by Dwayne Gold
29 Oct 2003, 10:35
Forum: Stats Parade
Topic: BENEFITS PARADE!
Replies: 18
Views: 70

BENEFITS PARADE!

<t>The walks I started taking at noon as a substitute for smoking are no longer a discussion with myself about quitting smoking. <br/> <br/> Now I can enjoy the fall colors and fresh air. I relized today that it had been a whle since I had thought about a smoke while on these walks. Quite a change f...
by Dwayne Gold
14 Aug 2003, 21:15
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Help me celebrate becoming Bronze
Replies: 17
Views: 70

Help me celebrate becoming Bronze

<t>Congratulations on making it to bronze. Hope things go well with the medical results. <br/> <br/> It's amazing how following the simple advice to Never Take Another Puff can lead to pride and self confidence as we progress on this journey of quitting smoking. <br/> <br/> Dwayne - into day 165</t>
by Dwayne Gold
14 Aug 2003, 21:15
Forum: Milestones
Topic: Help me celebrate becoming Bronze
Replies: 17
Views: 79

Help me celebrate becoming Bronze

<t>Congratulations on making it to bronze. Hope things go well with the medical results. <br/> <br/> It's amazing how following the simple advice to Never Take Another Puff can lead to pride and self confidence as we progress on this journey of quitting smoking. <br/> <br/> Dwayne - into day 165</t>
by Dwayne Gold
11 Jun 2003, 03:59
Forum: Milestones
Topic: Gold, Gold
Replies: 7
Views: 26

Gold, Gold

Congratulations on the 2 year quits. Glad you dropped in to post and remind us this is achievable.

Dwayne - into day 100
by Dwayne Gold
11 Jun 2003, 03:59
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Gold, Gold
Replies: 7
Views: 30

Gold, Gold

Congratulations on the 2 year quits. Glad you dropped in to post and remind us this is achievable.

Dwayne - into day 100
by Dwayne Gold
11 Jun 2003, 03:54
Forum: Milestones
Topic: Green Day!
Replies: 10
Views: 27

Green Day!

<t>Congratulations on reaching Green. For me the first month was the toughest and things have just gotten better since then. Continue to use the support at this site as required. Maintenance is the key to a successful quit and helps you be prepared for the day the desire for just one of sneaks up on...
by Dwayne Gold
11 Jun 2003, 03:54
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Green Day!
Replies: 10
Views: 34

Green Day!

<t>Congratulations on reaching Green. For me the first month was the toughest and things have just gotten better since then. Continue to use the support at this site as required. Maintenance is the key to a successful quit and helps you be prepared for the day the desire for just one of sneaks up on...
by Dwayne Gold
11 Jun 2003, 03:26
Forum: Stats Parade
Topic: Can't Believe I'm Already Bronze!
Replies: 9
Views: 32

Can't Believe I'm Already Bronze!

Congratulations on making 3 months! Yes Freedom is a source of great info and support but give yourself a pat on the back for sticking with your choice to quit and using the material available at this site.

Dwayne - into day 100
by Dwayne Gold
22 May 2003, 22:56
Forum: Stats Parade
Topic: Smokes not Toked Parade
Replies: 92
Views: 353

Smokes not Toked Parade

I just realized I hit the 2,000 not smoked mark last night so I thought I would add it to the total

The total is now 395,874

Dwayne - into day 81
by Dwayne Gold
02 May 2003, 03:07
Forum:
Topic: A message to our "Lurkers."
Replies: 69
Views: 0

A message to our "Lurkers."

<t>I was a bit offended when I first encountered the term "Lurker". It did conjure up the more negative aspects. I would like to propose the term "silent reader". This could apply to both members and non members. I don't feel it has any negative implications. <br/> <br/> Just a thought <br/> <br/> D...
by Dwayne Gold
02 May 2003, 03:07
Forum: News & Studies
Topic: A message to our "Lurkers."
Replies: 74
Views: 7.0K

A message to our "Lurkers."

