Hearing.Other.Peoples.Experience. That is what I was taught H.O.P.E. was - I read the BLOGS to keep learning - this life has MANY up and downs in MY DAY and once in a while a blinding upper cut that BLINDS ME - I cry so HARD - I can't breathe - so I cWHISPER to MY God in Jesus name - this is MY prayer - to be joy filled that I am NOT smoking over ANYTHING - that I remember the teaching from other's who shared their experiences with the lessons of N.O.P.E. - I thank God for Joel at whyquit.com teaching ME - NEVER TAKE ANOTHER PUFF EVER - this life on life's terms throws at ME- to remember ALL those who BLOG their experince at living ONE DAY at a time in GRATITUDE for ONE day lived NICOTINE FREE - please I am talking about ME not anyone else - please take what HELPS and let go of the rest - to be HELPFUL is MY only aim - thank you - I have prayed for the willingness to be willing and to LEARN continually - I just have to live this moment - this second - this minute - people constantly BLOG - I use to smoke over this NOW I don't - I exercise - people say - I went to a funeral and I didn't smoke - people say - I ate a meal and I didn't smoke when I was done eating - people say - I went to the doctor - he said I have cancer and I didn't smoke over it - people say - isn't it wonderful - WE didnt take ONE puff over - ourselves OR each other OR over OUR past OR over .............. This GIVES ME so much H.O.P.E.!!!!!!!!!!!