by benedikte
06 Nov 2011, 08:41
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

41 kr = 7.6 dollars !
by benedikte
06 Nov 2011, 08:40
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

New taxation means cigarettes now cost 41 kroner.
Hope the high prices Will help more people quit , and prevent even more from starting.
by benedikte
02 May 2011, 17:44
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

Divorce

<t>I am getting a divorce ... After 20 years of marriage. I thought we were living in harmony, and I still love my husbond so much <3 So it is very hard to accept the "new reality" I need to put this in my diary , to remind my selve HOW strong I am. I am NOT going to find comfort in nicotine.</t>
by benedikte
06 Apr 2011, 20:25
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

<t>I was just cheking my quit-counter... savings of almost three thousand dollars !! <br/> And that is counting in 2009 prices... i guess the real savings are even bigger. <br/> Still havent decided how to spend the money, yet.<br/> But I put them in my savings account every month, and some day, I w...
by benedikte
19 Dec 2010, 11:45
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

my second "clean christmas "

<t>I have been wanting to stop by for a while now... just to let you know, that I am doing fine, and now a silent member of the gold club. <br/> My Green Parade was such a big achievement. Isn't it just great for you newbies to know, that  things get easier every day, and suddenly being an ex-smoker...
by benedikte
05 Sep 2010, 20:11
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: i feel good
Replies: 1
Views: 421

i feel good

To day I was polishing the windows, and once again I was rewarded for not smoking
by benedikte
15 Aug 2010, 16:38
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

thank you freedom

<t>I have been quit now for more than 10 month. I can hardly believe I am this close to gold ! <br/> I feel so strong, since I quit smoking. I enjoy my good health, and I enjoy my freedom. <br/> I honestly all most never miss smoking. <br/> But I know, that I still have to be "en guarde", praise my ...
by benedikte
20 Apr 2010, 18:47
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

she wanted you to know, too

<t>Yesterday, I went to the hospital, to visit my girlfriends mother. She is 66 years old and in hospital with pneumonia. I am afraid it will kill her, since she has only 20 % of her lounge function left, because of "smoker-lounges". When I entered the room, she was sitting in a chair, with her youn...
by benedikte
13 Apr 2010, 20:34
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: GOLD X 4 !!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1.1K

congratulations

4 years sober and smober - that is something !!
by benedikte
13 Apr 2010, 20:27
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

...i miss smoking, sort of

<t>Thank you every body for celebrating with me on my silver party<br/> <br/> For two days now, I have been stressed. I don't know why. But I feel nervous, I feel tense, the blood is burning in my fingertips - and I have really missed smoking. <br/> <br/> But that's the way it is - isn't it? <br/> <...
by benedikte
03 Apr 2010, 23:55
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

Breaking down the walls

<t>To night I logged into my account for the first time in a month. And when I was reading, I suddenly realized that I actually turned SILVER yesterday. <br/> <br/> SILVER !! <br/> <br/> It is hard to believe, that I really made it here. And with so little effort, actually. <br/> Oh yes - I read my ...
by benedikte
03 Mar 2010, 18:43
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

5 month

<r><COLOR color="#FFF"><s>[color=#FFF]</s><SIZE size="140"><s>[size=140]</s>Enjoying life as ex-smoker and trying to get used to my new shape - a little chubby :-)Thank you Freedom for helping me get to this point. I am so happy to be free from nicotine. <br/> <e>[/size]</e></SIZE><e>[/color]</e></C...
by benedikte
14 Jan 2010, 21:45
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

<t>Thank you for celebrating with me. <br/> The first 2 couple of weeks I did not exactly feel time flying :-) <br/> But you are right. Now it seems like yesterday I finally joined the pack in here.... 3 month passed so quickly, and now I feel very confident, that I will stick to my new habit of not...
by benedikte
06 Jan 2010, 18:11
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

