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sunbeam

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Before 2009

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08-12-2017 K9 is free and works on a laptop. I don't think it is compatible with android phones, however. You w…
07-12-2017 Hi Alex I love your spirit and conviction and believe that both are crucial to overcoming this addic…
17-10-2017 Hi Gareth I read your post with interest, not simply because it is well written, but because it refl…
17-10-2017 Hi Gazza Sorry to hear that your spirits have been low; hopefully things have improved now. I found …
06-10-2017 Hi Gazza Hopefully you are now around the 120 day stage. Great effort mate. Stay positive and focuss…
07-09-2017 Hi Gazza You are within a few days of the 90 day milestone that GA likes to honour. Well done my fri…
01-08-2017 I remember having a very vivid dream after about 4 months and waking up convinced that I had gambled…
30-07-2017 How bizarre that we both posted simultaneously.......music from the twilight zone... Great news and …
30-07-2017 Hi Gazza I trust that you have had a great family holiday. I hope that you have returned with the sa…
02-07-2017 HI Gazza I am greatly encouraged by your post. It sounds as though you are doing many of the right t…
27-06-2017 Hi Gazza Hope you are doing well. I was very encouraged by your post as it sounded like you have som…
19-06-2017 Hi Gazza Well done on staying off gambling for 7 days - no easy feat for a problem gambler, but thin…
19-06-2017 Hi Aaron I hope that you are making good progress and I apologise for not having replied earlier. I …
15-06-2017 Hi Aaron A paradoxical message. You say you have suffered heavy losses, understand that in the long …
02-04-2017 Hi Notafool I have met many problem gamblers/gambling addicts over the years and I can only think of…
30-03-2017 Oh the power of addiction. I remember it well, even though I stopped gambling nearly 4 years ago. I …
29-03-2017 The thing with any addiction is that you cannot control the thoughts that come into your head.... Yo…
07-02-2017 Stopping gambling is about taking back control. Gambling dictated when, or if I went to bed, when I …
03-01-2017 Hi Jamie I haven't gambled for three and a half years and I would like to tell you that I have all t…
20-12-2016 Hi Ross I have been away for a while. Hope things are still going well for you.  Ken …
29-11-2016 You're doing really well Ross. Very soon everything will settle down enough for you to get a better …
27-11-2016 I know why.......it is because you are caught up in a powerful addiction. When we win we feel good, …
27-11-2016 A week without gambling is a long time for an addict and it probably feels that way. As your body ad…
26-11-2016 Hi Ross Well done for your progress so far. It is easy to underestimate the challenge of beating gam…
26-11-2016 Anxiety is without doubt a symptom of withdrawal. Gambling causes a reaction that increases feel-goo…
23-11-2016 There will be no shortage of tests along the way and it will take time to win back people's trust, s…
21-11-2016 In the early days it is so easy to be filled with thoughts of the negative impact of our gambling an…
21-11-2016 It is sometimes easier to carry on gambling because we can continue to mask the pain and not have to…
26-04-2016 Hi Shorty I spent many years trying to beat my gambling problem and was constantly lured back into t…
15-12-2015 Everyone is different and this also applies to recovery as you so rightly point out. I accept your o…
13-12-2015 Hi Jljepson It is remarkable how something that starts out as a bit of fun, turns into something tha…
21-11-2015 Hi Chris Sorry but I don't get on this site as often as I would like, as the majority of my support …
11-11-2015 Sorry that you had problems posting. Please take the time to tell us about yourself again. It will b…
11-11-2015 Hi Chris Just because you decide to give up doesn't mean you won't get urges. Remember gambling is a…
09-11-2015 Hi Chris I used to spend all my money on gambling. I was never in the army, but I was a pub manager …
08-11-2015 I look forward to hearing of your positive progress. I have been gambling free for nearly two and a …
08-11-2015 Hi It is a big step to admit that you have a gambling problem; it is also a good step, but only a sm…
08-11-2015 Well done for not gambling over the past two weeks. You are right to be concerned about complacency …
12-06-2015 There is software available that will allow you to block categories of websites or specific websites…
12-06-2015 Hi Junebug Forgiving yourself is easy, providing that you do not continue to make the same mistakes …
10-06-2015 Hi I have read your blog with interest and consider it a good way of helping yourself to better unde…
10-06-2015 Hi Mba I lapsed many times before I finally managed to break my addiction to gambling. I have now be…
15-02-2015 Hi Flamingo Sorry to hear that you have relapsed but as a former gambling addict myself, it does not…
25-01-2015 I'll be honest; don't expect it to be easy, but the benefits from doing something meaningful, chall…
25-01-2015 Hi Flamingo Sometimes we need something big to happen in order to shake us out of a reverie and in …
11-01-2015 There are two days in every week about which we should not worry: two days which should be kept free…
11-01-2015 Hi I have been gamble free for 18 months and can assure you that things will get easier. 6 months i…
03-01-2015 Hi Lesley I remember my head being all over the place in the early days, but I also remember that wh…
01-01-2015 Hi Lesley I found it very hard to break the habit of gambling. My brain craved for action for some t…
29-12-2014 Hi Lesley It is good that you did not gamble yesterday and that is something that I am hopeful you w…

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