by elec7
15 Nov 2008, 08:04
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: Lost another friend to nicotine
Replies: 7
Views: 517

Lost another friend to nicotine

<t>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 a...
by elec7
15 Nov 2008, 08:04
Forum: General
Topic: Lost another friend to nicotine
Replies: 8
Views: 328

Lost another friend to nicotine

<t>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 a...
by elec7
26 Aug 2008, 00:10
Forum: Emotions
Topic: Day 9 dealing with Emotions without nicotine
Replies: 10
Views: 3.9K

Day 9 dealing with Emotions without nicotine

<t>Sid <br/> 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...
by elec7
26 Aug 2008, 00:10
Forum: Emotional Loss
Topic: Day 9 dealing with Emotions without nicotine
Replies: 13
Views: 4.7K

Day 9 dealing with Emotions without nicotine

<t>Sid <br/> 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...
by elec7
26 Aug 2008, 00:10
Forum:
Topic: Day 9 dealing with Emotions without nicotine
Replies: 12
Views: 2

Day 9 dealing with Emotions without nicotine

<t>Sid <br/> 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...
by elec7
20 Aug 2008, 00:59
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Missed anniversary Gold X8
Replies: 8
Views: 57

Missed anniversary Gold X8

<t>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...
by elec7
20 Aug 2008, 00:59
Forum: General
Topic: Missed anniversary Gold X8
Replies: 8
Views: 135

Missed anniversary Gold X8

<t>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...
by elec7
24 Jun 2008, 21:26
Forum:
Topic: Gold almost X8
Replies: 20
Views: 0

Gold almost X8

<t>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 ...
by elec7
24 Jun 2008, 21:26
Forum:
Topic: Gold almost X8
Replies: 20
Views: 0

Gold almost X8

<t>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 ...
by elec7
24 Jun 2008, 21:26
Forum:
Topic: Gold almost X8
Replies: 20
Views: 0

Gold almost X8

<t>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 ...
by elec7
24 Jun 2008, 21:26
Forum:
Topic: Gold almost X8
Replies: 20
Views: 0

Gold almost X8

<t>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 ...
by elec7
24 Jun 2008, 21:26
Forum:
Topic: Gold almost X8
Replies: 20
Views: 0

Gold almost X8

<t>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 ...
by elec7
24 Jun 2008, 21:26
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Gold almost X8
Replies: 21
Views: 232

Gold almost X8

<t>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 ...
by elec7
24 Jun 2008, 21:26
Forum: General
Topic: Gold almost X8
Replies: 21
Views: 302

Gold almost X8

<t>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 ...
by elec7
11 Jun 2008, 20:56
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Gold almost X8
Replies: 21
Views: 232

Gold almost X8

<t>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...
by elec7
11 Jun 2008, 20:56
Forum: General
Topic: Gold almost X8
Replies: 21
Views: 302

Gold almost X8

<t>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...
by elec7
01 Mar 2008, 19:32
Forum: Stats Parade
Topic: Days & Dollars STATS PARADE
Replies: 40
Views: 2.0K

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
01 Mar 2008, 19:32
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Days & Dollars STATS PARADE
Replies: 37
Views: 260

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
15 Dec 2007, 20:30
Forum: General
Topic: Lost my Sister to nicotine
Replies: 7
Views: 30

Lost my Sister to nicotine

<t>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...
by elec7
15 Dec 2007, 20:30
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: Lost my Sister to nicotine
Replies: 7
Views: 501

Lost my Sister to nicotine

<t>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...
by elec7
06 Aug 2007, 07:14
Forum:
Topic: 7 Years Nicotine Free
Replies: 19
Views: 0

7 Years Nicotine Free

<t>Nora <br/> 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 ow...
by elec7
06 Aug 2007, 07:14
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: 7 Years Nicotine Free
Replies: 20
Views: 153

7 Years Nicotine Free

<t>Nora <br/> 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 ow...
by elec7
06 Aug 2007, 07:14
Forum: Milestones
Topic: 7 Years Nicotine Free
Replies: 20
Views: 114

7 Years Nicotine Free

<t>Nora <br/> 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 ow...
by elec7
11 Mar 2007, 21:03
Forum: General
Topic: Milestone of sorts
Replies: 2
Views: 18

Milestone of sorts

<t>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...
by elec7
11 Mar 2007, 21:03
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Milestone of sorts
Replies: 2
Views: 41

Milestone of sorts

<t>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...