GamCare Logo

DeterminedDan

Member since:
08.09.2016

DeterminedDan's profile

I am a compulsive gambler and I desperately want to turn my life around. Gambling has hampered me for far too long now and it’s time to finally break that habit and set myself free.

Date Post
09-12-2018 I must confess to feeling quite up and down this weekend (mainly down). I don’t know why that is. …
09-12-2018 [quote=Nonchaser]Personally being on Gamstop does stop me, because, I would be raging to by pass the…
09-12-2018 One week on from my last gamble and I’m a bit clearer in my thinking. It’s going to be a tough c…
08-12-2018 As far as I was aware (and I may be completely wrong about this) the T&C’s that gambling compa…
08-12-2018 I feel exactly the same way when I lose a bet.  I could have won £500 on a bet or in a casino sess…
08-12-2018 [quote=Donna2501] Thankyou Dan!  How are you?  Dx [/quote] I’m doing good thanks, Donna. Slowly …
06-12-2018 Hello GirlJ, have you signed up for GamStop? It’s the best block out there currently for online ga…
06-12-2018 Too right! I’m going to make sure that this Christmas will not be marred by gambling!  …
06-12-2018 Thanks for that lovely message :) Rest assured, I’m making sure I nip this in the bud this time ar…
06-12-2018 Glad to hear that you’re feeling better today, Adam. This journey does throw up it’s fair share …
06-12-2018 Another day safely negotiated.  Another day further away from that last bet.  Things WILL improve.…
05-12-2018 Another day further away from my last gamble. Things WILL improve if I don’t gamble.  I’ve been…
05-12-2018 Thanks for your kind and wise messages, Adam, Sharon.  Yes, it’s all about taking it one day at a…
04-12-2018 Another day of struggle. I know that I’ve just got to dig deep and fight past these first 20-30 da…
03-12-2018 Hi Cameron, yes it does get easier over time. That’s my experience anyway.  I’ve recently just …
03-12-2018 A really tough day at work. It was very tiring having to keep up a front in front of my work colleag…
03-12-2018 Thanks Sharon. Yes, I’ve read Matt’s diary. It’s an incredible read and is a perfect example o…
03-12-2018 Have you signed up for GamStop? It’s the best thing I ever did. Put paid to any thoughts of gambli…
03-12-2018 I read a post on here at the weekend about somebody who said they couldn’t get excited about anyth…
03-12-2018 It sounds like you’re in a good place, Adam. Aiya Napa will be great. Something to look forward to…
03-12-2018 Thanks for your inspriring words of wisdom, Stephen. After a Sunday spent wallowing in self pity, it…
02-12-2018 Thanks Adam, I appreciate your message tonight mate! You’re a good guy.  …
02-12-2018 Yes, to be honest Adam, I very rarely use Facebook. I use Twitter more. Mainly to follow certain cel…
02-12-2018 Not long before you hit that 6 month milestone. You’re doing brilliantly. I’m proud of your fant…
02-12-2018 It’s funny you should say that because I’ve been sitting in my home tonight and I’ve tried to …
02-12-2018 Thanks Donna. I don’t feel like I deserve that message after my broken promises over the last mont…
02-12-2018 I couldn’t agree more! The growing number of problem gamblers in the UK is alarming. You only have…
02-12-2018 I’m also sick to death of seeing betting adverts on my Facebook/Twitter suggestions on my news fee…
02-12-2018 Gamstop has been a big help to me too. I think had it not been for Gamstop, I would have probably tr…
02-12-2018 Hi Nonchaser. I remember around about this time last year that we were both on our journies at rough…
02-12-2018 Thanks Stephen. I do need to get a grip on this, you’re right.  I think my biggest obstacle at th…
02-12-2018 I know ALN, you’re right. Things do need to change. I’ve made changes in the past, I’ve put ex…
02-12-2018 Thanks for your posts, San15 and Bella. The morning after the day before.  Regret - check, upset - …
07-11-2018 Thankfully, it got better. Well, at least nothing else bad happened...(touches wood).  Just a big s…
07-11-2018 Day 13 Unlucky for some? Well, unlucky for me this morning. Got up at 6am to have a shower when I su…
06-11-2018 Day 12  Today’s plan is to get through my day at work and then head into town afterwards for a co…
06-11-2018 Thank you so much for your love and support, Caught up. As ever it’s greatly appreciated. A cheerl…
04-11-2018 As I’ve said before, you can’t really expect anyone on this forum to approve or support any of y…
04-11-2018 Hey Donna. Thanks for your encouraging words. I do feel like I’m back on the wagon and back in the…
04-11-2018 Day 10 Back to work tomorrow after a lovely week off.  I survived not gambling in my week off so ho…
04-11-2018 Jamo, having read this thread a few times, I’m struggling to see what you’re trying to achieve.…
02-11-2018 Day 8 Nothing much to report.  Going round to see my cousin tonight for a takeaway and a chill nigh…
02-11-2018 Leah, at 27, You’re still young enough to turn this whole experience round and make something of y…
01-11-2018 Day 7 Tonight at 11:39pm will mark one week of no gambling. The first of many, many, many more I hop…
31-10-2018 Day 6 Cheers, Reminder! Yes, I’m channeling my mind back to the Summer where I felt happy and at p…
30-10-2018 Day 5 Hi ALN, thanks for your post. No I've never tried GA before. I have given it some serious cons…
29-10-2018 Day 4 A day off today. I went for a walk this morning. I do love walking, it helps to clear my head …
28-10-2018 Day 3 I have to make this time count.  Since September, I’m now earning about £200 a month less.…
27-10-2018 Thanks Stephen! A very wise man you are yourself too.  I’m pretty relieved to have made it throug…
27-10-2018 Pleased to hear everything went well with the operation, Stephen.  Also pleased to hear that things…

Pages