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16 Jul, 2010

The party's over

I've been hacking and hawking the foulest stuff, all shades and textures, from my lungs....

23 Apr, 2015

Creatures of Habit

I have been a pack-a-day smoker for 28 years.

I had 2 previous attempts to quit on...

24 Mar, 2008

Smoker Vs Non Smoker

The choice I have made is a simple one really. I am a non smoker. I didn't want to live the rest...

6 Dec, 2007

I was a smoker for 36yrs

I was a smoker for 36yrs and gave up 2yrs ago.It happened so unexpectedly, my partner and I were at...

19 Feb, 2006

secret smoker

I have been a secret smoker for about 10 years now.Everyone thinks that I hated smoking but I...

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...

21 Jul, 2006

Do we really hate ourselves so much to kill ourselves slowly?

As a smoker I loved it, addicted and emotionally attached to a chemical stick that I knew would...

16 Feb, 2006

The Power of Addiction

I was a smoker for 41 years and never thought I would ever be able to give up, I made a promise to...

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...

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...

3 Aug, 2011

At 53 I am smoke free!!!

I am in week 11 of my smoke free life. For 38 years I was a smoker. It has been tough and very...

2 Jan, 2008

tip that helped me quit

I am an ex-smoker and have not smoked for over 10 years. I would like to offer an extra tip that...

18 Feb, 2007

What smoking did to me

I was a non smoker up until 14. I had no problems telling my peers I didn't want one when offered....

14 Dec, 2006

It's hard...but worth it

I've been a smoker for the past 16 years and I'm 2 days clean! I'm a non-smoker. I've read other...

3 Jan, 2007


I've been a smoker for 28 years, smoking at least a packet a day for the past 15 years or so. I'm...

28 Feb, 2006

My story

I had been a smoker for 15 years, and a heavy smoker for the last 2 years. I had always known that...

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