• 5/31/20 Celebrations

    We challenge you celebrate your milestone with us! Login and comment with your Days of Freedom. Let's show the world that we've overcome or will overcome and not let nicotine win.    It appears that you...
    Mark
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  • 6/1/20 Celebrations

    We challenge you celebrate your milestone with us! Login and comment with your Days of Freedom. Let's show the world that we've overcome or will overcome and not let nicotine win.    It appears that you...
    Mark
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  • Depression and Smoking

    As many of you know I suffer from Major Depressive Disorder. In fact, I get very suicidal and need hospitalization to see me through the darkest days. That's why I disappear for weeks at a time.  I was on sabbat...
    Thomas3.20.2010
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  • I want a glass of wine!

    I love being outside in nice weather and for years part of the fun in that was porch or deck drinking.  ( and smoking).   I haven't had a drink because I am scared I'll make a dumb decision and smoke. I...
    Gnarlynat
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  • 8 weeks

    8 weeks not one cigarette . I noticed that when I get angry and a lil frustrated which o did at work this morning I feel a lil light headed and dizzy after the anger and frustration wears off.. I would normally have a...
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  • Metamorphosis

    The beginning of the quit journey can be very uncomfortable. But here's the thing, You are uncomfortable because of the Addiction! You wouldn't have to do withdrawal if you weren't addicted in  the first place.&#...
    Thomas3.20.2010
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  • Metamorphosis 2

    Thomas3.20.2010 blog on Metamorphosis reminded me of this story which I have posted on EX a few times......but it is a favorite of mine and it dovetails with my dear friend's blog so well...................   You...
    Sootie
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  • Tuesday is no trouble

    Aislinn Sarnacki, and outdoor writer for the Bangor Daily News took this photo of a bog.  Maine is littered with bogs and large rocks all gifts of a glacier now long gone.   Something to think about:  ...
    LarryG
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  • 3435 DOF 

    I remember MY old mindset thinking - I would say - oh I wish I had YEARS NICOTINE FREE - I would write VENTING blogs - moaning and whining and complaining - those here with YEARS of NICOTINE FREEDOM - would say - YOUR...
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  • Good morning

    Hi,     Happy Tuesday!!  How is it going?  This Friday our county starts to open again.  It has been a long twelve weeks.  Stay safe.     I never realized the quit life could ...
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  • Daddy

    Daddy had his Rescan Yesterday. The Results are the Cancer is so small.  No more Chemo. Rescan in 3 month's. Thank you  Everyone for All your Prayers. Postive Thoughts, Hugs. Y'all are All the best. 
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  • Shout your stats

    For Wayne and I shouting our stats in the beginning was a great way to stay motivated  in those hard days and moments. So what are your stats??   Ours are 444 days quit, 26664 unsmoked death sticks, saved a...
    WaynenMary
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  • Race to +/-20

       Here's the rules...  When a newbie (non smoker with less than a year of smobriety) posts, they add +2 to the number...    When an Elder (non smoker with more than a year of smobreity) posts...
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  • You can lead a horse to water but ya can't make it drink ~ You can lead a person to EX but ya can't make them quit

      You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink   You can try on a size 8 but it won’t fit if your a size 12   You can fish without bait but you probably wont catch anything ...
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  • The Daily Pledge JUNE 2020

          "Just stick to your commitment and be here DAILY!!! It can't be here and there. It will NEVER work that way!"(Shawn)   Your quit must take priority in your life. Especially in the beginni...
    Giulia
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  • Posting photos

    I am not able to upload a photo to my blog.  Not today nor yesterday, is there a reason?
    LarryG
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  • Quick Quips

          The Law of Addiction states:  "Administration of a drug to an addict will cause re-establishment of chemical dependence upon the addictive substance."  (Ergo - NOPE!)    ...
    Giulia
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  • A DIFFERENT QUIT LIST

    As addicts we have to convince ourselves that we need to stop doing that which is bad for us.  Because, we really don’t want to have to stop the thing that SEEMS to make us feel good.  Shows you the na...
    Giulia
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  • THE EX ONE PUFF FILES

      (Tom Hilton)   Just One Puff? Never! (Thanks hwc  for pointing this one out.)   The One Puff Files (from Whyquit.com)     Here are our very own One Puff Files from  the E...
    Giulia
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  • Would You?

    I sit here many days and think of all the things I would like to do. A "Bucket List" as it was called in the movie. These are just things I think would be a blast to experience. Climb a mountain, deep sea fishing, ...
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