by CandidCandiSilver
16 May 2004, 21:55
Forum: Stats Parade
Topic: Weekend Freedom Parade!
Replies: 38
Views: 149

Weekend Freedom Parade!

<t>I'll jump into this Parade this morning as a Proud Member of the Silver Club . . . . . <br/> <br/> My thoughts to the newbies this morning are WAIT FOR THE MIRACLE! The miracle is "comfort" and it WILL come. Don't give up . . . . . just keep at it One Day at a Time putting one foot in front of th...
by CandidCandiSilver
13 May 2004, 01:08
Forum: News & Studies
Topic: New time for my appearance on Fox News
Replies: 24
Views: 1.7K

New time for my appearance on Fox News

<t>Super Job, Joel . . . . . . You really got the message across. I'm extremely proud and grateful to be a part of Freedom. I am really glad I didn't have to watch you and squirm in my seat 'cause I was still smoking!! I just hope it gets lots of other folks squirming and looking at their addiction....
by CandidCandiSilver
13 May 2004, 01:08
Forum: News and Sites
Topic: New time for my appearance on Fox News
Replies: 24
Views: 488

New time for my appearance on Fox News

<t>Super Job, Joel . . . . . . You really got the message across. I'm extremely proud and grateful to be a part of Freedom. I am really glad I didn't have to watch you and squirm in my seat 'cause I was still smoking!! I just hope it gets lots of other folks squirming and looking at their addiction....
by CandidCandiSilver
13 May 2004, 01:08
Forum:
Topic: New time for my appearance on Fox News
Replies: 23
Views: 0

New time for my appearance on Fox News

<t>Super Job, Joel . . . . . . You really got the message across. I'm extremely proud and grateful to be a part of Freedom. I am really glad I didn't have to watch you and squirm in my seat 'cause I was still smoking!! I just hope it gets lots of other folks squirming and looking at their addiction....
by CandidCandiSilver
07 May 2004, 20:08
Forum: Stats Parade
Topic: I feel comfortable and have no desire to smoke at all parade!!!
Replies: 37
Views: 178

I feel comfortable and have no desire to smoke at all parade!!!

<t>COUNT ME IN, TOO!! I'm in one of the "places" where almost everyone in my immediate circle of friends and family are in some sort of crisis ~ that makes me in crisis as well . . . . . . yet, I have NOT had the desire to smoke and feel pretty comfortable this morning. The day is young, but I will ...
by CandidCandiSilver
04 May 2004, 07:37
Forum: Advice 4 Newbies
Topic: Reading and Growth
Replies: 73
Views: 654

Reading and Growth

For Lynda . . . . .
by CandidCandiSilver
04 May 2004, 07:37
Forum:
Topic: Reading and Growth
Replies: 72
Views: 0

Reading and Growth

For Lynda . . . . .
by CandidCandiSilver
04 May 2004, 07:37
Forum: Encouragement/Support
Topic: Reading and Growth
Replies: 50
Views: 5.3K

Reading and Growth

For Lynda . . . . .
by CandidCandiSilver
04 May 2004, 06:54
Forum:
Topic: Joel on CNBC's Bullseye Today at 6 pm EST
Replies: 39
Views: 0

Joel on CNBC's Bullseye Today at 6 pm EST

Good Job, Joel!!!

I didn't feel they really wanted to hear the "message" but what a coup for Joel to address hundreds of thousands of people.

So proud to be a part of this group . . . .

Candi
6 months, 10 days COLD TURKEY
by CandidCandiSilver
04 May 2004, 06:54
Forum: News & Studies
Topic: Joel on CNBC's Bullseye Today at 6 pm EST
Replies: 40
Views: 2.3K

Joel on CNBC's Bullseye Today at 6 pm EST

Good Job, Joel!!!

I didn't feel they really wanted to hear the "message" but what a coup for Joel to address hundreds of thousands of people.

So proud to be a part of this group . . . .

Candi
6 months, 10 days COLD TURKEY
by CandidCandiSilver
04 May 2004, 06:54
Forum: News and Sites
Topic: Joel on CNBC's Bullseye Today at 6 pm EST
Replies: 40
Views: 737

Joel on CNBC's Bullseye Today at 6 pm EST

Good Job, Joel!!!

I didn't feel they really wanted to hear the "message" but what a coup for Joel to address hundreds of thousands of people.

So proud to be a part of this group . . . .

Candi
6 months, 10 days COLD TURKEY
by CandidCandiSilver
02 May 2004, 21:34
Forum: Reasons to Quit
Topic: "Proof Smoking Makes You Stupid"
Replies: 11
Views: 5.4K

"Proof Smoking Makes You Stupid"

<t>John, <br/> Thanks for this thread . . . . don't think I've seen it before. It really puts the whammy on smoking being a help when doing mental tasks such as taxes, bookkeeping, writing, etc.!! <br/> And I thought I was having trouble composing posts 'cause I wasn't smoking anymore!! LOL!!! <br/>...
by CandidCandiSilver
02 May 2004, 09:15
Forum: Milestones
Topic: Alchemy ~ Turning Bronze to SILVER
Replies: 36
Views: 117

Alchemy ~ Turning Bronze to SILVER

<t>Hey Jen, <br/> No need to apologize for being late! It was a real surprise to see my Silver post at the top of the board tonight! Thanks so much for stopping in at my celebration! <br/> Sharing my story only helps to reinforce my quit. As I write about the "insanity" of addiction I am reminded ag...
by CandidCandiSilver
02 May 2004, 09:15
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Alchemy ~ Turning Bronze to SILVER
Replies: 36
Views: 191

