by nikki 1973 free
02 Aug 2006, 09:02
Forum:
Topic: Smoking friends - what will happen to them?
Replies: 9
Views: 0

Smoking friends - what will happen to them?

<t>Hi Amanda, <br/> <br/> Like Kat, I kept my smoking friends - I love my friends dearly. In the first couple of weeks of my quit I spent less time with these friends because I knew how tempting their cigarettes would be. Slowly though I started hanging out with my smoking buddies again and each tim...
by nikki 1973 free
02 Aug 2006, 09:02
Forum: General
Topic: Smoking friends - what will happen to them?
Replies: 10
Views: 78

Smoking friends - what will happen to them?

<t>Hi Amanda, <br/> <br/> Like Kat, I kept my smoking friends - I love my friends dearly. In the first couple of weeks of my quit I spent less time with these friends because I knew how tempting their cigarettes would be. Slowly though I started hanging out with my smoking buddies again and each tim...
by nikki 1973 free
01 Aug 2006, 08:07
Forum: Help Me - SOS
Topic: I feel my mind has changed since quitting
Replies: 19
Views: 685

I feel my mind has changed since quitting

<t>Hi John, <br/> <br/> Congratulations on glory week and welcome! I know it seems hard at the moment and it sounds unbelievable but....things really do get better:) <br/> <br/> When I first quit, I would read articles on this board for hours every single day. Reading helped me through any urges to ...
by nikki 1973 free
01 Aug 2006, 08:07
Forum:
Topic: I feel my mind has changed since quitting
Replies: 18
Views: 0

I feel my mind has changed since quitting

<t>Hi John, <br/> <br/> Congratulations on glory week and welcome! I know it seems hard at the moment and it sounds unbelievable but....things really do get better:) <br/> <br/> When I first quit, I would read articles on this board for hours every single day. Reading helped me through any urges to ...
by nikki 1973 free
20 Jul 2006, 08:57
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 275

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<t>Well I crossed the four months mark today! I feel great! Thanks to yoga and not smoking I think I am the fittest I have been in my life. There is no way I want to go back - ever. <br/> <br/> A couple of my friends have decided to quit too which is fantastic news. I never forced my quit onto them ...
by nikki 1973 free
20 Jul 2006, 08:57
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 153

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<t>Well I crossed the four months mark today! I feel great! Thanks to yoga and not smoking I think I am the fittest I have been in my life. There is no way I want to go back - ever. <br/> <br/> A couple of my friends have decided to quit too which is fantastic news. I never forced my quit onto them ...
by nikki 1973 free
06 Jul 2006, 08:29
Forum: Craves - Thoughts
Topic: Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !
Replies: 187
Views: 1.0K

Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !

<r>Oranges - and lots of them:) I also found brushing my teeth after every meal was really helpful as those times were difficult for me initially. That minty taste is way better than the stinky dry throat and mouth we had as smokers! <br/> <br/> When things got tough, I would repeat a few mantras ov...
by nikki 1973 free
06 Jul 2006, 08:29
Forum:
Topic: Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !
Replies: 186
Views: 0

Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !

<r>Oranges - and lots of them:) I also found brushing my teeth after every meal was really helpful as those times were difficult for me initially. That minty taste is way better than the stinky dry throat and mouth we had as smokers! <br/> <br/> When things got tough, I would repeat a few mantras ov...
by nikki 1973 free
06 Jul 2006, 08:29
Forum: Cue Extinguishment
Topic: Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !
Replies: 90
Views: 39.5K

Freedom's Best Crave Coping Tips !

<r>Oranges - and lots of them:) I also found brushing my teeth after every meal was really helpful as those times were difficult for me initially. That minty taste is way better than the stinky dry throat and mouth we had as smokers! <br/> <br/> When things got tough, I would repeat a few mantras ov...
by nikki 1973 free
23 Jun 2006, 11:13
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 275

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<t>Wow - I made it! 3 months Free! <br/> <br/> Every day I see people smoking on street corners and hanging around ash trays and rubbish bins. What a relief it is that I'm not one of them! <br/> <br/> I feel great:) <br/> <br/> 3 months and 3 days free from my addiction and loving it.</t>
by nikki 1973 free
23 Jun 2006, 11:13
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 153

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<t>Wow - I made it! 3 months Free! <br/> <br/> Every day I see people smoking on street corners and hanging around ash trays and rubbish bins. What a relief it is that I'm not one of them! <br/> <br/> I feel great:) <br/> <br/> 3 months and 3 days free from my addiction and loving it.</t>
by nikki 1973 free
25 May 2006, 09:52
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 275

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<t>Wow - I hit two months last Saturday and now heading for three! It feels wonderful to be now doing what I had always wished I could - quitting. Mostly, I just feel relieved that I'm not slowly and surely killing myself every time I light up a filthy smelly cigarette. <br/> <br/> I even find mysel...
by nikki 1973 free
25 May 2006, 09:52
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 153

