Smoking Satire

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Cigarettes As I sit outside, rain or shine, smoking my cigarette, something I do to relax. A cigarette in one hand and a cell phone in the other. I text my friends seeing what is going on. I watch my puppy (Mace) play in the yard, getting familiarized with everything. Each drag is like a light headed rush, I believe that is what is so hard to get away from. Smoking may relax me but it is not something I want to do anymore. I first came into smoking growing up with my mom smoking in the house. She smoked everywhere we went, in the car, outside, in the house. I remember always getting upset when she smoked in the car, because I did not like the smell. She would just get upset when I asked her to put it out. To this day she still…show more content…
I have big plans for myself and need a good mindset. I want to finish school, become a Forensic Anthropologist. I want to eventually have kids, and I won’t be able to have kids if I continue to smoke and let the dysplasia take over. Smoking is more than a bad habit, it is an addiction. You would think if I could fight a Heroin addiction, I can quit smoking. One thing that I know that would benefit other people if smokers quit, is second hand smoke. “Secondhand smoke is associated with disease and premature death in nonsmoking adults and children. Exposure to secondhand smoke irritates the airways and has immediate harmful effects on a person’s heart and blood vessels. It may increase the risk of heart disease by an estimate 25 to 30 percent…” If we could ban cigarettes all together, I bet the amount of cancer problems we have will dramatically lessen. Smoking was something I have always been around. Just as it (tobacco) has been around for a long time. I do plan on quitting and I hope everyone can realize how harmful this “drug “is. When I have kids, I will teach them about the use of tobacco as well as other drugs, so they are more aware of what not to do. It’s sad that I learned what not to do from my parents, because we look up to them. It can be funny how something so small can be such a big medical
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