Robin "I couldn’t walk 2 feet without being out of breath."
Steve "I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Liz "With a good support system, if you fail, they will help you get up again."
Alex "Since I quit, everything is better."
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
Mike "Smoking had a big effect on my son. I didn't want to disappoint him."
Dave "With help, I could quit on the first try. "
Representative Cory Atkins "Since quitting, my life is better in 1,000 ways."
"With the patch, I didn’t have to quit smoking alone."
Year quit: 2007
Katrina was diagnosed with COPD and finally believed that smoking could end her life. She says it wasn’t enough to quit for the people who loved her; she had to quit for herself. Katrina shared her story about why she quit to help motivate others to try to stop and to Make Smoking History.