April 28, 2017
If I carried on smoking I was killing myself, I know I was, I could feel it in my lungs.
June 18, 2018
Every night I would need my Ventolin, wake up all night wheezing and finding it hard to breathe.
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…
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May 9, 2018
We put a call out for stories from WA locals who quit for their health.
January 20, 2016
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.
October 2, 2016
I have a mental illness. I have bipolar and I’m a mum and a grandma, and I’m a reformed smoker.
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.
January 4, 2014
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.
March 31, 2017
This is probably the only time that I’ve really tried quitting, probably a year ago when I hit 40.
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…
March 24, 2017
I know now, like it’s taken a long time, that I can’t be that person that has one cigarette here and there because I’ll just go straight back to it and I refuse to be that person anymore.
March 3, 2017
It’s breaking that habit of the first thing that you do when you get up in the morning is have a cup of tea and then you go and have your cigarette with your cup of tea.