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#41 Lindsay

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Posted 13 June 2005 - 12:01 PM

Still smoke free ...five months on the 7th of June and hardly even thinking about it much at all. :;):

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"Lasting effect" is a self -contradictory term.  Meaning does not exist in the future, nor do I.  
Nothing will have meaning, "ultimately."
Nothing will even mean tomorrow what it did today.  Meaning changes with the context.  
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It is enough that I make a difference now."  ~Lindsay    
    

  
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Posted 21 January 2005 - 10:12 PM

Day 14...whew!  I do not think I could do this without Wellbutrin!  I hope I don't cave in...
As far as side effects..I really have none at this point.   :;):

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"I cannot make my mark for all time...those concepts are mutually exclusive.
"Lasting effect" is a self -contradictory term.  Meaning does not exist in the future, nor do I.  
Nothing will have meaning, "ultimately."
Nothing will even mean tomorrow what it did today.  Meaning changes with the context.  
My meaningfulness is in the here and now. It is enough that I may be of value to someone today.
It is enough that I make a difference now."  ~Lindsay    
    

  
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#43 Lindsay

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Posted 02 February 2005 - 01:11 PM

I love my Wellbutrin...it's been a lifesaver for me in more ways than one! My depression is leaving me and I stopped smoking...How great is that? I do take klonopin as needed though when I get too anxious, which isn't that often.

My Stats:
Your Quit Date is:  1/7/2005 11:00:00 PM  
Time Smoke-Free: 25 days, 13 hours, 16 minutes and 17 seconds!    
Cigarettes NOT smoked: 1022  
Lifetime Saved:  7 days, 19 hours  
Money Saved: $182.00

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"I cannot make my mark for all time...those concepts are mutually exclusive.
"Lasting effect" is a self -contradictory term.  Meaning does not exist in the future, nor do I.  
Nothing will have meaning, "ultimately."
Nothing will even mean tomorrow what it did today.  Meaning changes with the context.  
My meaningfulness is in the here and now. It is enough that I may be of value to someone today.
It is enough that I make a difference now."  ~Lindsay    
    

  
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Posted 02 February 2005 - 04:41 PM

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Gosh, Lindsay that is soooo wonderful.  Unfortunately for me, I cannot take Wellbutrin and it's really getting to me how else I'm going to kick this habit, once again.  Would the patch have the same effect, as WB is a form of Zyban???  Is that what the patch is made up of?

I can't afford to have any depressive episode, I am so stable now.  Taking Prozac 20 mg. and have no complaints.  Except for the smoking.  I KNOW it's not good for me and STILL continue to do it!  It truly is an addiction!

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Posted 02 February 2005 - 05:24 PM

Well done Lindsay!
I'm with you all the way.
I'll be thinking of you everyday.
Keep it up!
Hugs to you.....(This is not meant to be a limerick) :)
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#46 Lindsay

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Posted 02 February 2005 - 06:01 PM

(((((((((((Ltb3105)))))))))))))  I wish I could help you!  The patch etc are all nicotine based and personally I think going cold turkey is the best and quickest way to quit.  Like I said PM me for the sites, sweetie.

Birdmaster, LOL!  
If you care to do...
a limerick or two...
It won't make me blue!     :;):

:hearts: to you both~

Almost day 26, but who's counting? :bump:

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"I cannot make my mark for all time...those concepts are mutually exclusive.
"Lasting effect" is a self -contradictory term.  Meaning does not exist in the future, nor do I.  
Nothing will have meaning, "ultimately."
Nothing will even mean tomorrow what it did today.  Meaning changes with the context.  
My meaningfulness is in the here and now. It is enough that I may be of value to someone today.
It is enough that I make a difference now."  ~Lindsay    
    

  
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Posted 03 February 2005 - 09:53 AM

Lindsay I know you're over the moon,
take a look into the limerick room,
here you will find,
lots of rhyming minds,
come and visit us soon.
There is no such thing as madness.

