Addictions in my life. (tobacco).

"Hello, my name is David xxx. I've been smoking now since I was 39 or 40 years of age, and, still now at age 55. I am here for another attempt to quit smoking tobacco and cigarettes. My quit date is projected for Friday, July 15 this year in 2016. I can be upset easily and give in to the addiction again, so, I hope and I pray that God does not send any dissenters my way in my daily life. I will want to be taking lozenges, the patch and Champix on my first day of my quit. When I was a youth, I had done the usual things youth will have done together in the 1970s and then I required major surgery as a result of substance use. Well.. err I was told by my family physician at the time to give it all up (the substances), to protect myself because of my surgery. I had managed to become clean then before the surgery and stayed that way. It was not until I was living in a higher stressed situation with family, and I was getting close to dropping out of College here in Calgary, that I took up smoking again. It was to aid in the stop or the changes to become better equipped to manage my own alcohol use and the gambling both my family member and myself had been doing. Nothing worked. Except when I realized that it may be worse than I can have known, I went to AA and it was there that I sobered up. I had continued to smoke tobacco and cigarettes since with regrets. Now, my life has a lot of debts and bills and I still must provide or I will have the worst go of it. So I want to quit smoking. The reasons I have to quit are for one, the cost, for two, for the old man I'll be someday." by David xxx.
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Addictions in my life. (tobacco).
Calgary, Alberta, Canada