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paulll

Member since:
16.10.2009

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I haven't gambled for

259

days

Date Post
21-03-2018 Hi Wilsy, It's great to read read that you are in a happier place now. Keep doing what you are doing…
21-03-2018 168 days gamble-free. I am now married with no personal debt (gambling or otherwise). My wife and I …
28-01-2018 116 days GF …
14-01-2018 Checking in 102 days.  …
06-01-2018 Checking in on 94 days.  I haven’t been on the forum as much as I would like recently, and it’s…
03-01-2018   Hi Michael,  Pleased to read that you are getting practical blocks in place. These methods make …
02-01-2018 [quote=paulll] Day 78 Very relieved this morning that I didn't sign up to a new online casino last n…
30-12-2017 87 days  Not been on the forum much over Christmas, but will have a catch up over the next few days…
30-12-2017 87 days gamble free.  …
24-12-2017 81 days gamble free.  Happy Christmas to everyone.  …
24-12-2017 Keep notching those days up. Hope you have a happy Christmas.  …
21-12-2017 Day 78 Very relieved this morning that I didn't sign up to a new online casino last night. I think I…
20-12-2017 Day 77  Have come very close to giving in tonight. Only a couple of minutes ago I was researching a…
19-12-2017 76 days Still going strong on the not gambling, but I still feel vulnerable. The blocks I have in pl…
17-12-2017 74 days GF here. I’ve not had much to say on my diary this week, but have tried to help and encour…
17-12-2017 Hi Michael,  I understand what you say about going months or years gamble free and then succumbing …
17-12-2017 Hi Michael,  I know you’ve gone long periods without gambling before using willpower alone, but I…
13-12-2017 Hi, Thanks for your kind words on my diary.  I haven’t had chance to read all of your diary, but …
13-12-2017 “Life is better without gambling”  Happy to read that, Wilsy. Keep doing what you are doing and…
13-12-2017 Well done, muststop. I like what you’ve written about keeping things simple. Why make life harder …
13-12-2017 70 days 10 weeks since my last blowout. Not that long in the scheme of things but it feels like year…
10-12-2017 Checking in 67 days  …
08-12-2017 65 days.  Not been reading the forum as much this week, but I want to keep my focus up. No urge to …
06-12-2017 Hi Wilsy,  Great post. Even though you are feeling down today you can still see some positives, and…
04-12-2017 61 days Pleased to have got this far. I don't want to return to gambling but the temptation is still…
03-12-2017 Checking in on 60 days.  Best wishes to all  …
30-11-2017 Hi Michael,  Hope things are ok?  …
30-11-2017 Well done Wilsy. You are doing great. Hope you get on ok at doctors later.  …
30-11-2017   Hi muststop, Thanks for your support. I won’t be gambling today, was just feeling a bit sorry f…
30-11-2017   Day 57 Pay day. I have been able to pay my gambling debt today and all I’m left with now is a b…
27-11-2017 Hi Wilsy,  Glad you managed to negotiate the weekend, it’s often the hardest  part of the week f…
26-11-2017 Hi muststop, Agreed, keeping busy is good but running yourself into the ground is not. This just lea…
26-11-2017 53 days now. I get paid next week for the first time since mid-September, but I’m confident I won…
26-11-2017 Hi breakfree,  Well done on 100 days! I agree with what Abstainer said, your first post is hard-hit…
23-11-2017 Well done on 50 days, Muststop. I’ve followed your diary from the beginning as we are both on 50 d…
23-11-2017 Hi sjwsjw,  I’m glad you can relate to some of my feelings as it makes us realise we are not alon…
21-11-2017 Thanks for you post, 4D. I agree with everything you've written. So true that gambling takes a lot m…
20-11-2017 Day 47 My routine has been completely shaken up these last few weeks. In the long run it will be for…
19-11-2017 Just checking in on 46 days.  …
17-11-2017 Day 44 All good here still. Yesterday was challenging - my mood took a big nosedive and I think in t…
15-11-2017     Day 42 6 weeks since my big FOBT blowout. I have kept my bus ticket from that day in my wallet…
15-11-2017 Hi Wilsy,  Well done on 14 days. Keep up the fight and things will slowly improve. It might not fee…
14-11-2017 Well done, YanJon. A very interesting read with key points raised about CG being an emotional proble…
13-11-2017 Day 40 I have felt pretty good today. A hassle-free but productive day at work, followed by a run th…
12-11-2017 Hi Michael,  I followed your diary closely a few years ago, and I’m sorry to read that gambling h…
10-11-2017 37 days now. Hope everyone is doing well.  …
09-11-2017   Hi ODAAT,  Thanks for dropping by. You are absolutely right in what you say, and my diary proves…
08-11-2017   Hi Wilsy,  Sounds like you’re making good progress already with arranging the counselling and …
08-11-2017 Hi Wilsy,  Sorry to hear of your recent problems, but it’s great that you are a week in to recove…
07-11-2017   Day 34 The GF days are adding up nicely now. Gambling has been far from my mind the last couple o…

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Date Threads
03-09-2014 New Diary. New Start.
04-05-2013 How Do I Stop Gambling Long-Term?
01-12-2011 Back to Square One
18-09-2011 Here we go again
15-09-2011 An End Has a Start - New Diary
16-10-2009 Day 1