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Old 09-17-2010, 05:36 PM   #1
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So glad I'm still here!

Last year this time, I was hovering in the valley of death. Thanks to prayers from many good people, strong genes from my ancestors, and the fact that my work here is not finished, I am STILL HERE!

I have not had a cigarette since then, and have not been tempted. That, in itself, is something of a miracle. I feel better than I have in 10 years.

Just thought y'all might want to help me celebrate!

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Old 09-17-2010, 05:38 PM   #2
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Connie, that's the best news we could hear. I'm happy you're doing so well. How are you celebrating?

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Old 09-17-2010, 05:56 PM   #3
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Congratulations and happy celebration!
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Old 09-17-2010, 07:03 PM   #4
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Excellent reason to celebrate!!!
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Old 09-18-2010, 01:17 AM   #5
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glad to see you still kickin', connie. prayers for many more years to come are on their way.
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Old 09-18-2010, 03:01 AM   #6
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That's great to hear! I'm glad you're still here too!!!

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Old 09-18-2010, 08:11 AM   #7
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Hey Miss Connie! Congratulations on quitting smoking...Bravo!!! Happy to know you are still "kickin" ~~~ One of my Mother's favorite lines well into her 80's..."I'm still kickin...just not quite as high"

Let's party!!!!
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Old 09-18-2010, 08:48 AM   #8
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I know that feeling Connie and remember how ill you were. Take care sweetie I have not smoked since my kidneys failed and have no desire to.
Stay well Connie.
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Old 09-18-2010, 08:50 AM   #9
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Congratulations and I hope you keep feeling better all the time. We are glad you are still here too.
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Old 09-18-2010, 09:26 AM   #10
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I remember how sick and scared you were Connie. I also remember that you were determined to stay here. You're an inspiration lady. Way to go!

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