Smoking survey.

Posted on: Sun, 01/05/2003 - 3:58pm
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Who among us smokes?

Posted on: Sun, 01/05/2003 - 10:46pm
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C'mon, humor me. Are you all that suspicious i'd turn this thing around on you????? hehe.

Posted on: Sun, 01/05/2003 - 10:59pm
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I smoked for many years and am happy to say that I quit over a year ago and never looked back.
Take care,
Katiee

Posted on: Sun, 01/05/2003 - 11:07pm
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Why do you ask?

Posted on: Sun, 01/05/2003 - 11:15pm
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Well, I smoked 20 a day for about 7 years - until today! You pick a great day to ask!! Have my trusty NiQuintin CQ patch on me, and for the past 6 hours, so far so good!

Posted on: Sun, 01/05/2003 - 11:47pm
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Never have..
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Posted on: Sun, 01/05/2003 - 11:53pm
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Nope, not me. I have had asthma all my life, so smoking was never an option.

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 12:53am
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Momma Bear, now this *should* have been placed in Off Topic, unless you are trying to co-relate smoking with PA (I think you know why I'm telling you where you thread *should* have been placed [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img] )
At any rate, you've already got Lisa M. totally freaked out by even asking the question so perhaps you don't need any answers.....
Everyone here already knows. I smoke. Yes, I have the disgusting filthy habit that no one wants to admit that they have. I actually haven't had a cigarette in 24 hours but that seems to be the way of the world these days with the disgusting things priced like gold.
I have smoked for 25 years now (started at 18) and I did quit for a six year period between 1988 and 1994. I re-started again after a really tramatic 1994.
Since both children are asthmatic, I do smoke outside though, something which no one believes.
Was it on my resolution list this year to quit? No.
Best wishes! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
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Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 1:14am
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Cindy, you may be on to something! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img] I was thinking the same thing about this maybe being correlated with peanut allergy and smoking, which was why it was not placed in the OT section.
Okay, mommabear, I'll bite... [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img] I was a 2 pack a day smoker (menthol no less) and quit cold turkey 14 years ago which was prior to getting pregnant with my 1st child who is NOT peanut allergic and 3 1/2 years later, I had my son who has PA.
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Stay Safe!
Connie

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 1:23am
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Non smoker at the moment (was contemplating starting this weekend, after reading some posts, but my my ears started smoking instead [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img] )
For me it's been around 6 or 7 years since I quit.

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 1:34am
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I smoked from age 16 until about 21, I'm now 38.

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 2:08am
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Just dropping in on my thread. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img] I'll give it a little longer to "pan out". My oh My. Do I raise that much suspicion?
Cindy,
Hugs to you for smoking outside. More than anyone, I would believe it from you. Not that I advocate smoking, but I, as a human being myself, understand we all have baggage and there is none perfect, eh? Everyone comes with baggage. It's not the baggage that matters, but how we carry it. Or how we help others to carry it. And...................OH YES, I AM DEFINITELY GOING SOMEWHERE WITH THIS. PEANUT RELATED, BUT NOT LIMITED TO. OH, THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS. hehe. Unfortunately, I am sleep deprived at the moment and need to take down my Christmas tree [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] And it is MY tree. Down to the last ornament. MINE, I TELL YOU, ALLLLLLLLLL MINE. I am the only one capable of doing it correctly. (off on a tangent here,------------I wrap the ornaments in tissue paper so we can "open" them the following Christmas and remember those who gave them to us fondly. Or remember what we were doing when we bought them. It's my favorite part.) As able and innovative as my hubby is, I wouldn't DREAM of letting him do it. LOL. (Did I forget to mention "nimble"????)
To those who have quit: BRAVO!!!! As an CCU nurse, I can only tell you that you just laid 1,000,000 watts of light on your future! I won't go into it here, but you would never believe the unthinkable things it does to your body, and those around you. Lungs are the tip of the iceberg.
To those who never touched cigarettes, pipes, cigars, chaw, or tobacco in any form: You are better than me. I probably smoked less than a carton in my day. (Thank my controlling nature for avoiding getting hooked) Congratulations in the biggest way! You are the better for it.
Enough said for now, I let this thread "mature" abit.
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Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 2:18am
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Never smoked a day in my life... Never been around smokers either. Except for my uncle who smoked Gitanes (French cigs. totally unfiltered, the worst kind). When I was 6 years old, he let me "take a puff" on his Gitane. I coughed for 48 hours, and have never tried it since then.
Hubby smoked just a little when we met, and he quit right away. He only smoked in his car, while sitting in traffic. No one from my side of the family smokes.

