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A fresh start!

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Re: A fresh start!

Postby Mona58 » Wed May 23, 2018 8:16 am

Yes,. really need to take care of self,

We are no good to anyone if we are not good to ourselves!

Well done on 30 days.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~Confucius
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Re: A fresh start!

Postby Springhope17 » Sat May 26, 2018 10:14 pm

It's been 5 weeks since i put my last $50 into those evil pokie machines.

As the days go by I can feel the urges getting weaker and weaker! The first 1-2 weeks were the hardest and the first pay day! As it was just routine going back trying to chase my loss from the previous pay day. Its a vicious cycle i felt like I was on a roller coaster and no matter how hard I tired I couldnt get off!
But now I am off the roller coaster and never want to go back and get trapped in that cycle of the never ending chasing losses!
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Re: A fresh start!

Postby Mona58 » Sun May 27, 2018 1:24 pm

Well done Spring!

Keep that determination strong!
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~Confucius
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Re: A fresh start!

Postby Cazza » Sun May 27, 2018 5:37 pm

Well done Springhope.
I have to admit i am not missing the rollercoaster of gamblers regret from spending all my wages and having nothing to live on from pay to pay.

I am still getting urges but as you say not as bad as they used to be.
Hour by hour, day by day we are getting further away from our addiction.
Have a lovely GF week 😊
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Re: A fresh start!

Postby suz-free » Sun May 27, 2018 8:14 pm

Hi & well done springhope, it's great to see you're doing the challenge again. I have only ever made it to day 25, it's been hard ever since but I'm inspired when I read about successes like yours. Keep going strong.

Suzy :)
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Re: A fresh start!

Postby Springhope17 » Mon May 28, 2018 4:15 pm

Thanks for all the support it means a lot!
The best thing about this forum is that there are so many people who are going through the exact same thing where as before I felt so alone.
Wishing everyone all the best at staying GF
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Re: A fresh start!

Postby Springhope17 » Thu May 31, 2018 7:19 pm

40 days GF today!

I have been struggling with a nasty cold the last few days which has been really physically draining me! So that has meant my mood has been down and low. But i am still trying to remain positive! Nearly at the half way point in the 100 day challenge 10 days to go.
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Re: A fresh start!

Postby Mona58 » Thu May 31, 2018 8:59 pm

Well done Springhope! Take care & keep warm.
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~Confucius
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Re: A fresh start!

Postby Springhope17 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 3:14 pm

44 days GF!

I had a few urges over the weekend i think it was because I know I have $500 sitting in my account waiting to next pay to pay out a pay day loan!
My head started to say If you could just double that $500 it would help pay a few bills!
Then the other half of my head saying NO i don't do that anymore! Thats not me! Its never worked in the past! If it you wouldn't be in a mountain load of debt! You are stronger then these urges!
So i guess I am beating the urges so far! Hope everyone had a good weekend!
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Re: A fresh start!

Postby Mona58 » Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:51 am

Keep fighting those urges!

Well done on 44 dayS.
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