• If You Ever Find Yourself Hanging On By Your Fingernails Or At The End Of Your "Willpower," Post On This Blog*

    I've said it before but it needs said again You put holes in your armor each time you give in. Don't Burn it! Don't Do It! Come Here And Let Us Talk You Through It. *we'll get an email and normally get right with yo...
  • UNDERSTANDING EXCUSES

    Anything your brain comes up with that tells you that you’re justified in smoking is simply an excuse.  Here are some examples 1.    I’m under a lot of stress right now because of... __...
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  • Those days of wonder

    Remember that first day that you really entertained the idea of quitting? If you’re like me, the main thing noticed on that day was an intense and in reality, unfocused fear just at the thought of it. A kind of ...
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  • No Mans Land Days 30 to 130 (approximate)

    This is not meant to scare anyone. I feel it was one on the reasons I was able to make it through the difficult things I was going through during this time in my quit and what many others were going through on the sit...
  • Which type of quitter will you be?

    Quitting smoking is a process. It can be learned and practiced, just like anything else. Did you learn how to drive by getting in a car by yourself and winging it? Probably not. And if you did, you probably weren̵...
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  • No Man's Land Weekly Blog -- The Forever Quit

    We do this blog every Wednesday afternoon to offer encouragement to those in No Man’s Land -- months 2-3-4 of a quit, give or take a couple of weeks. This community has chosen to put a big, bright spot...
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  • Your Quit Is Not Here

    ~~You will see me struggle but you will never see me quit.~~  Unknown You aren't going to find your quit here.  You will find suggestions, advice, encouragement, tips, hints, and information.  But you...
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  • Lifelines! The Keys to a Successful Quit!!

    There are a lot of new people here, and this is also a reminder for those who may have forgotten! Always remember your lifelines! If you should have a serious craving use all of your lifelines before you smoke!...
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  • A Recipe for a Forever Quit

    I have been working on this recipe for 764 days.  You would think by now it is perfect but I truly beg to differ.  From my experience quit smoking recipes require occasional tweaking in order to remain forev...
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  • Become

    The name of this Website is BecomeanEX. At first I didn't get it. I thought it was just another name because nobody could think of a better one.  Now, I believe there was a ton of science behind this name: Becom...
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  • DEFUSE Your Addictive Thoughts!

    The minute we decide to quit smoking our Addictive Minds crank up into full gear. They have one simple objective – OUR NEXT FIX! They may look very different but the goal is always the same. How long they pester...
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  • 100+ Things to do instead of smoking

    Another one of those things I found that may help... 1. Read a book. 2. Wash the car. 3. Wash the dog. 4. Go for a walk. 5. Knit a scarf. 6. Do a crossword puzzle. 7. Take a nap. 8. Call a friend. 9. Post...
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  • No Man's Land, Studies just revealed by LA Times

    I just read a post from Ron from 2002 and  No Mans Land Days 30 to 130 (approximate)   https://excommunity.becomeanex.org/blogs/Thomas3.20.2010-blog/2012/08/27/knowledge-is-power-know-your-enemy  ...
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  • Foundation For A Successful Quit

    FOUNDATION FOR A SUCCESSFUL QUIT    1. KNOWLEDGE We always say on the site to read the info the site has to offer and other links we give you.  Reading the blogs of our members gives you knowledge ...
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  • What's your story?

          This post is intended for you to share what you are going through right when you see it, whether a week or 5 years from now.  Whether you're having a good day or you wanna run ...
  • Will you be joining the 6% Club?

    It started with a decision: I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired! I no longer want to be in the 70% of smokers who want to quit – I want to be in the 6% who really have quit!   For that decisio...
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  • When You Get The Urge To Smoke?

    There are a number of ways to deal with it. You don't want to magnify it.  That only makes you want to smoke more.   1 Realize it will typically last a few minutes and ride it out.    ...
  • Early Withdrawal Symptoms

    I copied this in the early days of my quit and thought it might be helpful to the newbies on the site.  The document was noted as written by Nancy Smith. Nicotine's chemical properties are addictive. If you take...
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  • The Two Sets Of Seasons

          Many of you are going through No Mans Land Right Now (Days 30-130) This is the second hurdle of a longtime/forever quit. The first hurdle is getting through the first 30 days. ...
  • It is wriiten God is love - please I am talking about ME not anyone else so please take what HELPS and let go of the rest - to be HELPFUL is MY only aim - thank you - I REMEMBER smoking like a freight train fully load...