by mary
18 Jan 2011, 16:34
Forum: Encouragement/Support
Topic: Tell a newbie how how many seconds a day you still want a cigarette
Replies: 803
Views: 143.1K

<r><COLOR color="#0000FF"><s>[color=#0000FF]</s>Actually, I dont think about it, very rare.  20 months of nicotine free.  Have a quit calculator, hardly ever look at it , but I know I have saved a great deal of money and my life.  I love whyquit.  If I can do it, anyone can.  I am a nicotine addict,...
by mary
18 Jan 2011, 16:15
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: A New Era For Me
Replies: 361
Views: 16.4K

<r>Jeff, you are nervous and unsettled cause you are so used to holding that cigarette.  Just get up and walk around, remember just a couple minutes and the cravings and sensations are gone.  Tell yourself you are not having a cigarette.  You will do fine.  You have done well so far, it is a journey...
by mary
18 Jan 2011, 16:04
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: 120 hours free
Replies: 14
Views: 2.8K

<r><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s>Great job!  you will succeed.  Think positive.  Do not think about smoking.  I have been smoke free for 20 months,  still stare at people who smoke, still think about having one.  probably always will.  I tell myself that maybe once in a while...
by mary
18 Jan 2011, 15:57
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Choices
Replies: 48
Views: 2.1K

<r><SIZE size="140"><s>[size=140]</s>Congrats to you.  YOU are doing well.  Hang in there. One day at a time, one minute at a time, remember this is a journey now, soon you will be in a very comfortable place.  Some things are worth waiting for.        Mary<br/>                                      ...
by mary
18 Jan 2011, 15:53
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Finishing my first week nicotine free
Replies: 10
Views: 943

<r><COLOR color="#000033"><s>[color=#000033]</s><SIZE size="160"><s>[size=160]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s>Great Job!  Keep up the good work!  One day at a time.  One minute at a time!<br/> Mary                <IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/Dogs/dog9.g...
by mary
18 Jan 2011, 15:48
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Excited & So Happy to be here
Replies: 9
Views: 718

<r><COLOR color="#FF6633"><s>[color=#FF6633]</s>You go girl!  You can do this.  Seeing a parent sick and dying is not fun.  Been there.  Add it to your reasons list.  You will succeed.  Keep on this site.  Life is good with WhyQuit.  It will be your best friend for many months.  One day at a time, o...
by mary
15 Aug 2009, 03:16
Forum: Questions
Topic: Very frustrated, my quit is breaking up my family
Replies: 17
Views: 1.4K

<t>Renee, sometimes people need time to be away from each other, but you definetly did the right thing. You are awesome. I know what you are going thru, I wont bore you with details, however, since I quit smoking I seem to be less hyper and a little more reserved, believe it or not. Your family is j...
by mary
15 Aug 2009, 02:45
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: This is my 1st post!
Replies: 35
Views: 1.2K

<r><FONT font="ARIAL"><s>[font=ARIAL]</s>You will be fine, KD, just take it one day at a time. You will be fine around all of the smokers. Remember how good you feel, and how far you have come. If anything, listen to them cough, breathe. You will be happy that you quit! <br/> Mary I have quit 91 day...
by mary
11 Aug 2009, 17:03
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: one week
Replies: 11
Views: 335

<r><COLOR color="#0000CC"><s>[color=#0000CC]</s><SIZE size="140"><s>[size=140]</s><FONT font="ARIAL"><s>[font=ARIAL]</s><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/Welcome/w85.jpg"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/Welcome/w85.jpg<e>[/img]</e></IMG>Welcome Shirley, Welcome to...
by mary
11 Aug 2009, 16:32
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: my first post!!
Replies: 76
Views: 2.6K

Thanks all! Yes, I will be bronze on the 15th of August. I just keep chuckin along! Every day that is smoke free is important to me.
Mary
by mary
10 Aug 2009, 18:48
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Meg's Quit Diary - will it ever get easier?
Replies: 108
Views: 5.1K

<t>Reading your posts make me feel so much better. It is still hard even when I am reaching the 3 month mark on the fifteenth of Aug. No one in my family says anything about me quitting. Never ever. I know it is better for me and that I am doing the right thing. I feel like I am eating myself silly....
by mary
26 Jul 2009, 15:37
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Sherry 07-14-09 quit date --1st post--4th day (UPDATED)
Replies: 25
Views: 829