<t>I was a bit offended when I first encountered the term "Lurker". It did conjure up the more negative aspects. I would like to propose the term "silent reader". This could apply to both members and non members. I don't feel it has any negative implications. <br/> <br/> Just a thought <br/> <br/> D...
by Dwayne Gold
02 May 2003, 03:07
Forum: News and Sites
Topic: A message to our "Lurkers."
Replies: 70
Views: 913

A message to our "Lurkers."

<t>I was a bit offended when I first encountered the term "Lurker". It did conjure up the more negative aspects. I would like to propose the term "silent reader". This could apply to both members and non members. I don't feel it has any negative implications. <br/> <br/> Just a thought <br/> <br/> D...
by Dwayne Gold
28 Apr 2003, 00:47
Forum:
Topic: Surely I'm not that unique
Replies: 11
Views: 0

Surely I'm not that unique

<t>Hello Susilu. Congratulations on your Quit. <br/> <br/> Personally I don't worry about why I smoked, I only work on keeping my quit. I do not believe it really makes a difference. <br/> <br/> After all I have read here I can see myself in many of the articles and posts. <br/> <br/> Dwayne - into ...
by Dwayne Gold
28 Apr 2003, 00:47
Forum: Advice 4 Newbies
Topic: Surely I'm not that unique
Replies: 12
Views: 405

Surely I'm not that unique

<t>Hello Susilu. Congratulations on your Quit. <br/> <br/> Personally I don't worry about why I smoked, I only work on keeping my quit. I do not believe it really makes a difference. <br/> <br/> After all I have read here I can see myself in many of the articles and posts. <br/> <br/> Dwayne - into ...
by Dwayne Gold
25 Apr 2003, 23:29
Forum:
Topic: making a toolbox
Replies: 28
Views: 0

making a toolbox

<t>Good Post. <br/> <br/> One of the thing I did after reading some of the articles on fanticizing about just one was to calculate how many I smoked in a year. I made a sign that says 1 Puff = 9,125 cigs/yr and posted it at eye level in my office. Every time I start to get that Just One thinking I k...
by Dwayne Gold
25 Apr 2003, 23:29
Forum: Cue Extinguishment
Topic: making a toolbox
Replies: 24
Views: 3.7K

making a toolbox

<t>Good Post. <br/> <br/> One of the thing I did after reading some of the articles on fanticizing about just one was to calculate how many I smoked in a year. I made a sign that says 1 Puff = 9,125 cigs/yr and posted it at eye level in my office. Every time I start to get that Just One thinking I k...
by Dwayne Gold
25 Apr 2003, 23:29
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: making a toolbox
Replies: 29
Views: 833

making a toolbox

<t>Good Post. <br/> <br/> One of the thing I did after reading some of the articles on fanticizing about just one was to calculate how many I smoked in a year. I made a sign that says 1 Puff = 9,125 cigs/yr and posted it at eye level in my office. Every time I start to get that Just One thinking I k...
by Dwayne Gold
18 Apr 2003, 04:28
Forum:
Topic: Quick question
Replies: 94
Views: 1

Quick question

<t>This reminded me of when I was a student. Not only did I smoke other peoples butts, I would collect them, take out the tobacco and roll it to make enough smokes until I could afford to buy some. I even used this example in a debate to point out how smoking changed your personality. It only took a...
by Dwayne Gold
18 Apr 2003, 04:28
Forum: Addiction
Topic: Quick question
Replies: 95
Views: 2.3K

Quick question

<t>This reminded me of when I was a student. Not only did I smoke other peoples butts, I would collect them, take out the tobacco and roll it to make enough smokes until I could afford to buy some. I even used this example in a debate to point out how smoking changed your personality. It only took a...
by Dwayne Gold
21 Mar 2003, 01:56
Forum: Stats Parade
Topic: EVERTBODY Join In PARADE!
Replies: 72
Views: 320

EVERTBODY Join In PARADE!

Thanks for asking. I'd love to join the parade. My stats are:

Two weeks, three days, 14 hours, 56 minutes and 9 seconds. 440 cigarettes not smoked, saving $167.41. Life saved: 1 day, 12 hours, 40 minutes.

Dwayne