by AMD33 (gold)
13 Nov 2003, 12:54
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: Caring for Our Recovery
Replies: 80
Views: 17.9K

Caring for Our Quit

<r>Thanks for this thread, as always, and thanks to Freedom. <br/> <br/> I'm almost at 2 years and I just wanted to let you know that I am still here with you <E>:)</E> <br/> <br/> -Jessica aka AMD33 <br/> Celebrating freedom for one year, eleven months, three weeks, one day, 7 hours, 23 minutes and...
by AMD33 (gold)
13 Nov 2003, 12:54
Forum: Advice 4 Newbies
Topic: Caring for Our Quit
Replies: 166
Views: 924

Caring for Our Quit

<r>Thanks for this thread, as always, and thanks to Freedom. <br/> <br/> I'm almost at 2 years and I just wanted to let you know that I am still here with you <E>:)</E> <br/> <br/> -Jessica aka AMD33 <br/> Celebrating freedom for one year, eleven months, three weeks, one day, 7 hours, 23 minutes and...
by AMD33 (gold)
18 Nov 2002, 01:34
Forum: Rationalizations
Topic: Desperate Addicts Parade: Have You Ever...
Replies: 282
Views: 27.7K

Desperate Addicts Parade: Have You Ever...

<r>Fantastic parade!!! Thanks OBob, for the parade and for sharing your experiences! <br/> <br/> Have you ever quit smoking and broken your cigarettes in two so you wouldn't smoke them? The later, dug through the coffee grounds and other garbage on top to look for one you didn't break? And when you ...
by AMD33 (gold)
18 Nov 2002, 01:34
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Desperate Addicts Parade: Have You Ever...
Replies: 331
Views: 21.2K

Desperate Addicts Parade: Have You Ever...

<r>Fantastic parade!!! Thanks OBob, for the parade and for sharing your experiences! <br/> <br/> Have you ever quit smoking and broken your cigarettes in two so you wouldn't smoke them? The later, dug through the coffee grounds and other garbage on top to look for one you didn't break? And when you ...
by AMD33 (gold)
21 Oct 2002, 00:49
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: Caring for Our Recovery
Replies: 80
Views: 17.9K

Caring for Our Quit

<r>Janet, <br/> <br/> Thanks for this!<IMG height="19" src="http://sc.communities.msn.com/themes/pby/img/emoticons/emsmile.gif" width="19"><s>[img width="19" height="19"]</s>http://sc.communities.msn.com/themes/pby/img/emoticons/emsmile.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> <br/> Over the last year and a half...
by AMD33 (gold)
21 Oct 2002, 00:49
Forum:
Topic: Caring for Our Quit
Replies: 165
Views: 0

Caring for Our Quit

<r>Janet, <br/> <br/> Thanks for this!<IMG height="19" src="http://sc.communities.msn.com/themes/pby/img/emoticons/emsmile.gif" width="19"><s>[img width="19" height="19"]</s>http://sc.communities.msn.com/themes/pby/img/emoticons/emsmile.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> <br/> Over the last year and a half...
by AMD33 (gold)
15 Jun 2002, 14:19
Forum:
Topic: Caring for Our Quit
Replies: 165
Views: 0

Caring for Our Quit

<r>You know, This is it Bronze, I don't remember how I subscribed to it <IMG height="19" src="http://sc.communities.msn.com/img/emoticons/emsmile.gif" width="19"><s>[img width="19" height="19"]</s>http://sc.communities.msn.com/img/emoticons/emsmile.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG> I did it so long ago, that I...
by AMD33 (gold)
15 Jun 2002, 13:25
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: Caring for Our Recovery
Replies: 80
Views: 17.9K

Caring for Our Quit

<r>This thread has been so important to me. I have subscribed to it, so whenever anyone posts to it, I get an email with the subject line: Caring for our Quit. <br/> <br/> Just reading that subject line reminds me that I need to pay attention, even if I haven't been back to visit Freedom for a littl...
by AMD33 (gold)
15 Jun 2002, 13:25
Forum:
Topic: Caring for Our Quit
Replies: 165
Views: 0

Caring for Our Quit

<r>This thread has been so important to me. I have subscribed to it, so whenever anyone posts to it, I get an email with the subject line: Caring for our Quit. <br/> <br/> Just reading that subject line reminds me that I need to pay attention, even if I haven't been back to visit Freedom for a littl...
by AMD33 (gold)
22 May 2002, 12:56
Forum: Dependency's Costs
Topic: The Isolation of a Widowed Smoker
Replies: 53
Views: 10.2K

The Isolation of a Widowed Smoker

<r>This is the post Joel brought up to the top when I got here six months ago. And I just wanted to let you all know that although I've not been around much lately (i have a new job that's taking up every second of my time and I'm also going to school at night now), I am still here and still going s...
by AMD33 (gold)
22 May 2002, 12:56
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: The Isolation of a Widowed Smoker
Replies: 51
Views: 7.1K

The Isolation of a Widowed Smoker

<r>This is the post Joel brought up to the top when I got here six months ago. And I just wanted to let you all know that although I've not been around much lately (i have a new job that's taking up every second of my time and I'm also going to school at night now), I am still here and still going s...
by AMD33 (gold)
22 May 2002, 12:56
Forum: My New Life ...
Topic: The Isolation of a Widowed Smoker
Replies: 159
Views: 5.5K

The Isolation of a Widowed Smoker

<r>This is the post Joel brought up to the top when I got here six months ago. And I just wanted to let you all know that although I've not been around much lately (i have a new job that's taking up every second of my time and I'm also going to school at night now), I am still here and still going s...
by AMD33 (gold)
22 May 2002, 12:56
Forum:
Topic: The Isolation of a Widowed Smoker
Replies: 159
Views: 0

