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Linda (23 year) - Nationality: American - September 16, 2004

"I am 23 and have 2 beautiful daughters. i have been smoking since I was 13. I picked up smoking by lighting my dads cigs. for him. I never liked the taste it left in my mouth and still don't. I really want to quit. it is very hard, but now i am focusing on things i want to live for and reasons for living. My 5 year old saw a commercial on t.v. and now tells me that she doesn't want me to die like the mans wife on t.v. This is a major reason to quit. I don't want her to inhale the second hand smoke, i want to live to see her grow up and have a family of her own. Both of my daughters are my main reason. i want to breathe easier and have more energy. I want to enjoy the different tastes that may come from my food. my fiancee says when he kisses me I taste like an ashtray, not a good thing you want to hear from someone you love. If you are thinking about quitting, great I stand behind you. You are not alone. I am on the second stage of quitting. I have reduced my habit by half and now have a contract between my daughters and myself that has the date I will try and quit. If not, I will end up losing more than them and my life. I wish everyone the best of luck and remember to think of all the positive things when you quit not the negeatives."

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