Betty "Cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore."
Steve "I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Ronaldo "Don’t wait until it’s too late to quit."
Hillary "Quitting smoking is the best thing I did for myself."
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
Dave "With help, I could quit on the first try. "
Jim "A cigarette is not controlling my ability to do things."
Representative Brian Ashe "It was one of the best things I did for myself."
"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.