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DeterminedDan

Member since:
08.09.2016

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I am a compulsive gambler and I desperately want to turn my life around. Gambling has hampered me for far too long now and it’s time to finally break that habit and set myself free. My last bet was 13th May 2018.

I haven't gambled for

69

days

Date Post
21-07-2018 Yes that’s exactly what I’ve been thinking/worring about.  But we must re-evaluate our goals wh…
21-07-2018 69 days gamble free I’m still taking it one day at a time. I feel as though changing my mindset ab…
19-07-2018 Yes I can say that it sums me up too! Although my OCD with regards to gambling is slightly different…
19-07-2018 Day 67 All going well in my life currently. I have a nice summer holiday coming up this weekend whic…
18-07-2018 [quote=smbyrne2003] [quote=DeterminedDan] One thing I really suffer from is stress and anxiety. I wo…
17-07-2018 Thanks for your post in my diary mate. This time next week you’ll have hit that magical 300 days. …
17-07-2018 Thanks for your post on my diary mate.  82 days gamble free is a helluva an effort.  I think you…
16-07-2018 Day 64 When I wake up tomorrow, I’ll have beaten my previous best ever gamble free period of 64 da…
16-07-2018 I’m glad to read that you’re still gamble free, nonchaser. It’s all about reaching small, mana…
13-07-2018 61 days gf :) checking in …
12-07-2018 Day 60 What a rollercoaster ride of emotions that England have given us over the last few weeks. Fin…
11-07-2018 Thanks again Mixer for the Catch up and the inspirational words that you’ve provided for both myse…
08-07-2018 Thanks for the post in my diary, Leedsfan. Yes, a World Cup final is getting ever closer and with a …
08-07-2018 Thanks for the morale boosting post in my diary mate.  Congratulations on hitting 74 days. You too …
07-07-2018 Been out this morning to do some clothes shopping for my holiday. Something that I never even consid…
07-07-2018 Day 55 I love waking up to a gloriously sunny Saturday morning.  Going into town with my mum this m…
04-07-2018 52 days complete. Rarely think about gambling. I enjoy my life without it too much. I’m feeling mo…
02-07-2018 50 days gamble free for me :) Impressive stuff, Sars! I remember the very beginning of your journey.…
02-07-2018 Day 50 I’m proud to have hit 50 days without gambling. My quality of life has improved considerabl…
01-07-2018 [quote=Nonchaser]What drives our compulsion? My brain so wants to gamble tonight. I am not worried a…
01-07-2018 A fantastic post mate and a one which speaks nothing but the truth. I can vouch for all 4 of those p…
30-06-2018 Day 48 Thanks for your messages, Caughtup and Ukds :) Another weekend is upon us and it’s another …
29-06-2018 Checking in on Day 47 :) …
28-06-2018 Day 46 Still enjoying life without gambling, despite the World Cup seeming to provide me with endles…
26-06-2018 I’m glad to hear you’re still riding the gamble-free train, caughtup.  Positivity is the key. W…
24-06-2018 Day 42 6 weeks gamble free. Feeling very proud of myself today. I’m only a few days away from my 2…
22-06-2018 40 days GF. Enjoying the World Cup without betting on it. Enjoying life without gambling. Happy days…
22-06-2018 Haha nice one, Ukds! Lovin’ the positive attitude. I feel like I’ve rewired my brain too. It’s…
22-06-2018 Well done on 2 weeks gamble free, Stephen!  Loving the positivity that you’re showing! Excellent …
22-06-2018 Well done on getting past payday, Leedsfan.  I can’t believe you’re on 26 days already. Feels l…
22-06-2018 Day 40 I’m pleased to get myself into the forties. The recovery now feels real and I’m beginning…
20-06-2018 I remember you being gamble free for a while before Christmas because I was too. You were somebody w…
19-06-2018 Hi Caughtup, thanks for the post on my diary.  Great to see you move back into double figures again…
19-06-2018 Day 37 No urges recently. I thought the World Cup would provide some urges but it hasn’t yet mater…
18-06-2018 Great to see you back :) Best of luck going forward.  Dan …
17-06-2018 Big congrats to 3 weeks GF! You’re doing great, Leedsfan! Your mission tomorrow? Do not gamble.  …
17-06-2018 Thanks for the post on my diary mate and congratulations on accumulating over 50 days gamble free yo…
17-06-2018 Day 35 - 5 weeks gamble free. I’m beginning to feel the benefits of a gamble free life.  Life in …
16-06-2018 Checking in on 34 days gamble free. …
16-06-2018 Hey Leedsfan, to be fair, it doesn’t really help me in any way, it was more a case of not rocking …
16-06-2018 Day 34 I’m having some mixed feeling this morning/last night about gambling. I must admit, I’m f…
16-06-2018 Thanks for your support on my diary, 3CP. I’m sorry to hear of your relapse the other night. But w…
14-06-2018 Hi Stephen, it wasn’t that long ago that you managed 6 months gamble free. Cast your mind back to …
14-06-2018 Damo - Call it naive on my part but I’ve read so many stories on here of people who have self excl…
14-06-2018 Great post once again Mixer and thanks for your kind words. I’m glad to hear that you’re cutting…
14-06-2018 Day 32 The start of the World Cup! If I’m honest, I’m going to try and avoid all the hype as muc…
12-06-2018 Hi Slot Fool, I’ve just been reading your diary from start to finish.  Firstly, let me say, a mas…
12-06-2018 Congratulations on passing 50 days without a bet :) Unfortunately lows will happen during your recov…
12-06-2018 Hey Caught up, just dropping by to give you a dose of encouragement medicine :) Keep at it and belie…
12-06-2018 To be fair, sjw, funds have been available to me for a while now. Even more so since my last pay day…

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