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#1 Jillar

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 07:44 PM

It's so great to see all these new members joining and taking back their lives :) And whether you post a little, a lot or not at all there is lots of great information here to help you achieve your forever quit. So, read, post, socialize and celebrate your victories and others and I will be rooting you on every step of your way :)


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#2 Gigi74

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 07:50 PM

Hear, hear! Welcome to the newcomers one and all! Hope you join in because it can make all the difference in the world!


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#3 avian3

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 08:59 PM

Welcome everyone and it is great to see so many beating this addiction!!

 

Those of you that quit this time of the year need to be extra, extra, extra, vigilant.

 

We see so many new quitters with the best of intentions starting their quits this time of the year. Most think they will be fine to carry on their normal life within a couple of weeks or possibly a month, but they are wrong. That is when we see relapses.

 

People early in their quits will suddenly remember a Halloween party, Thanksgiving, Christmas and then New Years. These holiday's will all be here before you know it and as smoker's we always associated the Holiday season as a time to drink, celebrate and have arguments with family members, all the excuses I have seen over the years that have lead to relapses.

 

The best thing to do is avoid all these situations where you believe you are too weak in your quit to handle them. You will be so proud of yourself and next holiday season you can celebrate as a confident true non smoker.

 

Please don't give up and use the old excuse, "I will just wait until after New year's Day to begin my quit!"  Get through it successfully this year and you will have the rest of your life to celebrate all holidays as a happy non smoker.


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#4 cvold

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 09:15 PM

Welcome, it is wonderful to meet you guys.
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#5 johnny5

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 10:11 PM

Welcome all new members to QSMB.  Quitting smoking is truly an amazing thing to do.  Thanks for sharing your journey with us.


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#6 eeyore

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 11:07 PM

Welcome all new quitters! Obviously quitting smoking can be done! Look at all those on this board who have given up the smokes!

You can achieve this freedom as well! You will find great advice and good people willing to show you the way right here!    :)


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#7 Mollie1

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 04:47 AM

Agree with all of the above. Joining others on this journey is helping me understand the addiction & helping me to stay quit. By sharing our actual experiences, we can see past all of the excuses & be successful in learning our new life as nonsmokers. Welcome!
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Posted 13 October 2017 - 05:05 AM

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#9 snowywinter

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 04:16 PM

Ty to all the above. It is great to have a place to come to read, share, and learn. How special all of you older quitters are to help all of us just starting our journey. Likes to those mods also.
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Posted 13 October 2017 - 06:17 PM

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 10:57 PM

A big welcome from me 😀
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Posted 14 October 2017 - 01:42 PM

Welcome!! This community is absolutely great, hope you enjoy it as much as I do :)


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Posted 14 October 2017 - 02:41 PM

Hi, I Am New To This Group, And I Am Very, Very Proud Of Everyone Here And Myself. I've Been Smoke-Free For One Month And 2 Weeks On Monday. It's Been A Very Hard Road Trip For Me, But Getting Better By The Day, May God Bless Us All For Putting Up A Fight That No One Like Us Will Never Be Able To Understand.

Before I Became A Member Today I Would Go On Google And Search These Fourms To Help Me Cope During My Harder Withdrawal Stages, And Really Related To Alit Of Other People I Am Happy I Am Officially A Member Now. I Wanna Thank Everyone So Much Because I Really Feel If It Wasn't For These Forums I Would Had Relapsed A Couple Weeks Ago Thank You So Much!!!!
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#14 Lin-quitting

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 02:58 PM

We're glad to have you join us Lovely.


               

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#15 Jillar

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 03:38 PM

Welcome lovely and congratulations on a month and a half quit :) I also found this place by googling my symptoms and don't feel I could have done it without this place either.

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#16 Moominmumma

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 03:53 PM

Welcome Lovely!

Making this my sticky quit since 11.48am gmt Friday 11th August 2017!!!

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#17 Nancy.

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 04:09 PM

Hi, I Am New To This Group, And I Am Very, Very Proud Of Everyone Here And Myself. I've Been Smoke-Free For One Month And 2 Weeks On Monday. It's Been A Very Hard Road Trip For Me, But Getting Better By The Day, May God Bless Us All For Putting Up A Fight That No One Like Us Will Never Be Able To Understand.

Before I Became A Member Today I Would Go On Google And Search These Fourms To Help Me Cope During My Harder Withdrawal Stages, And Really Related To Alit Of Other People I Am Happy I Am Officially A Member Now. I Wanna Thank Everyone So Much Because I Really Feel If It Wasn't For These Forums I Would Had Relapsed A Couple Weeks Ago Thank You So Much!!!!

Welcome Lovely!  It would be great if you would start your own thread here on the Main Board introducing yourself so that everyone will "see" you.  So glad you have joined us!


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Posted 14 October 2017 - 09:31 PM

Welcome to all new members and well done on making the momentum decision to reclaim your lives by throwing off the shackles of nicotine.

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 03:24 PM

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