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  • Lost another friend to nicotine
    In the last year I have lost my ex wife my Sister and now my best friend. All lifetime smokers like I was until 8 years ago. My best friend wrote his own obit and here is some of what he said.I dealt with a short and somewhat courageous battle with emphysema. Please one and all quit smoking!! I also...
    by elec7 Posted in Relapse Prevention
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    Last post by Dionne (gold)
    November 17th, 2008, 12:03 am
  • Lost another friend to nicotine
    In the last year I have lost my ex wife my Sister and now my best friend. All lifetime smokers like I was until 8 years ago. My best friend wrote his own obit and here is some of what he said.I dealt with a short and somewhat courageous battle with emphysema. Please one and all quit smoking!! I also...
    by elec7 Posted in General
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    Last post by Dionne (gold)
    November 17th, 2008, 12:03 am
  • Day 9 dealing with Emotions without nicotine
    Sid Please keep in mind that emotions were around before your addiction to nicotine. Also keep in mind nicotine never solved anything for any of us addicted to it. I lost my ex wife my Sister and my dog in a 2 month span and the last thing I thought of was a cigarette. I smoked for 46 years and have...
    by elec7 Posted in Emotions
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    Last post by katsrule8
    August 27th, 2008, 8:10 am
  • Day 9 dealing with Emotions without nicotine
    Sid Please keep in mind that emotions were around before your addiction to nicotine. Also keep in mind nicotine never solved anything for any of us addicted to it. I lost my ex wife my Sister and my dog in a 2 month span and the last thing I thought of was a cigarette. I smoked for 46 years and have...
    by elec7 Posted in Emotional Loss
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    Last post by katsrule8
    August 27th, 2008, 8:10 am
  • Day 9 dealing with Emotions without nicotine
    Sid Please keep in mind that emotions were around before your addiction to nicotine. Also keep in mind nicotine never solved anything for any of us addicted to it. I lost my ex wife my Sister and my dog in a 2 month span and the last thing I thought of was a cigarette. I smoked for 46 years and have...
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    Last post by katsrule8
    August 27th, 2008, 8:10 am
  • Missed anniversary Gold X8
    Just remembered on August 16th I had my 8 year anniversary. It does not seem possible that 8 years ago I was just starting my journey to be nicotine free. This group helped me do what had been impossible for me before. I tried everything patches smoked while wearing them. Gum smoked while chewing th...
    by elec7 Posted in The Message Board
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    Last post by thetarsk
    August 21st, 2008, 7:04 pm
  • Missed anniversary Gold X8
    Just remembered on August 16th I had my 8 year anniversary. It does not seem possible that 8 years ago I was just starting my journey to be nicotine free. This group helped me do what had been impossible for me before. I tried everything patches smoked while wearing them. Gum smoked while chewing th...
    by elec7 Posted in General
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    Last post by thetarsk
    August 21st, 2008, 7:04 pm
  • Gold almost X8
    Thank you to all why replied to my message. Especially to those who were here when I started. I probably should have been more clear I will be 8 years in August. To those in the early stages of your quit the important part is you quit your addiction to nicotine. Try to keep in mind besides Never tak...
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    June 12th, 2008, 1:22 am
  • Gold almost X8
    Thank you to all why replied to my message. Especially to those who were here when I started. I probably should have been more clear I will be 8 years in August. To those in the early stages of your quit the important part is you quit your addiction to nicotine. Try to keep in mind besides Never tak...
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    Last post by mewapiti2
    June 12th, 2008, 1:22 am
  • Gold almost X8
    Thank you to all why replied to my message. Especially to those who were here when I started. I probably should have been more clear I will be 8 years in August. To those in the early stages of your quit the important part is you quit your addiction to nicotine. Try to keep in mind besides Never tak...
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    Last post by mewapiti2
    June 12th, 2008, 1:22 am
  • Gold almost X8
    Thank you to all why replied to my message. Especially to those who were here when I started. I probably should have been more clear I will be 8 years in August. To those in the early stages of your quit the important part is you quit your addiction to nicotine. Try to keep in mind besides Never tak...
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    Last post by mewapiti2
    June 12th, 2008, 1:22 am
  • Gold almost X8
    Thank you to all why replied to my message. Especially to those who were here when I started. I probably should have been more clear I will be 8 years in August. To those in the early stages of your quit the important part is you quit your addiction to nicotine. Try to keep in mind besides Never tak...
