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  • 11 months

    For people making and maintaining change in their gambling. Connect, ask questions, offer advice, and share your story in here. If you are new to the site drop in and say hello!
    Mongoose
    Member
    Posts: 68
    Joined: Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:45 pm

    11 months

    Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:42 pm

    Well tomorrow is 11 months and yes it has been a struggle !!!!!
    I didn’t think I would ever get to this stage but I’m here . Went to a show at the casino last week which has brought back a lot of feelings just seeing machines again everything came flooding back so I have been on high alert in the last week thought I would be ok but it’s amazing how the mind works , have my strategies in place so very aware of how vulnerable we can come
    Still got a lot to work on thankfully seeing my counsellor this week what a god sent !!!
    Here is to getting to the 12 month mark
    Mongoose
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    AussiePear
    Junior Member
    Posts: 17
    Joined: Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:56 pm

    Re: 11 months

    Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:30 pm

    Well done resisting temptation. Going to the casino would of been darn hard. Hope u got something organised for ur 12 mth mark. X
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    pamela
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1952
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: 11 months

    Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:45 pm

    Well done on going to the Casino ..it can stir up old memories and desires but smile at those thoughts and push them away
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    Calvin (facilitator)
    Moderator
    Posts: 635
    Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:01 pm

    Re: 11 months

    Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:18 pm

    Fantastic work @Mongoose !!!

    Keep it up!
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    BrittV (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 485
    Joined: Mon May 14, 2018 11:40 am

    Re: 11 months

    Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:54 am

    hey mongoose... am i right in believing tomorrow's a big day for you..??!
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    Sadly, it's my last week as Community Manager. Wishing everyone all the best!
    Mongoose
    Member
    Posts: 68
    Joined: Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:45 pm

    Re: 11 months +1

    Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:30 pm

    Britt yes your write today is 12 months!!!!
    It feels like it’s taken me forever to get here but one foot in front of the other I am finally here 12 months gamble free I feel very happy today that I finally am here
    Mongoose
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    BrittV (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 485
    Joined: Mon May 14, 2018 11:40 am

    Re: 11 months

    Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:58 pm

    Mongoose how good is that!!!!!!
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    Huge congratulations, that's really incredible.
    You've been a really big encouragement and inspiration to many by sharing your experiences - thank you!

    Did you do anything for yourself in particular to celebrate?
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    Sadly, it's my last week as Community Manager. Wishing everyone all the best!
    BrittV (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 485
    Joined: Mon May 14, 2018 11:40 am

    Re: 11 months

    Mon Sep 30, 2019 5:01 pm

    Just had a look back on your early posts in the Here's hoping thread. You must be very proud of how far you've come.
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    Sadly, it's my last week as Community Manager. Wishing everyone all the best!
    Mongoose
    Member
    Posts: 68
    Joined: Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:45 pm

    Re: 11 months

    Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:07 pm

    Hi Britt thank you for your support I have definitely come a long way since I first started but couldn’t have done it without the support from everyone here , didn’t really do much to celebrate just took my niece and nephew to the show we had a great time . Here is to another year !!!! 🙂🙂
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    How the F did I get here
    Senior Member
    Posts: 380
    Joined: Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:05 pm

    Re: 11 months

    Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:08 pm

    Well done Mongoose! Sensational achievment there for you.
    Life must be grand!
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