My God. Remind me to NEVER take up smoking. Keep writing, Ben, you're providing a valuable public service to all those curious kids out there.
Remember, kids: Smoking is BAD. Drinking is GOOD!
I went cold turkey from a three pack/day/28 year habit. I found taking welbutrin for two weeks prior to quitting very helpful. I did gain weight, still crave but not too much, and have insomnia-this really stinks.