Ida "I made a plan this time."
Dr. Miller "Quitting smoking is the single biggest thing a patient can do to improve their quality of life."
Robin "I couldn’t walk 2 feet without being out of breath."
Debby "The patch worked for me."
Steve "I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Michael "Don't give up giving up cigarettes."
Frank "If you have a plan, that is what is important. "
Mike "Smoking had a big effect on my son. I didn't want to disappoint him."
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.