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  • First time I’ve ever seeked help

    For those taking the 100 Day Challenge. Share your journey, seek support and track your progress here!
    Kevcollingwood
    Senior Member
    Posts: 109
    Joined: Mon Mar 09, 2020 5:23 pm

    Re: First time I’ve ever seeked help

    Thu Aug 18, 2022 3:49 pm

    Hi @Rubi , good thanks, 74 days , goes quick when you focus on one day at a time😀
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    Rubi
    Member
    Posts: 48
    Joined: Fri Jul 15, 2022 11:13 am

    Re: First time I’ve ever seeked help

    Thu Aug 18, 2022 6:34 pm

    @Kevcollingwood wow go you! Can you see big changes? Congratulations keep up the fantastic work 😃
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    Rubi
    Member
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    Joined: Fri Jul 15, 2022 11:13 am

    Re: First time I’ve ever seeked help

    Fri Aug 19, 2022 3:46 pm

    34 days 👍😃
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    Printemps
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    Posts: 904
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 8:12 am

    Re: First time I’ve ever seeked help

    Fri Aug 19, 2022 3:59 pm

    @Rubi 34 days that's fantastic! How do you feel being able to look back over the past month gamble free?
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    Rubi
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    Posts: 48
    Joined: Fri Jul 15, 2022 11:13 am

    Re: First time I’ve ever seeked help

    Thu Aug 25, 2022 1:40 pm

    40 days 😀 feeling great nearly half way
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    Daphne
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    Posts: 3
    Joined: Tue Aug 23, 2022 12:12 pm

    Re: First time I’ve ever seeked help

    Thu Aug 25, 2022 3:25 pm

    @Rubi Great going, 40 days and pleasing you're feeling great!!
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    Rubi
    Member
    Posts: 48
    Joined: Fri Jul 15, 2022 11:13 am

    Re: First time I’ve ever seeked help

    Fri Aug 26, 2022 9:40 am

    41 days 🤔 woke up this morning to a email from the company I used to use for online pokies (even though they’re blocked 🤷‍♀️) was so tempted. But once again lucky I have the gambling block on my bank it takes 2 days to reverse, and I haven’t reversed it since I put it on. I feel it gives you time for the urge to pass and then I just don’t bother.
    Anyway have a great day 😀
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    spentitallagain
    Senior Member
    Posts: 158
    Joined: Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:36 pm

    Re: First time I’ve ever seeked help

    Fri Aug 26, 2022 9:20 pm

    Congrats on the progress so far Rubi!! You are smashing it
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    Ymap15
    Junior Member
    Posts: 1
    Joined: Sat Aug 27, 2022 9:28 am

    Re: First time I’ve ever seeked help

    Sat Aug 27, 2022 10:11 am

    Hi this is my first time on here. Really desperate and need help with my gambling problem. I’ve ruined my family and spent all our savings I’m on here looking for support I have no strategies and don’t know where to start.
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    Printemps
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    Posts: 904
    Joined: Tue May 04, 2021 8:12 am

    Re: First time I’ve ever seeked help

    Sat Aug 27, 2022 10:46 am

    hey there @Ymap15 welcome to the forums, I can hear how frustrated you are. Gambling can really drag us and our loved ones down, but the fact that you're here and reaching out for help shows amazing strength and want to make a meaningful change.

    You might find it useful to start your own 100 Day Challenge Thread, you can find them here . You can use it as a space to check in every day and get support and just have a place to vent and share how you're feeling, just as @Rubi is doing here in her thread!

    You can also check out our pages in the Making a Change section (here) which may help you get some strategies in place.

    A key thing to keep in mind right now is to take it one day at a time. This is a big journey, so be patient and just remember, one day, one hour, one minute at a time.

    If you need to chat, always feel free to tag myself or @Pikachu or any other forum member, just use the @ symbol and select their username form the drop-down list
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