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18 Jan, 2014

Wake-up call

My name is Michael. I'm 33 years old and I began smoking at the age of 15. I quit smoking 2...

21 Jul, 2011

Every day now...

It has been 9 days since my last cigarette after having smoked regularly for the past 22...

30 Jan, 2014

8 days in

I am happy to say I am eight days into my quit. As I said in my last story I was quitting and...

7 Nov, 2013
19 May, 2009

Mummy is NOT going to die...

I've been a smoker since the age of 15. I'm now 33, a wife and a mother of 2 beautiful kids - ...

9 Feb, 2007

Day 1 - This time maybe?

I'd given up, giving up. I'm sure you all know that feeling. I normally don't ever get past Day...

28 May, 2015

My top ten tips for quitting for good!

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

7 Apr, 2007

Long term project

I've been off the smokes for 7 weeks now. I'm using patches and all the willpower I can muster....

28 Jul, 2007

Smoking's a joke.

I've been smoking for about five years, maybe ten cigarettes a day. It started off the usual way -...

19 Mar, 2015

Took for ever but think I'll do it this time.

I started smoking at 14 I'm now 57, and have been smoke free for 6 weeks now - and I am doing...

10 Jan, 2014

A hard journey

I have...

15 Sep, 2013


I decided to try and give up when I heard that smokes were going up again - was costing me...

19 Jul, 2007

the teenage perspective

i was never going to smoke. never. my grandma on my mums side had her leg amputated from clots...

10 Jan, 2014

5 Days in...I won't give up this time!

It has been 6 days since I had my last cigarette. I have stopped because I have shortness of...

4 Nov, 2015

The two reasons I had to quit

The two reasons I am quitting:  

1. I can't afford to smoke

2. I found out I...

18 Apr, 2007

i can finally sleep: -)

i had my first smoke when i was 11 and have tried many times in the past 9 years to stop last time...

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