by Parker GOLD
24 Mar 2008, 21:46
Forum: Encouragement/Support
Topic: Reading and Growth
Replies: 50
Views: 5.3K

Reading and Growth

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>For anyone having a tough time I guarantee reading will help! There is nothing you might be feeling that other folks haven't also experienced. It helps to know that you are not unique in sometimes thinking about reactivating your addiction. We've all b...
by Parker GOLD
24 Mar 2008, 21:46
Forum:
Topic: Reading and Growth
Replies: 72
Views: 0

Reading and Growth

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>For anyone having a tough time I guarantee reading will help! There is nothing you might be feeling that other folks haven't also experienced. It helps to know that you are not unique in sometimes thinking about reactivating your addiction. We've all b...
by Parker GOLD
12 Nov 2007, 08:29
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Why
Replies: 8
Views: 40

Why

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>Suzy, are you equating occasionally thinking about smoking with "missing" it? It is perfectly normal to think about it. All recovering addicts think about the substances they used from time to time. I think it's very important to choose our words caref...
by Parker GOLD
12 Nov 2007, 08:29
Forum: 1st Post - Diary
Topic: Why
Replies: 8
Views: 96

Why

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>Suzy, are you equating occasionally thinking about smoking with "missing" it? It is perfectly normal to think about it. All recovering addicts think about the substances they used from time to time. I think it's very important to choose our words caref...
by Parker GOLD
13 Sep 2007, 07:37
Forum:
Topic: Bragging Rights - 5 Years today
Replies: 7
Views: 0

Bragging Rights - 5 Years today

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by Parker GOLD
13 Sep 2007, 07:37
Forum: Milestones
Topic: Bragging Rights - 5 Years today
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Bragging Rights - 5 Years today

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by Parker GOLD
13 Sep 2007, 07:23
Forum:
Topic: I Have Not Smoked 50,000 Cigarettes!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 0

I Have Not Smoked 50,000 Cigarettes!!!

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>Howdy, Marram! Long time no see! I remember your early journey...some of the early struggles and then the movement into comfort. Comfort is what awaits everyone if they give their quit time to grow and mature. You certainly did that and look at the res...
by Parker GOLD
13 Sep 2007, 07:23
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: I Have Not Smoked 50,000 Cigarettes!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 177

I Have Not Smoked 50,000 Cigarettes!!!

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>Howdy, Marram! Long time no see! I remember your early journey...some of the early struggles and then the movement into comfort. Comfort is what awaits everyone if they give their quit time to grow and mature. You certainly did that and look at the res...
by Parker GOLD
13 Sep 2007, 07:23
Forum: General
Topic: I Have Not Smoked 50,000 Cigarettes!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 89

I Have Not Smoked 50,000 Cigarettes!!!

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>Howdy, Marram! Long time no see! I remember your early journey...some of the early struggles and then the movement into comfort. Comfort is what awaits everyone if they give their quit time to grow and mature. You certainly did that and look at the res...
by Parker GOLD
13 Sep 2007, 07:23
Forum:
Topic: I Have Not Smoked 50,000 Cigarettes!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 0

I Have Not Smoked 50,000 Cigarettes!!!

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>Howdy, Marram! Long time no see! I remember your early journey...some of the early struggles and then the movement into comfort. Comfort is what awaits everyone if they give their quit time to grow and mature. You certainly did that and look at the res...
by Parker GOLD
21 Jun 2007, 00:59
Forum:
Topic: Let's Celebrate Parade
Replies: 15
Views: 0

Let's Celebrate Parade

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by Parker GOLD
21 Jun 2007, 00:59
Forum:
Topic: Let's Celebrate Parade
Replies: 15
Views: 0

Let's Celebrate Parade

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by Parker GOLD
08 Mar 2007, 08:51
Forum: Advice 4 Newbies
Topic: Patience
Replies: 155
Views: 5.7K

Patience

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s><B><s>[b]</s>For today...make a promise to yourself to give time time.<e>[/b]</e></B> <B><s>[b]</s>Be patient with your healing. Keep reading and learning and trusting us when we say: it will get better!<e>[/b]</e></B><e>[/color]</e></COLOR> <br/> <br/...
by Parker GOLD
08 Mar 2007, 08:51
Forum:
Topic: Patience
Replies: 154
Views: 1

