You’re always better off if you quit smoking; it’s never too late.
There is no cure for emphysema, but you can start treating it and have a better quality of life.
I’ve always been very involved in anything that had to do with lung disease or cancer.
When women smoke, it is hard for them to quit because they are so worried about their weight; it’s a vanity issue and a mindset.
I’ve been working with the National Lung Health Education Program to raise awareness about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
If you want to be alive and live in a real world, if you want to have any emotions at all in your life, you must willingly, knowingly, repeatedly set yourself up for things possibly not ending up ‘happily ever after.
There’s nothing glamorous about being dead.
Once you are hooked, smoking is harder to quit then heroin.
Almost every person over 45, and definitely those who have ever smoked, should have a spirometry test.
… I learned the hard way that just as I no longer have to save anyone, neither do I have to be saved.
Look at any black-and-white movie; everybody is smoking.
My daughter teases me once in a while saying, Remember when you used to be my mother and you had black hair?