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March Warriors 2018   Quit Buddies Unite

Started 3/30/18 by slowblumer; 469282 views.
modCindi (CindiS319)

From: modCindi (CindiS319)


That's great!  Sounds like you're staying busy as usual.

BMann (bmann018)

From: BMann (bmann018)


Hey all. Just thought I should check in for the holidays. Still doing well from Oregon. I also quit smoking weed over a year ago, joined a gym and am exercising regularly along with golf, cooking, baking, and just living. Retirement right now is great except I have to do all the housework since my wife still works.

Cindi, I see that you are a moderator now. Nice that you are carrying on the message with the help of some older quitters. I hope work and Ohio are treating you well. Have a very merry holiday and we have to stay in touch when we can.

I didn't see Denims posts for November and wondering if she is still involved. I emailed her last week directly and haven't heard back. Hope she is well.

Marilyn, I haven't heard from you for a while and hope you are doing well in your new digs. How is retirement treating you. I also wish you a happy holiday. Please get back to me if you see this, I would love hearing from you.

Take care you all, stay strong and breathe deep. Isn't smoke free great??!!

CC to Rassister

Hey Brian!  Thanks for checking in...it's GREAT to see you!  Yes Denim is still the Forum owner...she's just been dealing with some personal things.  Actually I have too in that my dad passed away this week.  Mom is still not in the greatest health either so I get to deal with all these fun things that come along with this challenge.  It's been a pretty rough couple weeks (years). :( 

Haven't seen Marilyn in a while so I hope she checks in soon too.  Glad you are enjoying your retirement and hope you have a great holiday season!  Don't be a stranger!

BMann (bmann018)

From: BMann (bmann018)


I am so sorry to hear about your father but think about how fortunate your mother is to have you there to help share the sorrow and burden of his passing. What an additional chore to deal with along with the holidays.  My thoughts will be with you and your family.

I won't expound during this reply, but let's catch up after the first of the year. Please take care and I hope you have a better holiday season going forward.

BUMP and Happy New Year to the March 2018 Warriors. So sorry to hear you lost your Dad in Dec Cindi. Condolences--know how hard that is. Glad you still have your Mom. 

I am still adjusting and settling in The Norfolk/VA Beach area. My little doggie and I are looking forward to some new adventures at the beach and other activities in Spring & summer. I am re-acquainting myself with this area as I lived here 40 yrs ago. More traffic and expressways now. Glad I don't have to be in traffic jams since I am retired...so traffic congestion does not bother me now.see_no_evil 

Looking forward to seeing more buddies return to celebrate getting their wings. How Sweet it is!

Gloria J

LOVE to all!!

Hi again Gloria!  Responded to your other post.  I haven't been on much because I am dealing with so much with my mom.  She isn't doing so great so I've had so much on my plate.  My daughter has been going through some things too (not all bad) so she's been taking some of my time too.  Congrats on your move!  Love that area!  Hugs to you!


From: Denim50


Hey Marilyn, 

BIG CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU! Having celebrated five years smoke free on the 25th of February. That's wonderful! tada Keep leading my friend. I can't wait to see your lovely wings.  

Now that you (Feb. 25), and me, Cindi, and Mike (Mar. 9) have reached this amazing milestone, Tom (Mar. 19) and Brian (Mar. 21) are up next. I'm so happy for us all. I'm really looking forward to seeing our group post their wings, as well as our other 2018 friend groups posting their wings this year too. I know Gloria is excited also. There's so much to be proud of from where we all started. I'm so happy we've maintained our friendships and connections through the years too. I'm still so grateful to have got in with such great quit-buddies and friends. Speaking of that, again, big congratulations to you on these five years smoke free! See you here soon. Hugs. 

Have a great day. relaxed 

P.S. My little owl has left the key behind and is just spreading his wings. blush 


From: Denim50


Hey Mike, 

Congratulations on 5 years smoke free! tada

See something wrong with the picture below? 

Cindi and I are missing our quit-brother. We're just not the March triplets without you. You should check out the post Cindi made on the 9th under the menu heading 'One Year and Beyond Milestones'. She titled the post 'Happy 5 Year Anniversary to US'. I love her post and the picture she posted there. The three of us are looking great! relaxedrelaxedrelaxed 

Did you do anything special to celebrate or commemorate the occasion? I hope so. 

How have you been? I hope you're doing well. I also hope that you'll stop back in our group soon. We would love to hear from you. 

Do you still have the Falcon? Do you still take it to Sonic on Fridays? Did you ever get the 'Tear Drop Hood' you wanted for it? I hope you did. If so, if you wouldn't mind, and if it's not too much trouble, I'd love to see a picture of it. Thanks. The one a friend had that I mentioned before, they no longer have it. He gave it to someone and they just parked it under a carport and left it. It may not be abandoned but it's as good as, being treated like that. It's been sitting there about three years now. I really can't understand it. It was in such good shape and ran great and this person seems to just have 0 interest in driving it, maintaining it, or doing anything with it. Such a waste. Anyway, I got off subject, I hope you found the hood you wanted and are still enjoying your Fridays in it. 

Please keep in touch when you can and congratulations on these five years. I hope you have a wonderful weekend. 

Have a great day. relaxed 

  • Edited March 11, 2023 9:45 am  by  Denim50

From: Denim50


As of March 9th, the March Triplets are celebrating five years! 

Marilyn reached it Feb. 25. Cindi, Mike, and Denim reached it Mar. 9. Tom and Brian are up next to celebrate and I'm looking forward to celebrating with both of you also. tada Who would have thought this (five years) starting out? Yet, here we are. So amazing from where we started and so much better. TO ALL 'MARCH WARRIORS 2018': WOO-HOO! YAY! WE DID IT! 

On a personal note, I'm not sure I could have got as far as I have without you all at the start. Love and heartfelt thanks to each of you.  

Have a terrific weekend my friends. 

Have a great day. relaxed 


From: Kusho50


Thanks Denim.  Sorry I haven't been here much.  Life kind of draws me back in.  In the apartment complex I live in now, so many smokers.  My immediate neighbors are always leaving butts on the stairs.  I find it so disgusting and disrespectful.

Funny I used to be one of them.