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  • Day 1

    For those taking the 100 Day Challenge. Share your journey, seek support and track your progress here!
    lil J
    Junior Member
    Posts: 7
    Joined: Fri Dec 04, 2020 7:00 pm

    Day 1

    Fri Dec 04, 2020 7:02 pm

    I am finally ready to let go of the gamble. I have self excluded & made every possible barrier to slow the flow. In the past I have just joined a different site and spun from a $20 bet to $1000+ chasing my loses. It’s an awful feeling.

    Anyway day 1. Thanks
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    lil J
    Junior Member
    Posts: 7
    Joined: Fri Dec 04, 2020 7:00 pm

    Re: Day 1

    Sat Dec 05, 2020 7:51 am

    I’m back, day 2. Solid
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    22Jules
    Junior Member
    Posts: 7
    Joined: Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:24 am

    Re: Day 1

    Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:15 pm

    I’m joining you. Relapsed last night. Feeling terrible lost so much money right before Christmas. I just feel
    So stupid. I do try then an urge fleeting feeling comes and that’s it withdraw all my savings and throw it away. So disappointed. 😭

    Best wishes. We CAN do this!
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    lil J
    Junior Member
    Posts: 7
    Joined: Fri Dec 04, 2020 7:00 pm

    Re: Day 1

    Sun Dec 06, 2020 9:12 am

    You can join me Jules

    Day 3, I’ve installed the gaming blockers they help a lot of that is your poison.
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    lil J
    Junior Member
    Posts: 7
    Joined: Fri Dec 04, 2020 7:00 pm

    Re: Day 1

    Mon Dec 07, 2020 7:41 am

    Made it through the weekend. Ready to start the week, it’s nice not having to worry about results, I can focus my energy on my relationship & going to the gym and work. See what this week has ahead.

    Day 4
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    the_penguin
    Moderator
    Posts: 49
    Joined: Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:16 pm

    Re: Day 1

    Mon Dec 07, 2020 3:45 pm

    That's great news lil J!

    It must feel great to have made it through the weekend. Love hearing about your progress...
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    lil J
    Junior Member
    Posts: 7
    Joined: Fri Dec 04, 2020 7:00 pm

    Re: Day 1

    Tue Dec 08, 2020 7:38 am

    Thanks penguin, it’s going to be a tough journey but one that is worth the agony.

    Day 5 I haven’t really had any cravings, I guess just breaking the cycle has allowed me to think clearer and not just log onto a betting site or to to the pub. I watched a show called “addiction” on sbs - there was some good advice by their therapists and counsellors.
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    Squeaky
    Member
    Posts: 77
    Joined: Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:15 am

    Re: Day 1

    Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:40 pm

    Yes I watched the addiction programme; thought very helpful. Keep going, lots of new things will open out and the feeling within yourself is amazing. Well done for getting started. Brilliant.
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    Ila123
    Moderator
    Posts: 70
    Joined: Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:50 am

    Re: Day 1

    Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:24 am

    Hi @lil J

    Welldone on reaching the 5 day mark gambling free. How are you coping today, day-7?
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