by mals
27 Apr 2001, 02:52
Forum:
Topic: Is Relapse a Natural Part of the Addiction Process?
Replies: 131
Views: 0

Is Relapse a Natural Part of the Addiction Process?

<t>If I look back (it's only been three weeks since I quit)to my smoking days - they seem very far away. Sometimes it seems like quitting wasn't that hard at all. If I take another puff then I cld always quit again. Right??? WRONG!!! Those were terrible days. Writhing pain, nauseous mornings and hor...
by mals
27 Apr 2001, 02:52
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: Is Relapse a Natural Part of the Addiction Process?
Replies: 45
Views: 18.4K

Is Relapse a Natural Part of the Addiction Process?

<t>If I look back (it's only been three weeks since I quit)to my smoking days - they seem very far away. Sometimes it seems like quitting wasn't that hard at all. If I take another puff then I cld always quit again. Right??? WRONG!!! Those were terrible days. Writhing pain, nauseous mornings and hor...
by mals
27 Apr 2001, 02:52
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: Is Relapse a Natural Part of the Addiction Process?
Replies: 132
Views: 3.5K

Is Relapse a Natural Part of the Addiction Process?

<t>If I look back (it's only been three weeks since I quit)to my smoking days - they seem very far away. Sometimes it seems like quitting wasn't that hard at all. If I take another puff then I cld always quit again. Right??? WRONG!!! Those were terrible days. Writhing pain, nauseous mornings and hor...
by mals
26 Apr 2001, 04:48
Forum:
Topic: Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !
Replies: 186
Views: 0

Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !

<t>Memories (horrible ones) of my 72 hour withdrawal period keeps me from ever taking another puff. Don't get me wrong - I do think about them once in a while - like it's weird to not go home, reach for the phone and light up - but I can't .....just can't go through those hellish 3 days ever again a...
by mals
26 Apr 2001, 04:48
Forum: Cue Extinguishment
Topic: Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !
Replies: 90
Views: 39.5K

Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !

<t>Memories (horrible ones) of my 72 hour withdrawal period keeps me from ever taking another puff. Don't get me wrong - I do think about them once in a while - like it's weird to not go home, reach for the phone and light up - but I can't .....just can't go through those hellish 3 days ever again a...
by mals
26 Apr 2001, 04:48
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !
Replies: 187
Views: 1.0K

Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !

<t>Memories (horrible ones) of my 72 hour withdrawal period keeps me from ever taking another puff. Don't get me wrong - I do think about them once in a while - like it's weird to not go home, reach for the phone and light up - but I can't .....just can't go through those hellish 3 days ever again a...
by mals
20 Apr 2001, 01:10
Forum: Navigating Withdrawal
Topic: The best thing about my new life is ... ?
Replies: 190
Views: 17.0K

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

<t>I was always in hiding wondering when I cld get away from "where I was trapped", even if it was a wonderful party that I was attending. What a horrible, miserable way to llive - so....I wld say that is the best thing that I have experienced. Not being a slave to something else. It is a horrible f...
by mals
20 Apr 2001, 01:10
Forum:
Topic: The best thing about my new life is ... ?
Replies: 237
Views: 0

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

<t>I was always in hiding wondering when I cld get away from "where I was trapped", even if it was a wonderful party that I was attending. What a horrible, miserable way to llive - so....I wld say that is the best thing that I have experienced. Not being a slave to something else. It is a horrible f...
by mals
20 Apr 2001, 01:10
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 ... ?

<t>I was always in hiding wondering when I cld get away from "where I was trapped", even if it was a wonderful party that I was attending. What a horrible, miserable way to llive - so....I wld say that is the best thing that I have experienced. Not being a slave to something else. It is a horrible f...
by mals
20 Apr 2001, 01:10
Forum: Advice 4 Newbies
Topic: The best thing about my new life is ... ?
Replies: 238
Views: 1.4K

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

<t>I was always in hiding wondering when I cld get away from "where I was trapped", even if it was a wonderful party that I was attending. What a horrible, miserable way to llive - so....I wld say that is the best thing that I have experienced. Not being a slave to something else. It is a horrible f...
by mals
18 Apr 2001, 00:08
Forum:
Topic: The smoking dream
Replies: 455
Views: 1

The smoking dream

<t>I had my first smoking dream since I quit (2 weeks and 1 day ago!). I dreamt that I found a pack of cigarettes in my purse - it had 4 Marlboro light cigraeetes. They are slightly crumpled but not broken. I touched them in my dream and thought that I cld smoke all 4 an dno one wld ever know. I was...
by mals
18 Apr 2001, 00:08
Forum: Physical
Topic: The smoking dream
Replies: 264
Views: 49.7K

The smoking dream

<t>I had my first smoking dream since I quit (2 weeks and 1 day ago!). I dreamt that I found a pack of cigarettes in my purse - it had 4 Marlboro light cigraeetes. They are slightly crumpled but not broken. I touched them in my dream and thought that I cld smoke all 4 an dno one wld ever know. I was...
by mals
18 Apr 2001, 00:08
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: The smoking dream
Replies: 456
Views: 1.8K

The smoking dream

<t>I had my first smoking dream since I quit (2 weeks and 1 day ago!). I dreamt that I found a pack of cigarettes in my purse - it had 4 Marlboro light cigraeetes. They are slightly crumpled but not broken. I touched them in my dream and thought that I cld smoke all 4 an dno one wld ever know. I was...