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  • Accountability Challenge 20 Days

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    Bear22
    Junior Member
    Posts: 16
    Joined: Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:44 am

    Re: Accountability Challenge 20 Days

    Fri Sep 20, 2019 7:03 pm

    • Day 5 checkin done
    • Day 5 gamble free :);
    • Day 5 feeling better :);
    • Day 5 learning / thought - urges and mood swings pass quickly :cool:
    Weekends are usually my weakness but this weeks is booked up so won't even think of it !

    thanks @Mona58 good suggestion.
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    Bear22
    Junior Member
    Posts: 16
    Joined: Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:44 am

    Re: Accountability Challenge 20 Days

    Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:52 am

    Early post as I won't have time later today.
    • Day 6 checkin done
    • Day 6 gamble free :);
    • Day 6 looking forward to today's activities :);
    • Day 6 thought - posting first thing in morning gives different perspective, in a good way :cool:
    2 x
    Calvin (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 472
    Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2018 5:01 pm

    Re: Accountability Challenge 20 Days

    Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:33 am

    Welldone @Bear22

    How are things going today?
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    Bear22
    Junior Member
    Posts: 16
    Joined: Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:44 am

    Re: Accountability Challenge 20 Days

    Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:34 pm

    Doing well @Calvin (facilitator) thanks for asking!
    • Day 7 & 8 checkin done
    • Day 8 gamble free
    • Day 8 feeling good and no urges to gamble
    • Day8 thought - helps when you have things on so do more of it
    2 x
    Bear22
    Junior Member
    Posts: 16
    Joined: Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:44 am

    Re: Accountability Challenge 20 Days

    Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:29 pm

    • Day 9 checkin done
    • Day 9 gamble free
    • Day 9 feeling good with no real urges
    • Day 9 thought - reflection is good in recovery
    2 x
    BrittV (facilitator)
    Senior Member
    Posts: 485
    Joined: Mon May 14, 2018 11:40 am

    Re: Accountability Challenge 20 Days

    Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:44 am

    you're going great @Bear22 !
    1 x
    Sadly, it's my last week as Community Manager. Wishing everyone all the best!
    Bear22
    Junior Member
    Posts: 16
    Joined: Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:44 am

    Re: Accountability Challenge 20 Days

    Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:38 pm

    • Day 10 checkin
    • Day 10 gamble free
    • Day 10 feeling alright :);
    • Day 10 half way mark
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    Chunkyquitter
    Member
    Posts: 78
    Joined: Mon Dec 12, 2016 11:34 pm

    Re: Accountability Challenge 20 Days

    Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:12 pm

    Keep going, as the guy in Duece Bigalow and the waterboy says

    “YOU CAN DO IT”
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    Bear22
    Junior Member
    Posts: 16
    Joined: Tue Dec 11, 2012 12:44 am

    Re: Accountability Challenge 20 Days

    Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:08 pm

    • Day 11 checkin done
    • Day 11 gamble free
    • Day 11 feeling ok
    • Day 11 had the day off work today so was a bit bored so dropped into my local venue (yes not a smart move) had a coffee whilst watching all these people gamble, lose money, looking frustrated and angry etc. I walked out after 10 mins :);
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    Chunkyquitter
    Member
    Posts: 78
    Joined: Mon Dec 12, 2016 11:34 pm

    Re: Accountability Challenge 20 Days

    Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:39 am

    It amazing to sit back a look at people gambling when you have no urge to bet.

    The main things you notice is no one looks happy playing them, nor does it look like a form of entertainment and fun.
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