Katrina "With the patch, I didn’t have to quit smoking alone."
Kathleen "The money I saved by quitting smoking put me in the driver’s seat... of my brand new motorcycle."
Michael "Don't give up giving up cigarettes."
Bobbie "Focus on the positive; take it a day or even a minute at a time."
Frank "If you have a plan, that is what is important. "
Bonnie "When I quit smoking, my daughter's ashma went away."
Ed "Believe that you can do it."
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 was a follower, now I am a leader."
Year quit: 2009
Jessica began to smoke at age 13 and became a heavy smoker once she was able to pay for her own cigarettes. She found it hard to quit – especially because of stress. But, once her mom was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 42, Jessica made a vow to both her mom and herself never to smoke. Jessica feels better, hasn’t gained wait even though her appetite is better, and saved a lot of money along the way to staying quit.