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SENSATIONAL SENIORS   Quit Buddies Unite

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tonypfan

From: tonypfan

7/24/22

Denim: Thank you for such an upbeat message.  Your sincerity rings true to me and makes me feel like, for sure, I’m on the right path.  I’m relieved to hear that the forum is not closing down.  

My cessation is going well.  I’m actually surprised.  But I do not take anything for granted.  One day at a time for me.

Once I post, how can I go back to review my posts?  Once they are posted I don’t know where to find them.  Any suggestions.?  I notice support groups for different months and years.  But I see no special group for those whose quit date is in July.  

Denim50

From: Denim50

7/24/22

Hey Anthony, 

Thank you. Your message is so appreciated and I'm happy to help anytime. I'm also happy to hear that things are going well with your quit. That's great news. I agree with you. It's important to still keep your guard up, especially in the early stages. Kudos to you on taking it a day at a time. That's truly the best way for anyone to to do it. 

You can go back to and/or find previous post by clicking the search icon (magnifying glass symbol) at the top left of the page. When you do a 'Search Discussions' box will open, click '+ Additional Criteria' and it will open further. You're wanting to see post from yourself so, where you see 'From' click the drop down tab and select yourself (tonypfan). Where is reads 'To' leave that as it is on 'Anyone'. Next, under that you can select how far back you want to look (ex. all messages up to 3 months or more ago) and how far forward (it's preset to 'Today' but it's up to you), then click the order you want to see them in (oldest fist, newest first, or by relevance) and click 'Search'. They will show/appear on the left side just as the menu does. Just pick the one you want to see. To see another or the next one just look at that list and pick the next one. When you've finished looking just click the refresh symbol at the top of the menu. You can also use these same instructions to view discussions or post 'To' and 'From' whomever you choose the same way. If you don't see the person's name on the drop down, as you can see, there is also a space to type it in. You can also search a specific word or phrase in a post from there. 

Keep in touch and keep going, you're doing great! I hope you treat yourself to something special to celebrate your achievement today. You've earned it. 

Have a great day. relaxed 

 

  • Edited July 24, 2022 2:07 pm  by  Denim50
tonypfan

From: tonypfan

7/24/22

Thank you for helping me navigate the website.  Also, your messages are so insightful and I appreciate that you make comments on my postings.  Which proves to me that you do in fact read postings carefully.  We are lucky to have you!!

tonypfan

From: tonypfan

7/24/22

Good instructions, Denim.  I was successful in getting my previous posts.  I’m in the saddle now.  Thanks.

Denim50

From: Denim50

7/24/22

Hey Anthony, 

Thank you. I think we're all fortunate to have each other here. SusanK referred to us all as forum friends and Terry used to refer to us all as a forum family. I think both are great descriptions. Hope you have a wonderful start to the week tomorrow. 

Have a great day. relaxed 

Denim50

From: Denim50

7/24/22

Hey Anthony, 

That's terrific news! You're very welcome. I'm happy to help anytime. 

Have a great day. relaxed 

 

  • Edited July 24, 2022 8:40 pm  by  Denim50
tonypfan

From: tonypfan

7/24/22

Denim:  It’s been great connecting with Ginger, and I look forward to hearing from Overdoze.  These forums are getting easier for me to negotiate.  I was pretty intimidated by this large website and still know little about what’s in it, but so far, my main objective has been to make some stop smoking friendships.  And I have.  This website is terrific.  Thanks.

Susan1206

From: Susan1206

7/25/22

Good morning to all of the Sensational Senior friends I have made over the years and to many new to our group ~ I bid you a cheery hello from Avon Lake, Ohio.

Twelve years, eight months and one day from smoking the nasty "ciggies" as I call them.  Looking back over the years, I smoked for many reasons ~ in vogue way back in the day, as a way to stay thin, and yes, even being stressed or angry.   I can't imagine that I would be here if it were not for the Forum.  

Yes, it is quite warm.  We have returned from a short get away to a remote area of southern Ohio.  It was a large VRBO and quite peaceful.  I do not ever remember seeing the starry starry night that was ours for three nights.  Quite peaceful with the simple songs of the meadow birds.  And now, returning to real life.  Poor Finn (my 10-1/2 year old Golden) was sent to the Pet Resort where it was reported he would not eat his food.....without my suggestion of adding peanut butter.  Perhaps I will have to explore having someone spend the night with him here in our home, rather than board.  He's happy now to spend quiet time on the cool tile floor.

On we go.  To anyone new here....If I smoked a lifetime and I could quit, so can YOU.  You must have willpower and support!  Carry on.  

Susan

Susan1206

From: Susan1206

7/25/22

Dear Kitty,

Congratulations on 15 years.   You were my inspiration and support for so many years and I am forever grateful that I stayed with this group and our Forum.

(((hugs x 1000)))   Susan

Cocoa60

From: Cocoa60

7/26/22

Good morning Susan and all.  Glad you had a peaceful time on your trip Susan.  Finn getting older and

none of us are as easily amused and we like the familiar things in our lives.  We don't go out long without

our pups but I can see how others life styles would cause separations.  We will even less after wife gets her

cataract surgeries.  Right now she doesn't drive much. 

I'm grateful for these 15 + years without smoking, after 38 years of smoking.  Our neighbor is getting a cough

and trying to switch to cigars.  Don't see how that will help, maybe some if smokes less.  Just saw his outdoor

motion light on in the middle of the night for most.  Think he has COPD, at least I hope not worse.  My mom did

battle with that for many years. 

Ate all my blueberries over the last 4 days so might go pick some more today or tomorrow.  Like to detox with

them once a year when they're in season.  I eat some processed food like few potato chips once in a while and

eat at a diner with my brother when I go down to PA to help them.  I shouldn't eat any processed food being a

Diabetic, especially trying to stay in remission, but do eat a little.

The pups are getting a little better at walking but are a long ways from walking in traffic so still going out before

lots of traffic.  I keep one leach hooked to my belt and broke the buckle mount couple days ago.  I built one belt out

of two broken one with rivets.  Also one of the LED straps I wear stopped working but the company is covering it

and sending me a replacement.  A job just keeping up with the equipment.  Found it's much harder to completely

control both leaches with my hands and upper body. 

Cooling fan quit in the RF Amplifier I reworked earlier this year and they're no longer made so trying to figure out

what replacement fans to use and how to mount them.

Have a great day all.

Ernie

Finn, our buddy.

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