It’s not a secret that smoking is bad for you. The box is littered with warnings and it’s not a disputed fact that smoking causes a magnitude of health problems, including 90% of all lung cancer. It’s also not a disputed fact that it’s expensive and that it makes everything around you reek.
If you’re a smoker, one of the best things you can do for your overall health is quit. It is better to be a little overweight for a little while than it is to be a longterm smoker. That’s a fact. I know it can be incredibly hard to quit and it’s easy to relapse. As a former smoker, I also know that this is true:
The majority of smokers don’t actually WANT to be smokers, have tried to quit, and have failed multiple times. It’s not easy, and what a lot of people don’t realize is that being a smoker isn’t as much of a choice as we think.
Source: Nerd Fitness