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Success stories and inspiration - Quit smoking
Read about a range of Quit stories here, from those who are now smoke-free. With the help of our stop smoking advisors, you can start your Quit journey today.
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"I felt I couldn’t live without them. From the first cigarette in the morning, before breakfast even, that set the pattern for the day." Read Sarah's story here
“I just hated the fact that even after visiting my dad in hospital, I’d be walking outside and having a cigarette.” Soon after he died, Kathyrn decided Quit.
“It’s a marathon not a sprint. You have to stick with it and look at the long-term benefits" says Eric Weinmann, now smoke-free having once smoked 60 a day
Becoming a Dad again together with news of a diabetes diagnosis made up Joe Dilworth's mind to stop smoking after 35 years. Read about Joe's Quit journey here.
"The best way to tackle quitting is day by day, remembering that you managed not to smoke the day before is a great incentive not to smoke today" says Mark.
"Thankfully I was able to persevere and reap the benefits of the NRT products which helped me to reach my goal and quit." Read about Sinead's Quit journey here.
"The best thing about being a non-smoker is being alive" says Dec, who decided to quit when his youngest daughter was born. Read about his Quit journey here.
Reading about lung cancer motivated long term smoker Mary McInerney to contact Quit and end her addiction with cigarettes. Read about her Quit journey here.
"If anybody feels like they really want to quit and everything else is failing them just ring the number." Says Frances, who rang the Quit helpline for support.
Learning to swim showed Michael Murphy the health benefits of ending his smoking habit and opened up a whole new life for him. Read about his Quit journey here.
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