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Real-life quitters below share their stories about how they successfully quit smoking. We hope their experiences will help you on your quit journey.

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Why I Quit
Hey Everyone, I thought it might be time to tell my story. I was experiencing wheezing when I would go to bed each night that became...
Why I Quit
Hey Everyone, I thought it might be time to tell my story. I was experiencing wheezing when I would go to bed each night that became so annoying and the fact that B.C. was banning Menthol cigarettes on Oct., 2nd I decided I would quit. I have never liked regular cigarettes so I really had no choice. I don't want to be walking around some day with oxygen or have chronic COPD. I've been smoking for 47 years so this is no easy feat and I did have a couple of slips but I don't want to go back to tobacco running my life. The mornings are still tough but as soon as I apply the patch and get the kettle going I manage to get past the urge that isn't as acute as in the beginning. I read now and or do a crossword to wake up and that helps. I also believe that God is helping me and that is comforting. I can't even recall how many times I have quit., once for 10 months, 8 months, 1 day LOL the thing is don't give up trying because deep down no one really enjoys being a slave to any drug. I wish you all the best. Debi
Submitted by Debi Shields