Bronze

<r>Hi every body <br/> Life goes on. I am now a proud bronze quitter, and I don't miss smoking at all. <br/> Funny thing has happened. <COLOR color="#EBEFF9"><s>[color=#EBEFF9]</s>Throughout my adult life I have smoked.<e>[/color]</e></COLOR> <COLOR color="#FFF"><s>[color=#FFF]</s>And throughout my ...
by benedikte
22 Nov 2009, 20:56
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: KATIE ANN'S FREEDOM MARCH
Replies: 329
Views: 16.0K

That pig reminds me of some one... oh, that must be my self :-) Still stuffing my self 24-7 :-)
by benedikte
22 Nov 2009, 20:52
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

Thank you all. I am doing fine. This weekend I have not been thinking about smoking at all, and I am starting to really appreciate the feeling of freedom.
Thank you for caring :-)

Free for 1 month + a couple of weeks
by benedikte
14 Nov 2009, 19:03
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Annie2's Best Quit
Replies: 42
Views: 1.3K

Two weeks :-)
You are doing SO fine.

Benedikte 1 month +11 days
by benedikte
14 Nov 2009, 18:56
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Bizzlola's Journal and Journey
Replies: 34
Views: 2.4K

Welcome Bizzola,
Wauw - 3 weeks all ready - no reason for you to be afraid of relaps
You seem very determined, and you are going to make it.
Just one simple rule to live by:

Never Take Another Puff

:-) Benedikte
1month +11 days
by benedikte
13 Nov 2009, 19:03
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Annie2's Best Quit
Replies: 42
Views: 1.3K

<r>Dear Annie2, Welcome to Freedom <br/> I am so happy for you, that you joined us here. <br/> You can make it - just take it one day at a time, one hour at a time.. what ever it takes... NTAP !! <br/> I bet your breathing has improved all ready - and that extra money saved is also welcome, when you...
by benedikte
13 Nov 2009, 18:40
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Finally Free
Replies: 97
Views: 3.4K

Congratulations on bronze.
Sound like you are doing very well.
Just one rule: NTAP

Benedikte 1 mth + 10 ds
by benedikte
13 Nov 2009, 18:09
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

N.T.A.P

<t>Just have to remind my self to never take another puff <br/> Day before yesterday, I got home from work. There was a box of cigarettes lying on the kitchen table, and with my brain on autopilot, I unconsciously reached out for the box. When I realized what I was doing, I put it back, off course. ...
by benedikte
12 Nov 2009, 17:53
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Bob's Journal
Replies: 39
Views: 1.6K

<t>Hey Bob <br/> You point it out your self, that you are feeling so much better since you quit. <br/> So don't give that freedom away ever again. <br/> Nothing to do in the truck? Maybe so, but lighting up a cigarette ain't that entertaining after all. <br/> I used to smoke a LOT in my car. Now I s...
by benedikte
12 Nov 2009, 17:46
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Journal for onetwo
Replies: 25
Views: 1.7K

That is so GREAT - I am glad you are so comitted to find your freedom :-)
You can do it

Benedikte - 1 month +
by benedikte
11 Nov 2009, 17:51
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: Roger's First Post
Replies: 169
Views: 6.0K

<t>Congratulations Roger, <br/> It is so great to hear from those of you, that are so succesfull with your quit. <br/> It helps a newbie like my self, to stay focused <br/> <br/> Benedikte - Free and Healing for One Month, Eight Days, 19 Hours and 51 Minutes, while extending my life expectancy 2 Day...
by benedikte
10 Nov 2009, 22:29
Forum: The Message Board
Topic: My way to freedom
Replies: 126
Views: 5.9K

<r>Vienna - thank you - and please feel free to join the parade any time... <COLOR color="#006600"><s>[color=#006600]</s>I am still celebrating :-)<e>[/color]</e></COLOR> <br/> James - still laughing !!!! Guess I forgot to point out, that I am danish ;-) And I do feel kind of weird, when I am talkin...