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    FG
    Member
    Posts: 37
    Joined: Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:55 am

    Today

    Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:49 am

    Sometimes I find
    Money gone
    Is all that comes to mind
    I may as well
    Have flushed it away
    Or threw it out the window

    There is very little to be gained dwelling on the past , what you do today is the way forward .
    Today will be tomorrow's yesterday .
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    Oregon
    Senior Member
    Posts: 122
    Joined: Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:08 pm

    Re: Today

    Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:53 am

    Often this is why we relapse - chasing yesterday's money
    It'll never come back, neither will the time and emotional toll this has affected us.

    Another great poem FG
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    Gamble free since 29.05.18
    FG
    Member
    Posts: 37
    Joined: Sat Dec 23, 2017 4:55 am

    Re: Today

    Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:09 am

    Thanks O , take care
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    Catherine1
    Senior Member
    Posts: 144
    Joined: Sat Aug 16, 2014 9:19 am

    Re: Today

    Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:28 pm

    Yes. I know the feeling. I relapsed last weekend. I found out a work colleague died of a heart attack over Xmas/New Year break. Only a few years older than me and only early fifties. Way too young. It has hit me hard. Its no excuse but I blew $800 on the pokies last weekend. I spiralled out of control. I am so mad with myself for doing this. I am back on track this week. I hope 2018 will be the year I finally get rid of these machines out of my life. I am so sick of these machines controlling my life.
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    Oregon
    Senior Member
    Posts: 122
    Joined: Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:08 pm

    Re: Today

    Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:12 am

    Sorry to hear of your relapse Catherine. Great to hear you are back on track.

    Difficult times are often a cue to go back to what gives us comfort.
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    Gamble free since 29.05.18

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