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4 Feb, 2016
Kathleen

Never ending attempts

I have tried to stop so many times.

I've smoked for over 50 years, my lungs are bad and...

1 Feb, 2016
Marienne

How to quit smoking

I found a very easy way to quit smoking. I was once a packet-a-day smoker over several years and...

29 Jan, 2016
Naomi

Feeling like a criminal

Day 27 for me cold turkey. No patches, no tablets just cold turkey and the 'My Quit Buddy' app -...

29 Jan, 2016
Aditya

Feels a lot better without it

I started smoking when I was 18 and smoked five cigarettes a day. I noticed my tastebuds...

28 Jan, 2016
Aaron

Nicotine therapy really works.

I've been a pack a day smoker since my mid teens (and I don't recommend it). I'm now in my...

25 Jan, 2016
Judy

Asthma helped me give up smoking part 2

I'm still not smoking after giving up and writing my story in November 2007. Sometimes I still...

25 Jan, 2016
Tony

Doing what I thought I could never do

I used to be a high level sportsman in my teens and 20's. I smoked only very...

21 Jan, 2016
Tania

Life is Better

April 8th 2010 was the first day of the rest of my life without cigarettes. I...

20 Jan, 2016
Tonya

Day 3

Day 3 using the patch. Have had small cravings but just sucked on some candy. A lot easier than...

20 Jan, 2016
Kim

3 months strong

I have stopped smoking an started back up several times.

You get that 'good feeling'...

18 Jan, 2016
Victor

Nailed week 1!

Well, I never thought I could go this far. Week 1 has had its challenges but so far so...

11 Jan, 2016
Jenny

Quitting after 35 years

Smoked 20 or more cigarettes a day. Hated the cost, smell and always having to try and find a...

11 Jan, 2016
Jessica

6 Days

6 days down and it's not easy at all. I have gone cold turkey after smoking for 7...

11 Jan, 2016
Adel

My Heart

It is my fifth day after quitting.

I decided to quit smoking as my gift for my wife on...

11 Jan, 2016
Debra

Trying to quit

I quit for nine days, then gave in.

I felt okay for about 5 days, then I got really sick....

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