At the young age of 13, I began smoking. It was the ‘cool’ thing to do. For 25 years, I smoked. By my 38th year of life, I was smoking one and 1/2 packs a day. My young daughters’ learned of ‘addiction and drugs’ in school. They both approached me and said Momma, we don’t want you to die from cigarettes. It broke my heart. In July of 2011, a friend of mine brought over her ecigarette kit. I thought she was insane. She convinced me to just ‘try’ it, and see what I thought. I was AMAZED! We spent the afternoon getting online and ordering my own kit and liquids. (eGo 650mAh batteries w/ cartomizers and liquids) Within a week I had my own kit. Within 24 hours I was down to 5 real cigarettes a day. Within a month I was down to 3 cigarettes a day. By October 21st, 2011, I was smoke free. I have remained smoke free since. I FEEL healthier. My VOICE isn’t so raspy and scratchy. My CHILDREN are happy! I went through a lot of withdrawal, but after about 6 weeks I felt AMAZING! I still continue to use an ecigarette, at a low level of nicotine, and am VERY HAPPY with my results!