Corinne "Ask others how they quit and learn from their experience."
Ida "I made a plan this time."
Betty "Cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore."
Mary "The cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore. "
Hillary "Quitting smoking is the best thing I did for myself."
Frank "If you have a plan, that is what is important. "
Joanne "I am healthier now that I have quit. "
Mike "Smoking had a big effect on my son. I didn't want to disappoint him."
George "My counselor Trish, from the Quitline is a big reason for my success"
"The money I saved by quitting smoking put me in the driver’s seat... of my brand new motorcycle."
Year quit: 2002
Kathleen had smoked for almost 30 years when she quit. She used the nicotine patch to help and walked three times a week to fight potential weight gain. “The patch gave me the power to walk away from cigarettes,” she says. “Now I feel like I could walk to the next town.” Kathleen shared her story about how she quit to help motivate others to try to stop and to Make Smoking History.