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  • can I see the light

    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!
    SW1
    Senior Member
    Posts: 157
    Joined: Mon Feb 17, 2014 7:43 pm

    Re: can I see the light

    Wed Feb 10, 2016 9:39 pm

    Wow, its great that you didn't have any urges and thoughts of playing those awful machines!
    I've never heard of somebody actually going into a venue with their counselor!
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    pamela
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1709
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: can I see the light

    Wed Feb 10, 2016 11:18 pm

    Yep..it was very therapeutic..and counsellors do it quite often..it was weird sitting watching people play..expressionless..mindless people feeding a machine for no return..made me sad to think I wasted so much time and money on them
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    SW1
    Senior Member
    Posts: 157
    Joined: Mon Feb 17, 2014 7:43 pm

    Re: can I see the light

    Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:16 pm

    I bet its good to view it from the outside, not being transfixed by those awful machines! Its amazing how many hours I have spent staring at those screens blocking the world out.
    You are doing so well, and are showing it can be done!
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    pamela
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    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: can I see the light

    Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:30 pm

    YES SW1 it can be done.and even today I have no urge or thought to gamble..hopefully I can keep it up..
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    pamela
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1709
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: can I see the light

    Sun Feb 14, 2016 8:00 pm

    Well that is the 2nd 100 day challenge done and dusted..if I can do it..anyone can..thanks for all the support and kind words.no gambling today
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    Suzy1
    Senior Member
    Posts: 187
    Joined: Fri Jul 18, 2014 7:10 pm

    Re: can I see the light

    Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:41 pm

    Pamela you have been there through my entire time on here and I very much appreciate it. Congratulations on reaching 200 days, you've done a great job and the futures so much clearer without it
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    pamela
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1709
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: can I see the light

    Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:34 am

    7 months gamble free today..no gambling for me today..thanks everyone for your support along the way
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    Tom
    Junior Member
    Posts: 15
    Joined: Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:10 pm

    Re: can I see the light

    Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:34 am

    Hi Pamela,
    Your story brought a tear to my eye! Thanks for the motivation. It's great to hear of your success. You should be so proud! I am starting the 100 day challenge today and am determined to see it through.

    Cheers,
    Tom
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    pamela
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1709
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: can I see the light

    Thu Feb 25, 2016 8:09 am

    Thanks Tom..stay focused and positive and you can achieve anything..say no to gambling
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    pamela
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1709
    Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

    Re: can I see the light

    Fri Mar 18, 2016 11:53 am

    Today is day 233 and I feel pumped..thanks for all the help and support..this special space has helped and encouraged me so much and kept me focused..so lets keep the support going and say no to gambling..have a great weekend
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