Ida "I made a plan this time."
Robert "I started using the gum. That worked for me."
Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Liz "With a good support system, if you fail, they will help you get up again."
Bobbie "Focus on the positive; take it a day or even a minute at a time."
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
Jessica "I was a follower, now I am a leader."
Dave "With help, I could quit on the first try. "
Ed "Believe that you can do it."
"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.