by blondie (green )
19 Jun 2002, 22:03
Forum: Addiction
Topic: You Smoke Because You're A Smoke-a-holic!
Replies: 113
Views: 1.3K

You Smoke Because You're A Smoke-a-holic!

Hi Joel,
Wow. I've read this before. Several times. Today it has new meaning for me. Thanks. Wow.

Ruth
1M1W1D
by blondie (green )
19 Jun 2002, 22:03
Forum:
Topic: You Smoke Because You're A Smoke-a-holic!
Replies: 112
Views: 0

You Smoke Because You're A Smoke-a-holic!

Hi Joel,
Wow. I've read this before. Several times. Today it has new meaning for me. Thanks. Wow.

Ruth
1M1W1D
by blondie (green )
19 Jun 2002, 22:03
Forum: Dependency
Topic: You Smoke Because You're A Smoke-a-holic!
Replies: 40
Views: 8.1K

You Smoke Because You're A Smoke-a-holic!

Hi Joel,
Wow. I've read this before. Several times. Today it has new meaning for me. Thanks. Wow.

Ruth
1M1W1D
by blondie (green )
19 Jun 2002, 04:17
Forum: Help Me - SOS
Topic: Falling to Pieces
Replies: 20
Views: 119

Falling to Pieces

<t>Hey Tatum, <br/> <br/> I do not have any magical words or potions or formulas that will take away your pain. I have felt like you feel right now from time to time these last 5 weeks or so since I quit. And, to the point where I've said life has no joy and never will again. <br/> <br/> But, I know...
by blondie (green )
19 Jun 2002, 04:17
Forum:
Topic: Falling to Pieces
Replies: 19
Views: 0

Falling to Pieces

<t>Hey Tatum, <br/> <br/> I do not have any magical words or potions or formulas that will take away your pain. I have felt like you feel right now from time to time these last 5 weeks or so since I quit. And, to the point where I've said life has no joy and never will again. <br/> <br/> But, I know...
by blondie (green )
18 Jun 2002, 19:31
Forum: Emotional Loss
Topic: Normal depressive reaction or a real organic depressive episode
Replies: 154
Views: 4.6K

Normal depressive reaction or a real organic depressive episode

<t>Hi Colleen, <br/> Thanks so much for your post. I hadn't noticed others hitting this "wall" at about this time. What a strange process... I just read another thread about becoming an ex-smoker. I can really relate to that as well. <br/> <br/> Thanks for sharing your experience with me. I hope tha...
by blondie (green )
18 Jun 2002, 19:31
Forum: Emotions
Topic: Normal depressive reaction or a real organic depressive episode
Replies: 39
Views: 17.9K

Normal depressive reaction or a real organic depressive episode

<t>Hi Colleen, <br/> Thanks so much for your post. I hadn't noticed others hitting this "wall" at about this time. What a strange process... I just read another thread about becoming an ex-smoker. I can really relate to that as well. <br/> <br/> Thanks for sharing your experience with me. I hope tha...
by blondie (green )
18 Jun 2002, 19:31
Forum:
Topic: Normal depressive reaction or a real organic depressive episode
Replies: 153
Views: 0

Normal depressive reaction or a real organic depressive episode

<t>Hi Colleen, <br/> Thanks so much for your post. I hadn't noticed others hitting this "wall" at about this time. What a strange process... I just read another thread about becoming an ex-smoker. I can really relate to that as well. <br/> <br/> Thanks for sharing your experience with me. I hope tha...
by blondie (green )
18 Jun 2002, 19:25
Forum:
Topic: Fixating on a cigarette.
Replies: 185
Views: 0

Fixating on a cigarette.

<t>Joel, <br/> This is exactly what has been happening to me the last week. And, I was having the exact conversation with myself about THE ONE. <br/> <br/> Thanks so much for this timely post . I will use this strategy on myself and see if I can stop this cycle of madness. <br/> <br/> Ruth <br/> 1M4...
by blondie (green )
18 Jun 2002, 19:25
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: Fixating on a cigarette.
Replies: 186
Views: 1.2K

Fixating on a cigarette.

<t>Joel, <br/> This is exactly what has been happening to me the last week. And, I was having the exact conversation with myself about THE ONE. <br/> <br/> Thanks so much for this timely post . I will use this strategy on myself and see if I can stop this cycle of madness. <br/> <br/> Ruth <br/> 1M4...
by blondie (green )
18 Jun 2002, 19:25
Forum: Fixation
Topic: Fixating on a cigarette.
Replies: 58
Views: 15.8K

Fixating on a cigarette.

<t>Joel, <br/> This is exactly what has been happening to me the last week. And, I was having the exact conversation with myself about THE ONE. <br/> <br/> Thanks so much for this timely post . I will use this strategy on myself and see if I can stop this cycle of madness. <br/> <br/> Ruth <br/> 1M4...
by blondie (green )
17 Jun 2002, 20:31
Forum: Emotional Loss
Topic: Normal depressive reaction or a real organic depressive episode
Replies: 154
Views: 4.6K

Normal depressive reaction or a real organic depressive episode

<t>Hi Sophy, <br/> I just read your post from yesterday... I wanted you to know that I am feeling the same way. I have felt this way from the beginning and some days are much worse than others. And I think it's getting better although it's still present in my mind. <br/> <br/> I also have no intenti...
by blondie (green )
17 Jun 2002, 20:31
Forum: Emotions
Topic: Normal depressive reaction or a real organic depressive episode
Replies: 39
Views: 17.9K

