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September 2020 Ex-Smokers    Quit Buddies Unite

Started Aug-31 by Terry (abquitsmking); 12611 views.
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JoelJose

From: JoelJose

Oct-28

Oh yes. Its sad. But now you can be happy. You can all the costumes of your desire and not to smoke. Isnt that great?

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Oct-28

Oh, Hi! 
Of course I will share the bat! I have to get a picture though, so maybe tomorrow after work, but will be dark. He does light up! I will see after dark when I get home and take a picture on my walk. If it is ok I will put it tomorrow night here. I like Green Hornet! And Hawk Girl! 

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Oct-28

I have to go to bed as I work tomorrow. You work now, right? Have a good and easy night. Yes...but no dressing up this year. cry No partys. Boo hoo!! 
Did you get Kombucha yet???

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Oct-28

Joel! Look!! snowmansnowmansnowman Snowmen! You better look out! grin

JoelJose

From: JoelJose

Oct-28

The bat glowing in the dark will be a nice click for sure!i am so thrilled to see that pic. Yes i am at work today. I am planning to get Komboucha this day after my sleep. Lets celebrate the Haloween with Komboucha!oh that snowmen is cute. I had a  snowmen back in home which had a  small solar panel in front, so when exposed to sunlight, or kept on the window, it would shake his hands and head. Let me try to put my snowman smiley here. I dont know whether it will be a question mark. Past experience shows it is. But i will give a  try...????????????????????????????

JoelJose

From: JoelJose

Oct-28

See.. You have more previleges than me in the forum. I cant paste an uncommon smiley

JoelJose

From: JoelJose

Oct-28

Good night Lorie. I hope you have a peaceful and sound sleep.

JoelJose

From: JoelJose

Oct-28

I am sorry i didnt see your question whether i am in Quebec city or Montreal. I am in Montreal. But i have visited Quebec city too. The beautiful city i ever saw. The old port of Quebec city is just Heaven.

JoelJose

From: JoelJose

Oct-28

Hi Lorie, i just tried the Komboucha with Mango and Papaya. Sincerely, i didnt like it. There was no taste of Mango or papaya. However it seem to be a healthy drink and a rich source of vitamin C. Hardly, i could enjoy this drink.How did you fall in love with Komboucha.

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Oct-29

Oh, hahaha! Don’t worry Joel! This doesn’t hurt my feelings at all. It isn’t for everyone. The drink base is tea, either straight black or black and green mixed. It is fermented which gives it a bit of sour taste. The SCOBY which is a culture of bacteria and yeast do the fermenting of the sweet tea, and leave very little sugar as that is what the SCOBY uses as “fuel” . The fruit is added on a second ferment, and this makes bubbles when the yeast eat the sugar in the fruit and die, and give off carbon dioxide. Similar to champagne but with not as much alcohol. All KOMBUCHA has a little alcohol, usually less than 1%. It is a process basically to ferment the tea and it leaves a lot of probiotics in it. So yes, it is good for you. Different brands taste very different for sure! Mine is also different from what is bought in the store. My daughter has been drinking it for a couple of years, and when I quit smoking I tried it. Just so happened that the first one I tried I really liked! Then I got interested to make my own. Trust me, there are many I have bought that I don’t care for!stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes There have been some I’ve made I don’t care for. Now, I am switching over to just making the JUN, which is only green tea and raw honey. I do some flavor with fruit, but it is so good plain! This one is hard to find in a store as it is more expensive to make because raw honey costs more than sugar. Kombucha has been around they think a couple thousand years! Maybe started in Tibet, but not sure if anyone knows for certain, maybe China. 
Im glad you tried it though! You are brave!! What brand did you try?? I’m very curious about that!

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