by hannes (gold)
21 Apr 2001, 12:27
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: How do you handle being with smokers?
Replies: 132
Views: 1.3K

How do you handle being with smokers?

<t>At 3 month's of freedom, I should be stronger about this subject, but I still do not want to be around smokers for fear of relapse & also because I have had enough of the poision - nicotine. I have failed in my previous attempts because I thought that I could handle being around smokers - THA...
by hannes (gold)
21 Apr 2001, 12:27
Forum:
Topic: How do you handle being with smokers?
Replies: 131
Views: 0

How do you handle being with smokers?

<t>At 3 month's of freedom, I should be stronger about this subject, but I still do not want to be around smokers for fear of relapse & also because I have had enough of the poision - nicotine. I have failed in my previous attempts because I thought that I could handle being around smokers - THA...
by hannes (gold)
18 Apr 2001, 19:54
Forum:
Topic: “I’ve tried everything to lose weight but..."
Replies: 33
Views: 0

“I’ve tried everything to lose weight but..."

Thanks Joel, as always you so much help, all I can say is I keep trying - wish I could just say - NEVER TAKE ANOTHER BITE. Hannes.
by hannes (gold)
02 Apr 2001, 20:16
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: No thank you, I can't have a cigarette
Replies: 46
Views: 4.6K

No thank you, I can't have a cigarette

<t>Thanks for bringing up this post Joel because it is just what I needed. And I particularly like the phrase I got rid of smoking - never thought of quitting like that before. You just never know what you will find in freedom. NEVER TAKE ANOTHER PUFF - TAKE ONE DAY AT A TIME - GET RID OF SMOKING - ...
by hannes (gold)
02 Apr 2001, 20:16
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: No thank you, I can't have a cigarette
Replies: 106
Views: 6.4K

No thank you, I can't have a cigarette

<t>Thanks for bringing up this post Joel because it is just what I needed. And I particularly like the phrase I got rid of smoking - never thought of quitting like that before. You just never know what you will find in freedom. NEVER TAKE ANOTHER PUFF - TAKE ONE DAY AT A TIME - GET RID OF SMOKING - ...
by hannes (gold)
02 Apr 2001, 20:04
Forum:
Topic: The Urge Hits!
Replies: 168
Views: 0

The Urge Hits!

Thanks Joel - Hannes @ 2m 1w & 4d of fresh air freedom.
by hannes (gold)
02 Apr 2001, 20:04
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: The Urge Hits!
Replies: 169
Views: 946

The Urge Hits!

Thanks Joel - Hannes @ 2m 1w & 4d of fresh air freedom.
by hannes (gold)
13 Mar 2001, 21:08
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: What exactly is a craving?
Replies: 17
Views: 260

What exactly is a craving?

<t>Congratulations on 10 days of freedom Joy, you are doing fantastic. Like yourself, I have quit many times before & failed, but, this time with the help of freedom I have been able to keep my positive attitude about quitting going due to the message board, Joel's Library, & whyquit.com. An...
by hannes (gold)
13 Mar 2001, 21:08
Forum:
Topic: What exactly is a craving?
Replies: 16
Views: 0

What exactly is a craving?

<t>Congratulations on 10 days of freedom Joy, you are doing fantastic. Like yourself, I have quit many times before & failed, but, this time with the help of freedom I have been able to keep my positive attitude about quitting going due to the message board, Joel's Library, & whyquit.com. An...
by hannes (gold)
08 Mar 2001, 19:41
Forum:
Topic: New reactions to anger as an ex-smoker
Replies: 262
Views: 0

New reactions to anger as an ex-smoker

<t>Thanks Joel, this article is so true for me - I have alot of suppressed feelings - ole nic kept alot of feelings suppressed. All I can do is keep reading & posting to help - so sorry I need to vent so much - have got to say that ole nic did quite a number on my life - makes me sick to even th...
by hannes (gold)
08 Mar 2001, 19:29
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: A New Excuse to Replase?
Replies: 59
Views: 3.0K

A New Excuse to Replase?

<t>Thanks for the post Zep, I really needed it because I'm at the point of no nic in system but am constantly battling psycological demon and the only way I can fight it is by reading wonderful articles put out in freedom - thank you for all your hard work - Hannes @ 1m 2w 2d & 20h of fresh air ...
by hannes (gold)
08 Mar 2001, 19:29
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: A New Excuse to Replase?
Replies: 87
Views: 1.0K

A New Excuse to Replase?

<t>Thanks for the post Zep, I really needed it because I'm at the point of no nic in system but am constantly battling psycological demon and the only way I can fight it is by reading wonderful articles put out in freedom - thank you for all your hard work - Hannes @ 1m 2w 2d & 20h of fresh air ...
by hannes (gold)
08 Mar 2001, 19:29
Forum:
Topic: A New Excuse to Replase?
Replies: 86
Views: 0

A New Excuse to Replase?

