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  • 100 day challenge. Here we go

    For those taking the 100 Day Challenge. Share your journey, seek support and track your progress here!
    Lovely Cat Lady
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    Joined: Mon May 03, 2021 9:30 am

    Re: 100 day challenge. Here we go

    Mon Jun 21, 2021 12:17 pm

    Hi @Panta,

    Day 16 today!

    Sorry to hear you had a hard weekend. I wonder if what you're feeling could be bit of grief perhaps? Could be wrong too. At times it can be hard finding words to express our emotions. Easier said than done, but sometimes all we can do is sit with those feelings. Have you or are you going to see again the person that helped you recently? Counselling can help you understand and process those feelings. You can always our counsellors 24/7 for free on 1800 858 858.

    Hope this week goes better for you. You're doing a great job despite the struggles! :cool:
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    Panta
    Junior Member
    Posts: 18
    Joined: Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:55 pm

    Re: 100 day challenge. Here we go

    Wed Jun 23, 2021 9:49 pm

    Day 18!

    Kinda proud of myself.
    Two things.
    1. Came this far without gambling of course. Still have have my own money as yet which Iam happy and good with it. I don’t feel comfortable as yet to have it in my hands as yet
    2. I’m currently helping someone else to quit too. I’m happy and glad to give him so much help and time.
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    spentitallagain
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    Posts: 60
    Joined: Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:36 pm

    Re: 100 day challenge. Here we go

    Wed Jun 23, 2021 10:34 pm

    Congrats Panta!!! Inspiring to read your story!
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    Lovely Cat Lady
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    Posts: 322
    Joined: Mon May 03, 2021 9:30 am

    Re: 100 day challenge. Here we go

    Thu Jun 24, 2021 11:52 am

    Hi @Panta,

    So glad to hear you're feeling proud of yourself! It's well deserved, you've been doing an excellent job!

    It's great you're observing your reactions and feelings regarding money.

    Oh, good on you for helping someone else quit too! Sounds like its being a very rewarding experience for you. How fantastic! :cool:

    Day 19 today, congratulations!
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    Panta
    Junior Member
    Posts: 18
    Joined: Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:55 pm

    Re: 100 day challenge. Here we go

    Tue Jun 29, 2021 5:23 am

    Day 24!!!!!

    I never through this would happen but it’s bloody working.
    Am I too scared to gamble or am I actually working towards something that is great? Whatever it is, it’s bloody working.

    Ps I apologise if I don’t write on this forum as much as I should. I’m just quite busy with work and house.
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    Printemps
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    Posts: 215
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 8:12 am

    Re: 100 day challenge. Here we go

    Tue Jun 29, 2021 8:53 am

    @Panta day 24 is terrific! nearly a quarter of the way through!

    Don't feel that you have to post everyday, it's really just a space for you to come when you're able to! It's good to hear that you've been busy though! Keeping occupied is a really good way to keep your mind off gambling.

    Do you have any strategies that have been working for you?
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    Panta
    Junior Member
    Posts: 18
    Joined: Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:55 pm

    Re: 100 day challenge. Here we go

    Mon Jul 12, 2021 9:04 pm

    30 days and strong 💪

    Iam completely forgotten to even look at scores or remind myself when matches and games are on. It feels so good atm. Just so busy doing myself and rebuilding everything around me, I have no time to remind myself about gambling.

    I hope everything in this forum is doing excellent and progressing.
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    Printemps
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    Posts: 215
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 8:12 am

    Re: 100 day challenge. Here we go

    Tue Jul 13, 2021 1:09 pm

    @Panta that's really fantastic to hear!

    Do you have techniques in place to help keep gambling off your mind when you're less busy?
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    Panta
    Junior Member
    Posts: 18
    Joined: Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:55 pm

    Re: 100 day challenge. Here we go

    Wed Jul 14, 2021 9:12 am

    Techniques, for now I use

    1. I don’t control my whole pay, I give it all to my wife. I keep myself pocket money. She keeps tabs on my account.

    2. I joined the local gym so after work I look forward to something to do

    3. Weekends I keep myself busy with the house and visiting family and friends.

    4. I see Psychologist

    The best I can do so far and it’s working. I think whatever works for any individual I guess. So far, this is working for me
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    Calvin (facilitator)
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    Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:01 pm

    Re: 100 day challenge. Here we go

    Fri Jul 16, 2021 12:08 pm

    Hi @Panta ! Amazing work! Those are great strategies to have! :)
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