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  • Day 0 - absolute rock bottom

    For those taking the 100 Day Challenge. Share your journey, seek support and track your progress here!
    Greegz
    Junior Member
    Posts: 4
    Joined: Tue Apr 26, 2022 7:24 pm

    Day 0 - absolute rock bottom

    Tue Apr 26, 2022 7:41 pm

    Rock bottom. But I’m alive, I’m breathing. And I can crawl my way back out of this gigantic hole I’ve made for myself.
    One day at a time 💪
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    spentitallagain
    Senior Member
    Posts: 157
    Joined: Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:36 pm

    Re: Day 0 - absolute rock bottom

    Tue Apr 26, 2022 10:36 pm

    Hey brother stay strong 💪

    One day at a time, I want you to stay on here mate, come on this journey of not gambling beside me mate!! Just did Day 22 today. But in the long run won’t be long at all. Stay strong.. One day at a time.. don’t feel bad if you slip up, come back on here and just be honest, even if you stuff up 50 times use this as your blog!! S
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    the_penguin
    Moderator
    Posts: 95
    Joined: Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:16 pm

    Re: Day 0 - absolute rock bottom

    Thu Apr 28, 2022 1:19 pm

    Hey @Greegz

    I would also like to know how you're doing?
    That determination I read in your post will serve you well in beating this. I hope you will use the forum to get a top-up on that determination, should it run low.
    We're here for you...
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    Greegz
    Junior Member
    Posts: 4
    Joined: Tue Apr 26, 2022 7:24 pm

    Re: Day 0 - absolute rock bottom

    Thu Apr 28, 2022 9:30 pm

    Day 2. One day at a time. I always find the week after having a huge blowout very easy to not gamble. Because the pain is so fresh. It’s after a week that my mind forgets that we are an addict and in a huge hole of debt. An addicts brain can play all sorts of tricks on itself.
    So far so good, we will see where my mind takes me the next few weeks.
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    the_penguin
    Moderator
    Posts: 95
    Joined: Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:16 pm

    Re: Day 0 - absolute rock bottom

    Fri Apr 29, 2022 1:55 pm

    Keep up the good work @Greegz

    You have some good insight to your pattern. You know that next week will be the biggest challenge for you. Doing daily check ins here will be a great asset to get you through that patch.

    We're here for you!
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    spentitallagain
    Senior Member
    Posts: 157
    Joined: Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:36 pm

    Re: Day 0 - absolute rock bottom

    Sat Apr 30, 2022 8:35 am

    Hey @Greegz 100 percent agree with you that it’s easier not to gamble for that week after a blow out.. but to even make the realisation, you must’ve gone through a ton of reflection from past experiences.

    Use the forum posts as a bit of a reminder to ground yourself, you are doing the exact right thing!!

    One day at a time!! Use your forum post as a bit of energy boost for the day! I feel better every time I post about how I feel on the forum (good or bad)
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    Printemps
    Moderator
    Posts: 896
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 8:12 am

    Re: Day 0 - absolute rock bottom

    Tue May 03, 2022 12:26 pm

    @Greegz how are you travelling?
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    spentitallagain
    Senior Member
    Posts: 157
    Joined: Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:36 pm

    Re: Day 0 - absolute rock bottom

    Thu May 05, 2022 1:30 pm

    @Greegz hope you're sticking strong mate
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    Greegz
    Junior Member
    Posts: 4
    Joined: Tue Apr 26, 2022 7:24 pm

    Re: Day 0 - absolute rock bottom

    Fri May 13, 2022 9:42 pm

    Hey @spentitallagain @the_penguin @Printemps i am still going strong. I decided to turn off my phone and go disappear somewhere with no reception for a while. Far away from gambling. Cleared the head and I’m doing well!

    17 days so far. On the right track. Thanks for checking in when you did ✌️
    It does feel good to know people check in when you need it
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    Printemps
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    Posts: 896
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 8:12 am

    Re: Day 0 - absolute rock bottom

    Sat May 14, 2022 10:55 am

    @Greegz getting away is the best thing some times, great to hear you're going strong! Good on ya, we're always here for you :);
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