by happycamper 67
09 Apr 2002, 20:01
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: Have you noticed some of these "lost" long-term quits?
Replies: 162
Views: 7.2K

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

Wow Joel! #46 is really powerful stuff. Just what I needed! Thanks!
yqs,
maggie
day 425 CT
Never Question Your Decision To Quit
by happycamper 67
09 Apr 2002, 20:01
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?

Wow Joel! #46 is really powerful stuff. Just what I needed! Thanks!
yqs,
maggie
day 425 CT
Never Question Your Decision To Quit
by happycamper 67
09 Apr 2002, 19:57
Forum:
Topic: 3months clean
Replies: 2
Views: 0

3months clean

<t>Congratulations Smokout!! 3 months nicotine free is an awesome accomplishment. I just wanted to take a moment to let you know that it gets better and better everyday. At 14 months I get an occasional craving, but when I do I know it is time to pay attention again and come back here and do a littl...
by happycamper 67
31 Dec 2001, 10:03
Forum: News and Sites
Topic: Our Mission Statement
Replies: 142
Views: 1.2K

Our Mission Statement

<t>Since I am the member that posted at the other site, I do want to take a moment to explain my position. At the other site, while I do not agree with many of the philosophies, I always feel open to express my own views and offer help to those who may indeed need that kick in the pants that I usual...
by happycamper 67
24 Dec 2001, 11:23
Forum:
Topic: Buddy Systems
Replies: 348
Views: 1

Buddy Systems

EXCELLENT!
Thanks Marty!!!! Much appreciated!
yqs,
mags
by happycamper 67
24 Dec 2001, 03:43
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, this really helps. <br/> I really do think that one thing she did not do that may have helped was to continue to do work on it. <br/> "That is why continued reinforcement is imperative if an ex-smoker wishes to stay free from cigarettes." -- I will try to help her when she's ready to...
by happycamper 67
24 Dec 2001, 03:43
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, this really helps. <br/> I really do think that one thing she did not do that may have helped was to continue to do work on it. <br/> "That is why continued reinforcement is imperative if an ex-smoker wishes to stay free from cigarettes." -- I will try to help her when she's ready to...
by happycamper 67
23 Oct 2001, 02:25
Forum: Planning
Topic: Smoking and Pregnancy
Replies: 46
Views: 3.8K

Smoking and Pregnancy

excellent
thanks!!!
by happycamper 67
10 Sep 2001, 21:09
Forum:
Topic: Actions speak louder than words—or thought.
Replies: 146
Views: 0

Actions speak louder than words—or thought.

<t>great message here Joel. It really speaks to what I've been going through at 7 mths. The thoughts aren't even close to what they used to be (in quantity) but I must remember that as long as I don't take that one puff, I will succeed in not smoking. Thanks a ton. <br/> yqs, <br/> maggie <br/> 7M 1...
by happycamper 67
10 Sep 2001, 21:09
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: Actions speak louder than words—or thought.
Replies: 35
Views: 9.8K

Actions speak louder than words—or thought.

<t>great message here Joel. It really speaks to what I've been going through at 7 mths. The thoughts aren't even close to what they used to be (in quantity) but I must remember that as long as I don't take that one puff, I will succeed in not smoking. Thanks a ton. <br/> yqs, <br/> maggie <br/> 7M 1...
by happycamper 67
25 May 2001, 21:59
Forum:
Topic: We understand why you relapsed
Replies: 74
Views: 0

We understand why you relapsed

<t>Joel, it is EXACTLY this type of attitude that has gotten me where I am now today. While I'm not here that much, and still spend time on a board where I've been a member for a long, long time, the difference this time, this time AT LAST, is because of freedoms relapse policy. I have it plastered ...
by happycamper 67
30 Apr 2001, 21:04
Forum: Emotions
Topic: I feel depressed - SO WHAT ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1.4K

I feel depressed - SO WHAT ?

<t>Marty, <br/> thank you so much for this thread! <br/> <br/> "There is no logical reason why feeling depressed should make us think we want a cigarette, and actually I can't think of an emotional reason. Maybe...we have allowed ourselves to become convinced that there is a relationship, and theref...
by happycamper 67
04 Apr 2001, 08:56
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: Be Prepared! Anger and rage are coming!
Replies: 41
Views: 2.9K

Be Prepared! Anger and rage are coming!

