Rebecca's Story

I would smoke more to not be depressed, and then be more depressed because I was smoking. And that was just a vicious, vicious cycle.

John's Story

October 11, 2017

Because I love playing sport, people automatically think it's the reason I stopped smoking, but that wasn't it.

Graham's Story

February 24, 2017

It’s a long journey but the kids are starting to notice the difference slowly. Yeah even myself, I’m feeling a lot more closer to my kids too.

Johnna's Story

April 28, 2017

If I carried on smoking I was killing myself, I know I was, I could feel it in my lungs.

Dee's Story

Every night I would need my Ventolin, wake up all night wheezing and finding it hard to breathe.

Tracie's Story

I have a mental illness. I have bipolar and I’m a mum and a grandma, and I’m a reformed smoker.

Liz's Story

I gave up 7 years ago. One of my reasons was that I had a very bad dose of the flu and couldn't breathe.

Britney's Story

If I did get sick from smoking, it would have taken a big toll on my family.

Dan's Story

Recently, I had the flu and I was really struggling to breathe, especially at night.

Amanda's Story

When I quit smoking, I’d been down to the doctor, got a couple of patches.

Sheree's Story

I started smoking when I was 12. My doctor told me that I had high cholesterol because of a genetic condition, and it was high enough that it could cause a stroke.

Phil's Story

I gave up smoking in about 1993. When I had my last cigarette I know it was the last and I have never smoked since.

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