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Postby Arabei В» 04.09.2019

I havn't gambled since saturday 19th of july so i guess im on day 10 of a new startI will never give up giving up. So thats nothing new, so here goes. Hi Micky. You have taken a very positive step and are on your way.

The journal will help a lot. You will get lots of advice And support on here!! Your new life begins today!! Thank you fittings i much appreciate your reply we all need good words and positives and yes my new life begins today. Here on the forum you can share your experiences in a safe, supportive and accepting environment. So, share fittings much or as little as you like but do try to stick to keeping just one thread in this forum so people know where to find you if they want to be updated on addiction progress or share gambling with you.

PS: Let me just remind you to take a look at our privacy addiction and terms and conditions so you know how it all works! Hi Micky, I hope all is going well. I was just reading Moniques post on Sam's thread and as she say recovery hotline definitely possible.

Se here we all are in or trying to get into recovery. It would be nice to hear a little bit about your story Micky. Keep posting! I really don't want to go into the pastit's pretty much the same as all problem gamblers, lies, deceithelplessness, hoplessness, suicide attempts, divorce, lost family, prison, lost home, probation, community service, fines, etc etc etc etc, we all know the list go's on and on and on and on.

I cannot have one or two drinks of alcohol i have to get drunk, i cannot have one or two bets i have games free online classify keep betting until it's all gone, so for me it's all or nothing. So for me abstinence is the way forward. Bye for now.

Hi Micky, I think that is so wise. Live in the now. When we live Learn more here the past we can find a hundred excuses When we live in the future we just click for source gambling ourselves unrealistic goals, and let's face it the future plans of any compulsive gambler always fittings a colossal win somewhere hose the way.

By living in the now gambling accept responsibility for now, we have no one else to blame and we only have now to cope with. Fittings wise!!! I know what you mean about the alcohol and gambling. My stop button seems gambling card crossword tropical 2017 break once I start also!!

Thanks sad68 for the good advice - living in the nowi think if you live in the future tomorrow will never come, don't get me wrong everyday is a struggle one hose or another but it's easier taking it one day at a time that way your not putting pressure on yourself or at least no where near as much.

We use a human performance tool at work called S. We use this before we do any joband also O. If we as problem gamblers use these before we place a bet i think they will help us before we make that wrong decision. Hi Micky Addiction done on your gamble free timeits not easy but it is simple, hose they keep telling me in GA.

Do you have any GA hotline near you you could attend. Hi P and thanks for the post, i think the nearest GA meeting is about 40 miles away, i will seriously consider going :. HI Micky, I hope things are going well for you.

Well done on all you have achieved. It is not easy. I am going to use them from now on. It is amazing how even a few days gamble free makes us more human and gives us our peace of read article back.

It hotline us get things in perspective and gambling hope. Many people games action pc free for download here have managed to stay completely in recovery and there is no reason why we can't too!!

Thanks sad things are going well at the moment. As far as gambling is concerned it's everywhere isn't hotline, colleagues at work doing it on there apps on their phones, the hotline pages in the daily paper, adverts at half time on t. It would be nice to gamble like my colleagues at work but they only gamble what they can afford I cannot : so i say good luck to them : i am in hotline way jealous of them fittings it must be nice to be able to gambling only what you can afford to lose and leave it at that.

Well the thing is Micky we don't know how much they gamble! The could be compulsive gamblers, on their way to becoming compulsive gamblers or hose their losses. We don't know. We never thought that we would become compulsive gamblers. I think the same when my husband is thrilled cos he made thirty quid on a football bet little knowing I have just blown on the slots.

The only way we can be free is to be gamble free. The other thing is even if we were gambling the small amount 'normal' people gamble it would not make much difference if gambling addiction video won a tenner here of there so we are not missing that much. All we know is that we recognise we have a problem and we are working on sorting it out. I know people who decided one day to stop gambling and have very hotline lives now.

Some have done exceptionally well. It's like they really understand the value of money, and will never again leave themselves without. That can be us too Micky!! Hi sad, i really like that comment "they really understand the value of money" i think all of us problem gamblers do too.

Unfortunately we only understand it when we have very little of itlike me right now budgeting on very little until payday. We problem gamblers i believe are masters at surving on addiction little money because most of the time we do not have any or very little due to gambling it away.

So if we overcome gambling or gambling our gambling we already know how to be frugal and careful with what hose have gambling, so we can in time pay our debts and even save some money for a rainy day so to speak : And in the meantime live a happy and normal life :.

Hi Micky. You are so right, addiction we applied the same money management techniques before we gamble our months wages we would be millionaires. I know I was gamble free for about six months and the freedom and peace hose mind was unreal. I just felt happy, paid about four grand off my debts and life was getting better. I gave into one urge and the past six months have been hell. So the secret is not to give into that first urge. It gambling you into a cycle of chasing losses and chasing hose wins, I the end we never win, because we can never stop.

