by Mari (GOLD)
30 Aug 2001, 06:25
Forum: Advice 4 Newbies
Topic: Have you ever embraced a crave?
Replies: 172
Views: 2.0K

Have you ever embraced a crave?

<r><COLOR color="#0066CC"><s>[color=#0066CC]</s><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s>Embrace them??? Not only did I enbrace them, I named them!!! I made notes in my Journal of all of my craves and noted when, where, what I was doing, (or not doing),...
by Mari (GOLD)
09 Aug 2001, 06:19
Forum:
Topic: Marty is frustrated : (
Replies: 10
Views: 0

Marty is frustrated : (

Gormo, so phunny. You know it drives him crazy when you do that~~~Alfa Centauri~~~Oooooo, are you in for it when he comes back on line!!! Sharpen your pencils, looks like written homework is in your future, too.
by Mari (GOLD)
09 Aug 2001, 05:41
Forum:
Topic: Marty is frustrated : (
Replies: 10
Views: 0

Marty is frustrated : (

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><e>[/center]</e></CENTER> <SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s>Marty frustrated????? You gotta be kidding??? Why???? I haven't done anything!!! I was absent that day, honest!!!!! Stress levels are growing inexorably (that <...
by Mari (GOLD)
09 Aug 2001, 05:41
Forum: Help Me - SOS
Topic: Marty is frustrated : (
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Marty is frustrated : (

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><e>[/center]</e></CENTER> <SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s>Marty frustrated????? You gotta be kidding??? Why???? I haven't done anything!!! I was absent that day, honest!!!!! Stress levels are growing inexorably (that <...
by Mari (GOLD)
04 Jul 2001, 04:42
Forum:
Topic: Being tempted watching others smoke
Replies: 248
Views: 0

Being tempted watching others smoke

<r><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s>Joel, I've always found this thread to be one of the best motivators to keep a quit. The experiment with the Palmolive bottle is a gem. I'd thought of trying to do it myself but I'd probably burn myself, so I'...
by Mari (GOLD)
04 Jul 2001, 04:42
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: Being tempted watching others smoke
Replies: 249
Views: 2.1K

Being tempted watching others smoke

<r><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s>Joel, I've always found this thread to be one of the best motivators to keep a quit. The experiment with the Palmolive bottle is a gem. I'd thought of trying to do it myself but I'd probably burn myself, so I'...
by Mari (GOLD)
04 Jul 2001, 04:42
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: Being tempted watching others smoke
Replies: 58
Views: 13.6K

Being tempted watching others smoke

<r><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s>Joel, I've always found this thread to be one of the best motivators to keep a quit. The experiment with the Palmolive bottle is a gem. I'd thought of trying to do it myself but I'd probably burn myself, so I'...
by Mari (GOLD)
04 Jul 2001, 01:06
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

<r>Hello everyone! Well, I've gone over the list I made before I quit of when and why I smoked and I guess I could sum up my excuses as "because I was awake." Seriously, though, I see that I don't even think about smoking now for any of the reasons I listed anymore, and I see in my Journal that I ha...
by Mari (GOLD)
04 Jul 2001, 01:06
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

<r>Hello everyone! Well, I've gone over the list I made before I quit of when and why I smoked and I guess I could sum up my excuses as "because I was awake." Seriously, though, I see that I don't even think about smoking now for any of the reasons I listed anymore, and I see in my Journal that I ha...
by Mari (GOLD)
04 Jul 2001, 01:06
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

<r>Hello everyone! Well, I've gone over the list I made before I quit of when and why I smoked and I guess I could sum up my excuses as "because I was awake." Seriously, though, I see that I don't even think about smoking now for any of the reasons I listed anymore, and I see in my Journal that I ha...
by Mari (GOLD)
04 Jul 2001, 01:06
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

<r>Hello everyone! Well, I've gone over the list I made before I quit of when and why I smoked and I guess I could sum up my excuses as "because I was awake." Seriously, though, I see that I don't even think about smoking now for any of the reasons I listed anymore, and I see in my Journal that I ha...
by Mari (GOLD)
19 Jun 2001, 12:51
Forum: Planning to Quit
Topic: I tried Freedom once, why bother trying again
Replies: 51
Views: 2.1K

I tried Freedom once, why bother trying again

<r><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s>For Weedhopper. This is the place for healing, hope, and help. We do not ****, blame, shame, or judge the quit any member has <B><s>[b]</s><I><s>[i]</s><U><s>[u]</s>now<e>[/u]</e></U><e>[/i]</e></I><e>[/b]</e>...
by Mari (GOLD)
19 Jun 2001, 12:51
Forum:
Topic: I tried Freedom once, why bother trying again
Replies: 49
Views: 0

I tried Freedom once, why bother trying again

<r><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s>For Weedhopper. This is the place for healing, hope, and help. We do not ****, blame, shame, or judge the quit any member has <B><s>[b]</s><I><s>[i]</s><U><s>[u]</s>now<e>[/u]</e></U><e>[/i]</e></I><e>[/b]</e>...
by Mari (GOLD)
14 Jun 2001, 08:44
Forum:
Topic: The best thing about my new life is ... ?
Replies: 237
Views: 0

The best thing about my new life is ... ?

<r>Just as the reasons I smoked, and the excuses for my past relapses are intertwined and too hard to separate, so are the things that are "best" about my new life. The benefits are so intertwined it would be impossible to pick just one. The health benefits were the first thing I noticed. I didn't u...
by Mari (GOLD)
14 Jun 2001, 08:44
Forum: Encouragement/Support
Topic: The best thing about my new life is ... ?
Replies: 237
Views: 4.0K

The best thing about my new life is ... ?

