Robert "I started using the gum. That worked for me."
Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Kathleen "The money I saved by quitting smoking put me in the driver’s seat... of my brand new motorcycle."
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. "
Ed "Believe that you can do it."
Representative Cory Atkins "Since quitting, my life is better in 1,000 ways."
Representative Brian Ashe "It was one of the best things I did for myself."
"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.