Kendyl "Use the patch. Chew the gum. Just don’t stop trying."
Ida "I made a plan this time."
Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Ronaldo "Don’t wait until it’s too late to quit."
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. "
Joanne "I am healthier now that I have quit. "
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"
"A cigarette is not controlling my ability to do things."
Year quit: 1999
Jim started smoking at age 12 and when he was a young adult he would smoke at least 1.5 packs/day. Both of Jim's parents died you and they were smokers. He didn't want to follow in their footsteps. Jim sound that staying away from people who smoked helped him to maintain his smoke-free lifestyle. He now feels free, good about his health and likes that he is not always looking for money to buy cigarettes.