“So when I smoke, I’m half-smoke, half-man. I’m a man of extremes. And the wife said, ‘You got to give up smoking’.
“I didn’t want to do the death, the early death. So I was like, yeah, OK.
“And I just thought, hang on, maybe I can just view this differently. This whole process, not only could I give up smoking, but I could be fit and healthy and have a clean head and a clean vision of how I want my future.
“And I found that moment to be very, very powerful.”