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    Last post by mewapiti2
    June 12th, 2008, 1:22 am
  • Gold almost X8
    Thank you to all why replied to my message. Especially to those who were here when I started. I probably should have been more clear I will be 8 years in August. To those in the early stages of your quit the important part is you quit your addiction to nicotine. Try to keep in mind besides Never tak...
    by elec7 Posted in The Message Board
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    Last post by Patticake (Gold)
    October 29th, 2008, 9:32 am
  • Gold almost X8
    Thank you to all why replied to my message. Especially to those who were here when I started. I probably should have been more clear I will be 8 years in August. To those in the early stages of your quit the important part is you quit your addiction to nicotine. Try to keep in mind besides Never tak...
    by elec7 Posted in General
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    Last post by Patticake (Gold)
    October 29th, 2008, 9:32 am
  • Gold almost X8
    I remember living on this board for quite sometime. As total comfort takes over you move on with your life. I also remember when 1 hour was a milestone and a pack not smoked a miracle. I have lived and passed on to many in the real world "Not a single puff" is the way to quit. When I arrived here no...
    by elec7 Posted in The Message Board
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    Last post by Patticake (Gold)
    October 29th, 2008, 9:32 am
  • Gold almost X8
    I remember living on this board for quite sometime. As total comfort takes over you move on with your life. I also remember when 1 hour was a milestone and a pack not smoked a miracle. I have lived and passed on to many in the real world "Not a single puff" is the way to quit. When I arrived here no...
    by elec7 Posted in General
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    Last post by Patticake (Gold)
    October 29th, 2008, 9:32 am
  • Days & Dollars STATS PARADE
    What a great idea..Had to get out my adding machine and get the meter again. ok here goes 2860 days have not smoked over 96,000 nasty cigarettes and saved over $19,000. Congratulations to all on this life saving journey. If you just started it CAN be done and YOU are the one that CAN do it...Ed
    by elec7 Posted in Stats Parade
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    Last post by Rochelle2422
    March 15th, 2008, 2:21 am
  • Days & Dollars STATS PARADE
    What a great idea..Had to get out my adding machine and get the meter again. ok here goes 2860 days have not smoked over 96,000 nasty cigarettes and saved over $19,000. Congratulations to all on this life saving journey. If you just started it CAN be done and YOU are the one that CAN do it...Ed
    by elec7 Posted in The Message Board
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    Last post by StevensKayStevens
    February 28th, 2008, 12:53 am
  • Lost my Sister to nicotine
    First congratulations to all on this life saving journey. My Sister Peggy who was like me a lifetime smoker passed the day before Thanksgiving. The end was not pleasant as multiple cancers ravaged her body. All caused by smoking I just wish I could have stopped her when I did over 7 years ago. It's ...
    by elec7 Posted in General
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    Last post by Nora (Gold)
    December 17th, 2007, 12:39 am
  • Lost my Sister to nicotine
    First congratulations to all on this life saving journey. My Sister Peggy who was like me a lifetime smoker passed the day before Thanksgiving. The end was not pleasant as multiple cancers ravaged her body. All caused by smoking I just wish I could have stopped her when I did over 7 years ago. It's ...
    by elec7 Posted in Relapse Prevention
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    Last post by Nora (Gold)
    December 17th, 2007, 12:39 am
  • 7 Years Nicotine Free
    Nora Congratulations and good to see your name. We started about the same time I will be 7 years on the 16th I think. Talk about comfort zone forgot the date. We certainly had some fun back then but very pleased to see you still in the fight. Wow just does not seem that long ago. We both owe so much...
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    Last post by Joanne Gold
    August 6th, 2007, 11:54 am
  • 7 Years Nicotine Free
    Nora Congratulations and good to see your name. We started about the same time I will be 7 years on the 16th I think. Talk about comfort zone forgot the date. We certainly had some fun back then but very pleased to see you still in the fight. Wow just does not seem that long ago. We both owe so much...
    by elec7 Posted in The Message Board
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    Last post by Chipits GOLD.ffn
    August 21st, 2007, 2:07 am
  • 7 Years Nicotine Free
    Nora Congratulations and good to see your name. We started about the same time I will be 7 years on the 16th I think. Talk about comfort zone forgot the date. We certainly had some fun back then but very pleased to see you still in the fight. Wow just does not seem that long ago. We both owe so much...
    by elec7 Posted in Milestones
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    Last post by Chipits GOLD.ffn
    August 21st, 2007, 2:07 am
  • Milestone of sorts
    Hello fellow FREEDOM fighters. When I logged on to this site 6 1/2 years ago I was desperate to quit smoking. I knew after 46 years no good could come from my nicotine addiction. Already could not make 2 trips up and down the stairs with stopping to catch my breath. I was coughing and hacking all da...
    by elec7 Posted in General
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    Last post by Dionne (gold)
    March 12th, 2007, 10:41 am
  • Milestone of sorts
    Hello fellow FREEDOM fighters. When I logged on to this site 6 1/2 years ago I was desperate to quit smoking. I knew after 46 years no good could come from my nicotine addiction. Already could not make 2 trips up and down the stairs with stopping to catch my breath. I was coughing and hacking all da...
    by elec7 Posted in The Message Board
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    Last post by Dionne (gold)
    March 12th, 2007, 10:41 am