A person who engages in a negative health behavior

Write a two-page double spaced short story about a person who engages in a negative health behavior such as smoking, unprotected sex, eating fast food, excessive alcohol. In your story, this person will go through the Stages of Change to modify/improve this negative behavior. Incorporate the following into your story: 1) All five stages of the Transtheoretical Theory (“Stages of Change” theory); and 2) an interaction with a health educator (not a medical doctor, dentist, etc.)

Your story must include all five stages of change (Highlight each stage in YELLOW in your story):
Precontemplation (“Never”)
Contemplation (“Some day”)
Preparation (“Soon”)
Action (“Now”)
Maintenance (“Forever”)

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