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  • Loser's 100 day challenge

    For those taking the 100 Day Challenge. Share your journey, seek support and track your progress here!
    LOSER1973
    Junior Member
    Posts: 17
    Joined: Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:38 pm

    Loser's 100 day challenge

    Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:13 pm

    Today Thursday 10th October 2019 i solemnly swear I will no longer gamble (except lotto and Melb cup) lol
    Today is day 1
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    spentitallagain
    Junior Member
    Posts: 20
    Joined: Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:36 pm

    Re: Loser's 100 day challenge

    Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:12 pm

    Good on ya bro,

    I love the gallops as well mate it's tough especially when you love a Saturday race. I've found it hard myself even putting one bet on. The YouTube videos of David Schwarz, fev and a few others have helped me. Schwarz books a holiday every spring carnival... This will be the first year for me not betting on the Melbourne cup!! Try to hold out until then but if you do bet on the race try to only bet small haha! Good luck mate
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    TimTam
    Member
    Posts: 85
    Joined: Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:13 am

    Re: Loser's 100 day challenge

    Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:27 am

    Hi @LOSER1973

    Good on you for taking the pledge!
    Is this the first time you are making it?
    I hope you find this forum helpful in your journey

    Tim Tam
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    LOSER1973
    Junior Member
    Posts: 17
    Joined: Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:38 pm

    Re: Loser's 100 day challenge

    Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:16 pm

    Thanks Spentitallagain, I will make it a small bet but pokies are my main game. Or shall I say ex game! Great idea to take a holiday while the race is on though!

    Hi Tim Tam no it's not the first time but I am hoping it will be the last. I have self excluded before and returned to the casino while being self excluded. I had counselling got the ban lifted and started the same crap again. I didn't want to self exclude this time I wasn't ready but feel I have no option now.
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    LOSER1973
    Junior Member
    Posts: 17
    Joined: Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:38 pm

    Re: Loser's 100 day challenge

    Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:17 pm

    DAY 2 FEEL OK
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    Jc
    Senior Member
    Posts: 137
    Joined: Mon Sep 07, 2015 5:13 am

    Re: Loser's 100 day challenge

    Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:01 pm

    Abstinence might be the way to go

    ‘One bet is too much and a thousands bets are not enough’ - Gamblers Anonymous...

    But if you can control yourself and limit yourself to one bet here and there, go for it :); Every body is different
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    LOSER1973
    Junior Member
    Posts: 17
    Joined: Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:38 pm

    Re: Loser's 100 day challenge

    Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:46 pm

    Today has been 7 days since I have gambled and feels like forever lol all is good though no urges yet
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