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    ansert
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    RE: What i think these days.

    Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:01 pm

    Well I am winning, because my pay is in tomorrow and it's all ready to go straight out on bills before I can even touch it, my husband is already wondering why there is money in the account now??

    Today I had 3 hours in between appointments to fill, a BIG danger area for me - so I went to a big shopping centre, had a lovely lunch, bought my son a present then had a foot and neck massage, then went to the next appt and then home!! What a win!
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    POPEYE
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    RE: What i think these days.

    Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:09 am

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    ansert
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    RE: What i think these days.

    Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:09 pm

    Fabulous!!!
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    RE: What i think these days.

    Thu Mar 28, 2013 11:21 pm

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    doug
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    RE: What i think these days.

    Fri Mar 29, 2013 12:50 pm

    lol.. i read somewhere about a 2 month without pokie monkey... i can't control my dreams, but i don't want to ignore them either....today i am working on keeping my self awareness active...
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    Doug who's the good dog?
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    Stephen M
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    RE: What i think these days.

    Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:21 am

    I've had dreams like that, where you end up doing what you've been striving not to do. I reckon it can let you experience the feelings of breaking your abstinence and remind you what it would be like. Hopefully it can give you that extra motivation to stop you breaking it for real.

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    doug
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    Re: What i think these days.

    Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:23 pm

    Gamble free for over 5 years. I have a dream every so often that I have put a couple dollars in a pokie.
    In real life no real interest in gambling, which I would never thought would be possible.
    What is my advice Keep up the fight, you can do some amazing things if you really try hard.
    The mind can become used to other activities, and push the gambling monkey out of the first place and way beyound
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    pamela
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    Re: What i think these days.

    Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:58 am

    I agree Doug.well done by the way..it really is just a matter of retraining how we think and using that ability to find other activities
    Keep up the good fight
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    doug
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    Re: What i think these days.

    Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:50 pm

    Thanks Pamela.

    Having something to fill your time up with is very important.
    And making that first step at finding something else to do is key.
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