by forza d animo
04 Jan 2011, 05:26
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: "Message to New Quitters" Parade - Week of January 3rd 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1.5K

Desire

<r>One of the most important lessons I have learned after six years of living nicotine free is this, if a person has no desire to quit nicotine, it is very difficult to convince him to put it down.  All of the statistics about foreshortened life expectancy, deteriorating health, wasted money and tim...
by forza d animo
03 Jan 2011, 01:38
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Here we go then!
Replies: 20
Views: 1.2K

<t>In your post above dated 12/30 you wrote "I'm spending a lot of time reading on here; like quitting is almost like learning a new skill and I'll be ok if I study hard enough!!"<br/> <br/> You are right on target my friend.  Learning about your addiction to nicotine is your key to success.  While ...
by forza d animo
08 Nov 2009, 14:08
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Journal for onetwo
Replies: 25
Views: 1.7K

stronger or smarter

<r><URL url="http://ffn.yuku.com/topic/11391"><s>[url=http://ffn.yuku.com/topic/11391]</s>Stronger or Smarter<e>[/url]</e></URL> <br/> Excellent! This is a perfect example of educated cold turkey. When we take advantage of our brain power, when we understand our addiction, we can take positive steps...
by forza d animo
08 Nov 2009, 13:49
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Graham's Quit Diary
Replies: 59
Views: 3.1K

Craves

<t>Graham, <br/> That is a very powerful entry in your post and a good example of the what can be found on the forum. Thanks for sharing it. <br/> I think you are a little hard on yourself with your interpretation of craves as being selfish - they are part of the healing process. What you might cons...
by forza d animo
27 Oct 2009, 21:18
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: where is the corner
Replies: 80
Views: 3.6K

Milestones

<r>This is an example of recovery worth noting. Thanks for sharing it with the group Bobcat. The milestones that we mark by a color, that we all look forward to with such anticipation, can sometimes be a disappointment because we expect to feel different on that very day. When the day comes and goes...
by forza d animo
21 Oct 2009, 00:55
Forum: Forum Tips
Topic: How to add links to your post - Long version
Replies: 0
Views: 6.4K

How to add links to your post - Long version

<r><B><s>[b]</s><SIZE size="140"><s>[size=140]</s>Warning! <br/> <e>[/size]</e></SIZE><e>[/b]</e></B>This is the version of how to copy links for masochists. <br/> Unless they do not work it is much easier to follow the steps in <br/> <COLOR color="#23314B"><s>[color=#23314B]</s>How to add links to ...
by forza d animo
21 Oct 2009, 00:53
Forum: Forum Tips
Topic: How to add links to your post - Short version
Replies: 2
Views: 6.4K

How to add links to your post - Short version

<r>No matter which browser you are using or whether you use a PC or MAC these instructions should work. If they do not or you like doing things the hard way then you can follow the example in <COLOR color="#23314B"><s>[color=#23314B]</s>How to add links to your post - Long version<e>[/color]</e></CO...
by forza d animo
03 Oct 2009, 15:04
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Erinlovely's posts.
Replies: 23
Views: 1.5K

<r>Welcome to the forum Erin. Your story is graphic and accurately describes the fear of quitting vs. the reality. There may be discomfort both mental and physical but it is managable. We are here to help you navigate the days to come but you have done well to find your way here. You have much to le...
by forza d animo
13 Sep 2009, 17:58
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: 24 days in a few hours
Replies: 40
Views: 3.4K

"hey, I'm doing this. I'm really doing this."

<r>Yes you are Beachwalker. Yes you are. <br/> Here are a few more links to posts that you might enjoy. Reading is the key to your success and excellent attitude. It is what you know and learn that will continue to make the difference in your recovery. <br/> <br/> <URL url="http://ffn.yuku.com/topic...
by forza d animo
09 Sep 2009, 00:29
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: This is Apollo 18 and we have cleared the tower.
Replies: 84
Views: 4.8K

Vast oldbie conspiracy ...

<r>Oldbies conspiring behind the scenes ... <br/> <IMG src="http://images.yuku.com/image/jpeg/f6e261d4d362ecc352bc9f4991a6f067e3c42570.jpg"><s>[img]</s>http://images.yuku.com/image/jpeg/f6e261d4d362ecc352bc9f4991a6f067e3c42570.jpg<e>[/img]</e></IMG> <br/> <FONT font="TAHOMA"><s>[font=TAHOMA]</s>He's...