by CyberQuitter GOLD
22 Mar 2005, 19:53
Forum:
Topic: What can you do now that you couldn't do when you were smoking?
Replies: 50
Views: 0

What can you do now that you couldn't do when you were smoking?

<t>I can laugh loud out loud and not start a coughing fit. <br/> <br/> I can sit through a looooooong meeting without fidgeting for a smoke break. <br/> <br/> When I go out the front door I don't need to remember to take smokes or a light with me - or worry about where I'll find to buy them if I've ...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
22 Mar 2005, 19:53
Forum:
Topic: What can you do now that you couldn't do when you were smoking?
Replies: 50
Views: 0

What can you do now that you couldn't do when you were smoking?

<t>I can laugh loud out loud and not start a coughing fit. <br/> <br/> I can sit through a looooooong meeting without fidgeting for a smoke break. <br/> <br/> When I go out the front door I don't need to remember to take smokes or a light with me - or worry about where I'll find to buy them if I've ...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
18 Mar 2005, 16:48
Forum:
Topic: The truth is...
Replies: 15
Views: 0

The truth is...

<r>Melissa, <br/> <br/> Wow. (lost for words). <br/> <br/> Thank you for that very powerful post. <br/> <br/> <SIZE size="80"><s>[size=80]</s><FONT font="ARIAL"><s>[font=ARIAL]</s>"The lie is... that smoking ever did anything to improve or better any of our lives in any way. Smoking only robs you of...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
18 Mar 2005, 16:48
Forum:
Topic: The truth is...
Replies: 15
Views: 0

The truth is...

<r>Melissa, <br/> <br/> Wow. (lost for words). <br/> <br/> Thank you for that very powerful post. <br/> <br/> <SIZE size="80"><s>[size=80]</s><FONT font="ARIAL"><s>[font=ARIAL]</s>"The lie is... that smoking ever did anything to improve or better any of our lives in any way. Smoking only robs you of...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
18 Mar 2005, 16:48
Forum: General
Topic: The truth is...
Replies: 16
Views: 303

The truth is...

<r>Melissa, <br/> <br/> Wow. (lost for words). <br/> <br/> Thank you for that very powerful post. <br/> <br/> <SIZE size="80"><s>[size=80]</s><FONT font="ARIAL"><s>[font=ARIAL]</s>"The lie is... that smoking ever did anything to improve or better any of our lives in any way. Smoking only robs you of...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
08 Mar 2005, 06:57
Forum: 1st Post - Diary
Topic: This time its different......
Replies: 29
Views: 234

This time its different......

<r>Well, I had to trawl back quite a distance to find it, but I just wanted to re-visit my first post again, take a little trip down memory lane so to speak. As has been said before; <br/> <br/> "What a strange, long trip it's been." <br/> <br/> But one worth taking and one that gets easier to bear ...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
21 Oct 2004, 22:59
Forum: General
Topic: Stupidest thing you did while smoking parade
Replies: 61
Views: 523

Stupidest thing you did while smoking parade

<r>Well,possibly lighting the wrong end (eyuck) whilst under the affluence of incahol, or, probably at the same party, using a 1/2 empty beer can as an ashtray and then taking big chug from self-same can, but definitely; <br/> <br/> Ignoring medical advice to give up smoking AT ONCE having been diag...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
21 Oct 2004, 22:59
Forum:
Topic: Stupidest thing you did while smoking parade
Replies: 60
Views: 0

Stupidest thing you did while smoking parade

<r>Well,possibly lighting the wrong end (eyuck) whilst under the affluence of incahol, or, probably at the same party, using a 1/2 empty beer can as an ashtray and then taking big chug from self-same can, but definitely; <br/> <br/> Ignoring medical advice to give up smoking AT ONCE having been diag...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
04 Oct 2004, 22:46
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: This time its different......
Replies: 29
Views: 827

This time its different......

<r>Oh, Hey! What's going on?! (<I><s>[i]</s>looks down)<e>[/i]</e></I> I seem to have gone a strange colour all of a sudden! Either I've been standing in the rain too long, or I've got a nasty case of motion-sickness, but I seem to have gone <br/> <br/> <COLOR color="#00CC33"><s>[color=#00CC33]</s><...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
25 Sep 2004, 00:02
Forum:
Topic: Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette
Replies: 830
Views: 0

Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette

<t>So far today? Zero. It's 17:01 and I have not once thought about wanting a cigarette today. <br/> <br/> Looked out the window and saw a coworker standing where I too used to stand, smoking, but I didn't feel a twinge of desire, actually I felt sorry for him and glad for me... <br/> <br/> Peter - ...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
25 Sep 2004, 00:02
Forum:
Topic: Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette
Replies: 833
Views: 1

Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette

<t>So far today? Zero. It's 17:01 and I have not once thought about wanting a cigarette today. <br/> <br/> Looked out the window and saw a coworker standing where I too used to stand, smoking, but I didn't feel a twinge of desire, actually I felt sorry for him and glad for me... <br/> <br/> Peter - ...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
25 Sep 2004, 00:02
Forum: Fixation
Topic: Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette
Replies: 815
Views: 15.3K

Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette

<t>So far today? Zero. It's 17:01 and I have not once thought about wanting a cigarette today. <br/> <br/> Looked out the window and saw a coworker standing where I too used to stand, smoking, but I didn't feel a twinge of desire, actually I felt sorry for him and glad for me... <br/> <br/> Peter - ...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
25 Sep 2004, 00:02
Forum:
Topic: Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette
Replies: 833
Views: 0

Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette

<t>So far today? Zero. It's 17:01 and I have not once thought about wanting a cigarette today. <br/> <br/> Looked out the window and saw a coworker standing where I too used to stand, smoking, but I didn't feel a twinge of desire, actually I felt sorry for him and glad for me... <br/> <br/> Peter - ...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
25 Sep 2004, 00:02
Forum: General
Topic: Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette
Replies: 834
Views: 3.8K

Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette

<t>So far today? Zero. It's 17:01 and I have not once thought about wanting a cigarette today. <br/> <br/> Looked out the window and saw a coworker standing where I too used to stand, smoking, but I didn't feel a twinge of desire, actually I felt sorry for him and glad for me... <br/> <br/> Peter - ...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
25 Sep 2004, 00:02
Forum:
Topic: Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette
Replies: 827
Views: 0

Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette

<t>So far today? Zero. It's 17:01 and I have not once thought about wanting a cigarette today. <br/> <br/> Looked out the window and saw a coworker standing where I too used to stand, smoking, but I didn't feel a twinge of desire, actually I felt sorry for him and glad for me... <br/> <br/> Peter - ...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
25 Sep 2004, 00:02
Forum: Encouragement/Support
Topic: Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette
Replies: 803
Views: 143.2K

Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette

<t>So far today? Zero. It's 17:01 and I have not once thought about wanting a cigarette today. <br/> <br/> Looked out the window and saw a coworker standing where I too used to stand, smoking, but I didn't feel a twinge of desire, actually I felt sorry for him and glad for me... <br/> <br/> Peter - ...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
24 Sep 2004, 16:50
Forum:
Topic: First Post/ Diary
Replies: 27
Views: 0

First Post/ Diary

<r>Deborah, <br/> <br/> I am so glad to see your post, welcome and hang in there! You've got exactly the right attititude to make this work. Hang on to the knowlege that it *does* get better! And don't listen to those pernicious little lies from your addiction; "Just one and then throw the packet aw...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
24 Sep 2004, 16:50
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post/ Diary
Replies: 28
Views: 462

First Post/ Diary

<r>Deborah, <br/> <br/> I am so glad to see your post, welcome and hang in there! You've got exactly the right attititude to make this work. Hang on to the knowlege that it *does* get better! And don't listen to those pernicious little lies from your addiction; "Just one and then throw the packet aw...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
24 Sep 2004, 16:50
Forum: 1st Post - Diary
Topic: First Post/ Diary
Replies: 28
Views: 224

First Post/ Diary

<r>Deborah, <br/> <br/> I am so glad to see your post, welcome and hang in there! You've got exactly the right attititude to make this work. Hang on to the knowlege that it *does* get better! And don't listen to those pernicious little lies from your addiction; "Just one and then throw the packet aw...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
22 Sep 2004, 00:16
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: A new way of neutralising my triggers...
Replies: 4
Views: 51

A new way of neutralising my triggers...

<t>Last night I was in my hotel room on a very long conversation with one of the guys at the office back home. The second I broke the connection a crave hit me, the trigger being of course "in hotel + end of long cellphone conversation = time for a ciggie!" It took me totally by suprise and was quit...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
21 Sep 2004, 22:14
Forum:
Topic: Desperate Addicts Parade: Have You Ever...
Replies: 313
Views: 0

Desperate Addicts Parade: Have You Ever...

<t>Ok, how about this for monumental crass stupidity (I haven't mentioned this in previous posts as I've just been too darned ashamed to admit to it, but I'm facing up to it now): <br/> <br/> Have you ever been diagnosed as being a Type 2 diabetic and advised to stop smoking IMMEDIATELY because of h...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
21 Sep 2004, 22:14
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Desperate Addicts Parade: Have You Ever...
Replies: 331
Views: 21.2K

Desperate Addicts Parade: Have You Ever...

<t>Ok, how about this for monumental crass stupidity (I haven't mentioned this in previous posts as I've just been too darned ashamed to admit to it, but I'm facing up to it now): <br/> <br/> Have you ever been diagnosed as being a Type 2 diabetic and advised to stop smoking IMMEDIATELY because of h...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
21 Sep 2004, 19:05
Forum: Stats Parade
Topic: A Friday "Who found WhyQuit/Freedom by accident, happenstance, or...?..." Parade
Replies: 85
Views: 440

A Friday "Who found WhyQuit/Freedom by accident, happenstance, or...?..." Parade

<r>Fate, kismet, whatever.... <br/> <br/> I quit on the Friday night, but by Saturday lunchtime I was in roaring withdrawal and relapsed (I hadn't disposed of my ciggies and there was still a nearly full pack). But I only had about 3 drags before I threw it into a bush in total disgust. THAT was the...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
20 Sep 2004, 17:49
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: Last night I dreamt of you.....
Replies: 3
Views: 49

Last night I dreamt of you.....

<t>I'm away from home on business (first trip as a non-smoker), so sleep patterns are a little disturbed and everything every day is a new discovery (like waiting for a taxi *without* a cig...). <br/> <br/> Last night I had a strange dream; I was in an airport departure lounge, I'm standing at a new...
by CyberQuitter GOLD
20 Sep 2004, 17:49
Forum: Cue Extinguishment
Topic: Last night I dreamt of you.....
Replies: 3
Views: 81

Last night I dreamt of you.....

<t>I'm away from home on business (first trip as a non-smoker), so sleep patterns are a little disturbed and everything every day is a new discovery (like waiting for a taxi *without* a cig...). <br/> <br/> Last night I had a strange dream; I was in an airport departure lounge, I'm standing at a new...