Patience

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s><B><s>[b]</s>For today...make a promise to yourself to give time time.<e>[/b]</e></B> <B><s>[b]</s>Be patient with your healing. Keep reading and learning and trusting us when we say: it will get better!<e>[/b]</e></B><e>[/color]</e></COLOR> <br/> <br/...
by Parker GOLD
08 Mar 2007, 08:47
Forum:
Topic: Success Stories: Before and After
Replies: 91
Views: 0

Success Stories: Before and After

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>If this moment feels like a struggle, start reading through this thread. There is a great deal of inspiration in here. Every time you feel a crave, read some more. Make your way through the whole thing. I guarantee you will find your story in here. I g...
by Parker GOLD
08 Mar 2007, 08:46
Forum:
Topic: Reading and Growth
Replies: 72
Views: 0

Reading and Growth

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s><IMG height="19" src="http://sc.groups.msn.com/themes/R9c/pby/img/emoticons/emlove.gif" width="19"><s>[img width="19" height="19"]</s>http://sc.groups.msn.com/themes/R9c/pby/img/emoticons/emlove.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG>For all our newer members....<e>[/c...
by Parker GOLD
08 Mar 2007, 08:46
Forum: Advice 4 Newbies
Topic: Reading and Growth
Replies: 73
Views: 654

Reading and Growth

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s><IMG height="19" src="http://sc.groups.msn.com/themes/R9c/pby/img/emoticons/emlove.gif" width="19"><s>[img width="19" height="19"]</s>http://sc.groups.msn.com/themes/R9c/pby/img/emoticons/emlove.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG>For all our newer members....<e>[/c...
by Parker GOLD
08 Mar 2007, 08:43
Forum: Fixation
Topic: Dangerous Thoughts
Replies: 8
Views: 986

Dangerous Thoughts

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>You smoked for 39 years; you've been quit for 9 days. Is it "normal" to be having thoughts of smoking? Why, yes! Of course it is. You are an addict in the early days of recovery. Everything you do feels new and different and odd during the first days a...
by Parker GOLD
08 Mar 2007, 08:43
Forum:
Topic: Dangerous Thoughts
Replies: 7
Views: 0

Dangerous Thoughts

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>You smoked for 39 years; you've been quit for 9 days. Is it "normal" to be having thoughts of smoking? Why, yes! Of course it is. You are an addict in the early days of recovery. Everything you do feels new and different and odd during the first days a...
by Parker GOLD
08 Mar 2007, 08:30
Forum:
Topic: Just when I thought I was doing okay
Replies: 16
Views: 0

Just when I thought I was doing okay

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>Angela, you are doing more than okay! Today feels harder than yesterday. It happens. What I like about your post is that your education and determination come shining through. You know that relapse will not make anything better. (Picking up a cigarette...
by Parker GOLD
08 Mar 2007, 08:30
Forum:
Topic: Just when I thought I was doing okay
Replies: 16
Views: 0

Just when I thought I was doing okay

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>Angela, you are doing more than okay! Today feels harder than yesterday. It happens. What I like about your post is that your education and determination come shining through. You know that relapse will not make anything better. (Picking up a cigarette...
by Parker GOLD
08 Mar 2007, 08:30
Forum:
Topic: Just when I thought I was doing okay
Replies: 16
Views: 0

Just when I thought I was doing okay

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>Angela, you are doing more than okay! Today feels harder than yesterday. It happens. What I like about your post is that your education and determination come shining through. You know that relapse will not make anything better. (Picking up a cigarette...
by Parker GOLD
08 Mar 2007, 08:30
Forum: Questions
Topic: Just when I thought I was doing okay
Replies: 17
Views: 259

Just when I thought I was doing okay

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>Angela, you are doing more than okay! Today feels harder than yesterday. It happens. What I like about your post is that your education and determination come shining through. You know that relapse will not make anything better. (Picking up a cigarette...
by Parker GOLD
07 Feb 2007, 08:17
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: 52 words and a choice made ...now I'm Triple Gold!
Replies: 24
Views: 93

52 words and a choice made ...now I'm Triple Gold!

<r><COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s>Great post, Richard! Congratulations on 3 wonderful years of healing!!!</SIZE><e>[/color]</e></COLOR><i>[/size]</i> <br/> <br/> <COLOR color="#003399"><s>[color=#003399]</s>It was <I><s>[i]</s>Nicodemon's Lies<e>[/i]</...
by Parker GOLD
09 Dec 2006, 11:44
Forum:
Topic: The One Puff Files
Replies: 154
Views: 0

The One Puff Files

For Jill.