Answerman has quit tobacco

a sign that says finished

Answerman’s HOF 100 days quit, a lifetime to go. You know, the second part is the important one: the 100 days is just a number, or a beginning. The lifetime is the future, and that’s the important thing. This has been the second (and last) long quit of my almost 40 years of dipping. The … Read more

My Trip to the Oral Surgeon

Burning 56 cans of smokeless tobacco

The mandibular tori in my mouth had been bothering me for some time.  For those unfamiliar, mandibular tori are bony growths on the floor of the mouth, under the tongue.  They grow from each side in the mouth, and mine had gotten so bad that I could barely put my finger behind my bottom front … Read more

I Quit Smokeless Tobacco Five Years Ago

  I can’t believe it has been five years honestly. I can easily remember the pain of the first two weeks after quitting. I was a complete zombie mess. I just made it through work each day and afterward just zoned out until bedtime. I had some really bad fog brain, which I have also … Read more