Robin "I couldn’t walk 2 feet without being out of breath."
Debby "The patch worked for me."
Robert "I started using the gum. That worked for me."
Steve "I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Michael "Don't give up giving up cigarettes."
Clare "My friends support made all the difference."
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
Anika "I promised my dad on his deathbed that I would quit. It took me 13 years, but I did it. "
George "My counselor Trish, from the Quitline is a big reason for my success"
"With a good support system, if you fail, they will help you get up again."
Hometown: New Bedford
Year quit: 2008
Liz had quit quite a few times. She used a patch to help her quit, started volunteering to stay busy, and now goes to the gym every day. She says “This is for me; nobody else. I want to be able to enjoy life.” Liz shared her story about quitting to help motivate others to try to stop and to Make Smoking History.