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PASSIONATETIGER
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12/13/12 11:56 A

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Maria, welcome to the team. You will find all the positive support and guidance you seek by joining nicotine-anonymous.org because what you seek is what this fellowship provides. The in person meetings are the best, but if you can't locate one within an hour from you, there are bridge phone meetings and online meetings daily, too.

I joined NicA almost 15 years ago and am now able to tell you that I am nicotine free for 13 years and one month. I still attend meetings and provide service for the still suffering nicotine addict. Sound like a big commitment on my part? I still benefit from the affiliation today. This group is a gift that keeps on giving. I continue to grow and get wiser the longer I'm there.

What is best about the fellowship is that you can be a member and keep on smoking. There is no pressure or shame to get you to quit. You learn the tools and develop relationships and come to your own understanding in your own time. All you need is a desire to quit using.

My best to you. You are so smart to ask for help now, to get this nicodemon off your back.

Dale

With grace and self esteem, honor the Passionate Tiger in You. Refresh your personal high regard (daily) in order to live happy, joyous and free.

Maryland


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12/13/12 10:10 A

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12/13/12 6:11 A

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Hey I'm 22 yr old female and started smoking when I was 18 and my aunt would buy me cigarettes all the time, later when I had to start supporting my own addiction it took some of the fun out of it. Don't get me wrong, money is simply a part of my many reasons for finally deciding I have had enough. My dance career and training is suffering, so is my motivation to get out and do positive things, because I know that I am overall a healthy individual and perfectionist, smoking has cramped my style enough!

I do not want to do the patch or gum or electronic cigs (besides the fact that I cannot afford any of these), I want to do it by my own will power, hope to not gain weight and I refuse to go into a mean girl mentality as a result of not smoking...the downfall but good side is that I am super hyperactive and will need to make sure I channel my energies into my positive interests to counteract my cravings and need to do something.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
-maria



 
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