by twovees (Gold)
23 Oct 2000, 10:22
Forum: Help Me - SOS
Topic: I am going to Quit after this carton .PLEASE give me some tips, PLEASE help.
Replies: 10
Views: 219

I am going to Quit after this carton .PLEASE give me some tips, PLEASE help.

<t>Hi, Joseph. You have received a lot of good suggestions here. That Bolko always comes up with some great words of wisdom. You need to really listen to him. My only suggestion is DO IT NOW. ~~ Vivian ~~ After nearly 50 years of smoking, I have been nicotine-free for Two months, one week, 22 hours,...
by twovees (Gold)
23 Oct 2000, 10:22
Forum:
Topic: I am going to Quit after this carton .PLEASE give me some tips, PLEASE help.
Replies: 9
Views: 0

I am going to Quit after this carton .PLEASE give me some tips, PLEASE help.

<t>Hi, Joseph. You have received a lot of good suggestions here. That Bolko always comes up with some great words of wisdom. You need to really listen to him. My only suggestion is DO IT NOW. ~~ Vivian ~~ After nearly 50 years of smoking, I have been nicotine-free for Two months, one week, 22 hours,...
by twovees (Gold)
06 Oct 2000, 21:50
Forum:
Topic: The smoking dream
Replies: 455
Views: 1

The smoking dream

Thanks, Joel. I have read it before but it was good to read again.

Does this dream usually happen repeatedly, or is this one of those things that now that I have gotten past it, it's over and done with. It was very frightening.

Vivian
by twovees (Gold)
28 Sep 2000, 19:04
Forum: Help Me - SOS
Topic: screams, laughter, tears and fears
Replies: 31
Views: 417

screams, laughter, tears and fears

<r>Well said, Linda. I know that yesterday when I was having a very unexpected bad day, it helped tremendously to be able to come here and post how I was feeling -- like getting it off my chest. Then when I saw all the wonderful responses of my fellow quitters wanting to help me, I was just overwhel...
by twovees (Gold)
28 Sep 2000, 19:04
Forum:
Topic: screams, laughter, tears and fears
Replies: 30
Views: 0

screams, laughter, tears and fears

<r>Well said, Linda. I know that yesterday when I was having a very unexpected bad day, it helped tremendously to be able to come here and post how I was feeling -- like getting it off my chest. Then when I saw all the wonderful responses of my fellow quitters wanting to help me, I was just overwhel...
by twovees (Gold)
28 Sep 2000, 07:44
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: The Miserable Threes
Replies: 81
Views: 5.5K

The Miserable Threes

<r>Thanks, Joel for bringing up this post again. I had read it before, but did not connect it with the way I was feeling today until I just read it again.<br/> <br/> Can always count on you to come up with the helpful post for any situation. I'm glad, because I never want to have to start my meter o...
by twovees (Gold)
28 Sep 2000, 07:44
Forum:
Topic: The Miserable Threes
Replies: 79
Views: 0

The Miserable Threes

<r>Thanks, Joel for bringing up this post again. I had read it before, but did not connect it with the way I was feeling today until I just read it again.<br/> <br/> Can always count on you to come up with the helpful post for any situation. I'm glad, because I never want to have to start my meter o...
by twovees (Gold)
28 Sep 2000, 07:44
Forum: General
Topic: The Miserable Threes
Replies: 80
Views: 980

The Miserable Threes

<r>Thanks, Joel for bringing up this post again. I had read it before, but did not connect it with the way I was feeling today until I just read it again.<br/> <br/> Can always count on you to come up with the helpful post for any situation. I'm glad, because I never want to have to start my meter o...
by twovees (Gold)
28 Sep 2000, 07:44
Forum:
Topic: The Miserable Threes
Replies: 79
Views: 0

The Miserable Threes

<r>Thanks, Joel for bringing up this post again. I had read it before, but did not connect it with the way I was feeling today until I just read it again.<br/> <br/> Can always count on you to come up with the helpful post for any situation. I'm glad, because I never want to have to start my meter o...
by twovees (Gold)
28 Sep 2000, 07:44
Forum:
Topic: The Miserable Threes
Replies: 80
Views: 0

The Miserable Threes

<r>Thanks, Joel for bringing up this post again. I had read it before, but did not connect it with the way I was feeling today until I just read it again.<br/> <br/> Can always count on you to come up with the helpful post for any situation. I'm glad, because I never want to have to start my meter o...
by twovees (Gold)
27 Sep 2000, 02:10
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: The Urge Hits!
Replies: 169
Views: 946

The Urge Hits!

<r><LEFT><s>[left]</s><SIZE size="100"><s>[size=100]</s>I just now logged on this afternoon. (Whenever I go to my computer, I just can't leave without checking the board). I was really surprised when I saw the thread "Robert needs help". That one sent me to this thread.<e>[/size]</e></SIZE><e>[/left...
by twovees (Gold)
24 Sep 2000, 09:17
Forum: Planning to Quit
Topic: Hate smell of smoking, but still smoke (outside)
Replies: 11
Views: 199

Hate smell of smoking, but still smoke (outside)

<t>Welcome nanaKaren to Freedom. You certainly have come to the right place. That was a wonderful letter that was written by Linda. I have been on the board for a few weeks, but never read that before.<br/> <br/> Yes, we were all where you are now, scared that we would not make it, scared of parting...
by twovees (Gold)
02 Sep 2000, 05:44
Forum: Help Me - SOS
Topic: Here I go again :-(
Replies: 9
Views: 251

Here I go again :-(

<t>Hi, Micki, I have been reading about the tough time you are having with this. I am going to be away on vacation for almost a week. When I come back I am going to be looking for your post with good news. You will have nearly completed your first week by then. Just remember, if you NEVER TAKE ANOTH...
by twovees (Gold)
30 Aug 2000, 19:10
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Have you noticed some of these "lost" long-term quits?
Replies: 103
Views: 12.4K

Have you noticed some of these "lost" long-term quits?