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#48 Lindsay

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Posted 20 June 2005 - 01:23 PM

Rachel?
Did you really Quit? :bump:

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"I cannot make my mark for all time...those concepts are mutually exclusive.
"Lasting effect" is a self -contradictory term.  Meaning does not exist in the future, nor do I.  
Nothing will have meaning, "ultimately."
Nothing will even mean tomorrow what it did today.  Meaning changes with the context.  
My meaningfulness is in the here and now. It is enough that I may be of value to someone today.
It is enough that I make a difference now."  ~Lindsay    
    

  
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#49 Birdmaster

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Posted 03 February 2005 - 10:33 AM

Lindsay, you're doing OK. Don't reach for a cig, we're all behind you on this.
Keep it up. :hearts:

Hugs...Birdie
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#50 Birdmaster

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Posted 06 February 2005 - 09:09 AM

It's now day 29,
how you coping?  
I know it's tough,
four days since we've heard from you,
drop us a line.:hearts:
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#51 Birdmaster

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Posted 06 February 2005 - 09:12 AM

Sorry about that Lindsay,
the icon didn't appear :hearts:
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Posted 13 February 2005 - 10:27 AM

It's now day 36 Lindsay
let us know how you doing.
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#53 Lindsay

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Posted 13 February 2005 - 08:17 PM

Ohh Birdmaster, thank you for asking and caring!  Really this topic is going nowhere.  LOL

Your Quit Date was:  1/7/2005 11:00:00 PM  

Time Smoke-Free: 36 days, 21 hours, 19 minutes and 57 seconds    
Cigarettes NOT smoked: 1476  
Lifetime Saved:  11 days, 6 hours  
Money Saved: $259.00


I am so happy about this and proud of me!

I also went back on my low carb way of eating...I do NOT want to gain too much weight from quitting.  :;):

Thank you   :)
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"Lasting effect" is a self -contradictory term.  Meaning does not exist in the future, nor do I.  
Nothing will have meaning, "ultimately."
Nothing will even mean tomorrow what it did today.  Meaning changes with the context.  
My meaningfulness is in the here and now. It is enough that I may be of value to someone today.
It is enough that I make a difference now."  ~Lindsay    
    

  
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Posted 13 February 2005 - 08:31 PM

Congrats Linds...now you have to wash everything...your clothes, walls etc to get rid of the smoke smell.  They make a product to spray into the cabin air intake under the dsashboard to clean the smoke out of the heater/ac ducts in the car.

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Posted 13 February 2005 - 10:13 PM

Lindsay,

Oh, don't ever say this topic is going nowhere.  It certainly is going somewhere.  You stopped smoking!  That's somewhere.  It helps to keep everyone informed that you have stuck with it.  I never smoked but I just love to hear about ones that are able to stop.  I do realize from what I've read and seen with friends how hard it is and just want to tell you it's encouraging to hear how people can do it.  That makes me feel good.  Keep up the good work!  We're proud of you and please don't stop posting about your success.  It might encourage others to take the step.  

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Posted 16 February 2005 - 01:16 PM

I agree with Sally absolutely.

So Lindsay don't you dare close this thread down.

I'll be checking on you every few days.  :hearts:
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Posted 24 February 2005 - 12:02 AM

Ohh Birdmaster, thank you for asking and caring!  Really this topic is going nowhere.  LOL

Your Quit Date was:  1/7/2005 11:00:00 PM  

Time Smoke-Free: 36 days, 21 hours, 19 minutes and 57 seconds    
Cigarettes NOT smoked: 1476  
Lifetime Saved:  11 days, 6 hours  
Money Saved: $259.00


I am so happy about this and proud of me!

I also went back on my low carb way of eating...I do NOT want to gain too much weight from quitting.  :;):

Thank you   :)
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Awesome! 36 days+ Wish I could say that. But a comment on the low carb diet. I found that when I had the longest smoke free period, it was due to a regimented diet (such as low carb or low sugar etc) and workout plans. When I exercised and had my eating habits in check, it got to the point where cigarettes were repulsive to me.
Unfortunatley when work got too busy, I fell back when I took a break from the dieting and exercise  :( Ive been good lately with one cigarette every 2-3 days, but I know its not the same as quitting for good.  

So, keep up the good work! Any day (even if it is just one day) smoke free is a victory.

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Posted 24 February 2005 - 10:59 AM

Congrats Lindsay! I was a teen smoker and quitting was VERY hard. Keep up the good work!
IVsedation, a cig. every day or 2 isnt so bad.

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Posted 24 February 2005 - 12:17 PM

((((((((((((((((Sally, Swede, BirdMaster, Trina, IV))))))))))))))))))
I'm sorry I have not been here...Thank you so much for keeping this thread alive!

