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    pamela
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    Posts: 1716
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Day 6

    Mon Aug 03, 2015 12:31 pm

    I have joined the 100 day challenge and am on day 6. It has not been easy but I have survived a pay day binge on the pokies.Small achievement but a small step is a good one, It is hard to try and retrain your thinking but I am going to try.The financial damage I have done can get fixed eventually but it will take a long time. The emotional damage will get better when I am not constantly thinking of the pokies .When I read other peoples stories I know I am not alone, and we can all help each other.It is a terrible addiction so it is time for a change
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    Tim
    Junior Member
    Posts: 1
    Joined: Mon Aug 03, 2015 4:34 pm

    Re: Day 6

    Mon Aug 03, 2015 4:44 pm

    Nice work Pamela I jut starting my 100 day challenge today, I hope you continue your good work.
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    AnnaB (facilitator)
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    Posts: 363
    Joined: Wed Oct 24, 2012 2:15 pm

    Re: Day 6

    Mon Aug 03, 2015 9:26 pm

    Day 6 Pamela...you are sounding determined and driven. A warm welcome Tim too, Day1 - stay in touch guys. Each day not gambled is a day to celebrate :D
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    pamela
    Senior Member
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    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: Day 6

    Thu Aug 06, 2015 11:42 pm

    Good job Tim...this is not an easy road to travel but we should all travel in the same direction together
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    pamela
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1716
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: Day 6

    Thu Aug 06, 2015 11:44 pm

    Good job Tim.
    Its not an easy journey we are on but we can travel together in the same direction :)
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    Elouisa
    Senior Member
    Posts: 141
    Joined: Sat Sep 19, 2015 7:46 pm

    Re: Day 6

    Fri Oct 09, 2015 6:40 am

    Wow Pamela!
    Day 72!
    Such a great effort - it's a daily battle which you fought.
    I like your thinking in reminding yourself how devastating the 'after-gamble' feelings are.
    It's a hurtful, destructive hold which you have managed to break free from.
    Very inspiring. Your support and interest in others is admirable.
    Congrats 😄
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    pamela
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1716
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: Day 6

    Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:28 pm

    Thanks Kristine I must admit it is a great feeling not playing those machines and for once I feel in control
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    Suzy1
    Senior Member
    Posts: 187
    Joined: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:10 pm

    Re: Day 6

    Sun Oct 11, 2015 11:00 pm

    It's come around quickly , it will soon be at 100, congratulations 😀
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    pamela
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1716
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: Day 6

    Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:11 pm

    Thanks Suzy I feel really pleased
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    Charlotte (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 384
    Joined: Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:53 am

    Re: Day 6

    Fri Oct 30, 2015 3:15 pm

    Hi Pamela,

    congratulations... you must be inching very close day 100 now... What an achievement!

    Keep it the great effort and keep us posted :)

    Charlotte
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