Quit smoking: Cathleen's success story

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Cathleen McChesney was a closet smoker. Find out how she quit, with help from Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula's Kick the Nic program.

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"When it comes down to it, yeah, I quit for my kids, but mainly, I quit for me. My kids would live on. They'd miss me, but they'd live on. I quit so I can see them live!"

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  • Write a list of the reasons why you want to stop

    Keep the list with you and refer to it when tempted to light up. By write down the reasons why smoking is so harmful, the benefits of s...
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  • Set a date for stopping, and stop completely

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  • Tell everyone that you are giving up smoking

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  • Don't despair if you fail

    Examine the reasons why you felt it was more difficult at that particular time. It will make you stronger next time. On average, people...
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