I am now: 47 days, 13 hours, 21 minutes and 37 seconds  Smoke-Free.  
Cigarettes NOT smoked: 1902  Lifetime Saved:  14 days, 12 hours  
Money Saved: $336.00
I'm still getting alot of 'triggers' and I chew alot of Orbit sugar free white gum...LOL

Nicotine is a terrible drug an awful addiction much like other drugs....
I cannot believe I am doing this especially since I am under alot of pressure in my life right now.  
Thanks for your support!

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Nothing will have meaning, "ultimately."
Nothing will even mean tomorrow what it did today.  Meaning changes with the context.  
My meaningfulness is in the here and now. It is enough that I may be of value to someone today.
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Posted 24 February 2005 - 12:26 PM

hmmm...maybe i should ask my doc about wellbutrin.  been trying to quit smoking now for 2 years and just keep going back to it.  i can't stand to smoke but we all know how addiction is.  it's just become something natural to do...i get uncomfortable in any kind fo social setting so i smoke so i have something to do with my hands so i don't look like a goof.
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Posted 25 February 2005 - 01:26 PM

darth,
I do believe that Wellbutrin helped me along in my fight to quit.  I do NOT believe in over the counter NRT's as they just continue to add nicotine to your system.

Good luck to you!


We are Nicotine Addicts!

We are Nicotine Addicts! - Physical withdrawal and psychological recovery are a temporary period of adjustment during which the mind and body begin the healing process as the brain readjusts to functioning without nicotine, the conscious and subconscious mind adjust to the brain's physiological adjustments, and the emerging you slowly adjusts to fully and comfortably engaging all aspects of life without nicotine.

Although we should expect anxiety producing bumps in the road, with each passing day fewer and fewer thoughts of wanting to smoke will occur. Recovery is the period when deeply ingrained psychological nicotine feeding cues fathered by true chemical dependency are broken. It's a matter of staying prepared as a few such cues may be seasonal, mood related or associated with infrequent activities or events.

Whether nicotine dependency was established and/or maintained by being smoked, chewed, inhaled, drank, snuffed, sprayed, swallowed, sucked, licked or patched, in the end there is only one way out - no more nicotine!

Every recovery is different! The number and intensity of effects noticed or felt during recovery varies from person to person, and even between each person's own cessation experiences. Many members here are surprised to find that they experience almost no symptoms at all while others are confronted with multiple symptoms. The number and types of particular feeding cues selected and formed by endless compliance with the mind's chemical demand for nicotine refueling also cause each person's recovery experience to be almost unique.

By understanding some of the symptoms and effects it may be possible, in some instances, to minimize their impact by thought or action. Removing the mystery associated with the sequencing and timing of withdrawal and recovery will hopefully make you feel like you have your very own roadmap to the rich sense of comfort and calmness at the other end of Freedom's Road. We didn't suck tissue destroying tar composed of over 4,000 chemicals including ammonia, formaldehyde, arsenic, butane, hydrogen cyanide, lead, mercury, vinyl chloride, methane or vast quantities of carbon monoxide into our body because we want to watch each puff destroy a bit more of our capacity to receive and circulate life-giving oxygen. We did so to get to the nicotine. Is it time to end our own self-destruction?

Nicotine is a colorless, odorless, organic-based alkaloid in the same family as illegal drug, morphine, quinine and strychnine, that is more poisonous than either arsenic or strychnine. Although illegal drug and illegal drug both produce powerfully intoxicating illegal highs, governments, experts and studies are now telling us that neither is as effective at creating chemical " dependency " as nicotine.
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The one year success rate for those who go through illegal drug withdrawal is about 20%, whereas with nicotine it™s only 5 to 10%.

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Except for the type of high experienced and that fact that our stimulant is legal, we truly are drug addicts, just as much as the addicts that fill jails and prisons around the globe. In 1998 tobacco killed 25 times more Americans than all illegal drugs combined (418,690 to 16,926 - U.S. Center for Disease Control).  




48 days, 14 hours, 26 minutes and 35 seconds   Smoke Free


Cigarettes NOT smoked: 1944  

Lifetime Saved:  14 days, 20 hours  

Money Saved: $343.00

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"I cannot make my mark for all time...those concepts are mutually exclusive.
"Lasting effect" is a self -contradictory term.  Meaning does not exist in the future, nor do I.  
Nothing will have meaning, "ultimately."
Nothing will even mean tomorrow what it did today.  Meaning changes with the context.  
My meaningfulness is in the here and now. It is enough that I may be of value to someone today.
It is enough that I make a difference now."  ~Lindsay    
    

  
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Posted 07 July 2005 - 07:16 PM

I gather you're still smoke free?
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#63 Lindsay

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Posted 23 August 2005 - 04:03 PM

I keep neglecting this topic and I apologize to all once again as we have been so busy moving hosts and getting our new board ready for y'all and hopefully some new features as well!   :;):

Yes Birdmaster,
I am 7 1/2 months quit! and I am loving it.   :D
I cannot stand the smell of a cigarette or smoke and my craving for one is rare and lasts a nano second.

