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Everyone is different, but no matter who you are you can find a way to quit smoking. Browse through our real life quit smoking stories to find out how ex-smokers have kicked the habit.

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28 Nov, 2014
Courtney

I quit for my family but I struggled

I had been smoking nearly every day since I was 14.

When I found out I was pregnant with...

26 Nov, 2014
Fabrizio

630 days without smoking

Hi, I had a stroke on March 2013. I used to smoke 40 x day, I was very lucky because I took 2...

24 Nov, 2014
Rebecca

Quit cold turkey... 1 year smoke free!

I'm 23 and for the last 5 years of my life I lived to smoke. I enjoyed it so much I made sure I...

19 Nov, 2014
Rachel

The kitchen sink

I'd been smoking since I was 15. All the cool people in my family smoked, my friends smoked and...

19 Nov, 2014
Ric

Cashed up & healthy

It's now 5 months since I gave up after smoking for 48 years. I'm now a healthy 63 year old who...

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