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  • This is my 2nd day, try to get my life back again

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    Anita44
    Senior Member
    Posts: 384
    Joined: Sat May 08, 2021 9:30 pm

    Re: This is my 2nd day, try to get my life back again

    Thu Oct 28, 2021 5:31 pm

    Hi printemps

    How are you been?

    My partner don't really ring me after work anymore haha, cos he know I can't go into the venue.

    I have to say only self exclusion that work for me by far, I try many thing, but it's doesn't work at all, I would recommend if anyone serious about give up pokies go sign your life away haha, at less it's keep you away for the next 5yrs.

    I don't have anymore urge to gamble cos I know I can't go in and play anyway.

    Thank you so much for everyone supported me especially lovely cat lady & printemps, I couldn't do it without you guy.

    My partner are very happy with me now and I hope to stay gamble free for ever if I can cos at less I know I am not run out of money to spend when I am not gamble.
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    Printemps
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    Posts: 461
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 8:12 am

    Re: This is my 2nd day, try to get my life back again

    Fri Oct 29, 2021 10:42 am

    @Anita44 I'm really well, thank you for asking! We've just had some very wild storms here in Melbourne so I'm relieved thats over!

    Sometimes you just have to bite the bullet and take those big steps! I'm really glad that self-exclusion has worked for you!

    I can imagine your partner must be proud of you, you've come a really long way and have shown so much determination throughout this whole journey!

    It means so much for you to say that, it has been a privilege for @Lovely Cat Lady and myself come along on this journey with you!
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    Anita44
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    Posts: 384
    Joined: Sat May 08, 2021 9:30 pm

    Re: This is my 2nd day, try to get my life back again

    Sat Oct 30, 2021 11:54 pm

    Hi printemps

    Yes I see on the new too was pretty bad, hope you are ok where you are.

    Yes I was had enough of gamble, but I think I can control myself not to gamble , but everytime I got the urge to gamble I just go back to beginning again and I gamble bigger each time.

    I guess when the venue not welcome me anymore that it's the best way. Even those it's only last for 5 yrs I'm sure I make good use of my hard earn money until than.

    Life it's good without gamble
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    Anita44
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    Posts: 384
    Joined: Sat May 08, 2021 9:30 pm

    Re: This is my 2nd day, try to get my life back again

    Sun Nov 07, 2021 12:48 pm

    Hi everyone

    How are you all doing today??

    I am hardly been in here now, been too busy catching up with friend and family.

    Pretty happy with my life at the moment, not much to talk about now, cos I have not gamble for a few month already, their no more urge to gamble cos I am self exclusion from most venues.

    Just pop in say hi to everyone xoxoxo
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    Lovely Cat Lady
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    Joined: Mon May 03, 2021 9:30 am

    Re: This is my 2nd day, try to get my life back again

    Sun Nov 07, 2021 4:58 pm

    Hi @Anita44,

    How are you? I'm doing really well, thanks. Life has been pretty good over here since lockdown lifted. We've all thankfully been finally able to reunite with friends and have a sense of normalcy being able to socialise. :);

    I'm really glad to hear you're pretty happy, busy catching up with friends and family and that overall life has been going smoothly for you. :cool:

    It's so fantastic that the urges have been gone since self-excluding from venues. Good job!

    So good to get an update from you, thank you for popping in to say hi.

    Hope you're having a good weekend and that business is still keeping busy! :D
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    Sadly, it's my last week as Moderator. Thanking you all for allowing me to be a part of your journeys and wishing you all the best! :);
    Anita44
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    Posts: 384
    Joined: Sat May 08, 2021 9:30 pm

    Re: This is my 2nd day, try to get my life back again

    Sun Nov 21, 2021 12:28 am

    Hi lovely cat lady & printemps and hi everyone here

    How are you all doing ?

    Must been nice with the lockdown lifted, more freedom now lovely cat lady.

    I am very please with myself now, appreciate my new life been gamble free, my partner are really with me, he don't call me after work every night anymore.

    I don't feel stress and anxiety anymore, I have more than enough money to spend everyweek.

    Start get back doing my garden again was nice feeling and work been quite busy now.

    Life it's good without gamble
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    Wilgawells
    Junior Member
    Posts: 1
    Joined: Sun Nov 21, 2021 8:47 am

    Re: This is my 2nd day, try to get my life back again

    Sun Nov 21, 2021 8:50 am

    Hi well done on your 2nd day!
    I had a binge session yesterday and feel so bad today so I have joined here to help myself become a better person for my family x
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    Lovely Cat Lady
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    Re: This is my 2nd day, try to get my life back again

    Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:21 am

    Anita44 wrote:
    Sun Nov 21, 2021 12:28 am
    Hi lovely cat lady & printemps and hi everyone here

    How are you all doing ?

    Must been nice with the lockdown lifted, more freedom now lovely cat lady.

    I am very please with myself now, appreciate my new life been gamble free, my partner are really with me, he don't call me after work every night anymore.

    I don't feel stress and anxiety anymore, I have more than enough money to spend everyweek.

    Start get back doing my garden again was nice feeling and work been quite busy now.

    Life it's good without gamble
    Hi @Anita44,

    Yes, it's been really nice having most of restrictions lifted by now and also a wonderful weather to enjoy the regained freedoms. :o

    That is so wonderful to hear! It really puts a smile on my face to read you're doing so well Anita and that work is still quite busy.
    You're rightly so reaping what you have sown. All the hard work and effort you have put in these past months are paying off. Well done! :cool:

    Oh, great timing for getting back into your garden again. @Menz199 has also taking on a vege garden. :D

    Thank you for letting us know how you're doing and always wishing you the best. :);
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    Sadly, it's my last week as Moderator. Thanking you all for allowing me to be a part of your journeys and wishing you all the best! :);
    Printemps
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    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 8:12 am

    Re: This is my 2nd day, try to get my life back again

    Tue Nov 23, 2021 9:26 am

    heya @Wilgawells good on you for joining the forums and reaching out. I'm sorry to hear you had a rough one on Saturday, how have you been travelling since then?

    You might be interested in setting up your own 100 Day Challenge Thread here and using it to track how you're going, like @Anita44 has done!

    @Anita44 it's great to hear you've been well! It sounds like there's a lot of wonderful and tangible positive outcomes!
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    Anita44
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    Joined: Sat May 08, 2021 9:30 pm

    Re: This is my 2nd day, try to get my life back again

    Thu Nov 25, 2021 5:13 pm

    Hi wilgawells

    Hi everyone

    Sorry to hear you have a bad day, be kind to yourself , just take one day at the time.

    I been their done that so so many time, the only thing work for me it's self exclusion from all venues, I use to feel so so bad and I hate myself more than ever.

    But now my life change, I am gamble free now, just concentrate on my family and friend instead, it's make me a better person and no stress with money anymore.

    I rather spend money on my family instead of gamble.

    Big thanks again to all the wonderful people here give me great advice, especially lovely cat lady and printemps.

    Black Friday tomorrow I take half day off work just go shopping with a group of my girl friend and shop from Xmas too .
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