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  • 100 Days.. Yet Again - Hopeless to Happiness

    For those taking the 100 Day Challenge. Share your journey, seek support and track your progress here!
    Wenna (facilitator)
    Member
    Posts: 35
    Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:02 pm

    Re: 100 Days.. Yet Again - Hopeless to Happiness

    Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:36 pm

    Hi Springhope 2020,

    I am one of the week end moderators. Sorry you have been experiencing some IT difficulties. I am sure the team are still working on sorting out the issue, well done for achieving 18gf days.

    Cheers,
    Wenna
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    Mona58
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1121
    Joined: Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:44 pm

    Re: 100 Days.. Yet Again - Hopeless to Happiness

    Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:44 am

    Well done on 18 days!

    Stay Strong!
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    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~Confucius
    Springhope17
    Senior Member
    Posts: 234
    Joined: Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:16 pm

    Re: 100 Days.. Yet Again - Hopeless to Happiness

    Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:45 pm

    Thank you Mona!
    21 days GF today!
    Bills/repayments are still overwhelming but each pay day the amount of repayments that are overdue are less and less which is a good sign!
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    Springhope17
    Senior Member
    Posts: 234
    Joined: Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:16 pm

    Re: 100 Days.. Yet Again - Hopeless to Happiness

    Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:58 pm

    Hi Guys
    Just checking in still dont have access to my account :(
    25 days GF it feels good! Paying bills having money in the account.. not having to check all the time can i afford this or that. Feeling strong and hoping i can FINALLY kick this addiction 2020 is gonna be my year.
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    Springhope17
    Senior Member
    Posts: 234
    Joined: Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:16 pm

    Re: 100 Days.. Yet Again - Hopeless to Happiness

    Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:14 pm

    26 days today!
    My first goal was 30 days so I am nearly there! Then 50 days then 100 days and hopefully all of 2020 and beyond.

    I was reading through my first post from December and all the emotions I was feeling after another big loss. It brought me back to why I am doing this. SO many times I have said I will never gamble again then 2 weeks pass and payday comes around the emotions fade over the 14 days and I think this time I will remain in control and then I lose everything in one night.

    I am keeping busy and staying strong!
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    BrisbaneLad
    Member
    Posts: 78
    Joined: Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:17 am

    Re: 100 Days.. Yet Again - Hopeless to Happiness

    Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:14 pm

    That’s awesome @Springhope2020 .. I’m not far behind you and I’m using similar reminders.
    Congrats on your journey so far 👏
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    Calvin (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 463
    Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:01 pm

    Re: 100 Days.. Yet Again - Hopeless to Happiness

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:04 am

    Well done @Springhope2020 !

    Looking at your past posts as a reminder of the thoughts/emotions you experienced after a major loss can actually be quite helpful for you the next time you feel triggered or have a strong urge. It can continue to remind you of what the consequences would be if you chose to give into the temptation to gamble.

    Good on you for reaching 26 days!! Almost one month! keep it up :)
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    Springhope17
    Senior Member
    Posts: 234
    Joined: Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:16 pm

    Re: 100 Days.. Yet Again - Hopeless to Happiness

    Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:08 pm

    Thank you for the support!
    30 Days GF! Feels good! My emotions are stabilizing when I am gambling I can have the highest of highs and the lowest of lows.
    Have been busy with work!
    Only had one real urge which was when i saw in my payslip back pay from Dec last year which significantly increased my latest pay by nearly doubling it. I made sure I lay in bed at 7 am in the morning and paid all of my bills, rent, loans: didst want to risk leaving it in my account and then give in to an urge. No money no gambling!
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    BigAdz
    Junior Member
    Posts: 3
    Joined: Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:09 am

    Re: 100 Days.. Yet Again - Hopeless to Happiness

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 1:29 am

    Heads up
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    Springhope17
    Senior Member
    Posts: 234
    Joined: Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:16 pm

    Re: 100 Days.. Yet Again - Hopeless to Happiness

    Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:17 pm

    32 days still going strong! Long weekend was hoping to pick up some overtime shifts but unfortunately nothing.
    Washing machine broke down today definitely not what i needed while I try to play catch up on my massive amount of debts.
    In the past something like this would of been a trigger for going to the casino thinking i dont have enough money but if i could go to the pokies and win a little bit of money or double my money then i could afford it... but i never won and if i did i would just keep gambling it away chasing more! But I dont do that anymore!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    SO today I am reflecting on what i have achieved over the past month and putting action plans in place to make February and even better month! 2020 is finally going to be my year!
    Hope everyone enjoys the long weekend!
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