Skip to main content

How Michael found peace of mind by kicking the habit

Michael's life is looking up, with a holiday to boot!

Hi everyone, it's been 26 months since I smoked my last cigarette!

There are some lovely things happening in my life... I recently went for a weekend in Bundaberg - I could pay for it with the money I've saved from not smoking. I had a wonderful weekend staying at a lovely modern farmhouse. I attend church and I love it.

I have given up gambling for 27 months thanks to a 12 step fellowship. This is a great relief to me.

I rarely get sick. I had a blood test a couple of weeks ago and the doctor gave me a very good report.

My parents are very happy I've given up smoking and gambling.

I got a good report from the dentist recently and didn't need any fillings.

I have started to look for a wife. Most of my adult life I didn't feel like I deserved a partner.

Life has improved so much for me! Thanks to the Quitline for your support.

Reasons to quit

Explore other support options

There are a range of support options available to help you quit.

Free Quit Support

Calling the Quitline increases your chance of quitting successfully.
Quitline counsellors are trained to listen carefully to you to help meet your needs.

Free Tools

Have a story you'd like to share?

Share your story