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adam poker 2 years and counting

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#1 Posted on:
Wed, 15/03/2017 - 20:16

adam123

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2015-06-09

Hi, ive been on here two years there abouts and I've had various diarys but none have been successful. Nothing changes if nothing changes, well alot has changed over two years however I am still losing my money. Ive gone from spending five hundred a month on online poker to blocking online gambling. Ive gone from betting in bookies on football to self excluding from local bookies. Ive gone from pub poker four times a week to none. Ive gone from spending two hundred a month on fruit machines to hating them wiyth a passion and stopping. Ive moved to casinos which I ewill now join the sense program. Ive gone from payday to payday with different regets. I have improved slowly and now I've budgeted every penny I have on a spreadsheet and will be looking at spending two hundred a month on all my social activities.

Posted on:
Wed, 15/03/2017 - 20:21

adam123

Joined:
2015-06-09

This will include holidays and will mean I'm able to pay back what I owe. I will join the 100 day challenge. I will be playing football and tennis socially and going to festivals already booked and drinking coffees rather than going to the pub. Wish me luck

Posted on:
Wed, 15/03/2017 - 22:43

Guestuser9

Joined:
Before 2009

Best of luck lets see what you've got . When I first got here you did 50 days so let's go for 2 months as a first goal. Get the sense form filled in and let's see you smash it Adam?

Posted on:
Thu, 16/03/2017 - 00:29

ODAAT

Joined:
2014-11-10

Nothing changes if nothing changes Adam & I don't mean new handles & fresh diaries!

Take it from me, no amount of 'budgeting' or rejigging your finances is going to 'fix this'...If it could, I would never have needed this place because I did it every day for donkeys years.  Stop kidding yourself you can do this alone or even just with the support of the site & get to GA/sort out some counselling!  It's not something that can be wished away.

Posted on:
Thu, 16/03/2017 - 13:17

adam123

Joined:
2015-06-09

Cheers deano and odaat I'm going to jojn sense program soon and I have had a good start to the week today is day3 ...

Posted on:
Sun, 19/03/2017 - 21:13

adam123

Joined:
2015-06-09

Day six

Posted on:
Mon, 20/03/2017 - 14:03

Guestuser9

Joined:
Before 2009

Nice one Adam 

Don't give up on yourself 

Posted on:
Mon, 20/03/2017 - 18:04

adam123

Joined:
2015-06-09

Today marks one week free of gambling horray go me. Ive also not smoked since new years and also not had an alcoholic drink for a week also. I feel refreshed and energised. Just think how ill feel in a months time if I'm still free from gambling. Thank you very much for the words of encouragement deano . I a off work sick today dodgy stumach I will not be getting paid for it unfortunately az ive already had six days off I think, well hopefully I get paid for it we will see. I'm back in the swing of this and the first test will be Thursday when I usually get talked into poker. Trying to give losing weight a go as of today. I weigh thirteen and a half stone today and first goal is to get down to thirteen and three pounds. I'm going to achieve this by eating a good breakfast, having dinner at lunchtime and a small snack in the evening. As I will burn off the caleries during the dag I should not need the caleries in the evening. Well ill give anything a go once. I'm going to go swimming on Saturday this week as I enjoy it. Then hopefully this year will be a healthy one with a slim me at the end of it.

Posted on:
Mon, 20/03/2017 - 21:58

Little miss lost

Joined:
2016-05-24

Sounds like you have a plan. Get those blocks in place. Stick to it and your future should really look brighter. All good wishes x