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Titan32
  • By Titan32 · New reply March 26, 2014
  • Discussion in Help and encouragement · 1 reply
  • Hey everybody just wanted to let you all know, I'm going to quit smoking in about 15 mins at 6pm CST! Any tips you could give a wife of a smoker/college student/bipolar? I know that's a lot but I really ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

help, I feel so horrible

Afishcalledwanda
  • By Afishcalledwanda · New reply March 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Help and encouragement · 6 replies
  • I have been an almost lifetime smoker. I did manage to quit once while married to a heavy smoker, but this time I just can't seem to do it. I know he doesn't want me to quit, why else would he leave two ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • Journal · 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

The time has come- i must quit!

shecan14
  • By shecan14 · New reply February 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Help and encouragement · 13 replies
  • Smoking is Bad Living longer is good I have failed in quitting, more times than I can remember over the last 20 years. I tried smoking a few in high school, never really cared much for the taste, smoke ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply February 13, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

Hello

CarolWR
  • By CarolWR · New reply February 12, 2014
  • Discussion in Success stories · 1 reply
  • Hi Guys... My name is Carol and I quit smoking over 15 years ago. I was a 2-3 pack a day smoker and it took me close to 10 years of trying to quit before I became successful. I am so grateful to have ...

Feel like a Yo-Yo

MrsAndy10
  • By MrsAndy10 · New reply February 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Help and encouragement · 2 replies
  • About 3 1/2 months ago I quit smoking due to starting IVF, now that our first cycle failed I find myself going back to smoking......... My husband(that's nvere been a smoker) is so disapointed in me ...

Smoking quit dated 11/21/2013

tabbygirl
  • By tabbygirl · New reply February 10, 2014
  • Discussion in Help and encouragement · 2 replies
  • I have been smoking about 35+yrs. and have quit or attemped to quit many of times. I started sneaking cigs as a young kid trying to be cool and grown up. Today I feel is going to be the time that I quit ...

Thought you might need one of these today.

Katuha
  • By Katuha · New reply December 31, 2013
  • Journal · 26 replies
  • All creatures large and small need a hug now and then. Love is universal. Happy Trails Dr. K. photo Haveyouhuggedsomeonetoday_zps876700d3.jp g ...

Thank You, From Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply December 3, 2013
  • Journal · 108 replies
  • Hello everyone, As Thanksgiving approaches, all of us at Inspire would like to take a moment to thank you for being part of our community. While we wish no one had to deal with the serious health issues ...

Sing peope, sing.

Katuha
  • By Katuha · New reply November 25, 2013
  • Journal · 21 replies
  • If a street musician shows up on your street ... put a quarter in the hat. http://www.amazingoasis.org/2013/11/best -coin-ever-spent.html Goosebumps ...

I need some support

janet316
  • By janet316 · New reply November 21, 2013
  • Discussion in Help and encouragement · 10 replies
  • After 46 years of smoking, it took a heart attack and 2 stents in my chest to finally make me quit. That was a little over a month ago and the problem is the cravings just won't stop. I get depressed ...

Sources sought for story about statins for high cholesterol

John2
  • By John2 · Posted November 18, 2013
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 11/18/13 Dear members, A journalist from the Everyday Health site contacted us today seeking to interview US-based Inspire community members for a story ...

Cigarrettes have become my best friend

Eriko
  • By Eriko · New reply November 6, 2013
  • Discussion in Help and encouragement · 3 replies
  • It's late thursday night and i've just got home..feeling worked up as usual. My boss found out today that i smoke..boy was she pissed off..my workplace has a strict Christian ethic..oh well..it is what ...

2 Grandpas: The Italian Indian and the Dinky Miner

Katuha
  • By Katuha · New reply November 4, 2013
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • A question was asked of me a while back. “Are you an Indian or a redneck … or both?” When I was a kid living down in the far corner of Southeast Kansas on the Oklahoma and Missouri borders, me and my ...

Friends and Followers of tWenz (updated Thurs 8/22)

GentleHuggiesAnnie
  • By GentleHuggiesAnnie · New reply August 22, 2013
  • Journal · 49 replies
  • {{{{{ Hey, Y'all }}}}} I'm gonna leave the older news at the bottom and add new news to the top so y'all don't have to scroll and hunt so much ...

I'm Normally Very Positive, but...

Jer_
  • By Jer_ · New reply August 8, 2013
  • Journal · 55 replies
  • I was just notified by a specific group moderator that I had to be diagnosed or have a family member diagnosed with a horrible, horrible disease in order to be a member. I find this very frustrating due ...

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