Melissa's Story

My someone who was my inspiration to stop smoking is my 5 year old son.

Liz's Story

I was sick and tired of being smelly all the time and the cost was getting too much.

Sherrii's Story

After smoking for 12 years I quit for the health of my children.

Kim's Story

I tried every technique there was to quit smoking. It turned out the only thing I did need was a good reason.

Liz's Story

I smoked from the age of 13 and quit aged 30. At my worst I smoked 60 ciggies a day.

Melissa's Story

I started smoking at about age 11 out of sheer peer pressure. It was something everybody did.

Steven's Story

March 10, 2017

I have one of my big commitments which is going to the gym, and obviously struggling all the time breathing...

Levi's Story

April 21, 2017

I’ve got two kids and I go to the park and I can’t, I can’t breathe, I can’t run after them or I’m that mum at the park having a smoke and like, trying to hide…

Michael's Story

April 12, 2017

I tried my first cigarette when I was about 13 and I started smoking full time when I was about 16, once I quit school and started working.

Darleen's Story

April 4, 2017

My husband and myself decided to support each other and quit at the same time.

Charlie's Story

March 31, 2017

This is probably the only time that I’ve really tried quitting, probably a year ago when I hit 40.

Chris' Story

March 17, 2017

My parents were smokers, and my father’s parents were smokers, so it sort of it gets sort of handed down through generations, so if you can break that cycle…

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