Kendyl "Use the patch. Chew the gum. Just don’t stop trying."
Dr. Miller "Quitting smoking is the single biggest thing a patient can do to improve their quality of life."
Mary "The cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore. "
Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Clare "My friends support made all the difference."
Frank "If you have a plan, that is what is important. "
Jessica "I was a follower, now I am a leader."
Joanne "I am healthier now that I have quit. "
George "My counselor Trish, from the Quitline is a big reason for my success"
"Believe that you can do it."
Year quit: 2003
Ed started smoking when he was 12 years old and smoked for 18 years. By the time he was a young adult, he was a pack a day smoker. He made a quit attempt six years ago but started smoking again. This time he wanted to spend more time with his grandson. he cleaned out his car of all the cigarette butts and his house of ashtrays. Ed feels much healthier, doesn't have a cough anymore and spends the money he is saving on new guitars.