by JohnPolito
29 Aug 2017, 12:20
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Getting there 1 day at a time.
Replies: 139
Views: 9.1K

<r>I'm sure you agree, Jezza, understandably, misery loves company.  But after 18 years here on the free side of dependency's bars, I assure you, it won't be me.<br/> <br/> <br/> Joel's <URL url="http://ffn.yuku.com/topic/11342"><s>[url=http://ffn.yuku.com/topic/11342]</s>Offers for cigarettes<e>[/u...
by JohnPolito
24 Aug 2017, 14:56
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: So Free!
Replies: 15
Views: 434

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/g90.jpg"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/g90.jpg<e>[/img]</e></IMG><e>[/center]</e></CENTER><CENTER><s>[center]</s> <e>[/center]</e></CENTER> <CENTER><s>[center]</s>Seven years of freedo...
by JohnPolito
05 Jan 2017, 11:17
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Are you starting to question your New Year's resolution?
Replies: 4
Views: 630

Best Way to Stop Smoking in 2017

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><B><s>[b]</s><COLOR color="#0000FF"><s>[color=#0000FF]</s><I><s>[i]</s><SIZE size="140"><s>[size=140]</s><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/pr/Images/New_Years_2017_TN.jpg"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/pr/Images/New_Years_2017_TN.jpg<e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> <br/> <URL url="http...
by JohnPolito
27 Dec 2016, 11:32
Forum: Dependency
Topic: The Law of Addiction
Replies: 28
Views: 197.6K

Yes you can!

<r><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/images/FieldOfDreams.jpg"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/images/FieldOfDreams.jpg<e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> <br/> <URL url="http://whyquit.com/images/FieldOfDreams.jpg"><s>[url=http://whyquit.com/images/FieldOfDreams.jpg]</s>http://whyquit.com/images/FieldOfDreams.jpg<e...
by JohnPolito
14 Dec 2016, 11:57
Forum: Dependency's Costs
Topic: Tobacco and Mental Health
Replies: 1
Views: 680

<r>Looking at the below study abstract, what does it say when 82% of mental health patients say that they want to quit or reduce smoking while 91% of psychiatrists believe that patients don't want to quit?  To my thinking, and just as strange, is that most of the authors of the below study are NRT o...
by JohnPolito
30 Oct 2016, 10:22
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Colin's quit
Replies: 36
Views: 1.8K

<r>As you well know, Colin, recovery is about taking back all of life, both good and bad.  Well done with yesterday!  Although I could be wrong, I suspect that future Sunday's will soon find a bit more bounce in each step with chin held higher <E>:)</E>   And 13 days of the super intense healing, wo...
by JohnPolito
21 Oct 2016, 10:17
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post
Replies: 482
Views: 28.5K

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><IMG height="194" src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/g90a.jpg" width="164"><s>[img width="164" height="194"]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/g90a.jpg<e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> Great to see you with 8 years of freedom under your belt, Doc...
by JohnPolito
21 Oct 2016, 10:11
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: JMH Quit Journal
Replies: 27
Views: 1.4K

<r>I too, JMH, was deeply convinced that smoking was my stress reliever.  How could I not as I'd felt almost instant stress reduction hundreds or even thousands of times previously.  Or had I?  One of Joel's best gifts to me was his shattering of this belief and it didn't happen until nearly nine mo...
by JohnPolito
20 Oct 2016, 12:19
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: JMH Quit Journal
Replies: 27
Views: 1.4K

<r>Congratulations, JMH, on your commitment to taking back your mind, priorities, body, thinking, time, coins, health and life!  I'm curious, when your thinking turns to "romanticizing smoking" what messages are bantering about inside your mind?  We'd love to help you move beyond them.   Regardless,...
by JohnPolito
19 Oct 2016, 09:14
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Karen's Journal
Replies: 81
Views: 3.9K

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><IMG height="188" src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/g88.jpg" width="168"><s>[img width="168" height="188"]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/g88.jpg<e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> <br/> Congratulations Karen on half a decade of freedom and ris...
by JohnPolito
19 Oct 2016, 09:02
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Aaron - Quit Journal
Replies: 37
Views: 2.3K

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><IMG src="http://images.yuku.com/image/gif/5e8365e349b850c0c38efb0f0e7235f2052657aa.gif"><s>[img]</s>http://images.yuku.com/image/gif/5e8365e349b850c0c38efb0f0e7235f2052657aa.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG> <e>[/center]</e></CENTER> Yes, as R4ZOR mentions, the tease of those thousan...
by JohnPolito
17 Oct 2016, 10:33
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: FindingMe's journey to a better life....
Replies: 10
Views: 413

<t>It's easy to see, Ann, that you've been doing some reading.  But my greatest concern is exactly what Joel keyed in on, that nearly all of your posting focus seems to be on failing health, which often supports fear motivation, when embarking on the most intense and liberating period of healing you...
by JohnPolito
16 May 2016, 06:27
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: A Message from a Non-posting Member
Replies: 109
Views: 12.7K