<t>Thanks for the post Zep, I really needed it because I'm at the point of no nic in system but am constantly battling psycological demon and the only way I can fight it is by reading wonderful articles put out in freedom - thank you for all your hard work - Hannes @ 1m 2w 2d & 20h of fresh air ...
by hannes (gold)
04 Mar 2001, 02:25
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: Being tempted watching others smoke
Replies: 249
Views: 2.1K

Being tempted watching others smoke

<t>This is the post I needed - the visualization of the smoke in the lungs when I see a smoker via the palmolive bottle. Right now I feel free for this post did the trick for today - thank you Joel for thinking of it. For today I am a non-smoker that is not going to take another puff. I'll keep tryi...
by hannes (gold)
01 Mar 2001, 17:31
Forum:
Topic: “I'm Not Going to Smoke Today!”
Replies: 152
Views: 0

“I'm Not Going to Smoke Today!”

<t>Thank you Joel for inserting this post, this is so true - before freedom, I had failed so many times, but this exercise of saying/thinking I'm not going to smoke today has really helped. I do this everyday and even carry it a little farther when I have an urge/crave by saying I will not smoke for...
by hannes (gold)
01 Mar 2001, 17:31
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: “I'm Not Going to Smoke Today!”
Replies: 153
Views: 1.8K

“I'm Not Going to Smoke Today!”

<t>Thank you Joel for inserting this post, this is so true - before freedom, I had failed so many times, but this exercise of saying/thinking I'm not going to smoke today has really helped. I do this everyday and even carry it a little farther when I have an urge/crave by saying I will not smoke for...
by hannes (gold)
01 Mar 2001, 16:25
Forum: Advice 4 Newbies
Topic: Are you having a crave or trigger?
Replies: 19
Views: 296

Are you having a crave or trigger?

Thank you Joanne.
by hannes (gold)
01 Mar 2001, 16:25
Forum:
Topic: Are you having a crave or trigger?
Replies: 18
Views: 0

Are you having a crave or trigger?

Thank you Joanne.
by hannes (gold)
19 Feb 2001, 19:23
Forum:
Topic: Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !
Replies: 186
Views: 0

Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !

My best crave coping tip - was to go to the whyquit.com site & witness the personal horrors of smoking - it stopped my crave in zero time. However, when I am not near a computer or am at work - a hunk of peanut butter on a spoon eased the crave.
by hannes (gold)
19 Feb 2001, 19:23
Forum: Cue Extinguishment
Topic: Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !
Replies: 90
Views: 39.5K

Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !

My best crave coping tip - was to go to the whyquit.com site & witness the personal horrors of smoking - it stopped my crave in zero time. However, when I am not near a computer or am at work - a hunk of peanut butter on a spoon eased the crave.
by hannes (gold)
18 Feb 2001, 18:55
Forum: My New Life ...
Topic: We love you, Christiana : ))
Replies: 16
Views: 307

We love you, Christiana : ))

<t>Thanks for being here Christiana - You have made my quit easier with your encouraging posts. Try your best to get into freedom & keep us updated. I sense a sadness in your post like someone moving away - we'll be right here so check in from time to time - your quit friend - Hannes @ 4 weeks 1...
by hannes (gold)
05 Feb 2001, 19:26
Forum: Encouragement/Support
Topic: The best thing about my new life is ... ?
Replies: 237
Views: 4.0K

The best thing about my new life is ... ?

the best thing about my new life is that i don't feel anymore guilt about being a smoker because i am now a non smoker!!!! hannes @ 16 days & 20 hours.
by hannes (gold)
05 Feb 2001, 19:26
Forum:
Topic: The best thing about my new life is ... ?
Replies: 237
Views: 0

The best thing about my new life is ... ?

the best thing about my new life is that i don't feel anymore guilt about being a smoker because i am now a non smoker!!!! hannes @ 16 days & 20 hours.
by hannes (gold)
02 Feb 2001, 16:05
Forum: Help Me - SOS
Topic: Come on in and vent...Sharing and Caring : )
Replies: 29
Views: 377

Come on in and vent...Sharing and Caring : )

<t>need to vent regarding -- GIF's --- tried for a few days trying to make my posts more colorful however after numerous attempts & much hair pulling no luck -- numerous people attempted to help with their posts & e-mails - it was discovered that my browser - netscape does not support gif's ...
by hannes (gold)
28 Jan 2001, 21:57
Forum: Advice 4 Newbies
Topic: The Smoker's Vow
Replies: 101
Views: 2.5K

The Smoker's Vow

thanks for more inspirational reading - just think about it - the statement - i'd rather die than quit smoking - i'm ashamed that it took me so long to get to this site - thank you - hannes - 9 days of freedom.