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6 Jul, 2015
Ben

It's a Breath of Fresh Air

I started smoking in 1992 and quit unsuccessfully in 2001. I knew that I had to quit now...

30 Jun, 2015
Monica

Will Power

Oh my goodness l am on day 14 of stopping and l am on the patches - which are working great for...

26 Jun, 2015
David

Gave up after 48 years

I started smoking when I was 15, I'm now 63. In recent years I have been on 25-30 a day. I...

23 Jun, 2015
George

Throat infection

Cigarettes helped kill my father.

I wanted to quit but I got a throat infection from...

23 Jun, 2015
Kathleen

Fear

This is my story... As a child my memories of cigarettes revolved around my father smoking in...

15 Jun, 2015
Matteo

Struggling but getting there

I used to pride myself on my cigarette rolling, and all my friends said I was the best at...

9 Jun, 2015
Margaret

Too sick

I picked up the most discussting virus I have ever had, I was so sick. I had two weeks off work...

9 Jun, 2015
Kylie

Smelling better

Today it is 12 weeks and 2 days since I last had a cigarette. It was hard but not nearly as hard...

5 Jun, 2015
Deana

Download a stop smoking app.

Quitting is easy. I've done it dozens of times. Staying clean from nicotine is the hard part. I...

29 May, 2015
Sharlotte

I believe I can do it!

I started smoking at 16, it was all to do with fitting in the A Club. Little did I know that it...

28 May, 2015
Susie

My top ten tips for quitting for good!

I would like to share my tips for quitting smoking successfully - cold turkey.  I have now...

25 May, 2015
Gill

I really miss smoking

Smoking was my friend for 30 years and I loved it! It has now been six weeks and two days of no...

20 May, 2015
Sharon

Finally D Day

Hi all, I woke up this morning feeling very average.  I am 48 and have been smoking since I...

20 May, 2015
Samantha

Heart attacks haven't stopped me

I have had 3 heart attacks and have a defibulator and pacemaker fitted. I still smoke and have...

12 May, 2015
Amelia

Relapse and Recover

I stopped smoking last June and lasted eight months.  I loved smoking, it was my safety...

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