<r>From:  Cole <br/> To:  <EMAIL email="john@whyquit.com">john@whyquit.com</EMAIL><br/> Date:  May 15, 2016<br/> <br/> Hey, I just wanted to ask someone at <URL url="http://whyquit.com"><s>[url=http://whyquit.com]</s>whyquit.com<e>[/url]</e></URL> if there is a way that I can post to the site as som...
by JohnPolito
28 Mar 2016, 18:38
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Hello :-)
Replies: 19
Views: 1.2K

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/Recovery/r085.jpg"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/Recovery/r085.jpg<e>[/img]</e></IMG><e>[/center]</e></CENTER> Welcome, Rachel, and congratulations on awakening to the realization that love and a chemic...
by JohnPolito
27 Mar 2016, 07:29
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: 10 Years of Freedom!
Replies: 8
Views: 614

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/50.jpg"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/50.jpg<e>[/img]</e></IMG><e>[/center]</e></CENTER><CENTER><s>[center]</s> <e>[/center]</e></CENTER> <CENTER><s>[center]</s>Wowsers Denny!  <e>[/ce...
by JohnPolito
25 Mar 2016, 18:20
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Two weeks down!!!!
Replies: 101
Views: 5.6K

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/g87.gif"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/g87.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG><e>[/center]</e></CENTER><CENTER><s>[center]</s> <e>[/center]</e></CENTER> <CENTER><s>[center]</s>Well done, Jenn!<e>[/...
by JohnPolito
08 Mar 2016, 08:11
Forum: Youth Dependency Prevention
Topic: Kids Just Don't Get It!
Replies: 45
Views: 10.0K

California poised to raise smoking age to 21

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><B><s>[b]</s>California poised to join Hawaii in raising smoking age to 21<e>[/b]</e></B><e>[/center]</e></CENTER> <CENTER><s>[center]</s><B><s>[b]</s><br/> <e>[/b]</e></B><e>[/center]</e></CENTER> Like most of us, a whopping 95% of adult smokers started smoking before age ...
by JohnPolito
05 Mar 2016, 12:13
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: 50 times the charm?
Replies: 8
Views: 535

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/liberty-coin-2016-small.jpg"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/liberty-coin-2016-small.jpg<e>[/img]</e></IMG><e>[/center]</e></CENTER> The interesting thing about predicting personal behav...
by JohnPolito
05 Mar 2016, 11:41
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: 50 times the charm?
Replies: 8
Views: 535

<r><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s>Here's a few additional sources Joel hopes you'll review:<br/> <br/> <e>[/size]</e></SIZE><FONT font="-APPLE-SYSTEM-FONT"><s>[font='-APPLE-SYSTEM-FONT']</s><URL url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoWuSG8W_2E"><s>[url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoWuSG8W_2E]...
by JohnPolito
14 Jun 2015, 23:21
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Time to live a real life.
Replies: 45
Views: 3.4K

<r><QUOTE><s>[quote]</s><B><s>[b]</s>Rusty wrote:<e>[/b]</e></B><HR>[hr]</HR><COLOR color="RGB(255,255,255)"><s>[color=RGB(255,255,255)]</s><SIZE size="100"><s>[size=100]</s>[font=ARIAL, GEORGIA, 'TIMES NEW ROMAN', TIMES, SERIF]Gained a life, Gave up Nothing.<e>[/size]</e></SIZE><e>[/color]</e></COL...
by JohnPolito
17 Feb 2015, 01:04
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Did you miss us this weekend?
Replies: 1
Views: 373


You've just got the group trained too well, Joel ;)  
by JohnPolito
08 Feb 2015, 18:28
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: JoeJ Retires After 5 Years of WhyQuit Service
Replies: 3
Views: 498

JoeJ Retires After 5 Years of WhyQuit Service

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/WQBannerSmall.jpg"><s>[img title="WhyQuit.com: motivation, education and support for cold turkey nicotine cessation"]</s>http://whyquit.com/WQBannerSmall.jpg<e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> <e>[/size]</e></SIZE><e>[/cen...
by JohnPolito
30 Dec 2014, 13:11
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Freedom - Unik's Journal
Replies: 13
Views: 1.2K

<r><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/NTAP/n37.jpg"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/NTAP/n37.jpg<e>[/img]</e></IMG>Welcome Unik and congratulations on at last getting serious about arresting your chemical dependence.  Joel has provided a valuable list of articles t...
by JohnPolito
30 Dec 2014, 09:53
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: I Need Freedom - A life without nicotine
Replies: 66
Views: 5.3K

<r><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/NTAP/n35.jpg"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/NTAP/n35.jpg<e>[/img]</e></IMG>Welcome Ineedfreedom and congratulations on inhabiting a nicotine-free body and mind, that's huge!  <br/> <br/> Although far easier said than done, st...
by JohnPolito
27 Dec 2014, 13:25
Forum: Color Clubs
Topic: Freedom's Gold Club
Replies: 9
Views: 1.3K

Freedom's Gold Club

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><COLOR color="#666666"><s>[color=#666666]</s><SIZE size="180"><s>[size=180]</s><B><s>[b]</s><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/gold_1.png"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGold/gold_1.png<e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> <e>[/b]</e></B>...