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  • 100 Days, sounds impossible but here i go

    For those taking the 100 Day Challenge. Share your journey, seek support and track your progress here!
    shaun1
    Member
    Posts: 52
    Joined: Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:35 am

    100 Days, sounds impossible but here i go

    Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:57 pm

    100 days seems a long time to not gamble... but here i go... i'm currently on day 6...

    Last Friday i must have lost about $1100 and just simply had enough... it just got too much constantly leaving my self with $0 after 1 day of getting paid.

    Decided to stop and so far here i am, i added my bank account to money smart website and calculated how much i had gambled in last 12 months, and just based on Depositing to TAB/Sports-bet and getting out ATM withdrawals was around $23000.

    Staggering amount of money for me considering i probably earn around $38k a year, not a lot but in my situation its more than enough for me to live on and save money but i just gambled it...

    Day 6 / 100
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    Peace&Harmony
    Junior Member
    Posts: 24
    Joined: Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:20 pm

    Re: 100 Days, sounds impossible but here i go

    Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:42 pm

    Hi Shaun,

    I know the pain and frustration of just that!

    Making a decision to stop is amazing, you have made the right step in regaining your life back! I am on day 3 and it is hard. Especially these long weekends when there is a lot of free time to devote to going to a venue and gambling.

    But nearly a week in for you and you are coming up to a test this weekend of a lot of free time.

    Good luck, keep posting and letting us know how you are progressing.

    P&H
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    Mona58
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1021
    Joined: Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:44 am

    Re: 100 Days, sounds impossible but here i go

    Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:11 pm

    Congratulation to you both on taking up the challenge... 3 days and 6 days are great... 100 days is not that far away nor out of reach!

    Stay strong! One day at a time!
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    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~Confucius
    chilaxis
    Member
    Posts: 89
    Joined: Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:56 am

    Re: 100 Days, sounds impossible but here i go

    Sun Apr 08, 2018 3:43 pm

    All the best shaun and P&H, a day at a time...we can do it.
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    SickOfThePunt
    Junior Member
    Posts: 9
    Joined: Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:02 pm

    Re: 100 Days, sounds impossible but here i go

    Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:02 am

    Good luck on your recovery, Day 1 for me today 🙄

    Like you, my forte is the races... dogs, harness, horses, anything that moves really lol

    Sick of this life, want more , I need to get the old me back. Rebuilding my new life starting today
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