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My tale of stupidity and shame

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pamela
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Joined: Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:38 pm

Re: My tale of stupidity and shame

Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:32 am

Hey Jamus.dont focus on the negative..188 days is fantastic..pick yourself up..dust yourself off and continue on your journey
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FamilyFirst
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Joined: Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:38 pm

Re: My tale of stupidity and shame

Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:27 pm

Hi @Jamus, firstly I'd like to say hello and secondly well done for going the 188 days gamble free. Most of us have slipped up on our way to quitting. I lasted 6 months GF on my first attempt, then continued gambling again for 2 or 3 years....Doh..
Just remember how crap it makes you feel and aim not to do it to yourself again. You have shown that you have great willpower, treat it as a lesson in letting your guard down and re-arm yourself with your tools of distraction :cool:

Cheers, Lee
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