<t>just wanted to add my anger success story (from 3/30) to this thread: <br/> <br/> I made it through a big one yesterday. I was in this ridiculous argument (aren't those the most frustrating!!) with my husband last night. I got so angry I could hardly see straight. That fight or flight feeling. I ...
by happycamper 67
04 Apr 2001, 08:56
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: Be Prepared! Anger and rage are coming!
Replies: 74
Views: 864

Be Prepared! Anger and rage are coming!

<t>just wanted to add my anger success story (from 3/30) to this thread: <br/> <br/> I made it through a big one yesterday. I was in this ridiculous argument (aren't those the most frustrating!!) with my husband last night. I got so angry I could hardly see straight. That fight or flight feeling. I ...
by happycamper 67
17 Mar 2001, 22:30
Forum: Emotions
Topic: New reactions to anger as an ex-smoker
Replies: 69
Views: 30.5K

New reactions to anger as an ex-smoker

this is good stuff. thank you. I have lost many quits due to anger/miscommunication etc.
by happycamper 67
17 Mar 2001, 22:30
Forum: Emotional Loss
Topic: New reactions to anger as an ex-smoker
Replies: 263
Views: 5.6K

New reactions to anger as an ex-smoker

this is good stuff. thank you. I have lost many quits due to anger/miscommunication etc.
by happycamper 67
17 Mar 2001, 22:09
Forum: Glory Week
Topic: The Fan Letter
Replies: 48
Views: 434

The Fan Letter

amen. it is all about priorities. it has to be.
(and for those passengers who are traveling with children or others needing assistance, please secure your own mask before that of the other person.)
peace,
maggie
day 36 CT
Never Question Your Decision To Quit
by happycamper 67
17 Mar 2001, 22:09
Forum:
Topic: The Fan Letter
Replies: 47
Views: 0

The Fan Letter

amen. it is all about priorities. it has to be.
(and for those passengers who are traveling with children or others needing assistance, please secure your own mask before that of the other person.)
peace,
maggie
day 36 CT
Never Question Your Decision To Quit
by happycamper 67
11 Mar 2001, 06:29
Forum: Advice 4 Newbies
Topic: Focus on Quitting for Just One Hour
Replies: 72
Views: 755

Focus on Quitting for Just One Hour

being an avid backpacker, this analogy rings clear.
thanks for the perspective, zep!
maggie
by happycamper 67
11 Mar 2001, 06:29
Forum: Encouragement/Support
Topic: Focus on Quitting for Just One Hour
Replies: 44
Views: 5.5K

Focus on Quitting for Just One Hour

being an avid backpacker, this analogy rings clear.
thanks for the perspective, zep!
maggie
by happycamper 67
11 Mar 2001, 06:29
Forum:
Topic: Focus on Quitting for Just One Hour
Replies: 71
Views: 0

Focus on Quitting for Just One Hour

being an avid backpacker, this analogy rings clear.
thanks for the perspective, zep!
maggie
by happycamper 67
15 Feb 2001, 21:38
Forum: Encouragement/Support
Topic: Negative support from others
Replies: 53
Views: 8.5K

Negative support from others

<t>AMEN! I have found that on this quit, unlike other attempts, I feel more willing to try to communicate instead of assuming the other person was trying to be hurtful & then not wanting them to think badly of me, etc. <br/> <br/> I suppose the cooling off period w/a cig allowed me to **** my fe...
by happycamper 67
15 Feb 2001, 21:38
Forum:
Topic: Negative support from others
Replies: 191
Views: 0

Negative support from others

<t>AMEN! I have found that on this quit, unlike other attempts, I feel more willing to try to communicate instead of assuming the other person was trying to be hurtful & then not wanting them to think badly of me, etc. <br/> <br/> I suppose the cooling off period w/a cig allowed me to **** my fe...
by happycamper 67
13 Feb 2001, 21:47
Forum:
Topic: **** week is through, now the real challenge
Replies: 40
Views: 0

**** week is through, now the real challenge

Tom,
always good to see your posts -- especially the happy ones -- on day 5 myself and it is helpful to see the road just ahead of me is lit with smiling faces and happylights. thank you for that & keep up the great work!!!!!!!
peace
maggie
by happycamper 67
11 Feb 2001, 22:11
Forum:
Topic: Watching Others Smoke
Replies: 33
Views: 0

Watching Others Smoke

<t>I know I'm only on day 3, but when I read about this idea of the smoker envying the ex-smoker, it rang true with me -- at the time I was rounding my wagons, getting ready to quit. I had been out with some friends and one of them had quit. Even though I knew I was getting ready to quit, I still fe...