<t>Thanks, Joel, for bringing up this page again. This points out a lesson that I never knew before finding Freedom, that is, that I am an addict. Before, I always thought that I could just quit, put down the cigarettes, get used to being without them, and I would get over it. Now I know that I must...
by twovees (Gold)
30 Aug 2000, 19:10
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: Have you noticed some of these "lost" long-term quits?
Replies: 102
Views: 13.4K

Have you noticed some of these "lost" long-term quits?

<t>Thanks, Joel, for bringing up this page again. This points out a lesson that I never knew before finding Freedom, that is, that I am an addict. Before, I always thought that I could just quit, put down the cigarettes, get used to being without them, and I would get over it. Now I know that I must...
by twovees (Gold)
30 Aug 2000, 19:10
Forum:
Topic: Have you noticed some of these "lost" long-term quits?
Replies: 162
Views: 0

Have you noticed some of these "lost" long-term quits?

<t>Thanks, Joel, for bringing up this page again. This points out a lesson that I never knew before finding Freedom, that is, that I am an addict. Before, I always thought that I could just quit, put down the cigarettes, get used to being without them, and I would get over it. Now I know that I must...
by twovees (Gold)
26 Aug 2000, 22:14
Forum: My New Life ...
Topic: How much are cigs where you live?
Replies: 142
Views: 903

How much are cigs where you live?

<t>Dodie, I remember saying the exact same thing - if I ever have to pay $1.00/ pack, I surely will quit. Well in NH I was paying $23.00 to $26.00 a carton before I started ordering Omaha's through the internet for about $13.55/carton. Thought I had it made when I found them - no additives and low(e...
by twovees (Gold)
26 Aug 2000, 22:14
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: How much are cigs where you live?
Replies: 156
Views: 3.3K

How much are cigs where you live?

<t>Dodie, I remember saying the exact same thing - if I ever have to pay $1.00/ pack, I surely will quit. Well in NH I was paying $23.00 to $26.00 a carton before I started ordering Omaha's through the internet for about $13.55/carton. Thought I had it made when I found them - no additives and low(e...
by twovees (Gold)
26 Aug 2000, 12:20
Forum:
Topic: Which brand did you smoke?
Replies: 17
Views: 0

Which brand did you smoke?

<r>When I quit, I was smoking Omaha Ultra-Lights, ordered through the internet only $12.00/carton plus shipping, came to $13.55/carton; but had to order minimum of 4 cartons. That was not a problem, because as long as I had that many on hand, I didn't have to think about quitting until each time I w...
by twovees (Gold)
22 Aug 2000, 09:24
Forum: Glory Week
Topic: TELL me it gets better!
Replies: 14
Views: 273

TELL me it gets better!

<t>Hi, Jann. It certainly does get better and very soon for you. Tomorrow or the next day, you will all of a sudden notice that you have not thought about smoking for several hours. Then the time will be longer, then longer. After that, even if you think about it, it will not tug at you and drag you...
by twovees (Gold)
21 Aug 2000, 10:18
Forum: Help Me - SOS
Topic: oh no...why is this happening... ?!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 660

oh no...why is this happening... ?!!!

<r>Good Going, Tina. I just read this whole thread. Some really good words in here, helpful to all of us newbies. It doesn's seem fair , does it, first a really good day and you think you are over the worst of it, then Whammo! a real bad day. I have had one of those bad ones today too. But, like you...
by twovees (Gold)
21 Aug 2000, 10:18
Forum:
Topic: oh no...why is this happening... ?!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 0

oh no...why is this happening... ?!!!

<r>Good Going, Tina. I just read this whole thread. Some really good words in here, helpful to all of us newbies. It doesn's seem fair , does it, first a really good day and you think you are over the worst of it, then Whammo! a real bad day. I have had one of those bad ones today too. But, like you...
by twovees (Gold)
15 Aug 2000, 11:55
Forum:
Topic: Visit the "Wall of Remembrance"
Replies: 10
Views: 0

Visit the "Wall of Remembrance"

<t>Just read the items from Wall of Remembrance. I know I'm heading in the right direction and with Freedom's help will make it. I just read an e-mail from my daughter telling me that my granddaughter's friend' mother has just been diagnosed with emphysema and can no longer work. No income, no healt...
by twovees (Gold)
10 Aug 2000, 12:18
Forum: Planning
Topic: I've set the date
Replies: 11
Views: 450

I've set the date

I have just spent the past 1 1/2 hours reading from Joel's Library. POWERFUL!!! Even though I have set my quit date for 8/15, by the time I read more, I may move it up to an earlier date.

Thank you, Joel, for the wonderful information.
by twovees (Gold)
10 Aug 2000, 12:18
Forum: Planning to Quit
Topic: I've set the date
Replies: 11
Views: 425

I've set the date

I have just spent the past 1 1/2 hours reading from Joel's Library. POWERFUL!!! Even though I have set my quit date for 8/15, by the time I read more, I may move it up to an earlier date.

Thank you, Joel, for the wonderful information.