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paulll

Member since:
16.10.2009

paulll's profile

I haven't gambled for

71

days

Date Post
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…
04-11-2017 Hi Smashed, thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment.  Day 31 I’ve felt vulnerable for the fi…
03-11-2017 Checking in on 30 days.  Thanks Mixer for all your hard work and encouragement with this challenge.…
02-11-2017 Day 29 No gambling problems. 95% of the time it’s completely out of my head, but when I see the fo…
30-10-2017 Hi New day,  Just read your diary and wanted to say well done on your journey so far. I relate to m…
30-10-2017     Day 26 Still gamble free. I don’t have any urges to gamble which is great, I’m self-exclud…
25-10-2017 Day 21 Three weeks already. Looking back I don’t know what on Earth I was thinking by playing the …
23-10-2017 Day 19 Checking in. I’ve had a good first full shift in my new job today and I find it hard to bel…
21-10-2017 Day 17 No desire to gamble at all. I’ve been busy the last few days. Had a night away with my girl…
18-10-2017 Day 14 Can't believe my actions of 2 weeks ago now. So irresponsible and childish. It's going to tak…
16-10-2017 Day 12 No gambling and no urge to do so. I’m doing ok at the moment. Put blocks in place to make i…
14-10-2017 Day 10 - a little milestone.  I feel like I’m on the right track at the moment. I’ve done lots …
13-10-2017 Hi Mixer, thanks for your advice in chat last night. I phoned the self-exclusion number and I’m on…
13-10-2017 Day 9 Went on GamCare chat last night for the first time. Following that, I've called a phone number…
12-10-2017 Hi 4D, Well done on getting 36 days GF under your belt. It must have hit you hard getting sucked bac…
12-10-2017 Day 8 now.  Writing in my diary is helping again, but I know that I need to do more as my past hist…
11-10-2017 It's been a week now since my last blow-out and I'm still feeling the pyschological damage. I'm tryi…
10-10-2017 Hi there SBB, I’ve just come back to the forum after a long absence and have read your diary from …

Pages

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