Betty "Cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore."
Steve "I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Mary "The cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore. "
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."
Bobbie "Focus on the positive; take it a day or even a minute at a time."
Ed "Believe that you can do it."
Jim "A cigarette is not controlling my ability to do things."
"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.