A former smoker has talked about the stroke which led to him quitting smoking. Don’t let this be you and join us in our hunt for who has the eX-smoker Factor in Warwickshire.
“I had been playing golf in Portugal. I flew home, got in the shower, felt a bit light-headed and that was it.
“My twins were seven years old at the time… The children were devastated. It’s really hard to explain the effect a stroke has.
It doesn’t just affect you, it affects everyone around you.
“I was married at the time – since then my marriage has broken down, basically due to the stroke.
“The children have gone from having a dad that can run around and play football and do everything with them, to basically being able to do nothing.
“I would encourage anyone never to start smoking.”