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Recharging

Posted by Mandolinrain Nov 22, 2019

Thats what my almost 2 year old twins grand-daughters are doing now. They have been here for 2 days and go home tomorrow.

 

I like to use the word recharging because when they wake up they are full of energy and bursting at the seems to get into everything all over again and scream…and wow do they scream, but they are so fun…..

 

Then a few hours later, thats when the tears and fighting begin. They are also starting to get very good at saying NO to everythng.when they are tired which got me to thinking…

 

EX SMOKERS should too

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So a little Nana advice…..if your tired just say NO and go take a nap. When you ‘recharge’, all will look better. Tired people need to say NO more often :)

 

I'm tired and going to bed when they do tonight around 8-8:30…and I won’t have any trouble saying NO to that

I will just be re charging

Mandolinrain

Is FEAR holding you back?

Posted by Mandolinrain Nov 16, 2019

Fear has caused its share of damage to many a good quit. It may bring forth intimidation, lack of reason, lack of courage...it makes us weak in our compromises, choices and excuses. It truly can manifest in so many ways.

 

What ways has it interfered with your own quit now or in the past and what do you do or have you done to to recognize it now and get past it?

 

Myself....I pray first. I remind myself I am never alone unless I choose to be. I go to the God of my understanding first then I come here if I feel my quit being threatened.

 

Fear truly hurt me in my early quit until I understood that it was the addiction talking in me head. Fear wanted fed and it wanted me to surrender to it completely. Fear told me I would never be able to relax and enjoy myself again if I quit and THAT was probably the biggest lie it ever told to me. I had several failed quits at first until I came to really grasp the addiction and the truth about fear.

So again....how did FEAR relate to your quit and how to you overcome ?

Happy Saturday Everyone

 

 

Mandolinrain

The Pain of Change

Posted by Mandolinrain Nov 9, 2019

The only way out is through

 

Accept the hardship and get busy getting busy

Have some cheese with your wine

If you keep doing what your doing...`HELLO'...you will keep getting the same result.

WOW-Mind blowing information

If not ~ maybe you need to readjust your attitude

Worked for me anyway-just a thought........

 

OR...you can keep going around the same ole mountain....FYI,,,the view is the same.

 

Better yet.....Accept that yes  , you will endure some difficult moments , but POWER THOUGH THEM.

 

IT IS YOUR CHOICE

IT CAN BE DONE

IT IS WORTH IT......

 

I PROMISE YOU...FREEDOM IS YOURS TO HAVE NO MATTER HOW HOPELESS YOU FEEL NOW OR HOW LONG YOU HAVE BEEN AN ADDICT TO NICOTINE.

 

Think of it this way if you must.....if you had a child and they were stuck in a horrible situation but it was within your power to stop it...of course you would do whatever to takes to keep your child safe,

 

YOU are the child.

Keep yourself safe~whatever it takes, okay?

 

PS: I mean this all in a friendly way.....I know it's hard to quit. Terribly hard. Sometimes though it's necessary to ' go through' uncomfortable circumstances to get the results we desire.

 

 

Peace out

We all do or rather thought that we did at one time early in our quit or before we quit.

Personally, for example, I thought smoking was my motivator, my internal massage for stress relief, my courage, my friend.....and the list goes on.

 

 

 

Only when I understood the technical part of addiction was I able to see past what I THOUGHT I loved doing................ ( smoking) for the various reasons listed above as well as several not listed AND because I just THOUGHT  I LOVED to smoke.

 

Dig deep into your reasons then dig deep into all the knowledge offered on this site and though books such as Alan Carrs THE EASYWAY TO STOP SMOKING, so that you can truly see for yourself the truth and how your brains receptors have been holding you back from it from the moment you smoked your first one.

 

Then my friend you will be on the road to true freedom, and let me tell you you, it’s mighty fine.

(That  coming from a gal who smoked over 30 years and never thought it would be possible for me to stop and feel as good as I do today.

 

Have a great smoke free weekend everyone!

 

~Missy 

5 years 2 months and 6 days free ( Or something like that )