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First 10 days review   General Chit-Chat

Started 5/6/20 by Musivore; 94011 views.
Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Apr-6

Sweet Peggy...

Was at my local Nursery today, kept seeing this female Hummingbird up on this wire near the roof of the shade plant area, which is open on two sides with a roof, and then there was this little group of plants with caution tape around them..,she kept very close watch on this spot and dove by people that got close...Look here Peggy...proof of Spring. Ahhh..,such a gift to see these babies up so close. It does give me a renewed hope for brighter days coming.... sending you Love my friend. More soon...

May have to make another post with pic..,hang on...

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Apr-6

There! 
 

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Apr-8

CONGRATULATIONS PEGGY ON 11 months! Woohoo!

Wow! You are rocking this quit! I’m so proud of you and so so happy we’ve met! One can never have too many strong women in their lives. Well, except maybe if one is a man?? Lol! joy Ok...will leave the gender wars to rest. All that aside, you are a dedicated and powerful force. To find one in an old Fanny pack and not even be tempted? Nice. 
Hope you will be in your pool at the one year mark swimming up a celebration! sunnybeerainbowhibiscusfour_leaf_clover  
Susan needs to teach me how to attach things other than my photos. 
 

Eliza! You have a year this month but I’m. Not sure what day...? Let us know please! 

euknight

From: euknight

Apr-8

OmG what an amazing miracle straight from heaven!,!  Wow.  Wow.  Wow.  That is a fabulous 11 month anniversary present for me!,!  Makes me cry! You actually got to see it with your own eyes.........ZOWIE.

Those precious tiny creatures!!  Never thought something like this would ever be seen by humans!!!  
 

My friend and I just got back from the nursery.  I got cilantro, green,red bell pepper, sweet banana and jalapeño pepper.  Going to hit 90 I heard.  BIZARRO.

HUGS

PEGGY

5-8-20

euknight

From: euknight

Apr-8

Oh what a sweet remembrance, my Lore.  I just Noped about how strange it seems to be here.  Mostly because of you and tribe...quite honestly.  The missing piece IS the people that have your back on here.  Of this I have no doubt.

Thank you is not enough...that is for sure. Your words are so uplifting.  To be nico free seemed IMPOSSIBLE.  Chains forever....I was accepting it....but then this forum came along.....  

This is not chains forever anymore.  It has vanished.  Poof!  The heavy things cud come back with one puff but just do not want to or have the desire to go there at least for today.

It is POSSIBLE.

Hugs

Peggy

5-8-20

Eve1973

From: Eve1973

Apr-8

Peggy, Congratulations!

you are killing it

Congratulations! 11Months! Hugs!

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Apr-8

Mmmmm! I am getting hungry reading about your plants! I am one of those that feels one can never have too much cilantro. So fresh and good! Oof! 90° already? You will be in that pool before you know it! Yay! 
I just came in from working in my yard too. Feel a bit overwhelmed with it right now. Mostly that is coming from lack of motivation I think. Which is odd. I love to garden. It has never felt like “work” before today. I’m gonna let it go and not try to over analyze it. Maybe just tired. 
 

Yes...those babies. It was a gift for me to see them for sure. I’m pretty surprised she built that nest where she did actually. You have to put two and two together to notice and then find them. I saw most people didn’t give that little taped off area a glance. I saw her first and was watching her for a bit before I figured it out. I will go back and check on them. They didn’t have eyes open and are so so small. They look big I. The picture actually. Hopefully I get to see them grow. 
 

Ok, more soon. My dinner has arrived! Woohoo!

Congratulations again on this momentous day!kissing_heart

Elizaquits

From: Elizaquits

Apr-12

Hey, Lore!

I am pretty sure it was the 10th! To be honest, I forgot until this exact moment... I am thinking that is a good sign :)

Thank you so much for all of your kind and wise words throughout the past year! It has been very helpful to not go through this alone! Next, we will welcome Peggy into the club!! Speaking of which, congratulations Peggy on 11 months!!! SO CLOSE!

CC to euknight
euknight

From: euknight

Apr-17

Sweet Lore,

Somehow I missed this post you made replying about the death of my friend, Jim.    Thank you for this.  Not oversimplification AT ALL.  Very helpful to make me better understand the process.  All makes a lot of sense....the clotting of the heart...his health was not that great.  He had been complaining about gaining weight.  We had texted 10 days previous to his death...so surreal.  I guess you guys learn to accept dying cos you are around it more than the general population.....but when it’s a couple of people close to you...it’s prob. No different.

Before my ex died in Oct. I had been having dreams for months about people who had died.  Almost every night.  Didn’t you too last Spring with COVID?  I remember.  Maybe you still are?

Now if I don’t hear back from someone I am all paranoid.  I guess that is normal to a certain extent.  It’s like our fragile mortality has been thrust in front of my face.

Thank you again, my sweet friend for your condolences.  Makes a big difference to me.  Jim was my go to person about everything no matter how psycho it sounded.  Hugs to you.

Loreficent

From: Loreficent

Apr-17

I’m following you this morning! Haha! Just found you in the NOPE. I’m very very jealous. I want someone to take me dancing! I do! I have the best and perfect mask for it!

Hmmm. Is my acceptance of death and dying any different? This will take some thought. I will say that my work skews my sense of humor. I’ve said some things to outsiders that cause them to look at me a certain way and they look, well, almost horrified. What is not understood well is the coping mechanisms that are developed in my line of work. Under those warped coping mechanisms, I think we are the same and just the same fragile and vulnerable beings as everyone else. I do think my line of work makes me view Life and living differently. For that I am grateful! Perhaps that too is a coping mechanism in its own way. Always finding something to laugh about or seeming to not be able to take things seriously. 
Today my friend I am struggling. Not to smoke, but to hang onto something small. Our World is gearing up again. Covid, Protests, traffic, vaccine or not to vaccine, all the hoopla and drama of things opening and how do we navigate all of it. I feel like I’ve turned a bit of a corner and can think deeply about some things and notice I don’t knee jerk wanting to smoke my thoughts away so much. Haha, well, that is taking a while, right? Was easier in some ways to just go out and have a smoke and let that veil cover things a bit. So maybe there is a bit more to the drug nicotine than we admit? Hmmm.

Today I’m struggling to understand....nearly 7 million J&J vaccines, 6 adverse events and one death, and our Government brings it to a sudden halt. 8 deaths from a mass shooting at a FedEx facility and things carry on, business as usual. Hard to wrap my mind around this kind of logic Peggy.
Likely better not to go there on here. I got different seeds to plant today. Sunflowers!!! 

I hope your last text with your friend was sweet. Yes...our fragile mortality. May we live and love with it always in our face Peggy. That is my wish for us. There is no better way than to embrace it fully every moment. I’ll be dancing with you tonight Peggy Love. Under the stars. kissing_heart

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