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    Mona58
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    Re: Need2stop - time to try

    Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:47 pm

    Well done on 2 weeks GF. Keep up the positive thinking.
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    Need2stop
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    Joined: Mon Apr 02, 2018 8:51 pm

    Re: Need2stop - time to try

    Sat May 05, 2018 5:26 pm

    Well it has been over a month and i have not given in. I have to say a thought popped into my head a few days ago as i drove past my local but i kept telling myself no. Was proud of how long i had lasted and i didnt want to start all over again! That demon saying ‘come on its been a month, whats $100 - you coukd win a few hundred!' I just had to tell that voice to fu+k off!

    I hope to continue! I also need to quit smoking but am worried i cant do both at the same time..... will give it a few more weeks before i try i think.

    I honestly thought i woukd have slipped by now so very happy with myself.
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    Mona58
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    Re: Need2stop - time to try

    Sat May 05, 2018 7:54 pm

    Well done!

    l am in the same situation regards to smoking. Working on that with psychologist... am frightened of relapse.

    All the best!
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    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~Confucius
    How the F did I get here
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    Joined: Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:05 pm

    Re: Need2stop - time to try

    Mon May 07, 2018 8:18 pm

    Well done Time To Stop!!
    One month, that is Fantastic.
    So good you told that piece of crap voice in your head to F off.
    Im day 8 no smokes which Im happy about as I was smoking like an industrial chimney!!
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    Calvin (facilitator)
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    Joined: Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:01 pm

    Re: Need2stop - time to try

    Thu May 10, 2018 1:07 pm

    Need2stop wrote:Well it has been over a month and i have not given in. I have to say a thought popped into my head a few days ago as i drove past my local but i kept telling myself no. Was proud of how long i had lasted and i didnt want to start all over again! That demon saying ‘come on its been a month, whats $100 - you coukd win a few hundred!' I just had to tell that voice to fu+k off!

    I hope to continue! I also need to quit smoking but am worried i cant do both at the same time..... will give it a few more weeks before i try i think.

    I honestly thought i woukd have slipped by now so very happy with myself.

    Hi 'need2stop'

    Well done on being gambling free! That is a tremendous effort. Its great to hear that you have gained control over that inner voice.

    regards,

    Calvin
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