<r>Just as the reasons I smoked, and the excuses for my past relapses are intertwined and too hard to separate, so are the things that are "best" about my new life. The benefits are so intertwined it would be impossible to pick just one. The health benefits were the first thing I noticed. I didn't u...
by Mari (GOLD)
14 Jun 2001, 08:44
Forum: Advice 4 Newbies
Topic: The best thing about my new life is ... ?
Replies: 238
Views: 1.4K

The best thing about my new life is ... ?

<r>Just as the reasons I smoked, and the excuses for my past relapses are intertwined and too hard to separate, so are the things that are "best" about my new life. The benefits are so intertwined it would be impossible to pick just one. The health benefits were the first thing I noticed. I didn't u...
by Mari (GOLD)
13 Jun 2001, 02:27
Forum:
Topic: newbie needs pump up from oldies
Replies: 22
Views: 0

newbie needs pump up from oldies

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><IMG height="12" src="http://chat.msn.com/features/emoticons/n_bulb.gif" width="12"><s>[img width="12" height="12"]</s>http://chat.msn.com/features/emoticons/n_bulb.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG><IMG height="12" src="http://chat.msn.com/features/emoticons/n_bulb.gif" width="12"><s>...
by Mari (GOLD)
13 Jun 2001, 02:27
Forum: Advice 4 Newbies
Topic: newbie needs pump up from oldies
Replies: 23
Views: 386

newbie needs pump up from oldies

<r><CENTER><s>[center]</s><IMG height="12" src="http://chat.msn.com/features/emoticons/n_bulb.gif" width="12"><s>[img width="12" height="12"]</s>http://chat.msn.com/features/emoticons/n_bulb.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG><IMG height="12" src="http://chat.msn.com/features/emoticons/n_bulb.gif" width="12"><s>...
by Mari (GOLD)
12 Jun 2001, 03:12
Forum: Help Me - SOS
Topic: Automatic email notification
Replies: 4
Views: 104

Automatic email notification

<t>Hi Antonia! I think what Linda means is that now when we do "REPLY" a separate window opens. If you want to go back and see the message you're responding to you can mininize the "REPLY" window by clicking on the minimize button (upper right corner of the window the straight line-looking one, NOT ...
by Mari (GOLD)
05 Jun 2001, 08:27
Forum:
Topic: It has become easy :)
Replies: 2
Views: 0

It has become easy :)

<r><COLOR color="#009900"><s>[color=#009900]</s><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s><IMG height="60" src="http://communities.msn.com/isapi/fetch.dll?action=MyPhotos_GetPubPhoto&PhotoID=nFAD5AP0EFiccvfB4RMPBDWr5wAP!f938khFCcVSvMrjbFs*AGaif0A" wi...
by Mari (GOLD)
05 Jun 2001, 07:39
Forum: Glory Week
Topic: ON MY WAY TO GLORY--YIPPEE
Replies: 4
Views: 135

ON MY WAY TO GLORY--YIPPEE

<r><IMG height="78" src="http://content.communities.msn.com/isapi/fetch.dll?action=MyPhotos_GetPubPhoto&photoId=nJQD6dy4L*a4OqsoLwPT9HvtbMnR0gxvRHJO311JaW*AtwwJaE!soCUf*2czTj7cg2!hY38t5zR8" width="75"><s>[img width="75" height="78"]</s>http://content.communities.msn.com/isapi/fetch.dll?action=My...
by Mari (GOLD)
04 Jun 2001, 04:49
Forum:
Topic: No thank you, I can't have a cigarette
Replies: 105
Views: 1

No thank you, I can't have a cigarette

<r><COLOR color="#009900"><s>[color=#009900]</s><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s><IMG height="81" src="http://communities.msn.com/isapi/fetch.dll?action=MyPhotos_GetPubPhoto&PhotoID=nIwDWAdMJlIcNr*HOE76j7vQRltAISH2VYtXRocF2UksqDMAM7IL4EprHzC...
by Mari (GOLD)
04 Jun 2001, 04:49
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: No thank you, I can't have a cigarette
Replies: 106
Views: 6.4K

No thank you, I can't have a cigarette

<r><COLOR color="#009900"><s>[color=#009900]</s><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s><IMG height="81" src="http://communities.msn.com/isapi/fetch.dll?action=MyPhotos_GetPubPhoto&PhotoID=nIwDWAdMJlIcNr*HOE76j7vQRltAISH2VYtXRocF2UksqDMAM7IL4EprHzC...
by Mari (GOLD)
30 May 2001, 04:39
Forum: News and Sites
Topic: Good news, our members don't relapse anymore
Replies: 125
Views: 2.1K

Good news, our members don't relapse anymore

<r>Joel, I agree with the new policy regarding relapsing. In a few cases I was beginning to wonder how many different ways we could keep saying the same things to the same individuals, repeatedly. <br/> However, will you reconsider the 72 hour policy toward new members? This is a critical time in a ...
by Mari (GOLD)
22 May 2001, 00:41
Forum: Addiction
Topic: "Cigarette" Lighters?
Replies: 47
Views: 986

"Cigarette" Lighters?

<r><COLOR color="#FF6666"><s>[color=#FF6666]</s><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s>Zep, do I understand the "lighter thing"! My Hubby (affectionately known as Fang) still smokes so we have them all over the place. But, I love candles, and those pu...