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20 Aug, 2006

Hang in there!

When I decided to quit I read through the stories on the site. It was helpful to know that I...

11 Apr, 2016

Understanding is key

I am 2 weeks into my 5th or 6th attempt, but this time I know I am through with cigarettes. I...

11 Feb, 2015

Giving up smoking

I have smoked from the age of 15. I'm now 41 and was smoking and 20 - 30 cigarettes a day. I...

6 Apr, 2016

Mind Games

I have smoked for 43 years, approximately 30 cigarettes a day.

I said to myself and...

14 Mar, 2009

5th day

Hi my name is sharon I started smoking at the age of 12 i am now 44 i am a heavy smoker smoking...

15 May, 2007

You really can do it!

Nearly four months smoke free after 36 years of smoking - if I can do it, you can too. Previously,...

16 Oct, 2006

Quitting second time around.

I was a smoker for 15 years, smoking a packet a day. When I found out I was expecting our first...

5 Dec, 2007

Secret compulsive smokers CAN quit

I started smoking at 13 to be cool at school. How sick is that? I smoked up to 20 ciggies a day...

28 Nov, 2006

Here we go again...

I began smoking at 12 years, and by the time I was 24, I was smoking 40 ciggies a day. In May 2002...

24 Apr, 2017

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...

15 Aug, 2016

Champix works

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

3 May, 2016

My story

I smoked for well over 40 years and tried to give it up about 100 times for about 2 or 3 days...

3 May, 2016
K Raghavendeacl

My inspiration to quit smoking

I am 71 and I got into the habit of smoking when I was around 18. Like most of the youngsters I...

11 Feb, 2015

Finally the end.

Having been threatened by my doctor to give up or else. I decided to cut down and then stop....

24 Nov, 2006

Asthma made me give up after 40 years

A diagnosis of asthma and feeling sick tired and wheezy for six months finally gave me the impetus...

5 Jan, 2017

My journey

My mother in law is 77 years old and she has been smoking since she was 13. I am 33 and...

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