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TM1985

Member since:
30.05.2016

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I haven't gambled for

56

days

Date Post
20-06-2018 First gamcare counselling session today - was good. Felt positive after it. Reality of actions start…
19-06-2018 Had a great weekend. My brother got married - surrounded by family and friends I genuinely realised …
12-06-2018 Almost 50 days gamble free. Have to say yesterday I nearly threw it all away again but glad to say t…
04-06-2018 Hi stuart1408. Firstly, well done on admitting you have a problem and coming here seeking advice. Yo…
04-06-2018 Been feeling quite a shift in mindset the last week. In a good way. Not sure if it's because I'm rea…
31-05-2018 Hi Russ, I am registered with GAMSTOP. So far only positive things to say. Just wish this was introd…
31-05-2018 After quite a low day yesterday decided to make it a positive evening. Went to gym worked off some n…
30-05-2018 Had my gamcare assessment today. Was a real reality check for me. Telling someone in person what I h…
25-05-2018 Battled through some major urges yesterday. Had some silly thoughts about gambling but managed to ba…
20-05-2018 Thanks Hardly27 and well done of your 10 days gamble free, first 10 of many! Had a lovely week away …
10-05-2018 2 weeks gamble free. Not been easy, battled urges, done alot of soul searching (which will continue …
07-05-2018 know exactly how you feel G100. How can something so destructive keep luring us back in? I urge you …
07-05-2018 Hi jtlaw. Welcome to the forum. You have taken the first crucial step jsut by being here. Next is to…
07-05-2018 Thanks for the advice Kelly, hadn't heard of that before so will add to my to-do list. Appreciate yo…
06-05-2018 A good productive weekend spent with family and friends. No gambling involved. Realised how isolated…
04-05-2018 No problem valdab. Often find watching these is quite emotional as you can really relate to the peop…
02-05-2018 Good new documentary found today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urwaItY2yQc (Irish TV) Useful wat…
02-05-2018 Been fighting pretty strong urges today despite watching lots of addiction videos/reading forum post…
02-05-2018 Feeling a bit down today - which is to be expected after yesterday's news. It's also wednesday (hump…
01-05-2018 5 days gamble free now. Got some sad news regarding my closest work colleague which I'm obviously gu…
30-04-2018 4 days gamble free. Onto day 5 now. Today feels like a new start. I've taken the best action open to…
30-04-2018 Nice one Emptyp2! Great positive step. Done mine yesterday, got some self-exclusion emails this morn…
29-04-2018 Feel your pain tool. Like valdab i'm in a similar situation. I managed to register with GAMSTOP this…
29-04-2018 Hi valdab, I'm in quite a similar boat mate after a lengthy gamble free period. Weridly the figure y…
29-04-2018 Signed upto GAMSTOP this morning for maximum term 5 years. Although im self excluded from probably 1…
28-04-2018 I have been posting with a sense of positivity the past few days but underneath I am absolutely gutt…
27-04-2018 Stuck to my plan today. I like structure, I need structure otherwise my mind will drift into thought…
26-04-2018 Hi Wilsy, thanks for reaching out. You are right, been doing this long enough to know now not to foc…
26-04-2018 Hi AcesLow. Your story resonates very closely to my daily battle. Like you I love playing slots, eve…
26-04-2018 Day 1 of new recovery journey. Only task for today - do not gamble. I have the day off work spending…
02-03-2018 Slipped again, been gambling a bit the past few weeks. Fortunately no losses encountered actually up…
17-02-2018 Pretty much a month gamble free now and feeling so much better for it again. Coming to terms with fi…
14-02-2018 Happy to say I haven't gambled since my last post over a week ago. I'm starting to sleep better agai…
03-02-2018 [quote=TM1985] 540 days gamble free. The past few months have been manic but glad to say my thoughts…
03-02-2018 Hi RobL. I totally understand where you are at the moment. I lost a similar amount 2 weeks ago havin…
03-02-2018 Thanks Kelly & Bumblebee. 2 weeks gamble free now but really struggling to come to terms with re…
31-01-2018 Thanks Bumblebee. You are right - let's keep on this path. Had to really fight off strong urges last…
29-01-2018 Had a rough morning yesterday - got into big arguement with Mrs ended up going for a walk on my own …
29-01-2018 Hi ineffable, thanks for reaching out. I haven't heard of that book - I'll check it out. Besides cou…
29-01-2018 Thanks Bumblebee. I know what you mean - it is hard to imagine a life with no gambling but it's what…
28-01-2018 Hey Kelly. Thanks for your post. Yes, we had a healthly lovely little boy. He's precious. With all t…
26-01-2018 A whole week now gamble free. It has got better as the week has gone on... had a really productive w…
24-01-2018 You continue to be a shining inspiration Matt and are reaping the rewards of committing to recovery.…
24-01-2018 Had a much better day today. I had a meeting last night that I was quite anxious about which went be…
23-01-2018 Thanks Wilsy. Much appreciated. And likewise I'll do the same for you as I'll be a regular again on…
23-01-2018 Had a really low day yesterday - hadn't slept well on sunday evening and found it hard to get any mo…
21-01-2018 Thanks for this Mixer - it's a fantastic post! Extrememly helpful for me at the moment giving me per…
10-10-2017 Thanks for the post ste_ven. Just quickly scanned through your diary. I can see alot of similaritie…
10-10-2017 Matt, belated congrats on the 1 year gamble free mark! From following your story it will be the firs…
10-10-2017 540 days gamble free. The past few months have been manic but glad to say my thoughts about gambling…

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