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10 Jan, 2017
Mungo

The storm passes

I am currently on day 13 of my journey to be smokeless. Having watched my mum contract lung...

5 Jan, 2017
Stephanie

My journey

My mother in law is 77 years old and she has been smoking since she was 13. I am 33 and...

16 Dec, 2016
Helen

My Journey to become a non smoker

On October 23rd I was standing next to my father-in-law as he took his last breath. He died of...

5 Dec, 2016
Ivan

April fools joke

On April 1 2016 I chose to give up smoking. My kids thought it was an April fool's joke but it's...

22 Nov, 2016
Thiliner

Strength from the children, strength from the smoker

My grandfather was a regular smoker. He would smoke 30 a day, and would squander his money on...

2 Nov, 2016
Simon

Still feel like a smoker

I'm 44 years old and have been smoking for 19 years. I'd smoke on average 30 cigarettes a day...

31 Oct, 2016
Samson

Free at last Free at last

I smoked my first cigarette when I was 18 and now I'm age fifty-five. You have no idea how many...

31 Oct, 2016
Jodie

Cold Turkey

I knew there would come a time for me to say goodbye to inhaling the cigarette chemicals, it was...

24 Oct, 2016
Lee

For the kids

I am a 41 year old guy and have been smoking since I was 14. I have wanted to give up for a...

24 Oct, 2016
Lara

Because it's worth it!

This is my 3rd and final attempt at quitting, today is 11 days smokefree. I was a...

24 Oct, 2016
Khushal

Replapsed but still succeeded

I had been thinking about quititng for the last 4 to 5 years, but never gave it a good go until...

13 Oct, 2016
Denise

Giving up

I started smoking as a 10 year old many moons ago. I always intended to give up, it but was...

13 Oct, 2016
Patrick

I can do anything!!

I smoked 30 a day for 32 years and have attempted several times to quit of which all attempts...

13 Oct, 2016
Angelina

So Hard...

I have been smoking for 20 years and am on day three smokefree. I am laid up in bed with...

4 Oct, 2016
Scott

Freedom

I gave up smoking 6 years ago. I hated having to drop whatever I was doing and go buy fags. If...

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