Over 400 days smoke free now! Can't believe it took me nearly 15 years to kick the habit but yesterday I completed the Auckland Half Marathon Series by finishing 5 half marathons this summer, and I can honestly say I have never felt better!

My parents are coming out to NZ at the end of the week for my wedding and the last time I saw them two and a half years ago I was smoking 10/15 a day so I really can't wait for them to meet the new me!

It hasn't been easy but for those of you out there who are at the beginning of your journey, stay strong, keep focused on your goal and if you slip up, it's not the end of the world, rest, reset and go again, you will get there if you believe in yourself!

Thanks Quitline for finally giving me the tools I needed to quit. I am never going back!

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    CanDoo said:
    15 April 2019

    Good on you Matt. That's fantastic!

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    Murphy5000 said:
    15 April 2019

    Awesome Matt 👏👏 good luck for your wedding, I am sure your parents will be very proud 💕

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    Sharns said:
    18 April 2019

    Aww good luck Matt keep up the good work

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    Bub44 said:
    20 April 2019

    Well done we have a Facebook page called quitting time we offer support chats experiences etc