Quit Smoking Success Stories

Former smokers tell their stories about how they successfully quit smoking, including the ups and downs of the journey. We hope their experiences will help you on your quit journey.

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  • I am, as of today a 5 day non-smoker. I am feeling better everyday and after 20...
  • M
    Working on day 9 with no cigarettes and how do I feel? I'm not excited or proud....
  • J
    I quit over 10 years ago. I really credit Barb Tarbox. The ads on T.V. With h...
  • D
    "Hello, my name is David xxx. I've been smoking now since I was 39 or 40 years o...
  • N
    I decided that I want to quit smoking and this is the first day without cigarett...
  • For anyone who has any type of spiritual thinking in life this has really helped...
  • 6 years ago my older sister got breast cancer. I watched in horror all that she...
  • I have set my quit date for the 13th of June 2016, I had cut down to about 1/2 a...
  • P
    After watching Barb' story, I realized that I am not invincible. One day or anot...
  • J
    Yesterday I reached 30 Days Smoke Free! I was a smoker for 23 years and have tri...
  • A
    Aug.1 2015 l saw a commercial on tv offering help with smoking. Thought it was a...
  • I'm proud of myself for coming this far as a non smoker. If any of you are strug...
  • Coming up on 11 months, April 28/16, Not one puff , Since My final Quit, Still...
  • s
    I have not had a cigarette since August 2014. I will never be a "non smoker". T...
  • A
    I didn't use any help from a drug or hypnotherapy. I didn't eat to fill the voi...
  • L
    I quit last year on February 1 and lasted for 5-1/2 months. I used the patch for...
  • L
    Every pack comes with a little card, the same warnings as on the front/back of t...
  • T
    I just celebrated 18 yrs smoke-free! I never thought I'd make it 18 days, much l...
  • S
    I had quit on July 26. I quit for more than 1 reason, mainly to use the money t...
  • S
    I have finally decided to try and quit again. I tried 4 yrs ago on champix and i...
  • L
    My parents had both quit before I was born, and smoking was always something the...
  • J
    Today is my eight year anniversary of quitting. I smoked for 15 years and it too...
  • M
    I tried quitting smoking so many times and failed. I finally tried reading that...
  • My Dr. Just told me I have high cholesterol, I have activated protein c resistan...
  • m
    I had a rotten summer this year. I found I was unable to garden, or even go outs...
  • D
    I think I had my first drag when I was about 8. I am the youngest of 4, I caught...
  • I started smoking at age fifteen. I used to smoke with a couple other people in...
  • I quit smoking late Dec., 2011. I wish I had quit sooner. I have been diagnose...
  • E
    So I decided to try one of those blood pressure machines at the drug store. 170...
  • L
    I started going to my yoga class 4-5 times a week about 3 weeks prior to my quit...
  • E
    I grew up around smokers. Started smoking when I was 15 .. around the year my au...
  • I, like most people have had a lot of ups, downs and all around when it comes to...
  • s
    Wow,this is day number seven for me, I quit because the doctor pretty much told...
  • Day 16 this is amazing! I started smoking at 11 & like many others it was the co...
  • I must have tried to quit smoking dozens of times. I never thought that I would...
  • b
    I have been smoking since I was 16 years old. 11 years later, wishing I never st...
  • A
    This is the fourth time i am trying to quit smoking. I used champix, zyban, nico...
  • A
    Tomorrow is one month smoke free. I use nicotine gum to get me through the cravi...
  • E
    So here I am on day 7. I just finished the John Carr book and it gave me a new...
  • B
    Hey, this is day 1. I'm taking Champix, for a week now. Real cravings have sub...
  • m
    I have been a smoker for 20 yrs or more. I am 46, married with 2 children Jake 1...
  • A
    Okay....so, like many others I have tried to quit on many occasions....I have tr...
  • Well I can't say I'm "out of the woods yet." I'm hoping if I write this story it...
  • Ok, so this is day 9 for me as a non smoker. This is the first time in 13 years...
  • J
    I was a very desperately addicted smoker before the year of 2006. I was desirin...
  • P
    I was a lifelong smoker .... literally. I've smoked in one way or another ever...
  • 5 years:
    I smoked for 15 years (from age 14). It took me several attempts but...
  • I am the essence of the serial quitter. But this time, I think it will stick.
    I...
  • ?
    I thought it was cool and if I wanted to meet young ladies in the bar I needed t...
  • ?
    When I was young everybody smoked. Every adult I knew just seemed to love it. It...
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