Corinne "Ask others how they quit and learn from their experience."
Kendyl "Use the patch. Chew the gum. Just don’t stop trying."
Dr. Miller "Quitting smoking is the single biggest thing a patient can do to improve their quality of life."
Robert "I started using the gum. That worked for me."
Steve "I went to a cessation class. Peer group support was my success."
Margaret "I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Kathleen "The money I saved by quitting smoking put me in the driver’s seat... of my brand new motorcycle."
Dave "With help, I could quit on the first try. "
Bonnie "When I quit smoking, my daughter's ashma went away."
"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.