! Not even one. Get that posion out, one day at a time! Don't worry about how you will do this, or how you manage that- what you do is quit and manage that quit, one day at a time. Life will not leave you behind,in fact you will really start to experience life. The SUCK is temporary! KickThatCan I think we all should keep that in mind always. New quitters, remember how you got hooked, and stay quit. We are all addicts for ever. ODA FACAD is a simple truth. Thanks to kickthatcan for putting it out there.
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