Your Quit Date:   1/7/2005 11:00:00 PM
Time Smoke-Free: 228 days, 1 hour, 8 minutes and 45 seconds
Cigarettes NOT smoked: 9122
Lifetime Saved:  2 months, 9 days, 16 hours
Money Saved: $1,603.00
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Ados quit soon after me..we both did cold turkey  (I was her inspiration! :shocked:)

One of our Mods, Jackie (Jkm) is now quitting..and so is one of our members, Pupabella...We adore them and wish them all the best! :hearts: :bump:

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"I cannot make my mark for all time...those concepts are mutually exclusive.
"Lasting effect" is a self -contradictory term.  Meaning does not exist in the future, nor do I.  
Nothing will have meaning, "ultimately."
Nothing will even mean tomorrow what it did today.  Meaning changes with the context.  
My meaningfulness is in the here and now. It is enough that I may be of value to someone today.
It is enough that I make a difference now."  ~Lindsay    
    

  
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Posted 23 August 2005 - 04:48 PM

No fun!  No fun at all, but not as bad as lighting up every time you get a trigger.  Lungs are feeling much better, already.  Now, if I could get rid of this darned headache.... :p
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Posted 23 August 2005 - 05:37 PM

I wish I could take WB again!!!  

Did you have some problems on WB?

Wellbutrin caused me to spiral into another depression, but it manifested itself as major panic and anxiety....paced the floors at the wee hours of the morning...it was a long road back....I'd been on SSRI's before and had my pdoc switch me to WB just to quit smoking.

She'll never prescribe it for me again.  Sorry this response took so long.

Laura

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Posted 23 August 2005 - 05:53 PM

Have you had any success quitting, Laura?

And wishing you the best, JKM - keep us updated.
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Posted 25 August 2005 - 12:41 PM

I quit July 7, 2004. Paid for the computer I bought last week.

And I've lost 45lbs.

It can be done I guess.

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Posted 25 August 2005 - 12:49 PM

Congrats!  I'm glad you chimed in here.  We need all the support we can get.  Having sleep problems and triggers seems to be EVERYTHING!  LOL!  My appetite is better and things are starting to taste wonderful. If I could get the sleep together without having to take something, I'd be one happy camper.  At least it's an escape.

Nice to hear form you!    :hearts:
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Posted 25 August 2005 - 02:08 PM

i'm still feeling the dried throat, and some coughing with flemn, and a head ache.  the craving comes and goes, i just think drinking water does wonders.
the bottom line is that now, being right now, the craving comes as a big surprise, and left with much reasoning.
being i've got it under control, it's ok to smoke one, etc...
pray tomorrow will be a better day jackie, we're getting there
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Posted 25 August 2005 - 02:12 PM

lindsay darling, mr.sub, lizard, ados, you're all an inspiration
this is the very most difficult thing to do, congratulations and i'm happy for all your succesess.
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Posted 26 August 2005 - 05:11 PM

Not another puff, ever!!

I am now silver at this site and I will make Gold and it feels good.
I do not huff and puff I feel so much better.I cannot stand the smell and I am so glad I never smoked in the house.  Thank goodness for fabreeze!  :bump:
If you take just one cigarette, it's defeating everything you both worked so hard for in those initial days...
Don't forget your water...It's important for your dry mouths/throats and for the cravings! :;):
It's not nicotine craving so much as it is habitual...plus  hundreds of chemicals that are still leaving your bodies..
Keep busy..Stay away from activities you did while smoking if you can.
(SF gum , orbitz is a good substitute that I used while driving and on the phone.)