Normal depressive reaction or a real organic depressive episode

<t>Hi Sophy, <br/> I just read your post from yesterday... I wanted you to know that I am feeling the same way. I have felt this way from the beginning and some days are much worse than others. And I think it's getting better although it's still present in my mind. <br/> <br/> I also have no intenti...
by blondie (green )
17 Jun 2002, 20:31
Forum:
Topic: Normal depressive reaction or a real organic depressive episode
Replies: 153
Views: 0

Normal depressive reaction or a real organic depressive episode

<t>Hi Sophy, <br/> I just read your post from yesterday... I wanted you to know that I am feeling the same way. I have felt this way from the beginning and some days are much worse than others. And I think it's getting better although it's still present in my mind. <br/> <br/> I also have no intenti...
by blondie (green )
13 Jun 2002, 05:05
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Notes from beyond withdrawal
Replies: 24
Views: 150

Notes from beyond withdrawal

<t>Rosemary, <br/> Thank you so much for posting this. I'm just a new greenie and always looking for the hope and reaffirmation that I will feel free and comfortable and life will work out as a non smoker. Don't get me wrong. I feel great. I'm doing so much better, but I don't quite fit into my new ...
by blondie (green )
13 Jun 2002, 05:05
Forum: My New Life ...
Topic: Notes from beyond withdrawal
Replies: 24
Views: 190

Notes from beyond withdrawal

<t>Rosemary, <br/> Thank you so much for posting this. I'm just a new greenie and always looking for the hope and reaffirmation that I will feel free and comfortable and life will work out as a non smoker. Don't get me wrong. I feel great. I'm doing so much better, but I don't quite fit into my new ...
by blondie (green )
13 Jun 2002, 05:05
Forum:
Topic: Notes from beyond withdrawal
Replies: 23
Views: 0

Notes from beyond withdrawal

<t>Rosemary, <br/> Thank you so much for posting this. I'm just a new greenie and always looking for the hope and reaffirmation that I will feel free and comfortable and life will work out as a non smoker. Don't get me wrong. I feel great. I'm doing so much better, but I don't quite fit into my new ...
by blondie (green )
11 Jun 2002, 20:08
Forum: Glory Week
Topic: 7 days down--William
Replies: 15
Views: 198

7 days down--William

<t>Good morning William! <br/> Congratulations on your 7 day anniversary. I'd say buying a bike and starting to ride would be a great reward for yourself. And definitely a celebration tonight would be in order. <br/> <br/> I have gained a little weight myself and am going to start swimming next week...
by blondie (green )
11 Jun 2002, 20:08
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: 7 days down--William
Replies: 15
Views: 189

7 days down--William

<t>Good morning William! <br/> Congratulations on your 7 day anniversary. I'd say buying a bike and starting to ride would be a great reward for yourself. And definitely a celebration tonight would be in order. <br/> <br/> I have gained a little weight myself and am going to start swimming next week...
by blondie (green )
11 Jun 2002, 20:08
Forum:
Topic: 7 days down--William
Replies: 14
Views: 0

7 days down--William

<t>Good morning William! <br/> Congratulations on your 7 day anniversary. I'd say buying a bike and starting to ride would be a great reward for yourself. And definitely a celebration tonight would be in order. <br/> <br/> I have gained a little weight myself and am going to start swimming next week...
by blondie (green )
11 Jun 2002, 03:20
Forum: Prevent Relapse
Topic: Past FAILURES
Replies: 96
Views: 953

Past FAILURES

<t>Hi Joel, <br/> I have read this article/post many times. I guess because it hits home so hard. This is the biggest reason I quit. I don't want smoking to give me cancer. I keep hoping that I quit in time. Hoping that I didn't take that one puff too many. <br/> <br/> It is so distressing to know t...
by blondie (green )
11 Jun 2002, 03:20
Forum:
Topic: Past FAILURES
Replies: 95
Views: 0

Past FAILURES

<t>Hi Joel, <br/> I have read this article/post many times. I guess because it hits home so hard. This is the biggest reason I quit. I don't want smoking to give me cancer. I keep hoping that I quit in time. Hoping that I didn't take that one puff too many. <br/> <br/> It is so distressing to know t...
by blondie (green )
11 Jun 2002, 03:20
Forum: Relapse Prevention
Topic: Past FAILURES
Replies: 36
Views: 8.2K

Past FAILURES

<t>Hi Joel, <br/> I have read this article/post many times. I guess because it hits home so hard. This is the biggest reason I quit. I don't want smoking to give me cancer. I keep hoping that I quit in time. Hoping that I didn't take that one puff too many. <br/> <br/> It is so distressing to know t...
by blondie (green )
06 Jun 2002, 22:14
Forum: Planning
Topic: If this is your first time quitting
Replies: 49
Views: 8.2K

If this is your first time quitting

<t>Hi Joel, <br/> I read sooo many places that the success rate for first time quitters is low and to top that off that cold turkey quitters have a lower rate of success. <br/> <br/> If I hadn't found this site to teach me otherwise, I would have thought for sure that I was doomed to many attempts. ...
by blondie (green )
06 Jun 2002, 22:14
Forum: Planning to Quit
Topic: If this is your first time quitting
Replies: 116
Views: 797

If this is your first time quitting

<t>Hi Joel, <br/> I read sooo many places that the success rate for first time quitters is low and to top that off that cold turkey quitters have a lower rate of success. <br/> <br/> If I hadn't found this site to teach me otherwise, I would have thought for sure that I was doomed to many attempts. ...