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<t>Wow - I hit two months last Saturday and now heading for three! It feels wonderful to be now doing what I had always wished I could - quitting. Mostly, I just feel relieved that I'm not slowly and surely killing myself every time I light up a filthy smelly cigarette. <br/> <br/> I even find mysel...
by nikki 1973 free
21 Apr 2006, 13:32
Forum: General
Topic: A fresh coat of green
Replies: 13
Views: 47

A fresh coat of green

<r><COLOR color="#00FF33"><s>[color=#00FF33]</s><SIZE size="160"><s>[size=160]</s><B><s>[b]</s>Congrats on your Green Mike!<e>[/b]</e></B></SIZE><e>[/color]</e></COLOR><i>[/size]</i> <br/> <br/> Loved the letter to your smokes too - tragic but true - see you at double green:) <br/> <br/> One month, ...
by nikki 1973 free
21 Apr 2006, 13:32
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: A fresh coat of green
Replies: 13
Views: 70

A fresh coat of green

<r><COLOR color="#00FF33"><s>[color=#00FF33]</s><SIZE size="160"><s>[size=160]</s><B><s>[b]</s>Congrats on your Green Mike!<e>[/b]</e></B></SIZE><e>[/color]</e></COLOR><i>[/size]</i> <br/> <br/> Loved the letter to your smokes too - tragic but true - see you at double green:) <br/> <br/> One month, ...
by nikki 1973 free
21 Apr 2006, 13:26
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 275

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<r><COLOR color="#33CC33"><s>[color=#33CC33]</s><B><s>[b]</s>GREEN YESTERDAY!<e>[/b]</e></B><e>[/color]</e></COLOR> <br/> <br/> A whole month off the **** - loving it and proud that I'm finally free. <br/> <br/> Bronze - here I come! <br/> <IMG height="19" src="http://sc.groups.msn.com/themes/R9c/pb...
by nikki 1973 free
21 Apr 2006, 13:26
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 153

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<r><COLOR color="#33CC33"><s>[color=#33CC33]</s><B><s>[b]</s>GREEN YESTERDAY!<e>[/b]</e></B><e>[/color]</e></COLOR> <br/> <br/> A whole month off the **** - loving it and proud that I'm finally free. <br/> <br/> Bronze - here I come! <br/> <IMG height="19" src="http://sc.groups.msn.com/themes/R9c/pb...
by nikki 1973 free
19 Apr 2006, 09:49
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 275

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

I had my teeth cleaned at the dentist today. It was a horrible experience as always but it did feel great to walk out the door and not feel the need to light up!

Green tomorrow:)
by nikki 1973 free
19 Apr 2006, 09:49
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 153

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

I had my teeth cleaned at the dentist today. It was a horrible experience as always but it did feel great to walk out the door and not feel the need to light up!

Green tomorrow:)
by nikki 1973 free
12 Apr 2006, 09:28
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 275

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<t>I keep having smoking nightmares. The other night I dreamt that I kept finding packets of cigarettes in my handbag and I didn't know where they came from. This morning I woke dreaming that I was smoking a dirty dogend in bed! I could almost taste it and I was horrified that I ruined my quit - YUK...
by nikki 1973 free
12 Apr 2006, 09:28
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 153

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<t>I keep having smoking nightmares. The other night I dreamt that I kept finding packets of cigarettes in my handbag and I didn't know where they came from. This morning I woke dreaming that I was smoking a dirty dogend in bed! I could almost taste it and I was horrified that I ruined my quit - YUK...
by nikki 1973 free
10 Apr 2006, 12:28
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 275

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<t>Wow - what a weekend I had in Melbourne with friends! <br/> <br/> I danced, ate and drank the weekend away in the funkiest nightspots and cafes with not one puff and no serious craves. <br/> <br/> My first challenge was facing the triggers of flying. When I was a smoker I would spend every minute...
by nikki 1973 free
10 Apr 2006, 12:28
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 153

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<t>Wow - what a weekend I had in Melbourne with friends! <br/> <br/> I danced, ate and drank the weekend away in the funkiest nightspots and cafes with not one puff and no serious craves. <br/> <br/> My first challenge was facing the triggers of flying. When I was a smoker I would spend every minute...
by nikki 1973 free
07 Apr 2006, 09:29
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 275

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<r>Not sure who wrote this (Bob Maybe) but saw it in one of the hundreds of posts I read today: <br/> <br/> <I><s>[i]</s><COLOR color="#666600"><s>[color=#666600]</s>It's just really nice to no longer be compelled to do something that I knew was so harmful, yet felt powerless to stop doing.<e>[/colo...
by nikki 1973 free
07 Apr 2006, 09:29
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!
Replies: 36
Views: 153

First Post - Nikki - Free at Last!

<r>Not sure who wrote this (Bob Maybe) but saw it in one of the hundreds of posts I read today: <br/> <br/> <I><s>[i]</s><COLOR color="#666600"><s>[color=#666600]</s>It's just really nice to no longer be compelled to do something that I knew was so harmful, yet felt powerless to stop doing.<e>[/colo...