by Crawdad (The Silver)
13 Nov 2002, 13:08
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Topic: What is emphysema?
Replies: 61
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What is emphysema?

<t>It was my doctor telling me I have emphysema that finally got me off my butt and quitting. My paternal grandfather died of E in his early fifties. My dad was scared to death that he had E and would die like his dad did, and quit when he was 35. <br/> <br/> It was rather cold the way they told me ...
by Crawdad (The Silver)
10 Nov 2002, 14:40
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Topic: Good news, our members don't relapse anymore
Replies: 124
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Good news, our members don't relapse anymore

<r>I've been to a few other sites and see relapse and compassionate treatment of same over and over. I have to say I fully support Freedom's policy. I do not want to hear about failure. I do not want to hear about sneaking a cig a day or every other day. <I><s>[i]</s>I mean, who do they think they a...
by Crawdad (The Silver)
10 Nov 2002, 14:40
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>I've been to a few other sites and see relapse and compassionate treatment of same over and over. I have to say I fully support Freedom's policy. I do not want to hear about failure. I do not want to hear about sneaking a cig a day or every other day. <I><s>[i]</s>I mean, who do they think they a...
by Crawdad (The Silver)
08 Nov 2002, 12:51
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Topic: Why Would I Want To Feel Better?
Replies: 22
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Why Would I Want To Feel Better?

<t>Oh, man O'Bob I hear you. I've never reached the state in a quit where relapsing was the trauma you describe, but it so clearly describes the experience of my every morning as a smoker. Coughing so hard I was on the verge of throwing up. Every Damned Day. How, how could I have persisted in that h...
by Crawdad (The Silver)
08 Nov 2002, 12:51
Forum:
Topic: Why Would I Want To Feel Better?
Replies: 22
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Why Would I Want To Feel Better?

<t>Oh, man O'Bob I hear you. I've never reached the state in a quit where relapsing was the trauma you describe, but it so clearly describes the experience of my every morning as a smoker. Coughing so hard I was on the verge of throwing up. Every Damned Day. How, how could I have persisted in that h...
by Crawdad (The Silver)
08 Nov 2002, 12:51
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Topic: Why Would I Want To Feel Better?
Replies: 22
Views: 0

Why Would I Want To Feel Better?

<t>Oh, man O'Bob I hear you. I've never reached the state in a quit where relapsing was the trauma you describe, but it so clearly describes the experience of my every morning as a smoker. Coughing so hard I was on the verge of throwing up. Every Damned Day. How, how could I have persisted in that h...
by Crawdad (The Silver)
08 Nov 2002, 12:51
Forum: Dependency's Costs
Topic: Why Would I Want To Feel Better?
Replies: 20
Views: 1.6K

Why Would I Want To Feel Better?

<t>Oh, man O'Bob I hear you. I've never reached the state in a quit where relapsing was the trauma you describe, but it so clearly describes the experience of my every morning as a smoker. Coughing so hard I was on the verge of throwing up. Every Damned Day. How, how could I have persisted in that h...
by Crawdad (The Silver)
24 Oct 2002, 11:35
Forum:
Topic: Hurting a Little
Replies: 18
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Hurting a Little

BillW - what an inspirational message !!! Certainly a reminder to all of us in the community that there is really, truly, no excuse to ever take another puff.

Still struggling but maintaining with all the wisdom from here,
Gary
by Crawdad (The Silver)
17 Oct 2002, 10:35
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Topic: Where are you from?
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Where are you from?

Born in San Antonio TX. Dad was in the Air Force so I grew up in Okla City, Fairbanks AK, Spokane WA, Manhattan KS and Watertown NY. Graduated from high school and college in Manhattan. Moved to TX 25 years ago and have been here ever since. Living in Waco since 1978.