Giulia

Quick Quips

Discussion created by Giulia Champion on Dec 8, 2014

 

 

 

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!)  

 

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"What you gain is so much more than you give up."  (Dr. Andrew Kuninoba)

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"You gotta take your recovery with you everywhere. (stAn3)

 

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"Time not smoking fixes a lot of the broken brain.  The brain needs the time to learn--to forget entirely all the old associations. (Maryfreecig)

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"I always told myself once I got through 24 hours I had too much time under my belt to go backwards."  (Shashort)

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"The only real threat to your quit is between your ears." (Mike.n.Atlanta)

 

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"Quitting is a choice and therefore relapse is a choice."  (Thomas.3.20.2010)

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"A craving is not a command. "

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"There is no healthy way to smoke." (Jennifer-Quit-05-01-14) 

 

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"The more attention you give a craving, the longer it will probably last."  (SkyGirl)

 

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"A Slip Is A Gift You Give To The Enemy."   (Jonescarp )

 

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"Quitting cigarettes might be the hardest thing to do in life, but at least you will have one."

 

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"If you really want to quit smoking, just replace the word TOMORROW with TODAY and LATER with NOW."

 

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"There is no such thing as a 'slip' in the playbook of the committed." (Giulia)

 

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"Life is grand without a cigarette in hand" (Marilyn.H.July.14.14.)

 

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"I realize that I am always just one bad choice away from being a smoker again." (c2q)

 

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"One step and then another will get you to where you want to be." (oldbones5358-Larry_10-21-2013)

 

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"Time is the doctor, we are patients (patience)"  (xjamarkx)

 

 

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"If I have 'just one, I will be back to where I started.  Where I started was desperately wishing I was where I am today."

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"Until you know there's a choice, you haven't a chance.   Once you've discovered that choice you've discovered that chance. (Giulia)

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"As time passes our minds tend to lessen the hard details or the intensity of quitting smoking.  It is like a pain that has finally left.  You remember the pain but you no longer feel it." (JACKIE1-25-15)

 

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"We're addicts for life, but only smokers until we choose not to be."  (djmurray_12-31-14)

 

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"It's work no matter what route you choose.  It's less work if you understand it." (Mandolinrain 4/24/17)

 

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"Having a cigarette does not make it any easier to work through life challenges, it just makes it more expensive."   (Daniela-3-11-2016)

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"Until your head stops smoking, your hands will not."  (Bree19)

 

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"This time I knew I wanted to quit, I knew I was not giving up anything but gaining everything and so instead of feeling Woe is Me, I am feeling WOW is Me!"  (yess)

 

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"Quitting is journey - not an event."

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"Failing was not on my agenda, and smoking was no longer and option."   (Jackie)

 

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 "I'd rather be a non-smoker who thinks about smoking once in awhile, than a smoker who's always thinking about quitting." ~ Anonymous   

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  "If you've quit smoking and you're still smoking - you're doing it wrong."  (Jonescarp)

 

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"Quitting won't kill you, SMOKING will."

 

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"Smokers don't get to smoke, they HAVE to smoke."

 

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"If you don't want to slip, stay away from slippery places."

  

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"Keep them away from your face!" (Jonescarp)

 

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"Not one hit since the day I quit!"

 

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"Day Won - Never Another Day One - Win Over Nicotine" (Giulia)

 

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"Sometimes while waiting for the right time to quit, we run completely out of time." (nanawendy)

 

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 "THINK IT -  SAY IT -  DO IT!  (Complete the trilogy!) " (cin)

 

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"You have to walk the talk to be free!"

 

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"Don't justify why you CAN'T, rather elaborate convincingly on how you CAN!" (Giulia)

 

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"Smoking is a Decision - A Bad Day isn't Permission" (Jonescarp)

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