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  • Day 1 /100

    For those taking the 100 Day Challenge. Share your journey, seek support and track your progress here!
    Printemps
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    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 8:12 am

    Re: Day 1 /100

    Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:31 pm

    @KAG I'm glad that I've been useful!

    It's great that you're able to share this with your husband! It is testament to your strength and determination that you're at this point, you've done really well and deserve to feel so proud in this moment! :o

    Is there any advice or tips you think might be useful for people who are just coming to this journey?
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    KAG
    Member
    Posts: 38
    Joined: Fri May 21, 2021 4:37 pm

    Re: Day 1 /100

    Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:05 pm

    Day 21 today and free again 👏🌻🥰

    Hi @Printemps I think my tips are

    1. believe in yourself that you can do!
    2. look out for your triggers if you know them do something else to distract you I know its easy to say but it does really work
    3. Use support here in the forums it helps keep me on track
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    Printemps
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    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 8:12 am

    Re: Day 1 /100

    Sat Jun 12, 2021 11:00 am

    @KAG They're some fantastic tips! :o :o :o

    What's on for you this weekend?
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    KAG
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    Posts: 38
    Joined: Fri May 21, 2021 4:37 pm

    Re: Day 1 /100

    Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:16 pm

    Day 24 and strong however day 22 played pokies BUT it was a budget of $50 and was with a friend I was not alone and walked away so a alot better than before

    Not the best move but I have controlled myself since as I am aware I could have gone backwards which I am not going to do

    I am back on track and I want this ❤️
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    Printemps
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    Posts: 211
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 8:12 am

    Re: Day 1 /100

    Tue Jun 15, 2021 8:36 am

    @KAG There are ups and downs throughout recovery, and it sound like you were able to control yourself and were as sensible as possible. A lapse like this is also incredibly common during recovery so don't be too hard on yourself. As you've said you recognise it wasn't for the best, you're back on track now and have the determination to stay focused.

    How's your week going thus far?
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    KAG
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    Posts: 38
    Joined: Fri May 21, 2021 4:37 pm

    Re: Day 1 /100

    Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:09 pm

    Thanks @Printemps I am going well and feeling okay today!
    It felt like a Monday all day so a little out of whack!

    It’s day 25 today for me and not thinking about gambling which feels good 25% done✅
    ❤️
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    Damaged_Armour
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    Posts: 85
    Joined: Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:17 pm

    Re: Day 1 /100

    Wed Jun 16, 2021 4:54 pm

    KAG wrote:
    Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:09 pm
    Thanks @Printemps I am going well and feeling okay today!
    It felt like a Monday all day so a little out of whack!

    It’s day 25 today for me and not thinking about gambling which feels good 25% done✅
    ❤️
    Now go treat yourself. Think about how much you would have gambled away and spend 1 third on a pair of shoes or new fishing rod or what ever it is you would like.
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    There's No such thing as "Just Once"

    You want to stop gambling? Ok great, put your boxing gloves on.
    KAG
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    Posts: 38
    Joined: Fri May 21, 2021 4:37 pm

    Re: Day 1 /100

    Wed Jun 16, 2021 8:27 pm

    Day 26 and going well yeah 😁💪❤️

    I went out and enjoyed a great dinner tonight!

    This is not an easy journey to get through but I am doing it which proves to me I can do it!

    Stay strong everyone we can beat this together

    another day better for me ✅
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    Printemps
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    Posts: 211
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 8:12 am

    Re: Day 1 /100

    Thu Jun 17, 2021 5:23 pm

    @KAG That's a great way to treat yourself! As @Damaged_Armour said, treating yoursel is really important and a great way to remind you about why you want to stay on track!

    You're staying strong, and remember, each day does get easier!

    How's day 27 treating you? ;);
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    KAG
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    Posts: 38
    Joined: Fri May 21, 2021 4:37 pm

    Re: Day 1 /100

    Sat Jun 19, 2021 8:54 am

    Hi it’s day 29 today and yes I am still on track so proud

    I started a mediation class last week and went yesterday and it’s was about love and kindness to yourself (most important) and others it was a good session and I had a few tears - I am loving myself more these days and I can feel it ❤️

    happy weekend❤️✅💪
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