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 2:26am
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I don't smoke. My mom did all my life, until she died in 1994 - from oral cancer. It was a horrific thing to witness.
To those of you contemplating quitting, please do... if not for yourself, for those around you who love you.

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 2:44am
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I smoked from 1983-1993. I quit when I became pregnant with my 8 y/o (no food allergies). I didn't start up again. My 6 y/o is the one with multiple food allergies.
Andrea

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 2:54am
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I never have. I grew up in a family where my father smoked all day and all night. I hated it. I couldn't wait to grow up and have my own house with my own rules...Now I am married with two children and no one is allowed to smoke in my house, including my father.
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Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 3:02am
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I smoked for many years and quit about 16 years ago. Haven't had one since.
Amy

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 3:26am
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It was just a question.

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 6:22am
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Never have even tried. Both parents smoked when I was young. DH did (outside, too) when we first met - and for about 2 years after that. At the price of them now - I'm sure glad he doesn't anymore!
mae

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 6:28am
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Never, and neither of my parents did either.

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 7:22am
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Quote:Originally posted by Syd's Mom:
[b]Non smoker at the moment (was contemplating starting this weekend, after reading some posts, but my my ears started smoking instead [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img] )
[/b]
LOL! Now I've gotta go read what all the fuss was about on this board over the weekend . . .
EB
PS -- Answering question, light smoker until age 30 -- gave myself the 30th birthday present of QUITTING. That was more than a decade ago. So far, so good. PA child born 8 years after I quit smoking. Just wish now I had quit PBJ's too. . . but that's for another thread. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img]

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 8:27am
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Oh this is a funny thread [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img]
Why, I have no idea but probably my worped sense of humour.
I started with rolling my Dad's Viceroy(sp?)cigs in toilet paper to sneak them out of the bathroom where he always left them. In grade 7, and smoking(not inhaling...honest)under portables at schools after hours [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img]
Well, never did inhale but never started smoking till later in high school. I remember though grade 9 science, I volunteered to smoke a cigarette and blow it through a mesh cloth. Oh, the nicotine that remained and discoloured the cloth was enough(but not enough obviously)to make us all gag.
Oh, and everyone had a great laugh at me coughing up blood after...ok not blood but coughing my brains out.
I'm just turned 39 and everyone smoked when I was 16, or older. I have a older brother and sister and hung around a lot of their friends and they all smoked. I would go to my brother's hockey games every Fri, and Saturday and everyone went out after and smoked.
I quit the day of starting my in-vitro medicine treatments and stopped for 2 years after twins were born. Started again but never smoked inside, never smoked in front of kids, and quit again (hopefully forever)2 years ago this Feb 2 COLD TURKEY...GOBBLE GOBBLE.
Everyone has the will power to do what they want to. I did this not for me but the agony of watching that little boy on the commercial talk about his Dad not being there anymore because he died because he smoked. I did it for the fact I know my twins will never find another Mom like me who loves them more than anyone could ever love another human being.
I did it for my dh who had a Dad who smoked and smoked till the lung cancer made him so delirious that he couldn't pick up another cigarette.
I still consider myself a smoker though, I loved smoking, and heck I didn't quit for me I quit for those I love and isn't that for the right reason?
I have to say though, I let myself gain 25 pounds after quitting, and then after lost it after by working out every day 6 days a week(something I would have never done if I still smoked).
It's never to late to quit. I remember the Doctor telling my FIL that they could have operated if he was willing to work with them and quit smoking. They never took him seriously because he refused.
I have no friends that smoke. All of them have quit. Whenever I see someone that smokes, I think they look odd, and so do I when edging up to get a whiff and walk away with a smile of bliss on my face....I just love that smell once in a while [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]
P.S. my Dad who started smoking at age (what probably 11)quit when he was 50 and had to have quadruple by-pass. He is now 67 and golfing during the summer and playing pool in the winter and tells me he hopes he never comes back from vacation again and finds a ashtray outside on my front porch.
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Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 8:43am
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So glad that I never started because I probably wouldn't be able to give it up! Both of my parents were smokers...I always hated it and would hide my mother's cigarettes. My Mom has probably smoked for close to 50 years! Her father smoked unfiltered cigarettes for his whole life. He died at 87 but never so much as had a smoker's cough.
This is really gross. When we were kids we would play a game called, "Ash Lady". One of us would dip a finger in an ash tray and then chase the others. When you tagged them, they would become the ash lady or ash man. Eewwwwwww!

