" I Don't Want To Die " - The Bottom Line ?

Joanne Gold
Joined: 18 Dec 2008, 23:58

12 Jan 2004, 14:52 #21

We don't have to wait for the right moment, or for great strength.....we just have to take baby steps and begin the journey - The power of knowledge builds on our logical mindset which enables us to outsmart our addiction! The "one day at a time" concept, the understanding of my addiction, along with support, were my keys to breaking free.
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wackylaurie
Joined: 19 Dec 2008, 00:33

28 Jan 2004, 04:36 #22

Thanks Joanne,
This is a great thread! I read here every day and every day I find something new to read. Or one of the managers or oldtimers will send me exactly what I need to read. This is exactly what I was trying to say earlier today. I dont even know where I wrote it. It was to an old thread I think. Yes, I want to really Live! This is a wonderful site. I wish I could have felt like this years ago. Oh well at least I am an ex-smoker today! I feel fabulous! Even when I am having a not so good day, I am having a great day because I dont smoke.
ImageLaurie
I have chosen not to smoke for 3 Weeks 5 Days 9 Hours 37 Minutes 28 Seconds. Cigarettes not smoked: 844. Money saved: $105.60.
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Joanne Gold
Joined: 18 Dec 2008, 23:58

08 Apr 2004, 23:41 #23

ImageThe power of knowledge builds on our logical mindset which enables us to outsmart our addiction! Image
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JerrysFree
Joined: 09 Jan 2009, 00:25

09 Apr 2004, 02:37 #24

That really hits it on the head for me, thanks. Image
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smurfetteirl
Joined: 19 Dec 2008, 00:33

12 Jul 2004, 19:05 #25

ImageImageImagei just love this.....it is the meaning of quitting to me.
lynda.... 5months 23days
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Joel
Joined: 18 Dec 2008, 23:57

17 Nov 2004, 20:52 #26

Image For the man quoted in the newspaper article in the 4th post of the string A welcome to all Great American SmokeOut visitors.
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Sal GOLD.ffn
Joined: 16 Jan 2003, 08:00

27 May 2006, 07:34 #27

From above:

You should be quitting because you want to live.

Not only do you want to live, but you want to be healthy so that you can really live, not just exist as the world really lives around you but you are too weak or impaired to participate in it.

You should realize that you want to live free, not under the control of a product that is hurting you.
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Sal GOLD.ffn
Joined: 16 Jan 2003, 08:00

12 Jul 2006, 09:04 #28

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JoeJFree Gold
Joined: 18 Dec 2008, 23:57

08 Dec 2006, 22:43 #29

quoting from Joanne's original post:

"I am grateful for the understanding, and happy to testify, quitting truly is not difficult....our addiction is difficult. We don't have to wait for the right moment, or for great strength.....we just have to take baby steps and begin the journey - The power of knowledge builds on our logical mindset which enables us to outsmart our addiction! The "one day at a time" concept, the understanding of my addiction, along with support, were my keys to breaking free. "
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RobinS614
Joined: 17 Jun 2006, 07:00

03 Jan 2008, 18:30 #30

Let your core and primary quit motivation be the ongoing, continuous physical and mental improvements in your own life..........this way, your motivation will not waver or get diluted over time.
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