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Lightsout

Member since:
19.06.2017

Lightsout's profile

I haven't gambled for

182

days

Date Post
24-10-2017 127 days and still free!!! …
06-09-2017 Hi Adamjamal and Matt, many thanks for your encouragement and support! Adam, if my diary helps one p…
20-08-2017 Day 62. Over 2 months gamble-free nailed. I am feeling so much better about life, my mood is improve…
30-07-2017 So I have been pretty busy with life (still amazed at how much time I have to do other things now th…
19-07-2017 Dear Sars, what an achievement, almost 2 months for you! Your family are very lucky to have you, you…
19-07-2017 Dear Matt, that's great news (I read your story previously). Time for your new life to really spread…
18-07-2017 Dear Matt, day 287!! That's brilliant work. And sounds like your life is continuing to change for th…
18-07-2017 Dear Matt, thanks for your encouragement and I do believe today is 29 days - I have done over a mont…
14-07-2017 Dear Moorey, I am only 25 days in myself, but I remember those dark first few days. I just want to t…
14-07-2017 Dear Day 25, lovely to meet you gamble-free. Payday has also been and gone without a hitch, no urges…
11-07-2017 Dear ItMattersMore, I think you are right that with the right conditions everyone could become a com…
09-07-2017 Thanks Abstainer, I am glad you can relate to my diary. Yes, I always read my intial post from time …
06-07-2017 Dear Sars, I wish you a wonderful time in Paris, you have earned this holiday, and just think how mu…
06-07-2017 Thank you for your support ItMattersMore.  So, on day 17, this is what I am finding. The seemingly …
04-07-2017 Dear Sars, thank you for your encouragement and support! I do believe I am at 15 days now - two of t…
01-07-2017 Dear Voilcano, a good point indeed. I'm staying aware. I think the grieving process is almost over, …
01-07-2017 Dear Sars, congratulations on your 4 weeks of freedom! Life, here you come! …
01-07-2017 Dear Magsy, Louis and Mac, thank you for your support and empathy. These connections with others who…
29-06-2017 Major realisation. The reason it has taken me so long to deal with this is that I did not realise I …
29-06-2017 Dear Angie, go for it girl! Wishing you safe early days with your exclusions in place. You are right…
29-06-2017 Does anyone feel like there is so much more of the day left? I lost days in a fog of gambling. Full …
29-06-2017 Dear Oldham, it means a lot that you have been following my diary, and helps me stay accountable! Th…
28-06-2017 That's great you've made plans for the money and your wife can support you with this. Maybe you can …
28-06-2017 Dear Stephen, I'm sorry to hear your emotions took a decline this morning. Dust yourself off. Challe…
28-06-2017 Dear Magsy, you are covering many avenues with your choices, well done! Stay strong though, I think…
28-06-2017 Dear Sars, no problem at all. I am finding that supporting others is also spurring me on. We have al…
28-06-2017 Dear TulsiT, it's great to hear you speak with such self-awareness. We cannot change the past, but t…
28-06-2017 Dear Mac, you must be one day away from a week of freedom! How are you doing? …
28-06-2017 Dear Adam, you are doing brilliantly! How are you feeling? …
28-06-2017 Dear Paul, that's great. Excluding myself has been invaluable for these early days, a great deterran…
28-06-2017 Dear Sars, yes, I am feeling stronger every day. Thoughts of gambling cross my mind when I remember …
28-06-2017 Dear Elvis, as with any situation made up of individuals, you'll get conflicting advice. Ultimately,…
27-06-2017 Dear Sars, payday will be a big test, as you know. Mine is looming also, but you get to go first. Ju…
27-06-2017 Dear ODAAT, many thanks for your support and empathy. The period I fell away... I had a lot going on…
27-06-2017 Dear Elvis, it might help to plan what you are going to do with your day. If online is your addictio…
26-06-2017 You gotta take the path that's right for you Elvis. Fingers crossed you do something different and b…
26-06-2017 I'm sorry it's been difficult Paul, but perhaps you needed that sharp shock. I imagine most of us ha…
26-06-2017 Hmm. I'm not sure about that one. Hopefully a more seasoned member will be able to advise on this. I…
26-06-2017 Sounds like you are on the right path to self-knowledge TulsiT. If you have identified low self-wort…
26-06-2017 Dear T2c, the shame is normal. It's the healthy part of yourself that recognises you can do better. …
26-06-2017 Dear Tulsi, I echo Louis sentiment, it sounds like there is a core emotional issue within you that i…
26-06-2017 Dear Elvis, you have made an excellent decision to stop gambling and live a free life once again! Ha…
26-06-2017 Dear Frozen, I hope you didn't find my post overkill. I am full of optimism that this time will be d…
26-06-2017 Dear ItMattersMore, I think you have made an excellent choice in self-excluding. You are sending the…
26-06-2017 Dear Glint, thank you for your continued support and it is encouraging that you can relate. I never …
25-06-2017 Dear Angie,  I didn't want to leave your thread with out wishing you well. It must be hard to come …
25-06-2017 Dear Bop, I just wanted to congratulate you on your continuing success, you are an inspiration, than…
25-06-2017 Dear Adam, yes, I am hanging in there and I have a good grip! 6 days and counting. I see you are doi…
25-06-2017 Yep! Robbers! Every last bookie and casino! It's an ilusion anyway. Real life is love, friends, pass…
25-06-2017 Yes, I agree Sars. We have become so attached to the instant gratifications. Isn't it interesting ho…

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19-06-2017 Lights Out for 4 years (diary)