Ida "I made a plan this time."
Robin "I couldn’t walk 2 feet without being out of breath."
Debby "The patch worked for me."
Hillary "Quitting smoking is the best thing I did for myself."
Alex "Since I quit, everything is better."
Clare "My friends support made all the difference."
Jessica "I was a follower, now I am a leader."
George "My counselor Trish, from the Quitline is a big reason for my success"
Representative Cory Atkins "Since quitting, my life is better in 1,000 ways."
"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.