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 8:54am
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PattyR - TOO funny!!! I used to cut the ends off of my mom's cigarettes when she wasn't looking. Never did it to dad , for some reason. Would she ever get mad! I used to hide her packs and lighters, too!
mae [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 10:21am
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I smoked for 9 years from age 15 til my 24th birthday. I quit as a birthday present to myself cold turkey. It's been almost 14 years and the best thing I ever did. BTW, I am the WORST reformed smoker. I hate the smell of smoke.
Karen
PS I quit 8 years before my pa son was born.

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 10:29am
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Nope, I have not smoked either
- Sarah

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 12:09pm
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I have never smoked.
My grandfather died of lung cancer (after smoking 30+ years) when I was 3 years old so I never knew him.
I hope those of you who do smoke will be able to quit in 2003 to ensure that you will be around in the future so your grandchildren will have the opportunity to know you one day.

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 12:17pm
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Well, Momma Bear, I'm actually quite embarrassed to be the only one that is still smoking that has responded in your thread (and probably the only person still smoking on the board since you got a great response [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] ). Embarrassed, but that's about it. I know I shouldn't do it and why I shouldn't.
I think I'm a very considerate smoker and don't smoke around non-smokers. And, this is good for a laugh, I think. I was always told that *ladies* didn't smoke on the street (this would have been something my Mother's age was taught and she's also a smoker). So, guess who doesn't smoke on the street ever?
No, I wait until I can hide 'round back of the house.
So, am I really the only one? [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]
Katiee, congrats, I remember when you had posted about wanting to quit. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
Best wishes! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
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Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 2:28pm
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Mommabear: I initially came into this thread to answer your question...I don't want to turn this thread "confrontational", so please know that I am trying to be as tactful as possible. I am willing to take any flames I may get for this.
I understand that emotions are running high and patience is running low. (I am just catching up today), however I can't let this go:
Maybe I am wrong, but I didn't know that anyone "owned" the threads on this board. I thought this was a discussion board. Once a question is posed, the thread is out there for anyone. If you don't like what a poster has to say, answer them or ignore them, but please rethink telling them to get out of "your" thread. If I was new to this board and read this thread (it is on the Main Discussion board, no less, so it is pretty visable), I would assume that this was a "cliquey (sp?) group and would never want to post here.
I know that is not true, and that you have helped many on this board. You also have a sharp wit...but please rethink that statement, it will probably scare off the wrong people.
Take care,
Kelly
P.S. I used to smoke a pack a day in college. (I now have a talent called "chipping". I can smoke a bunch of cigarettes out with the girls tomorrow and not have the urge to smoke again for years.)

