Losing three brothers to cancer in a space of only 12 months was a grief stricken time for Maria Borsi, but also one of great motivation for the former smoker.
Category: Rewrite Your Story
STORY-TELLING AND YARNING ARE A BIG PART OF OUR CULTURE. IT’S HOW WE LEARN, GROW AND CONNECT.Rewrite Your Story is a campaign that does just that – through the smoking stories of local Ambassadors. The stories aim to inspire others to re-write their own story and help make our mob’s future smoke free. The campaign encourages our Aboriginal community in Adelaide to come together, share their stories and support one another to break the smoking cycle for future generations. It’s about empowering our mob to take action and give up the smokes for good.
Elaine Rigney, Ngarrindjeri woman is relieved to be smoke free for 18 months. Elaine had been...Read More
After giving up smoking Jessie Matthews set herself a target of walking 10 km a day to get back her fitness. She lost more than 20 kg over four months.Read More
“In a space of only a month, I saw my mother have her leg amputated and then pass away from lung cancer, it was awful,” Vicki said. “Then my dad had a heart attack . . . but still I kept smoking. It was an arrogance I suppose. I...Read More
Tony Walker remembers the laughter and fun he used to have with his grandkids– throwing them in the air and catching them, but that was before the stroke that nearly took his life. A former pack-a -day smoker, Tony, 58 of...Read More
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