to feel positively evangelical about electronic cigarettes?(984 Posts)
I was reading the AIBU thread about the husband vaping in the house with a newborn. I was struck by the passionate testimonials from former smokers, saying they couldn't have done it without e-cigs. I had tried a puff one of those things that look like a cigarette and was underwhelmed. But I didn't know about the more advanced set ups where you can fill them up with your flavour of choice. Anyway, I was intrigued. I smoked a pack a day for 25 years, and never quit more than a few months at a time, no matter which methods I tried.
nb84 encouraged me to give it a try and told me what to buy to get started.
I ordered a starter kit that night. It arrived the next day and I fell in love. I have three of them, now (one always charging, one near to hand, and one in my purse ready to go) and eight different flavours of the juice.
I don't want to smoke cigarettes any more. I like this better. It tastes really good. It feels good. And it doesn't stink. My hands, clothing, and breath don't reek anymore. I don't have to keep going outside. I don't have to feel like a smelly pariah. My husband can't smell it even when I'm sitting right next to him.
And I don't have to try and not think about the fact that my mother died of cancer after spending her last decade debilitated by emphysema.
And instead of paying £8 a day for fags, I can buy a week's worth of juice for £10. The hardware was less than £20 to get started and will require only £10 a month going forward. Of course, I can spend more. Many people geek out on it as a hobby because the gadgets are fun and constantly improving.
I'm not worried about putting on weight like people usually do when giving up the cancer sticks. In fact, I snack less. I no longer crave sweets. I would normally nibble all day, especially Haribo sweets. I don't want them anymore because I am tasting a bunch of sweet flavours all day long.
I'm so happy that I want to tell everyone - every smoker and everyone who loves a smoker - about it.
Go for the AIBU, Plenty - GO!
I clean mine with meths - and I am not a bag lady!!
DH used to smoke a pipe & gave up about 5 years ago. He is horriblly interested in all things vaping & suggested pipe cleaners & meths to me. You have to leave it to dry for 6 hours or so after cleaning & there is no taste at all.
Drink the vodka - use meths it's the same sort of alcohol & works.
I've had a drink & am going to go & start the next thread!!
You are all welcome to beat me up about it tomorrow!! [grin}
Here is the link to Part II.
I need help!
I want to get started, but I have no clue. All this talk about mixing liquids and battery stuff...I feel very confused.
I saw this on ParadiseVape www.paradisevapeuk.co.uk/product-p/xmas-ego.htm?1=1&CartID=1
And it looks very cheap, am I going to be disappointed? Can I use any liquids with these? What is the difference between PG/VG? When I select a liquid, it asks what mix I want
I've recently started using e-cigarettes and the guys at http://vape-life.co.uk we're really helpful and well priced. They only sell UK based liquids from Decadent Vapours and I've been smoke free for 2 weeks now. I contacted them through twitter http://twitter.com/vapelife_ oriinally and they recommended the eVod and an eLiquid which has been amazing.
I've recently started using e-cigarettes and the guys at vape-life.co.uk we're really helpful and well priced. They only sell UK based liquids from Decadent Vapours and I've been smoke free for 2 weeks now. I contacted them through twitter twitter.com/vapelife_ oriinally and they recommended the eVod and an eLiquid which has been amazing.
Sorry I forgot to convert links so apologies for repeat posting
Well done yummy
Come and join us on the new thread
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I have found it loads cheaper using a ecig, i bought mine of ebay its been great they also have a website and i get 4 bottles of e-liquid for £9.99 and the ego is only £7.45. 4 bottles does me a month so loads cheaper. www.ecigcrazy.co.uk
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