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Degenerate XVII


Day 1

Gambled on Saturday out of boredom. It was like I never stopped, totally lost control after a few losing bets. A bit busy at the moment, I might add some more details regarding circumstances at a later date.

Been a while since I visited Gamcare, I intend to visit more often as it has helped in the past.

Need to get a plan in place, I always try and do something new to combat gambling urges after a relapse.

Topic starter Posted : 23rd May 2022 7:31 pm



The important thing is you're back. If at first you don't succeed. I won't judge or lecture but remember it's never too late.




Posted : 23rd May 2022 11:26 pm
Gerard G

I'm right there with you. Here's a quote i like that might help both of us: "It's never too late, to do the right thing."

Posted : 24th May 2022 2:38 pm

Thanks Alwalm and Gerard. 🙂


Day 5

Weekend 2mo will be in city around those aweful bookmakers. I will not take my cards to be on the safe side though I feel like I am a veteran at stopping gambling now and should be good.

My recent relapse was down to stupidity, I thought about it and planned to have a bet in the days leading up to it. I cannot be that stupid again. 

Topic starter Posted : 27th May 2022 8:37 pm


Those bookmakers are there to make a living.

Those bookmakers never hurt me, I hurt my self.

Do you think that your recent relapse was down to stupidity, I found it was due to the fact I had certain emotional triggers which I was not dealing with people life and situations in a healthy way.

I was not a stupid person I was how ever an emotionally vulnerable person who escaped in my fears.

There is nothing healthy about beating our self up or causing our self more pains.

The recovery program is about living a healty life and reducing our fears and healing our pains.

Love and peace to every one

Dave L

AKA Dave of Beckenham UK

Posted : 28th May 2022 2:24 am
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