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Sounds like the plugs are not firing hot enough on initial start-up. Try a quick spark plug change, and clean throttle body. The gas being injected, isn't being burned fast enough by the plugs, which causes the car to have a hard start-up. You may try a higher octane gas or Lucas injector cleaner with your usual octane rating. Lucas comes in a very small bottle, and works very well in my opinion.
Have you changed your fuel filter lately? It may need it. If you turn ignition on & wait a min.the fuel will pass the filter & then the car will start but it will stall the moment the demand for fuel surpasses delivery rate due to a blocking filter. Good luck!
May be your engine needs overhauling with new rings etc. It is a 16 year old car after all. Does it leave black soot if you accelerate when loaded? Or put a finger in the silencer (when it is cold) and see of it turns out black with oily soot.