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29 Jul, 2015
Karen

Scared for my life to have to quit

It's been one year, as of next month, since I quit smoking.

I started smoking at 13, and...

9 May, 2016
Gerry

It's not easy

My dear aunt died on 26th March (she was a smoker) and I decided I had to stop...

28 May, 2014
Navin

Cold turkey

I have been smoking for 25 years, starting at 20 and have not tried to quit, not even once...

13 Jul, 2007

Proud to quit

I have been smoking for 13 years, 30 a day... so much money, so bad for me! Anyway this last week I...

18 Jan, 2014
Jerlz

Too scared to travel

I started smoking when I was 16. Cigarettes were very accessible as a majority of my family were...

21 Jan, 2015
Lawrence

Healthier and loving it

I just quit smoking (cold turkey) 18 days ago and I smoked for 16 years, about 10-15 cigies a...

17 Oct, 2007

Inspirational Stories

I am in my third week of quitting, I have tried before, but this is the easiest time. I was smoking...

17 Nov, 2014
Tracie

My Journey

I had been smoking since the age of 14 and I am now 54. I decided to quit smoking for good 4 and...

26 Jun, 2006

The Road To Freedom

I was a smoker for three years and it was a huge part of my life - alone time and social time. I...

2 Dec, 2015
Marty

Quit smoking

I started smoking at the age of 18. Smoked for 20 years. I tried several times to quit but time...

11 Jan, 2016
Jenny

Quitting after 35 years

Smoked 20 or more cigarettes a day. Hated the cost, smell and always having to try and find a...

12 Jan, 2015
Melissa

Finally a non-smoker (for good this time)

I have been a smoker for 18 years or so, I would stop everytime I had a child (three of them)...

27 Nov, 2006

The future I choose

I have been smoking for about 10 years now and have never felt like I had the strengh to give it...

16 Feb, 2006

Hard work but fabulous result!

I didn't start smoking until my twenties. Still remember that first inhale. It was disgusting...

22 Feb, 2016
Thomas

Taking control

I started smoking when I was 16. At the time only during weekends when I was going...

1 May, 2008

diagnosed with cancer.

I'm 46 years old and have been smoking since I was 14. Last december by sheer fluke I was diagnosed...

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