Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Liz "With a good support system, if you fail, they will help you get up again."
Ronaldo "Don’t wait until it’s too late to quit."
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
Joanne "I am healthier now that I have quit. "
Mike "Smoking had a big effect on my son. I didn't want to disappoint him."
Jim "A cigarette is not controlling my ability to do things."
George "My counselor Trish, from the Quitline is a big reason for my success"
Representative Cory Atkins "Since quitting, my life is better in 1,000 ways."
"I promised my dad on his deathbed that I would quit. It took me 13 years, but I did it. "
Year quit: 2011
Anika started smoking at age 15 and smoked for 20 years before she decided to quit. She thought about quitting many times but when she used the nicotine patches, everything clicked. She visited the makesmokinghistory website and listened to the various ex-smoker videos. Their advice was helpful.