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    For those taking the 100 Day Challenge. Share your journey, seek support and track your progress here!
    Jc
    Senior Member
    Posts: 130
    Joined: Mon Sep 07, 2015 5:13 am

    Re: My Last Day One

    Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:51 pm

    Well today I feel like utter shite.

    Its NRL grand final day, been alone in my thoughts. See there certain memories I have that are tainted with gambling. I’m having flashbacks to this very time last year, spending the entire day at the TAB. I was on a high. (In hindisght they were all low points irrespective of wins and losses). Was on a massive winning streak. Spent the day betting baseball. Then came the grand final. People called me crazy. I bet the Storm to wn by a huge margin (no one expected that big). And went it came through...I felt like a god. A Gambling God. Infallible. Untouchable. I’ll keep winning and ride off into the sunset with my gambling riches.

    Now with my own vantage point I can look back (down at myself) with a concoction of shame, disgust, loathing, pity at the person I was.

    I have to say the urges were pretty real today.

    But today I’ll watch the Grand Final for the first time in like 6 years without having a bet on it.

    How times change.

    Day 155.
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    Mona58
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1021
    Joined: Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:44 am

    Re: My Last Day One

    Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:52 am

    How you going JC ?

    I look forward to reading your posts of success!
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    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~Confucius
    Jc
    Senior Member
    Posts: 130
    Joined: Mon Sep 07, 2015 5:13 am

    Re: My Last Day One

    Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:45 pm

    Hey Mona!

    I’m on to day 162 today. Feels good. Stayed at the casino in Melbourne but watched my sister play the tables. Didnt really have an urge although in honesty I’m not much of a casino player.

    A part of me did want to have a punt, slap a green note down. But I stood my ground.

    Have a great week folks!
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    dragon007 (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 173
    Joined: Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:07 am

    Re: My Last Day One

    Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:50 pm

    Well done JC, shows lots of strength!

    dragon007
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    Jc
    Senior Member
    Posts: 130
    Joined: Mon Sep 07, 2015 5:13 am

    Re: My Last Day One

    Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:50 am

    Helllooooo

    Day 174
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    Pamby
    Junior Member
    Posts: 22
    Joined: Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:43 am

    Re: My Last Day One

    Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:49 pm

    Well done
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    Mona58
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1021
    Joined: Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:44 am

    Re: My Last Day One

    Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:00 pm

    Well done!
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    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~Confucius
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    BrittV (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 309
    Joined: Mon May 14, 2018 11:40 am

    Re: My Last Day One

    Wed Oct 24, 2018 1:10 pm

    You're doing amazing JC! Thanks for checking in - loving reading your strength.

    Looking forward to celebrating 200!
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    Jc
    Senior Member
    Posts: 130
    Joined: Mon Sep 07, 2015 5:13 am

    Re: My Last Day One

    Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:56 pm

    October 28...my last bet was on April 28.

    6 months.

    But man these urges are pretty strong lately. Its been as hard as ever to abstain from betting. Sometimes I feel a lapse coming
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    Mona58
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1021
    Joined: Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:44 am

    Re: My Last Day One

    Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:41 pm

    It is hard... keep fighting! It takes a good 12 months and more even!

    Well done on 6 months!
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    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~Confucius

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