Friday, 5 July 2013

Response 4: How I finally quit smoking.

I’d tried everything to quit over the years; patches, pills, even hypnotherapy – nothing worked. My mate Dan recommended the Quitters Inc clinic. “They have a 100% success rate” he proclaimed. I was intrigued and booked an appointment.

Dr Kessner revealed the secret to their success. “We’ll be watching you but you’ll never know when or where. If we catch you with a cigarette, bad things will happen.” He wouldn’t go into detail and I left sceptical but uneasy.

I held out til midnight. I crept into the garage and lit up in a dark corner. The next day I was summoned into the clinic. They had my cat in a cage. I watched as they electrocuted poor Jingles several times. “Next time, it’s your wife” they warned.

Kate left me a month later. The trauma proved too much for her.


I haven’t smoked a cigarette in over three years now.

2 comments:

  1. Could you imagine this? I'm not surprised this clinic has a 100% success rate.

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