Halo Customer Spotlight: ZZ from Oakland, California

Halo Customer Spotlight: ZZ from Oakland, California

A heart attack was a wake-up call for ZZ that is was time to quit her 35-year smoking habit.

Halo: What made you start vaping?

ZZ: A heart attack, last year, at 53 years old.

Halo: How has vaping changed your life?

ZZ: COMPLETELY. I smoked for about 35 years. Smoking was so ingrained in my life, and I kept hearing how horrible it was to quit smoking, and how you never lose the urge to smoke. I just assumed it was impossible so I put it off. INDEFINITELY. Until, I had a heart attack, shaking me out of denial. So, for me, it’s literally been a lifesaver.

Halo: Do you vape nicotine containing products? If so, what level nicotine do you use?

ZZ: I started out at 18mg because I smoked one to two packs a day, depending on how the day went. But my whole goal was to get off nicotine altogether so now I’m on 6mg, trying to get the nerve to go down to 3. I don’t know if I’ll ever get off nicotine altogether, though. I like vaping too much, but not vaping at least a little nicotine kind of seems like drinking decaffeinated coffee.

Halo: How long have you been vaping?

ZZ: Well, let’s see, about 15 mins after I got out of the hospital. So, 142 weeks, 19 days, 16 hours, and 53 minutes.

Halo: What flavors do you vape?

ZZ: Tribeca, Prime 15, Torque56, Turkish Tobacco, Apple Pom Smoothie, Cobalt Crush, Backwoods Blueberry, Coastal Collider, Solar Smash, Cryptic Blast, Wild Watermelon, Devlin, Belgian Cocoa, Fuzzy Summer, Sugar Twist, Madagascar Sunrise, Pure Pomegranate, Toasted Reserve, FruitaPalooza, and finally, Golden Kiwi.

Halo: What hobbies are you involved in now that you couldn’t do when you smoked cigarettes?

ZZ: Breathing.

Halo: What’s your favorite Halo flavor? Why?

ZZ: Well, if you look at the list above, you’ll know that isn’t an easy answer so I’ll put them in categories of all day vapes:

Tobacco-Tribeca – because, unlike other RY4 types, it’s the perfect blend of vanilla and not sickly sweet caramel with the perfect smooth throat hit. I can vape all day without getting sick of it.

Fruity: Backwoods Blueberry – I’m a blueberry fanatic, and with this juice, it seriously tastes like I just popped one in my mouth. Delicious even though it’s pretty sweet I consider it an all-day vape.

Dessert: Cobalt Crush: Did I mention I LOVE blueberries? But this one tastes like blueberries with a dollop of whipped cream on top. Again, not overdone and not too sweet to make it an all-day vape.

Halo: What’s the number one thing you want people to know about vaping?

ZZ: 1) That its 95% better for you than cigarettes. 2) That if this hardcore smoker of 35 years tells you it is surprisingly easy to quit smoking when you vape, then you have a testimony from a pretty good source, and you better believe her. ????

Halo: What are your hobbies?

ZZ: Hobbies? Does vaping and obsessing about which mod and tank I’m buying next count?

Halo: What is something unique about you?

ZZ: Klutziness. I really do take it to a whole new level. Just ask anyone who has known me longer than 15 minutes.

Halo: What’s your favorite quote?

ZZ: “We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.” – Immanuel Kant

Halo: Who’s your hero?

ZZ: My Mom. RIP.

Halo: Who’d play you in a movie of your life?

ZZ: Ok, weird choice, but I’m going to say Robert Downey Jr. Even though I’m a chick and he’s a guy, he was addicted to booze and drugs and recovered from both – not just stayed sober – and so have I. In recovery since July 20, 2010.

Halo: Cats or dogs?

ZZ: Apples n’ oranges. There are pros and cons for both. I love animals of all types. Well, except maybe spiders, June bugs, and cockroaches. Currently I own two cats – a male Maine Coon I named John Coltrane and the other is a female I named Ella Fitzgerald.

Halo: Beach or mountains?

ZZ: Beach, under an umbrella, with my feet in the water, sipping a virgin Piña Colada, and vaping Tropical Paradox to match it.

Halo: Pancakes or waffles?

ZZ: Well, pancakes. DUH!

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