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."
Robert "I started using the gum. That worked for me."
Mary "The cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore. "
Liz "With a good support system, if you fail, they will help you get up again."
Alex "Since I quit, everything is better."
Clare "My friends support made all the difference."
Bonnie "When I quit smoking, my daughter's ashma went away."
George "My counselor Trish, from the Quitline is a big reason for my success"
"I made a plan this time."
Year quit: 2009
Ida describes feeling like everything she did revolved around cigarettes. When she decided to quit smoking, she got the patch to help. Now she says "It’s changing my life. Cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore." Ida shared her story about why she quit to help motivate others to try to stop and to Make Smoking History.