The Isolation of a Widowed Smoker

<r>This is the post Joel brought up to the top when I got here six months ago. And I just wanted to let you all know that although I've not been around much lately (i have a new job that's taking up every second of my time and I'm also going to school at night now), I am still here and still going s...
by AMD33 (gold)
30 Jan 2002, 10:09
Forum:
Topic: Left Las Vegas
Replies: 55
Views: 0

Left Las Vegas

<t>You do such a fantastic job of description OBob. You got that crave description just right. Bizarre how it can be so physical when the nicotine's been out of your body for so long. <br/> <br/> Good job of getting through a tough time. I think the triggers get a little trickier as you go along bec...
by AMD33 (gold)
30 Jan 2002, 10:09
Forum:
Topic: Left Las Vegas
Replies: 55
Views: 0

Left Las Vegas

<t>You do such a fantastic job of description OBob. You got that crave description just right. Bizarre how it can be so physical when the nicotine's been out of your body for so long. <br/> <br/> Good job of getting through a tough time. I think the triggers get a little trickier as you go along bec...
by AMD33 (gold)
30 Jan 2002, 10:09
Forum: General
Topic: Left Las Vegas
Replies: 56
Views: 995

Left Las Vegas

<t>You do such a fantastic job of description OBob. You got that crave description just right. Bizarre how it can be so physical when the nicotine's been out of your body for so long. <br/> <br/> Good job of getting through a tough time. I think the triggers get a little trickier as you go along bec...
by AMD33 (gold)
30 Jan 2002, 10:09
Forum:
Topic: Left Las Vegas
Replies: 55
Views: 0

Left Las Vegas

<t>You do such a fantastic job of description OBob. You got that crave description just right. Bizarre how it can be so physical when the nicotine's been out of your body for so long. <br/> <br/> Good job of getting through a tough time. I think the triggers get a little trickier as you go along bec...
by AMD33 (gold)
27 Jan 2002, 05:12
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: SCREAMING ABDABS.?????????????????
Replies: 17
Views: 190

SCREAMING ABDABS.?????????????????

<t>Hey Lorriane, <br/> <br/> I also had trouble when I was nearing the three week mark and I know how tough it can be. I felt like I just didn't care what happened and I think my junkie mind was trying to mess up my efforts. It's incredibly intense. But I got through it by taking things one hour at ...
by AMD33 (gold)
22 Jan 2002, 06:29
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: Just Found a Cigarette
Replies: 10
Views: 170

Just Found a Cigarette

<t>Excellent story Bob! I remember doing the same kind of thing. But I always managed to smoke all those hidden ones right away so never had them when I really was looking for them! (And believe me, I looked) <br/> <br/> I've broken up 19 cigarettes and thrown them in the trash too, and then a few h...
by AMD33 (gold)
22 Jan 2002, 06:29
Forum:
Topic: Just Found a Cigarette
Replies: 9
Views: 0

Just Found a Cigarette

<t>Excellent story Bob! I remember doing the same kind of thing. But I always managed to smoke all those hidden ones right away so never had them when I really was looking for them! (And believe me, I looked) <br/> <br/> I've broken up 19 cigarettes and thrown them in the trash too, and then a few h...
by AMD33 (gold)
19 Jan 2002, 13:07
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: Last Line of Defense (or Trump Card)
Replies: 155
Views: 1.4K

Last Line of Defense (or Trump Card)

<t>I love this thread! Congrats to you OBob. You beat the trigger. But you know what else? You were so dedicated to your quit that you prepared for that moment when you wouldn't be ready. You got your trump card and put it in the critical place so it would save you in case of an unexpected crisis. <...
by AMD33 (gold)
19 Jan 2002, 13:07
Forum:
Topic: Last Line of Defense (or Trump Card)
Replies: 154
Views: 0

Last Line of Defense (or Trump Card)

<t>I love this thread! Congrats to you OBob. You beat the trigger. But you know what else? You were so dedicated to your quit that you prepared for that moment when you wouldn't be ready. You got your trump card and put it in the critical place so it would save you in case of an unexpected crisis. <...
by AMD33 (gold)
30 Dec 2001, 08:21
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: Why we must never take another puff
Replies: 108
Views: 1.5K

Why we must never take another puff

<r>Sorry I'm late for this one. <br/> <br/> I first tried to quit in 1986 and made it about 2 days. My next attempts were ill fated, uneducated NRT attempts. I made these over the course of many years and they ranged from a couple days to about a year and a half of chewing the gum <E>:)</E> I was so...
by AMD33 (gold)
30 Dec 2001, 08:21
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: Why we must never take another puff
Replies: 73
Views: 6.5K

Why we must never take another puff

<r>Sorry I'm late for this one. <br/> <br/> I first tried to quit in 1986 and made it about 2 days. My next attempts were ill fated, uneducated NRT attempts. I made these over the course of many years and they ranged from a couple days to about a year and a half of chewing the gum <E>:)</E> I was so...
by AMD33 (gold)
20 Dec 2001, 05:35
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: Short funny clinic story
Replies: 37
Views: 672

Short funny clinic story

<r>I love that story. We've all been there. <br/> <br/> A few weeks into a recent quit I was jogging -- trying to be all healthy in my new lifestyle. On the street in front of me was an unsmoked, unmangled cigarette, and a lighter. <br/> <br/> A non smoker would never have even noticed it but I thou...