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  • Bring on 2020. Let’s do this

    For those taking the 100 Day Challenge. Share your journey, seek support and track your progress here!
    loose_thread
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    Posts: 31
    Joined: Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:49 am

    Re: Bring on 2020. Let’s do this

    Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:26 pm

    Sounds like you've had a rough day @BrisbaneLad . But good on you for pushing through the urges and doing something different. It may not feel like a great achievement, because no doubt you have usually gotten a powerful sense of relief from gambling. What you have achieved though is not insignificant: you've avoided an outcome that would make you feel far, far worse in the long run.

    Keep it up mate.

    Regards,
    loose_thread
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    Springhope17
    Senior Member
    Posts: 234
    Joined: Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:16 pm

    Re: Bring on 2020. Let’s do this

    Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:14 pm

    Sorry to hear that you had such a hard day.
    But not gambling is a huge achievement you should be really proud.
    The journey will be hard but as long as we dont give up and remember how far we have come.
    We will get through this. I hope tomorroe is a better day.
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    BrisbaneLad
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    Posts: 78
    Joined: Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:17 am

    Re: Bring on 2020. Let’s do this

    Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:58 pm

    Thanks so much @loose_thread and @Springhope2020 , really appreciate those kind words.

    Today was better, not as good as I’ve been lately but better. Spent the evening reading a book and being settled.

    Glad I didn’t go yesterday, but yet to feel good about it.

    Day 26 done and dusted :)
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    How the F did I get here
    Senior Member
    Posts: 378
    Joined: Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:05 pm

    Re: Bring on 2020. Let’s do this

    Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:57 am

    Hey Lad,
    Sorry to hear you had a bad day. So thrilled you forged through it though, that grit and determination is doing you ever so well!

    You are smashing it! Keep up the great work!
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    BrisbaneLad
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    Posts: 78
    Joined: Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:17 am

    Re: Bring on 2020. Let’s do this

    Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:16 pm

    Thanks @How the F did I get here .. feeling better today, still not 100%, but much better than the last 2. Tommorrow I make 4 weekS. It’s the eve of Day 28 😱😱😱😱
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    Springhope17
    Senior Member
    Posts: 234
    Joined: Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:16 pm

    Re: Bring on 2020. Let’s do this

    Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:14 pm

    @BrisbaneLad I see you are 2 days behind me on 28 days. I hope you and I are still there at 50 days and 100 days!!
    Keep up the great work! Look forward to your 30 days on the weekend!
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    Mona58
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1125
    Joined: Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:44 pm

    Re: Bring on 2020. Let’s do this

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:05 am

    WELL DONE on pushing through: It will get easier... each "urge" you push through will eventually diminish... BUT they do tend to emerge subtly for quite sometime. I haven't had one for a while now but I'm still on guard!

    Mona
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    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~Confucius
    gzy3
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    Posts: 98
    Joined: Thu May 09, 2019 3:39 pm

    Re: Bring on 2020. Let’s do this

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:59 am

    @BrisbaneLad @Springhope2020 @How the F did I get here

    It is great to see everyone have been pushing through well. Keep it going!
    Looking forward to hearing your everyday progress toward gambling free.
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    BrisbaneLad
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    Posts: 78
    Joined: Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:17 am

    Re: Bring on 2020. Let’s do this

    Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:06 pm

    Thanks as always @Mona58 .. always wise advice from you so far! Definitely guard is up!

    @Springhope2020, let’s do this thing... catch me if you can! So happy I’ve made the 28 day and four weeks.. next little victory done!

    @gzy3 thanks again for your support. Happy Australia Day long weekend everyone. May it be great and gamble free!
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    How the F did I get here
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    Posts: 378
    Joined: Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:05 pm

    Re: Bring on 2020. Let’s do this

    Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:08 am

    Go Lad! You're killing it! Stay strong over the long weekend yeh!

    💪EXERCISE THAT 🧠 MENTAL STRENGTH YEH
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