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#1 Posted on:
Fri, 02/03/2018 - 12:41

snow66

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2018-03-02

Today I have taken the decision to deal with my problem. I have been referred for counsellng through Netline and I have told my son that I have been gambling and that I am getting help. I just don't want to live like this anymore. I have tried to just stop and self exclude from online sites etc., but so far none of this has worked. I am not sure how much I have gambled, until this month it wasn't really impacting on me, but now I have gambled about 1,200 this month and have no money left. I don't really know how I am going to get from A to B, but I am going to try and get there

Posted on:
Fri, 02/03/2018 - 13:53

Lulubobs1966

Joined:
2015-07-19

Hi Snow I’m not really far enough along being gf to advise much but I can suggest blocking software, self excluding and posting on here. That’s all really helped me and it’s very early days for me yet. Best of wishes Lulu x

Posted on:
Fri, 02/03/2018 - 15:32

snow66

Joined:
2018-03-02

Thank you Lulu. I've self excluded and I am looking at blocking software. I put K9 on my phone but it didn't work. I think posting on here will help as I think I have been in denial and this makes it real. I wish you all the best . 

Posted on:
Sat, 03/03/2018 - 08:59

snow66

Joined:
2018-03-02

That's good to see that number 1 today. I am not going to gamble today either, so I am looking forward to seeing number 2 tomorrow. 

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Posted on:
Sun, 04/03/2018 - 07:42

snow66

Joined:
2018-03-02

Good to see Number 2 today. I am not going to gamble today. Looking forward to seeing number three tomorrow.

Posted on:
Sun, 04/03/2018 - 15:34

Jayden

Joined:
2011-09-01

Hi snow, Well done on seeking help. I would suggest purchasing Gamban on your mobile phone, it costs around £10 for a year and I've found it excellent! K9 web protection is good for the laptop though and any other device. 

All the best on your progress.

 

Posted on:
Mon, 05/03/2018 - 06:48

snow66

Joined:
2018-03-02

Thanks for your support Jayden. I am 3 days today. I am not going to gamble today, either.

Posted on:
Tue, 06/03/2018 - 05:58

snow66

Joined:
2018-03-02

4 Days. I will not gamble today

Posted on:
Wed, 07/03/2018 - 06:12

snow66

Joined:
2018-03-02

I haven#t gambled for 5 days. I am having my telephone assessment for counselling today. I am not going to gamble today

Posted on:
Thu, 08/03/2018 - 08:14

snow66

Joined:
2018-03-02

6 days in

Posted on:
Thu, 08/03/2018 - 17:58

tara2

Joined:
2013-01-27

I hope that telephone assessment was helpful!  great on the week gamble free snow.  tara2

Posted on:
Sat, 10/03/2018 - 11:30

snow66

Joined:
2018-03-02

tara2 wrote:

I hope that telephone assessment was helpful!  great on the week gamble free snow.  tara2

 

 

Thank you Tara. It was and I have my first face to face in the week. I hope you are doing ok.

Posted on:
Sat, 10/03/2018 - 11:31

snow66

Joined:
2018-03-02

8 days today. I didn't check in yesterday, but I made a week. I will not gamble today either.

Posted on:
Sun, 11/03/2018 - 00:08

snow66

Joined:
2018-03-02

Good to see the 9. Had a few feelings of wanting to bet, but managed not to give in, so quite pleased about that. Anyone feeling the same, hold on, we can overcome.