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Quit Smoking Success Stories

People who have successfully quit tell their stories, including the ups and downs of the journey. We hope their experiences will help you on your quit journey.

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44 years of smoking and im done with smoking forever
I’ve been smoking for 43 years. I went to the doctors for the renewal of my license and she suggested “Alberta quits. This was because...
I’ve been smoking for 43 years. I went to the doctors for the renewal of my license and she suggested “Alberta quits. This was because my blood pressure was through the roof and I was on medicine to bring it down yet couldn’t bring it down. Her face was white that I was still walking around and didn’t have a stroke or a heart attack. So I decided this is enough ! Today is my 10th day of not smoking and yes I still have a cravings once in a while for 3 to five seconds . No I’m feeling a lot healthier and exercising visiting my grandkids more and just all-around feeling great, my roommate who smokes for 40 years told me he’s amazed that I haven’t had a puff yet he continues to smoke but no he’s thinking if I can do it he can do it and you know what he’s absolutely right and I told him I would support him if you did Which he should and knowing that I helped at least one person to quit smoking makes me feel a hell of a lot better.
Submitted by Mike Hillinger
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