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31 Aug, 2016
Keith

30 years of smoking and I'd just had enough

I'm 47 and have tried to quit a few times, though I realise now now that I just didn't want to...

31 Aug, 2016
Cynthia

Non-smoker after 25 years of smoking

I smoked for 25 years and I woke up one day and said to myself "I'm tired of gasping for my...

18 Aug, 2016
Pat

You can do it

I am 50 years old and I have been smoking since I was 12. I remember going to the shop to buy a...

15 Aug, 2016
Cory

Champix works

I smoked for 15 years and always said I would quit at 40. However that birthday came and went...

8 Aug, 2016
Daniel

6 weeks in

I decided to write this for all those that are preparing. I am now in my seventh week smoke...

8 Aug, 2016
Will

Keep trying

I started smoking when I joined the army when I was 19. Before that it had never really...

28 Jul, 2016
Jake

Quitter's Flu

I smoked for 5 years and the amount of times I have tried quitting couldn't be counted on my ten...

27 Jul, 2016
Cheryl

Quit smoking for my grandkids!

I have quit smoking cold turkey, for my grandkids! I have 9 of them, 2 girls and 7 boys! My 2...

19 Jul, 2016
Peter

It can be done!

I have been smoking pretty much 50-70% of my life since I was 18 years old. I have always quit...

11 Jul, 2016
Chris

You can quit if you want to

I am 48 and I smoked for 30 years. Everyone around me wanted me to quit, but I was too...

7 Jul, 2016
Andreas

Getting easier every day now!

I started smoking at the age of 21 and first quit when I was 36 - but then started again a few...

5 Jul, 2016
Lidia

Quitting smoking was easy for me.

I am a 61 year female and I started to smoke when I was in a high school´╝îSoon after I became...

5 Jul, 2016
David

I feel better already

I am on day 10 of the champix tablets and have started cutting down. I had 1 ciggie two days ago...

21 Jun, 2016
Robert

Cigs nearly killed me

I used to smoke 35 cigs a day and had a heart attack at 59 (and cardiac arrest).

I...

21 Jun, 2016
April

Thought I was going to die

I had smoked for along time, since I was 15 years old. I got sick in 2010 with breast cancer and...

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