by jennyissilver
24 Sep 2004, 19:50
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Last March I flipped a switch....
Replies: 14
Views: 81

Last March I flipped a switch....

<t>Six months ago I made the decision to quit smoking and since joining Freedom required a 100% commitment it was like I was changed at that defining point. Oh sure, my body was the same old bus, but there was a new driver on board with a whole new route in mind. <br/> <br/> I encourage any newbies ...
by jennyissilver
24 Sep 2004, 19:50
Forum: Milestones
Topic: Last March I flipped a switch....
Replies: 14
Views: 51

Last March I flipped a switch....

<t>Six months ago I made the decision to quit smoking and since joining Freedom required a 100% commitment it was like I was changed at that defining point. Oh sure, my body was the same old bus, but there was a new driver on board with a whole new route in mind. <br/> <br/> I encourage any newbies ...
by jennyissilver
04 May 2004, 10:01
Forum: Encouragement/Support
Topic: Don't Get Discouraged!
Replies: 68
Views: 7.1K

Don't Get Discouraged!

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>Thank you, Parker, for both writing this and for sending it up for me. It deserves to be read again and again by all of us. When I turn silver, this is the post that I want to list as my favorite. <e>[...
by jennyissilver
04 May 2004, 10:01
Forum:
Topic: Don't Get Discouraged!
Replies: 81
Views: 0

Don't Get Discouraged!

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>Thank you, Parker, for both writing this and for sending it up for me. It deserves to be read again and again by all of us. When I turn silver, this is the post that I want to list as my favorite. <e>[...
by jennyissilver
04 May 2004, 10:01
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: Don't Get Discouraged!
Replies: 82
Views: 922

Don't Get Discouraged!

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>Thank you, Parker, for both writing this and for sending it up for me. It deserves to be read again and again by all of us. When I turn silver, this is the post that I want to list as my favorite. <e>[...
by jennyissilver
01 May 2004, 21:35
Forum:
Topic: frequent craves
Replies: 14
Views: 0

frequent craves

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>Hello Kathy,<e>[/font]</e></FONT> <br/> <br/> <FONT font="VERDANA"><s>[font=VERDANA]</s>Thanks for being honest and sharing your thoughts with us. I'm someone who has given up smoking over and over and...
by jennyissilver
29 Apr 2004, 22:53
Forum:
Topic: Make Your Quit a Big Rock
Replies: 16
Views: 0

Make Your Quit a Big Rock

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>Thank you, Kay, for the poetic metaphor. "Make your quit a big rock" has such a solid, reassuring sound to it.<e>[/font]</e></FONT> <br/> <br/> <FONT font="VERDANA"><s>[font=VERDANA]</s>I'm imagining t...
by jennyissilver
29 Apr 2004, 22:53
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: Make Your Quit a Big Rock
Replies: 17
Views: 182

Make Your Quit a Big Rock

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>Thank you, Kay, for the poetic metaphor. "Make your quit a big rock" has such a solid, reassuring sound to it.<e>[/font]</e></FONT> <br/> <br/> <FONT font="VERDANA"><s>[font=VERDANA]</s>I'm imagining t...
by jennyissilver
25 Apr 2004, 06:30
Forum: Help Me - SOS
Topic: Success Stories: Before and After
Replies: 92
Views: 1.5K

Success Stories: Before and After

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>When you read something like this...most of it experienced and written about several years ago...it really makes you appreciate all the words & thoughts & sharing that are produced here every d...
by jennyissilver
19 Apr 2004, 10:44
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !
Replies: 187
Views: 1.0K

Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>I found cleanning something to be a good distraction. Windex a window or the glass on a painting near where you smoked and look at the brown smudges on the paper towel. <I><s>[i]</s>Then think about th...
by jennyissilver
19 Apr 2004, 10:44
Forum:
Topic: Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !
Replies: 186
Views: 0

Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>I found cleanning something to be a good distraction. Windex a window or the glass on a painting near where you smoked and look at the brown smudges on the paper towel. <I><s>[i]</s>Then think about th...
by jennyissilver
16 Apr 2004, 20:30
Forum: Fixation
Topic: Thoughts that seem worse than the first days urges
Replies: 62
Views: 26.9K

Thoughts that seem worse than the first days urges

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>Joel makes a really important point here about separating reality from fantasy.<e>[/font]</e></FONT> <br/> <br/> <FONT font="VERDANA"><s>[font=VERDANA]</s>Since I've quit & started again, quit &...
by jennyissilver
16 Apr 2004, 20:30
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: Thoughts that seem worse than the first days urges
Replies: 281
Views: 1.2K

Thoughts that seem worse than the first days urges

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>Joel makes a really important point here about separating reality from fantasy.<e>[/font]</e></FONT> <br/> <br/> <FONT font="VERDANA"><s>[font=VERDANA]</s>Since I've quit & started again, quit &...
by jennyissilver
13 Apr 2004, 21:59
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: jenny is green
Replies: 17
Views: 83

jenny is green

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>I've been looking forward to this day though I started it the same way I've started the last thirty-one days: saying to myself that <I><s>[i]</s>"I will not smoke a cigarette today".<e>[/i]</e></I><e>[...
by jennyissilver
03 Apr 2004, 20:36
Forum: Milestones
Topic: For members not celebrating an important milestone today...
Replies: 128
Views: 16.2K

For members not celebrating an important milestone today...

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>Thank you, Joel, for this important message: every day that I don't smoke is a special and significant day.<e>[/font]</e></FONT> <br/> <br/> <FONT font="VERDANA"><s>[font=VERDANA]</s>I remember when I ...
by jennyissilver
03 Apr 2004, 20:36
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: For members not celebrating an important milestone today...
Replies: 66
Views: 6.3K

For members not celebrating an important milestone today...

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>Thank you, Joel, for this important message: every day that I don't smoke is a special and significant day.<e>[/font]</e></FONT> <br/> <br/> <FONT font="VERDANA"><s>[font=VERDANA]</s>I remember when I ...
by jennyissilver
03 Apr 2004, 20:36
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: For members not celebrating an important milestone today...
Replies: 69
Views: 7.4K

For members not celebrating an important milestone today...

<r><FONT font="VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF"><s>[font=VERDANA, GENEVA, ARIAL, SANS-SERIF]</s>Thank you, Joel, for this important message: every day that I don't smoke is a special and significant day.<e>[/font]</e></FONT> <br/> <br/> <FONT font="VERDANA"><s>[font=VERDANA]</s>I remember when I ...