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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!
    BrittV (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 485
    Joined: Mon May 14, 2018 11:40 am

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

    Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:36 pm

    So impressed by how you're all going!
    Plus the incredible support you're providing one another <3
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    Sadly, it's my last week as Community Manager. Wishing everyone all the best!
    Springhope17
    Senior Member
    Posts: 234
    Joined: Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:16 pm

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

    Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:28 pm

    Thanks for all the support guys i really appreciate it!!
    Today marks 45 days GF woot woot!
    My week has been super busy and I am exhausted! I like being busy as I dont have time to think about gambling on those stupid pokie machines.
    Hope everyone has a GF weekend!
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    Realme
    Member
    Posts: 42
    Joined: Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:48 pm

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

    Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:37 pm

    Fantastic springhope, I’m so happy to hear you’re also doing so well. I just replied on my post to you saying I remember you from earlier times. Sometimes it can take years of practise to live as a non gambler. It’s taken me 4 years to finally be 58 days clean, could never do it for long before, it’s my record & I’m motivated to keep at it unlike my earlier times.
    We can do this !!! 😊
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    BrisbaneLad
    Member
    Posts: 78
    Joined: Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:17 am

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

    Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:01 am

    Awesome work @Springhope17 !! I’ve had a massive week too, which has been good to keep my mind busy. First week without any urges for me 👏
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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 Feb 09, 2020 4:19 pm

    47 days GF!
    Made it through another weekend.. and another pay day last week!
    All my bills are up to date! I still have money in my account! And now I am able to start paying more then just the minimum of my loans and credit cards!
    Its going to be a long process however If I can keep on top of everything I hope to be able pay off 80% of my gambling debts by the end of the year!! I have an amazing financial counselor who has put in place long term plans in relation to my gambling debts! I think this has helped my gambling enormously as I felt trapped in the cycle and I never had enough to make the repayments so I turned to gambling hoping for a win a quick fix at the pokies and this happened pay day after pay day until I finally realised that no win would be enough to account for 5 + plus years of gambling and more then $100,000 wasted. If anyone is caught in the cycle and stressing daily over finances and daily bills I would really recommend to reach out to gamblers help and get in touch with a gambling and financial counselor it has helped me finally kick the habit.
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    BrisbaneLad
    Member
    Posts: 78
    Joined: Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:17 am

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

    Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:59 am

    How good is that feeling if still having money to live on many days after pay day @Springhope17 !! That itself is keeping me on track right now remembering the feeling of “what the hell am I going to do now” constantly after a gambling!! Go you 👏
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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

    Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:01 pm

    50 days GF
    So happy to have made it this far!
    Looking forward to the future and the next 50 days!
    @BrisbaneLad its awesome to still have money in the account! And not have to worry about repayments, bills etc over drawing the account!
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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

    Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:39 pm

    52 days GF :cool:
    I have a busy weekend planned! Which is great no time to waste gambling!
    Hope everyone has a GF weekend!
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    Realme
    Member
    Posts: 42
    Joined: Sun Mar 26, 2017 12:48 pm

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

    Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:44 pm

    Thanks springhope, well done for 52 days. Keep it up & have an awesome weekend :D
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    BrisbaneLad
    Member
    Posts: 78
    Joined: Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:17 am

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

    Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:41 am

    Well done on Day 52 @Springhope17 !! Smashing it on day 53 now! Have a great and busy weekend!!
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