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Kelly,
Your words are tactfull and well thought out. Glad you are on the board. I have a tendency to ramble and get "off topic". Several times when I posted before, folk had pointed out I was either in the wrong thread, posting in the wrong topic, or not answering the questioned posed. It was indicated in a few threads that if I was not going to stay on topic or respond to the question I was hindering the answer and was requested not to post in topics I was not going contribute effectively to. It seemed to me that some people did "own threads". No hard feelings, though. (Just an FYI) Nevertheless, despite this I still tend to ramble. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 3:19pm
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Lol MommaBear [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
I have never smoked. Never plan to, either.
Hubby on the other hand, has smoked for YEARS. Started when he was about 13, I think...and now he's getting close to 52.
However he has gone from a pack and a half a day to two, all because of what happened to us last year. In our area a weird tropical fungus was growing in the trees, and infecting people's lungs. DH had a chest cold on a Friday, and by the Monday he couldn't even walk. His chest was so full of the fungus and infection that he couldn't breathe. I took him to the hospital in full repiratory distress. He ended up in the ICU for a week and came very close to dying. At first the doctors attributed it to his smoking...so guess what I did? I went home and broke every single cigarette in an ENTIRE carton (worth about $75 here in Canada) and flushed them. It was good therapy. This of course was AFTER I walked into the hospital to where I had left him the night before, and his bed was gone. He'd been moved to ICU. I watched my rock, the man I love, lay there hooked up to every machine they had.
I can't stress enough what it does to a person to walk into the room where your soul mate WAS, and see that bed empty. I honestly thought I was going to lose him.
After that I vowed to never buy him cigarettes again, and I told him how affected I was by that experience. He now smokes only 2 cigarette a day max, and in private...NEVER around me or our son. He is vowing to quit those too. The interesting thing is that it wasn't even the smoking that made him sick, it was the fungus. I'm not a militant non-smoker, but I tell ya-you can't go through something like that and NOT be affected.

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 4:15pm
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Quote:Originally posted by Cindy Spowart Cook:
[b]Well, Momma Bear, I'm actually quite embarrassed to be the only one that is still smoking that has responded in your thread (and probably the only person still smoking on the board since you got a great response [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] ). Embarrassed, but that's about it. I know I shouldn't do it and why I shouldn't.
So, am I really the only one? [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img] [/b]
[After spending 1 1/2 hours reading the now-infamous thread in Intro section, I'm only going to hop in & post here, where it's much calmer.]
Cindy S-C,(Oh-brave-soul-to-admit-still-smoking) --
You are working so hard to see that your children live long, safe, healthy lives -- you simply amaze me at the amount of time you spend on them and on PA issues.
You're just one precious gem, you are. I don't think I need to tell you that you just have to get *yourself* to recognize your own worth & then treat yourself accordingly.
BTW, I am just so glad you've stayed on this board.
EB

Posted on: Mon, 01/06/2003 - 8:14pm
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NO i have never smoked,but here is a good note to announce. My husband has been about 3 weeks without. Yesterday he was miserable,but would not admit it. I told the kids just why not to smoke.
My dad smoked from the time he was 14 and now has emphasema. He is so sorry he ever smoked. He has only got to have oxygen at night as of now. Hopefully he will not get any worse. I was in such denial when i found out he had it that I would not listen to anyone.
I don't judge anyone by weather they smoke or not but if they can quit I give them credit for that. Good luck to anyone out there that can quit. claire

Posted on: Tue, 01/07/2003 - 12:01am
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I have never smoked.
Cirgarette smoke does, however, bother my allergies which (over the years) have developed into more of an asthmatic reaction than a nasal one.
If you do smoke, please keep it way from your PA. If your trying to quit - best of luck!

Posted on: Tue, 01/07/2003 - 12:13am
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jeannine, welcome! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] (I'm sure that I just spelled your UserName wrong, so please forgive me, welcome regardless [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] ).
ajas_folks, thank-you for your really super post. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] Don't worry about me, my New Year's resolution this year (I never make them) was to help *me* this year, but unfortunately not in something as what I consider as simple (then why haven't I done it?) as quitting smoking. I think I'm actually suffering a mid-life crisis (want to post that in Off Topic if this board ever settles down so that you can navigate anywhere else other than contentious threads just to see what's happening now) and I do have a few different things I have in mind for *me* (and the little extensions of me - my children) this year. Here's hoping to them....
But quitting smoking is not the top priority.
I loved your post though, thank-you.
Momma Bear, I find it interesting that someone has popped into the thread twice and has yet still not answered your question. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/wink.gif[/img]
Best wishes! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
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I have never smoked, but grew up in a house with smoker-parents. I always hated it -- I remember the first time a boy hugged me, he asked me, "Do you SMOKE?!?" I just smelled like a smoker, I guess, and I hated that. I vowed to always smell good after that!! LOL! (Seriously, I have an "issue"!!!! But that's a thread for another day!)
Cindy -- I love that you are a lady about it! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]
And to wrap this up, I don't NEED to smoke. God knows I have enough OTHER vices ... as I am sure we all do.
~Tracey~

Posted on: Tue, 01/07/2003 - 5:28am
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I am waiting breathlessly for Mommabear's resolution to this question, but thought I would add this: my father smoked when I was young, but quit before any of my siblings were born. I am the only one with asthma or allergies.

