"I started smoking at about age 11 out of sheer peer pressure. It was something everybody did. When I tried to quit, I found it was extremely difficult. I started researching and tried every known method on the market at the time, many times over. Finally my motivation was clear, I had to quit for my kids' sake.
I've been a smoke-free champion for 17 years. After 6 months of being smoke-free I realised I didn't have any more bad acne or oily hair. I had no idea my smoking had caused that.
Words of wisdom for others wanting to quit…
- Don't give up giving up.
- Don't crucify yourself if you have a relapse.
- Do your homework and make a quitting plan."