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jimmypage posted a comment on this blog post | Tuesday's Freedom Train ~~Jazzy 600 & JoeDice 50!
Thanks for picking me up Shawn! Congratulations to everyone on their fantastic numbers! I am hopping aboard with 94 DOF, and since I can't post pics as of yet you can all just imagine whatever...
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It sucks when we can't take the time we need to rest because of circumstances outside our own control, but at least you took control of what you could! If you were still smoking it's a...
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The Neurobiology of Tobacco Addiction – Part II

September 18, 2015

Last week, I introduced genetics as one factor in tobacco dependence.  Another important factor that promotes addiction is the speed and efficiency by which a drug is delivered to the brain.  The cigarette is a highly efficient delivery device for the drug nicotine.  Nicotine replacement medications are not as efficient in delivering nicotine and have comparatively very low addiction potential (1, 2).   


Tobacco companies have “improved”... Read full post

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We want to talk to more of you

October 2, 2015

Thank you to everyone that has volunteered their time to talk to us about their experiences in the community.

We'd like to dig deeper by talking to a few more of you directly by phone or Skype. Please private message me if you're interested in sharing your thoughts about EX during a short one-on-one interview. Your confidential remarks and ideas will help us to improve the Community's ability to serve your needs in the near future.

​Who, me?

It would be great to hear... Read full post

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Positive Thinking

October 30, 2015

Self-talk is the endless stream of thoughts that run through your heads every day. This “conversation with yourself” can affect how you feel.  Positive thoughts can help you feel happier and more hopeful, and negative thoughts can engender sad feelings and caution.   The reverse is also true, how you feel affects the stream of thoughts running through your head. It can be empowering to know that, with attention and practice, thoughts and feelings are amenable to... Read full post

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It Starts With Making the Choice

November 27, 2015



In our lives, it is common to focus on external forces – people, places, and things we cannot control.  When we are unhappy, dissatisfied, or overly stressed, it is easy to seek an escape.  For some, tobacco becomes that escape.


However, we always have a choice.


No matter how many times we have chosen the cigarette, regardless of the number of  years,  we are always in a position of making a choice as to how we want to... Read full post

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