(Closed) Do you smoke?

posted 6 years ago in Wellness
  • poll: Do you smoke (cigarettes)?
    No, never have, never plan to. : (110 votes)
    58 %
    Not anymore, but I used to (however long ago). : (32 votes)
    17 %
    I smoke occasionally/socially/seasonally but do not consider myself addicted. : (12 votes)
    6 %
    Yes, I smoke cigarettes/tobacco regularly. : (19 votes)
    10 %
    I don't smoke, but I live with someone who does. : (9 votes)
    5 %
    I smoke, but I don't smoke cigarettes. : (8 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    16217 posts
    Honey Beekeeper


    Post # 4
    7174 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    I learned how to smoke when I was 18 and remember smoking a bit during college (nothing more than a few at a time).

    It was never enough that I got hooked – although, I did love that smoke ‘high’ from the first few puffs.

    I can’t remember when I stopped doing it – I think it was sometime in my mid-college years or shortly thereafter.  I probably smoked a total of 5 packs in my entire smoking life.

    It’s really hard for me to be around smoke.  We have city laws that ban smoking from inside buildings and even a new one last year that you have to be 20 ft. away from buildings.  I appreciate that so much, as a non-smoker.

    I’m not sure WHY I smoked to begin with, because I think I knew that it wasn’t ‘good’ for your body – I think it was more of a socially driven thing.  I definitely didn’t fully understand the affects of 2nd hand smoke… and the research for 3rd hand smoke is daunting as well.

    Post # 5
    955 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I quit smoking in ’07.  Laughing

    Post # 6
    2951 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    No, never.

    I hate ciggarette smoke. I cant stand the smell of it at all. I think its really unattractive as well.

    Not knocking anyone that does. to each their own! 😀

    Post # 7
    3000 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    No way! Never have and never will… I personally find it disgusting.

    Post # 8
    9824 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    I did smoke for over 5 years. Quit cold turkey when I got pregnant with my daughter.

    Post # 9
    5668 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I quit smoking in September but will allow myself the occasional cigarette when we go drinking. It keeps me from smoking regularly and makes it to where it’s not a forbidden fruit. Eventually I think I won’t even want them while drinking.

    Post # 10
    2786 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Not stalking you just saw it on the GTA thread! lol

    Post # 11
    3624 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I used to smoke when i was a teenager. Then I quit and now I loath the smell of it!

    Post # 12
    4038 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I did, up until about 2 years ago. It was a deal-breaker for Darling Husband. 

    Post # 14
    2233 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    @Juliepants: Knowing where you moved to I am going to say it’s totally a regional thing! Not to sound classist/judgemental but I think it’s a bit of a working class thing there. Stressful/physical jobs = need for a way to relax = smoking during breaks with everyone! 

    I don’t smoke, have never and don’t ever plan on. I have always had a hard time being around smoke!

    Post # 15
    2786 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    @Juliepants: Hey, NO judgements! I live in Scarborough…I am in no position to judge!

    @Ms. Martian: I agree. I notice the same thing when we visit FI’s family in St Thomas (lots of factory workers there)

    Post # 16
    7339 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I’m a social smoker – at least that’s what I’m calling myself hehe. I used to smoke heavily and totally cut back last year. Now I only smoke a couple during the day and when I go out with friends, camping and when I have a few drinks.

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