The best presents a lot of times don't cost money.  One of the best things you can do is quit smoking, for your health and the health of others.  The New York State Smokers' Quitline has always been a fantastic resource and if you didn't know, free coaching and free nicotine replacement therapy medications with shipping are available by calling 1-866-NY-QUITS.

I want to put out this disclaimer that I have a ton of faults and a number of vices so I am not one to judge at all.  But I have been lucky when it comes to smoking.  My mom smoked and I hated it.  I know some children of smokers see it all the time and embrace it and become smokers later in life.  I was lucky for some reason and de-tested it instead of embracing it.

I think part of that reason was the fact that my grandmother had a number of health issues and one of them was related to smoking.  She needed to quit and struggled with that.  So I would throw away cigarettes and do anything I could to help her with quitting.  As a little kid, I took it personal and developed a hatred for something that was killing my grandmother.

I have also been lucky with my now 19 year old son who has also developed a hatred for smoking and vaping.  I have been addicted and obsessed with certain things so I can only imagine how harrowing the nicotine addiction can be.  But quitting is a life-changer.  So please this Fathers Day the perfect gift is taking the first step towards quitting.

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