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25 May, 2017
Susan

Wake up call

I quit 2 years ago today on May 25 2015. My wake up call was when I found out my neighbor had...

24 May, 2017
Henry

Smokes crept up on me

I am 20 years old and had been smoking since I was 18.

Two years may not seem like a long...

20 May, 2017
Melissa

Quit smoking

I just want to write about how proud of myself I am.

I have taken a big step in my life...

6 May, 2017
Gary

Finally did it

I am 51 and have been smoking since l was 14.

The last 5 years l had really cut back but...

24 Apr, 2017
Anthea

No more,I'm done

After smoking in my teens, the day I found out I was pregnant I quit smoking for 14 years. Then...

21 Apr, 2017
David

I want to stop smoking

I am disabled, with a rare disorder - Galactosemia. Back in 2011 I got diagnosed with...

12 Apr, 2017
Matt

Make up your mind

I was a smoker for 23 years.

Like most of us, I had numerous failed attempts in giving...

30 Mar, 2017
Lisa

It's hard

Today is day 17 since I quit smoking. I have struggled with depression and anxiety over the...

28 Mar, 2017
Vanessa

30 days and counting

30 days ago I had to call an ambulance because I was struggling to breathe. I was taken to...

26 Mar, 2017
Maxine

The nurses know best

I started smoking as a kid, at the age of 14, up until 14 months ago. That's been 35 years of...

15 Mar, 2017
Benjamin

Thank God the Nurse Said "No".

Hi I've been an on and off smoker for 7 years. Recently I was sick and the congestion in my nose...

10 Mar, 2017
Aleem

Quitting isn't a job, it's self-belief

I started smoking at the age 14 years and I almost continued for 17 years. I used to smoke one...

10 Mar, 2017
Marjorie

I want to be a role model for my kids

I'm 28 and I have been smoking since I was 16. I quit smoking twice because I was pregnant but I...

22 Feb, 2017
Ivan

Quitting Smoking - Life's Toughest Experience

4 days from now and I will be celebrating my 10th month of being smoke free, way to go for me....

18 Feb, 2017
Bon

Teenage smoker

I'm 20 and have been smoking at least 15 cigarettes per day since I was 16. Ten days ago I went...

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