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Re: can I see the light

Posted: Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:30 pm
by pamela
I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year..and hope you can go into or start the year gamble free..lets continue supporting each other in the fight

Re: can I see the light

Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:05 pm
by pamela
I have just helped a good friend celebrate being 10 years pokies free..what a great achievement it has been and I am so grateful I have been a part of her recovery.
We can all achieve this if we want to..it takes guts and determination.
Living life without the shackles of gambling is liberating

Re: can I see the light

Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:26 pm
by Mongoose
What a fantastic achievement !! :)

Re: can I see the light

Posted: Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:26 pm
by pamela
"I am unencumbered by the chains of gambling"
My new catchphrase

Re: can I see the light

Posted: Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:21 am
by BrittV (facilitator)
Love it!

Re: can I see the light

Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:25 pm
by pamela
I went into a Pokie Room today ,first time in along long time ,and all I felt was sadness for the list souls sitting at those machines.
No-one looked away,no-one smiled..blank faces waiting for the rush
Made me very grateful I am not part of that anymore..
Power to us all

Re: can I see the light

Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:22 pm
by pamela
I notice there isn't much activity here at the moment.I am surprised yet glad..with the hotels and clubs all shut there must be lots of people who are struggling at this time.
But you are not alone ..there is help and maybe it is a kick start into stopping
Stopping is hard at anytime but when it is not your choice it must be harder
I only hope that online betting has not increased
Be strong and stay away
I personally would love
To walk into a venue and listen to the silence and rejoice at the empty seats
Makes me happy
Have a great Easter

Re: can I see the light

Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:53 pm
by Mona58
WELL SAID PAMELA!

l hope it helps many recover!

Happy Easter and Passover everyone.

Re: can I see the light

Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:04 am
by pamela
Hi everyone
How are you all doing??
If anyone is struggling at the moment please know there is help.
Giving up gambling is tough when you WANT to do it,but to have that decision made for you must be really hard.
Stay safe and know there is support

Re: can I see the light

Posted: Sat May 16, 2020 12:04 pm
by pamela
As we are slowly working towards life going back to normal..I wonder how long it will be before pubs and clubs reopen and there is a cascade of people banging down the doors to start down the path of destruction again.
I really hope that people have the resolve to stay away and continue to.But if they do,then I worry that a new generation of people will push that button for the first time and feel that rush of adrenaline and slowly go down the path to addiction.
I hope not.
What are your thoughts?