<r><COLOR color="#CC33CC"><s>[color=#CC33CC]</s><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s>You go girl! You will start to feel better, and moving will be much easier. As for me I ate a lot during the first week or to, then it was like it was just too much! I am trying to walk everyday, about 2 miles, sometim...
by mary
16 Jul 2009, 11:50
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: my first post!!
Replies: 76
Views: 2.6K

<r><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGreen/ag67.gif"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGreen/ag67.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG>Thank you all for your support. Happy Double green day to me today! <br/> 2 months, WOW! It has been a long hard bumpy ride, but I have ma...
by mary
14 Jul 2009, 19:54
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Dwell on the positives parade
Replies: 26
Views: 642

Here is another one, How about when you go in your purse for lipstick, pull it out, pull off the cap and you have to wipe the nicotine off of it before you put it on! Don't have to do that anymore!
by mary
14 Jul 2009, 19:47
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Affirmations Parade
Replies: 11
Views: 743

<t>I just don't say anything. Maybe under my breath, it is I will not smoke. I try and live as a non smoker. I just do not think about it. Sounds weird, but I believe if I tell myself I am a non smoker, I will be. I do not smoke! When I have those craves, I just say whoaaaaa! I know they will pass, ...
by mary
14 Jul 2009, 19:34
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Dwell on the positives parade
Replies: 26
Views: 642

Washed my car and vaccumed it out last week, it is still clean. No dirty windows to look out of, No ashes all over the dash, seat and steering wheel! The biggest one? Not having the ashes fly back and hit my kids in the eye!
by mary
14 Jul 2009, 19:27
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: On the Briny Ocean Tossed
Replies: 100
Views: 8.7K

<r><COLOR color="#000033"><s>[color=#000033]</s><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s>Congrats to you! I personally cant wait till I am bronze. You can do it! <br/> <IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/Recovery/r143.jpg"><s>[img]</s>http...
by mary
14 Jul 2009, 19:18
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: my first post!!
Replies: 76
Views: 2.6K

<r><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGreen/ag77.gif"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGreen/ag77.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGreen/ag77.gif"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/ClubGreen/ag77.g...
by mary
14 Jul 2009, 16:23
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: First Post
Replies: 482
Views: 28.5K

Doc, love the positives you posted. 9 months is awesome, be proud. You have been a great addition to whyquit! I am following your footsteps too!
Mary
by mary
14 Jul 2009, 16:20
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: my first post!!
Replies: 76
Views: 2.6K

<r><IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/Welcome/w84.gif"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/Welcome/w84.gif<e>[/img]</e></IMG>Didn't know I was that great at expressive writing, but it is all so true, so deep in my heart. The funny thing is that everyone else feels the ...
by mary
14 Jul 2009, 16:10
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Balto's journal
Replies: 70
Views: 2.4K

<r>Good for you! Keep up the positives, Take one day at a time, Read and read more. Knowledge is power. You can do this, don't worry about the neighbor, maybe they will get a clue and quit too! You are so much better off for it! <br/> <br/> <IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/Welcome/w...
by mary
13 Jul 2009, 19:06
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Each day makes me stronger....
Replies: 96
Views: 4.4K

<r><COLOR color="#00CC00"><s>[color=#00CC00]</s><SIZE size="140"><s>[size=140]</s>Welcome to green, girl! You are doing just fine. You should be proud! <br/> <IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/Dogs/dog5.gif"><s>[img]</s>http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/Dogs/dog5.gif<e>[/img]</e...
by mary
13 Jul 2009, 18:38
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My quit smoking journal
Replies: 29
Views: 759

Great Job Gogo! Isn't it amazing with all the healing going on? You will make it , baby steps, one day a time!
Mary
by mary
13 Jul 2009, 18:29
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Joy's Journey...
Replies: 17
Views: 339

<r><COLOR color="#FF0000"><s>[color=#FF0000]</s><SIZE size="120"><s>[size=120]</s>Welcome Joy, <br/> You are so smart for quitting at a young age, yes you are young. Keep up the good work, remember to read, read and that you are not alone. It will get easier. Think of all the positive things that go...
by mary
08 Jul 2009, 05:12
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Meg's Quit Diary - will it ever get easier?
Replies: 108
Views: 5.1K

<r><COLOR color="#660000"><s>[color=#660000]</s><SIZE size="160"><s>[size=160]</s><FONT font="COMIC SANS MS"><s>[font=COMIC SANS MS]</s>Keep the positive attitude, It really helps a lot! Be proud of what you have accomplished! You can do<IMG src="http://whyquit.com/freedom/ImageLibrary/CelebrationMD...