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  • Day 3 - craving hard

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    kez
    Junior Member
    Posts: 3
    Joined: Thu Dec 26, 2013 5:19 pm

    Day 3 - craving hard

    Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:48 am

    Its day 3 and the cravings are hitting me. Spend yesterday eating packets of Tim Tams. Searched hard and found the doco Ka-Ching Pokie Nation what an eye opener, shared it with my brother who is also a problem gambler. Helped us both getting some true awareness I think. Watching videos online of problem gambling which is also helping :-)
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    TimTam
    Member
    Posts: 55
    Joined: Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:13 am

    Re: Day 3 - craving hard

    Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:28 am

    Hi @kez

    Ka-Ching is sch a great doco to watch, I'm glad you got something from it! It really helps you to understand and put things into perspective.
    Have you got a list of things you can do to distract yourself when those urges come?
    It will get easier with time- the more times you don't give in to those urges, the strong you will become and the less the urges will appear.

    Tim Tam
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    How the F did I get here
    Senior Member
    Posts: 248
    Joined: Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:05 pm

    Re: Day 3 - craving hard

    Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:14 am

    Hey Kez,

    How are you going? Hope you are pushing hard and 2019 is going your way.

    I saw some snipers of pokie nation online, but it only directed me to where you can pay to watch it, is there somewhere it can be watched for free?

    🙂
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    TimTam
    Member
    Posts: 55
    Joined: Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:13 am

    Re: Day 3 - craving hard

    Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:54 am

    You may be able to watch it on ABC iview

    https://iview.abc.net.au/show/ka-ching-pokie-nation

    Not sure if it will work or not
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