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  • My 100-Day challenge-Quitting Sports Betting (so hard! >.<")

    For those taking the 100 Day Challenge. Share your journey, seek support and track your progress here!
    Jc
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    Re: My 100-Day challenge-Quitting Sports Betting (so hard! >

    Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:17 pm

    Well done! Keep it up buddy.
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    chilaxis
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    Re: My 100-Day challenge-Quitting Sports Betting (so hard! >

    Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:18 am

    Thanks Flipper, Cazza, JC!

    Woohoo that's it! gotten past the last day of World Cup and did not place a bet the whole World Cup. Man it wasn't easy at all... so feeling very happy about it - Day-82 GF.
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    Cazza
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    Re: My 100-Day challenge-Quitting Sports Betting (so hard! >

    Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:35 pm

    Woohoo go chilax. Closing in on your 1st 100. Keep going 😊
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    Mona58
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    Re: My 100-Day challenge-Quitting Sports Betting (so hard! >

    Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:13 am

    Hi Chilax', Well done on 82 days GF and gettIng through the sport event. Stay strong!
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    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~Confucius
    chilaxis
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    Re: My 100-Day challenge-Quitting Sports Betting (so hard! >

    Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:16 am

    Thank you Cazza and Mona! Your encouragement makes me stronger.
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    chilaxis
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    Re: My 100-Day challenge-Quitting Sports Betting (so hard! >

    Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:39 am

    89 days GF. Turn your face towards the sun, and let the shadows fall behind you. No turning back.
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    Jc
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    Re: My 100-Day challenge-Quitting Sports Betting (so hard! >

    Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:32 pm

    Excellent work Chilaxis 💪
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    chilaxis
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    Re: My 100-Day challenge-Quitting Sports Betting (so hard! >

    Wed Jul 25, 2018 5:53 am

    A very bad couple of weeks for me. Daughter lost her lens, son lost his jacket, access keys lost at work, and yesterday morning, my wallet got stolen.

    All these while business is only giving us minimal income a month.

    I just wonder is this a test for me from God, to see whether I'd buckle under pressure and anxiety and start gambling again.

    Have mercy on me God.

    Day-91 GF.
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    Cazza
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    Re: My 100-Day challenge-Quitting Sports Betting (so hard! >

    Wed Jul 25, 2018 6:53 am

    Morning chilax, sorry to hear you have had a couple of crappy weeks lately.
    But i do believe that sounds like your gambling brain sticking it's nose in where it is not wanted.

    I had similar thoughts coming into my 100, it's like you think you can "reward "yourself for being GF. It does go away chilax just ride the wave.
    Start setting yourself a new goal after your 100. I found once i did that the gamblers brain released it's hold and it has been calm waters ever since.
    Much strength to you 😊
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    chilaxis
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    Re: My 100-Day challenge-Quitting Sports Betting (so hard! >

    Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:50 am

    My prayers for God's mercy were answered last night, the reprieve came in the form of a person who came to my door to return my lost wallet from three days ago with everything inside intact (I thought it was stolen from my unlocked car, but according to that kindhearted person it dropped onto the street close to my car). I was on my knees, literally. My wife and kids were celebrating with me.

    Looks like although my gambling losses are irrecoverable, but a lost wallet is! Thank you God for the strong message.

    This would be another important turning point on my journey to be GF.

    Thank you for the timely reminder too Cazza, I will watch out for complacency creeping in.

    92 days GF.
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