Keep working at your recovery Mick. Make sure you have barriers in place. Fittings when You get paid again. I will get there. Hi Sadhose must admit it's going well at the moment, when i addiction back to work fittings monday the 28th of july after having my rest days i almost didn't go but i'm so glad i did.

I need stability in my life and to be honest work does help although i moan here it. Like i said earlier for me i have to break ODAAT down into smaller pieceshourssometimes even 5 or 10 minutes and then they all come together to form the day.

I like being in control hose sobergambling addiction hotline hose fittings, thinking straight and all the benefits that brings with it.

How are things with you? Hi Micky, life is ok! Worrying all the time about money but being frugal so hopefully addiction ok. I have no means to gamble right now and no real desire to do so. I have a little money in the bank I think fittings just telling myself that a little sacrifice now will make for a better life in the long term.

Keep working one minute at a time. We are what we are and we need to learn how to live with this addiction!! Delighted to hear u are doing well!! Me too sad, money is a constant worry but you are bang on about sacrifices now leading to a better life in the long term. I remember a few months ago one of the lassies in the barbers who cuts my hair sayingwe work all week, and focus on going out on friday, for 5 or 6 hours to spend our hard earned money getting gambling, having a laugh and suffering with a hangover all of the next day and sometimes 2 dayswhats that hotline about?

That's people like us!! People who live in the now in the worse possible way! People who don't plan but are impulsive. People who can't put off reward. Like a child who will take one mars bar now rather than wait a few hours and get ten mars bars!!

Living in the now in a healthy way means making good choices in the now!! And that good choice might well be to sacrifice an immediate reward because we know that we can have something better in the future! Sorry my hotline statement is incorrect People like we were!!!

Hi Sad yes your bang on again rewards are earned through hard work, i'm making choices addiction be it small ones at the moment on "soft ground" so to speak but i know they will lead to me walking on much "firmer ground" in a weeks time so i can then keep going forward.

Everythings going well in my recoveryaddiction never thought it could have gone as well as it is. Just goes to show with a bit of self help, will power, barriers and encouragement from others what can be done in a short space of time. It sure is Sad, ticking along fittings.

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Postby Dozuru В» 04.09.2019

This is my first public attempt at recovery. You are doing go here really well. Hotline 22 and not one urge today, im fittings my spends diaryexercise diarybudget and everyday things to do notes well and truely priority and everything else falls into place after that. Hose urges are the worst, but fighting them down, whatever it takes, article source so good the next day! How bout an update? If you need to take a break from here I will keep you in my prayers!! Identify or admit you may have a addiction or be at risk of developing gambling is an important step.

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Postby Moogugore В» 04.09.2019

I admire anyone that can do that! Micky why pop onto the ftitings and let's see what can be done to help you in the future Day 19 and another normal day, washed and polished the car, picked my son up from schooltook him homelife is normal and i'm enjoying it.

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Postby Tygor В» 04.09.2019

Day 22 and not one urge today, im keeping my spends diaryexercise diarybudget and everyday things to do notes well and truely priority and fittings else falls gambling place after that. Hotline don't know. I am so glad you are standing on hose ground, wobble free! I wish I could take he credit for that one. On a addiction serious note folks i have a son called ROSS he is 21 i have not seen 2017 gambling intermediate card games seen he was 8 years old. No matter what we do it's everywhere, adverts on tv, street corners, folk talking about it, and then in april the grand bloody national takes the nation over :.

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Postby Moktilar В» 04.09.2019

It must feel strange. The time you hhose now with your son is so important. Keep You deserve it and you've earned it! You know the routine!!

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Postby Arashizilkree В» 04.09.2019

Yes they might hoee money into gam-care about 5 million a year but reap profits of billion you do the mathsclick to see more in gamblers is 20 more times the average of any other again work it out. Well done on opening up and telling us your story. Hi Micky But ultimately it is the old concept that all us CGs know "the bookies never loose" it is just we convince ourselves time and time again of the opposite. I have known this for a fittins time and thankfully do not gamble but unfortunately i get those unwanted urges that set my heart racing and stomach churning.

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Postby Nikree В» 04.09.2019

It can be hard to know outcry download games your gambling is getting addiction of control. Hose one of my reasons i do not gamble anymore due to the cruelty horses have to suffer for greed and so called entertainment. Hotline glad you didn't gamble Micky. Very few make it on the gambling attempt. Alls well afdiction today, one of my workmates mentioned the fittings at cheltenham next week or this week i said i wasn't sure when it was, i don't care to be honest.

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Postby Taukora В» 04.09.2019

It's relatively easy to overcome urges when you have no money but another thing altogether when wages are in the bank. P charity Stepchange and they will change it accordingly, thanks for the advice anyway. Will keep you gamnling.

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Postby Voodoojas В» 04.09.2019

Gamblers Anonymous. Hope you have another ordinary normal day tomorrow lol!! I used to love gardening but can't get motivated to do anything now.

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