Alchemy ~ Turning Bronze to SILVER

<t>Hey Jen, <br/> No need to apologize for being late! It was a real surprise to see my Silver post at the top of the board tonight! Thanks so much for stopping in at my celebration! <br/> Sharing my story only helps to reinforce my quit. As I write about the "insanity" of addiction I am reminded ag...
by CandidCandiSilver
02 May 2004, 02:42
Forum: News and Sites
Topic: PLEASE NOTE: MSN Sponsored Advertisements Within This Forum
Replies: 125
Views: 4.7K

PLEASE NOTE: MSN Sponsored Advertisements Within This Forum

<t>I just went to one of the "advertised" sites. I was pleased to see that WhyQuit.com was listed as a resource. They also linked to Bryan's and Sean's stories. This site was aimed at Youth. Picked up a few GIFS (that someday I might get to use again). I know the gist of this thread is to let folks ...
by CandidCandiSilver
02 May 2004, 02:42
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: PLEASE NOTE: MSN Sponsored Advertisements Within This Forum
Replies: 22
Views: 952

PLEASE NOTE: MSN Sponsored Advertisements Within This Forum

<t>I just went to one of the "advertised" sites. I was pleased to see that WhyQuit.com was listed as a resource. They also linked to Bryan's and Sean's stories. This site was aimed at Youth. Picked up a few GIFS (that someday I might get to use again). I know the gist of this thread is to let folks ...
by CandidCandiSilver
02 May 2004, 02:42
Forum:
Topic: PLEASE NOTE: MSN Sponsored Advertisements Within This Forum
Replies: 123
Views: 0

PLEASE NOTE: MSN Sponsored Advertisements Within This Forum

<t>I just went to one of the "advertised" sites. I was pleased to see that WhyQuit.com was listed as a resource. They also linked to Bryan's and Sean's stories. This site was aimed at Youth. Picked up a few GIFS (that someday I might get to use again). I know the gist of this thread is to let folks ...
by CandidCandiSilver
01 May 2004, 22:28
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Bronze me....Whoohooo!!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 48

Bronze me....Whoohooo!!!!

<t>Wow ~ STEVE IS BRONZE!!! Congratulations!! We're so proud of you. <br/> <br/> Always remember when things get a little "trying" you know where to come for reinforcement!! We gotta remember we're Junkies . . . . . . .and that inner junkie will sometimes pop out of the closet when we least expect i...
by CandidCandiSilver
01 May 2004, 22:28
Forum: Milestones
Topic: Bronze me....Whoohooo!!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 46

Bronze me....Whoohooo!!!!

<t>Wow ~ STEVE IS BRONZE!!! Congratulations!! We're so proud of you. <br/> <br/> Always remember when things get a little "trying" you know where to come for reinforcement!! We gotta remember we're Junkies . . . . . . .and that inner junkie will sometimes pop out of the closet when we least expect i...
by CandidCandiSilver
01 May 2004, 21:57
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: 1st Post Diary From An Addict
Replies: 76
Views: 633

1st Post Diary From An Addict

<t>Hi Dale, <br/> I've just read your entire thread for the first time ~ guess I was off in la-la land when you first posted. Truth is I was in that "almost time for a milestone" funk . . . . . ever get those?? I've been in recovery from alcoholism for 9 years and it seems every year about a month b...
by CandidCandiSilver
01 May 2004, 21:57
Forum: 1st Post - Diary
Topic: 1st Post Diary From An Addict
Replies: 76
Views: 767

1st Post Diary From An Addict

<t>Hi Dale, <br/> I've just read your entire thread for the first time ~ guess I was off in la-la land when you first posted. Truth is I was in that "almost time for a milestone" funk . . . . . ever get those?? I've been in recovery from alcoholism for 9 years and it seems every year about a month b...
by CandidCandiSilver
01 May 2004, 20:57
Forum:
Topic: frequent craves
Replies: 14
Views: 0

frequent craves

<t>Hi Kathy, <br/> Glad you posted ~ although not in a crisis, it sounds like it's time for a little reinforcement from your Freedom Family and you've gotten just that. <br/> There will be some rough spots along the road ~ triggers that you haven't met yet, that desire for "something", perhaps some ...
by CandidCandiSilver
01 May 2004, 20:57
Forum: Cue Extinguishment
Topic: frequent craves
Replies: 15
Views: 88

frequent craves

<t>Hi Kathy, <br/> Glad you posted ~ although not in a crisis, it sounds like it's time for a little reinforcement from your Freedom Family and you've gotten just that. <br/> There will be some rough spots along the road ~ triggers that you haven't met yet, that desire for "something", perhaps some ...
by CandidCandiSilver
01 May 2004, 20:57
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: frequent craves
Replies: 15
Views: 242

frequent craves

<t>Hi Kathy, <br/> Glad you posted ~ although not in a crisis, it sounds like it's time for a little reinforcement from your Freedom Family and you've gotten just that. <br/> There will be some rough spots along the road ~ triggers that you haven't met yet, that desire for "something", perhaps some ...
by CandidCandiSilver
01 May 2004, 20:12
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Silver addict
Replies: 15
Views: 76

Silver addict

<t>Hi David, <br/> How wonderful to see your SILVER posting first thing this morning!! I'll show you to your cabin on this Smooth Sailing Silver Liner! <br/> I spent lots of time last weekend hunting for some new Silver GIFS for all my shipmates, but, alas, MSN is not allowing me to post in anything...