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11 months smoke free

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For my health. I went to the doctors wit

Why did you decide to quit?

For my health. I went to the doctors with an enlarged tonsil and they were worried I had throat cancer. I had to pay 180 euro to see a consultant. I didn’t smoke for a week whilst waiting to see the consultant and then after he told me my throat wasn’t cancer I could not bring myself to smoke again after such a scare. The money I spent on the consultant was the best money I’ve ever spent as I’ve now saved hundred of euros as I no longer buy fags.

What is the one thing that is really helping you to stay smoke-free?

The thing that is really helping is vaping on a night out

How do you distract yourself from the cravings?

I beat the cravings by taking a deep breath

What is the best thing about being smoke-free?

The best thing about being smoke-free is breathing clearly and not having to constantly think about smoking

What tips or advice would you give to anyone else trying to quit?

My advice for other smokers is