by ChicagoRenee
23 Oct 2006, 01:16
Forum: Cue Extinguishment
Topic: Crave episodes: the bigger the better
Replies: 24
Views: 6.4K

Crave episodes: the bigger the better

<r>I am struggling today....it seems more than usual. I find myself battling the argument of "<B><s>[b]</s>just one, and I will hate it and stop<e>[/b]</e></B>" syndrome. I 've even come as close as putting on my shoes to run to the store. My subconsious is doing flips and I hope I have the strength...
by ChicagoRenee
11 Aug 2006, 02:59
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Smoke FREE 5 months
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Smoke FREE 5 months

<r>Hello Newbies, and may I congratulate you on the tough decision to quit smoking. I know from experience that this was one of the most difficult decisions for you to make, but let me (<B><s>[b]</s>honestly)<e>[/b]</e></B> reassure you, you will NOT regret it!!!!<IMG height="19" src="http://sc.grou...
by ChicagoRenee
11 Aug 2006, 02:59
Forum: Advice 4 Newbies
Topic: Smoke FREE 5 months
Replies: 3
Views: 1.5K

Smoke FREE 5 months

<r>Hello Newbies, and may I congratulate you on the tough decision to quit smoking. I know from experience that this was one of the most difficult decisions for you to make, but let me (<B><s>[b]</s>honestly)<e>[/b]</e></B> reassure you, you will NOT regret it!!!!<IMG height="19" src="http://sc.grou...
by ChicagoRenee
18 Apr 2006, 22:18
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: cig free
Replies: 287
Views: 1.9K

cig free

<r>Congratulations!!! <IMG height="19" src="http://sc.groups.msn.com/themes/R9c/pby/img/emoticons/emthup.gif" width="19"><s>[img width="19" height="19"]</s>http://sc.groups.msn.com/themes/R9c/pby/img/emoticons/emthup.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG><br/> <br/> Keep up the good work. <br/> <br/> ChicagoRenee <...
by ChicagoRenee
18 Apr 2006, 22:15
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: I'm Green
Replies: 12
Views: 59

I'm Green

<t>Yesterday I celebrated GREEN....Yeah!!!! Although I was in the hospital having surgery, it was especially nice because I was given so much support from the staff at the hospital. They were congratulating with me. <br/> <br/> So, I thank everyone for their support. <br/> <br/> One month one day fr...
by ChicagoRenee
13 Apr 2006, 12:06
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: 1st post - My liberation!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 103

1st post - My liberation!!!

<t>Today my husband and I went out to dinner, and unfortunately had to sit in smoking. I assured my husband it would be alright. Well I'm here to tell you it was disgusting!!! Instead of wanting one, I only wanted to vomit. The smell, the smoke in the air, the people coughing, all of it was horrible...
by ChicagoRenee
13 Apr 2006, 12:06
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: 1st post - My liberation!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 457

1st post - My liberation!!!

<t>Today my husband and I went out to dinner, and unfortunately had to sit in smoking. I assured my husband it would be alright. Well I'm here to tell you it was disgusting!!! Instead of wanting one, I only wanted to vomit. The smell, the smoke in the air, the people coughing, all of it was horrible...
by ChicagoRenee
13 Apr 2006, 11:57
Forum: 1st Post - Diary
Topic: River's Diary
Replies: 8
Views: 31

River's Diary

<r>Congratulations River!!!! WELCOME TO FREEDOM!!! You are a very strong person '' <I><s>[i]</s>I beat a severe addiction to cocaine years ago<e>[/i]</e></I>.'' Just as you I came across this site, and have discovered so much more than I ever thought possible, which in turn educated me enough to und...
by ChicagoRenee
13 Apr 2006, 11:44
Forum: 1st Post - Diary
Topic: First Post :-) and Diary
Replies: 134
Views: 360

First Post :-) and Diary

<t>Nancy, <br/> <br/> Congrats on the 3 lb weight loss. I am also working on the increased weight and back on track of loosing it again. I started my treadmill routine about 12 weeks before my quit date. I had lost about 9 lbs in total. I have gained 5 back. Well today was my first day of "OK this i...
by ChicagoRenee
10 Apr 2006, 03:46
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Jim's First Post and Diary
Replies: 29
Views: 134

Jim's First Post and Diary

<t>Hello Jim and Welcome to Freedom. I am also a new member with 23 days under my belt. My body has gone through many changes, but I take each one as a sign of my body healing after so many years of abuse. <br/> You have made a HUGE decision, one that is probably one of your most important ever! Sta...
by ChicagoRenee
07 Apr 2006, 05:43
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: None or All. Why I choose none Parade
Replies: 102
Views: 5.2K

None or All. Why I choose none Parade

<r>I Choose NONE.....Why you ask.....Because I can!!! <IMG height="19" src="http://sc.groups.msn.com/themes/R9c/pby/img/emoticons/emteeth.gif" width="19"><s>[img width="19" height="19"]</s>http://sc.groups.msn.com/themes/R9c/pby/img/emoticons/emteeth.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG> What a GREAT feeling!!!</r>
by ChicagoRenee
07 Apr 2006, 05:43
Forum:
Topic: None or All. Why I choose none Parade
Replies: 101
Views: 0

None or All. Why I choose none Parade

<r>I Choose NONE.....Why you ask.....Because I can!!! <IMG height="19" src="http://sc.groups.msn.com/themes/R9c/pby/img/emoticons/emteeth.gif" width="19"><s>[img width="19" height="19"]</s>http://sc.groups.msn.com/themes/R9c/pby/img/emoticons/emteeth.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG> What a GREAT feeling!!!</r>
by ChicagoRenee
07 Apr 2006, 05:43
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: None or All. Why I choose none Parade
Replies: 123
Views: 9.4K

None or All. Why I choose none Parade

I Choose NONE.....Why you ask.....Because I can!!! What a GREAT feeling!!!
by ChicagoRenee
07 Apr 2006, 00:17
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: 1st post - My liberation!!!
Replies: 16
Views: 457

1st post - My liberation!!!

<t>Let me introduce myself...My name is Renee I am 45 yrs old and I am nic-free for 20 days. When I sit and think about how many times I thought, prayed, begged, negotiated, cried, and anything else I could do to quit smoking, I have to pat myself on the back just one more time. <br/> <br/> <br/> <b...