October 19, 2022
Tony had been smoking for 35 years when he was diagnosed with a tumour in his lower jaw. The surgeon told him he needed to operate immediately to save his jaw bone.
November 12, 2021
What put me off the smoking... I looked after my brother, he had lung cancer and he had half his lung taken off. I cared for him for 8 years.
November 12, 2021
I guess I’d just like to say that it definitely wasn’t an easy thing to do, I made several attempts and it's all about getting the nicotine out of your body so if people can work through that, also the knowledge from the health information on what damage it does.
October 1, 2021
I promised my Dad, and then he passed on, so I sort of made the commitment for him.
Fixing a habit
July 3, 2020
Micky appeared in our 2017 From Every Quitter campaign and is back to reflect on the benefits he's experienced since quitting in the hope of inspiring others.
September 7, 2018
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.
MORE true stories from WA smokers
July 24, 2018
Don't think it will happen to you? These WA locals have shared how smoking affected their health.
June 18, 2018
Every night I would need my Ventolin, wake up all night wheezing and finding it hard to breathe.
5 quit stories from our Facebook friends
May 9, 2018
We put a call out for stories from WA locals who quit for their health.
May 2, 2018
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.
October 11, 2017
Because I love playing sport, people automatically think it's the reason I stopped smoking, but that wasn't it.
Update from Levi
July 17, 2017
There are no rules saying how many times you must try to quit before you do for the last time.