Ida "I made a plan this time."
Robin "I couldn’t walk 2 feet without being out of breath."
Hillary "Quitting smoking is the best thing I did for myself."
Alex "Since I quit, everything is better."
Bobbie "Focus on the positive; take it a day or even a minute at a time."
Heidi "Now that I have quit, I am healthier and I have lost weight. "
Joanne "I am healthier now that I have quit. "
Dave "With help, I could quit on the first try. "
Ed "Believe that you can do it."
"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.