Betty "Cigarettes aren’t controlling me anymore."
Kathleen "The money I saved by quitting smoking put me in the driver’s seat... of my brand new motorcycle."
Bobbie "Focus on the positive; take it a day or even a minute at a time."
Frank "If you have a plan, that is what is important. "
Jessica "I was a follower, now I am a leader."
Bonnie "When I quit smoking, my daughter's ashma went away."
Ed "Believe that you can do it."
Jim "A cigarette is not controlling my ability to do things."
Representative Brian Ashe "It was one of the best things I did for myself."
"I’m tougher than cigarettes. "
Year quit: 1988
Margaret had been a smoker for about 10 years when she quit in her late 20s. And today she runs long-distance races, something she says she never could have done as a smoker. She says “Every day it got easier and easier just not to smoke.” Margaret shared her story about quitting to help motivate others to try to stop and to Make Smoking History.