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"I cannot make my mark for all time...those concepts are mutually exclusive.
"Lasting effect" is a self -contradictory term.  Meaning does not exist in the future, nor do I.  
Nothing will have meaning, "ultimately."
Nothing will even mean tomorrow what it did today.  Meaning changes with the context.  
My meaningfulness is in the here and now. It is enough that I may be of value to someone today.
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#72 Pupabella

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Posted 26 August 2005 - 11:41 PM

good for you lindsay, only now i can understand the struggles you've been thru when you had quit smoking.
congratulations on the silver, and with all your strong determination, good luck on making the gold.
again thank you for your support
by the way, i did sign up for whyquit.com and i got a return response from them with the following:


We are sorry but we are not accepting any more registrations.  Due to the way we are set up, we can only take in a limited amount of people at any given time.

Our site is set up to be more like an educational telecourse than a standard support site.  We have set up the site in a manner where all people who read here can learn from the experiences and insights being shared by the posting members and managers. We have always had a lot more readers than members and we are trying to enhance the site to get the best information out in a fashion that is very focused and beneficial for all who read here whether or not they are members

Please understand, that we have such size limitations in place in order to keep our group participation at a manageable level.  We limit our number of members because we want to insure that all questions that get raised by posting members get full answers and that all issues raised are adequately addressed as well.

Answers and comments written to posts are not just for the benefit of the specific member who asked the question or raised an issue, but for all other readers who often have similar questions or will be facing the same issues at one time or another too. If we had hundreds of people as posting members our board would have so many posts that all members and readers would have to spend an inordinate amount of time to even get to read a fraction of the posts and would likely miss information that could have helped them in sustaining their quits.

We hope you still read and utilize all of the information we have made available at http://www.whyquit.com/ and the Freedom board. Also, if you have specific questions or concerns regarding smoking cessation that you cannot find answers to at the sites, please feel free to email us at managers@whyquit.com and we will get back to you within a day or two. We really are trying to help all people who are at our site--members and nonmembers alike and we are out here to help you in any ways we can.

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Posted 27 August 2005 - 12:48 PM

Being a member there is not all it's cracked up to be sweethert..you will get just as much out of it being a guest and reading the site as you would being a member.  
There are no perks or extra pages/rooms or such when your a member...Not like here at DF where there are special areas for members and when we move to the new board even more special extras will be available to our members. :)
I really haven't posted there or have friends there so it's really not a big deal. :;): You are not missing anything, but it is a great site to read for support.

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"Lasting effect" is a self -contradictory term.  Meaning does not exist in the future, nor do I.  
Nothing will have meaning, "ultimately."
Nothing will even mean tomorrow what it did today.  Meaning changes with the context.  
My meaningfulness is in the here and now. It is enough that I may be of value to someone today.
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#74 Pupabella

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Posted 27 August 2005 - 01:07 PM

i agree, it is a very educational sight.
and besided, if i'm not wanted it's their loss, and my gain
lolololol, just kidding lindsay.
thank you for the comforting words though.  you know i've been feeling so very sensitive these past few days, and pretty much insecure, not having my friend of 40 years with me.  and here they rejected me
well it's behind, and i'm glad to be part of df, where i'm welcomed with all my meshugaaaasss.
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Posted 27 August 2005 - 02:44 PM

What is meshugaaasss?  May as well find out!    :p
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Posted 27 August 2005 - 03:24 PM

meshugaaaas means craziness
meshugana means crazy
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Posted 27 August 2005 - 05:58 PM

Count me in!   :p
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Posted 28 August 2005 - 12:05 AM

lindsay darling
want to wish you a big congratulations to you on
your freedom from nicotine for the 7 months and 20 days.
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Posted 28 August 2005 - 12:20 AM

I see you're on, and I'm still awake, without the terrible headache.  To bad it has to subside when I'm ready to go to bed, LOL!  No patch, either.  Let the toxins roll!     :p
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Posted 28 August 2005 - 02:58 AM

Hi,
In relation to stopping smoking, just something you all might find interesting is an article my wife got through her school that mentally ill smokers often smoke more because the nicotene. It was really in depth, I still have the article address if you want it let me know, Its from my wifes psych publications, she is a psych major at MSSU.
Anyhow, I would love to quit, I smoke 3 packs a day of non filter ciggarettes easily. And have smoked the last 23 years. I was 6 when I started....my lung function is between 88 and 93%  And honestly, I enjoy it. But I know I should quit. My wife starts and stops all the time, and when she smokes she is not a light smoker either. She just up n quits like its nothing, no weight gain, nothing (I envy her for that).
"In all things do your duty. Nothing more can be expected from you, nor should you accept any less of yourself." Gen.Robert Edward Lee, Commander, Army of Nothern Virginia

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