Posted on: Tue, 01/07/2003 - 7:17am
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I don't smoke. In my disco days used to share a pack with 3 or 4 friends on Friday night because they made us dizzy and it was cheaper than drinking. (LOTS of year ago) Trying to be cool, as if wearing a white bra under black lights wasn't cool enough?
My DH has smoked for over 20 years, but quit just over a year ago. Now he's addicted to Nicorettes. He was a polite smoker too, never in the house, never in the car (when we were with him), NEVER in the baby's face.

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Now the moment you've all been waiting for:
Question two. LOL.
What similarities, if any, do you see between tobacco smoke and peanut protein? (or any other food substance that causes anaphylactic allergies)?
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Quote:Originally posted by MommaBear:
[b] What similarities, if any, do you see between tobacco smoke and peanut protein? (or any other food substance that causes anaphylactic allergies)?
[img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img][/b]
For the smoker or the anaphylactic, they both know these things are harmful and can potentially kill them?

Posted on: Tue, 01/07/2003 - 9:37am
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Syd's Mom:
One brave soul. Thank you!
I'll give a freebie to get it going: They also are things people enjoy.
Anyone else?

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They directly affect family members of the anaphylactic and family members of the smoker?
You don't have to be anaphylactic or a smoker to be affected.
(OK, I know I had my turn, I'll let someone else go, I was just trying to be a brown noser [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img] )
[This message has been edited by Syd's Mom (edited January 07, 2003).]

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Yup.
both are also hard to contain (ie: cigarette smoke and "aerosolized peanuts" and can be airborn. (OK, OK, I know, the "inhalation allergy (for peanuts) is still debated by some and much research focuses on this, but work with me!! hehe.)**
**disclaimer: I am not an expert on PA, and am only working off of information I have read casually on this site and in other documents [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

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Brown nosing works................
I was a great brown noser in highschool. Had a geometry teacher who used to go off on tangents...............(did I say that)??
Tangents = Stories with a moral that were derived in some twisted way from geometrical principals. (Shudder). The class was last period and I could usually get us to 2:55 pm without much geometry. Hey, wait!! Did I just ramble???

Posted on: Tue, 01/07/2003 - 10:17am
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OK - here is my guess. How about both having harmful 'second hand' effects?
If I am smoking, the smoke is harmful to the non-smoker next to me. Just as if I eat a peanut butter sandwich, any leftover peanut residue is harmful to the PA person nearby.
- Sarah

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oops...posting at the same time. Didn't see the answer is already up
good job Syd's Mom!!
- Sarah

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Jenna's Mommy - I hadn't connected the "second hand" connection between smoke and peanut residue -well done! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

Posted on: Tue, 01/07/2003 - 11:38am
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Some people will defend their right to smoke or eat peanuts/peanut products regardless of whom it affects.
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Posted on: Tue, 01/07/2003 - 11:45am
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I went to a class last year given by a pediatric allergist. She said the even the residue from cigarette smoke that is left in a car or on clothes can be a trigger for an asthmatic that comes in contact with it. I had never heard that before. I thought it was just inhaling the actual smoke. FWIW

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Momma Bear,
Hopefully, you can follow this answer; haven't taken a lot of time to think it out...I am working it out as I type...
For years smoking was seen as harmless and more and more people, over years and years, starting suffering ill effects. It was only after years of research and protest that tobacco companies admitted "Okay, maybe it could hurt you a little." Peanuts are sort of the same way...seen as perfectly harmless by most (especially those who don't suffer from the allergy) and promoted by the peanut companies as a "harmless" snack. But as years pass, more and more children are found to be allergic. The warnings for both smoking and peanut consumption to pregnant moms-to-be are ignored and seen as over-zealous. And, those of us advocating peanut-free classrooms are as despised as those asking for smoke-free restaurants and public buildings.
Sort of a ramble...Hope it makes sense.
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Little Man's Momma
a*k*a Kendra
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Have no idea what just happened here...
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