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DeterminedDan

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08.09.2016

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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. My last bet was 21st October 2018.

I haven't gambled for

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22-10-2018 Something that I’ve just worked out is that I’ve been gamble free for a total of 159 days out of…
22-10-2018 Day 1 (Continued...) Just finished work for the day. I’ve driven to the place I came to during the…
22-10-2018 Well done mate on your progress. 2 weeks gamble free is good going. Thoughts will come and go, that…
22-10-2018 Wishing you all the best for the week ahead mate. I’m also aiming to get back on the fitness wagon…
22-10-2018 Hi Jappy, welcome to the forum :) Yes, I too take great pride in my gf number and it’s wanting to …
22-10-2018 Day 1 Cheers Adam and Stephen.  Yes, I’m trying to look at things from a positive angle and to no…
22-10-2018 Thanks for your kind hearted message on my diary, Stephen.  Like yourself, I’m determined to make…
21-10-2018 Hi Donna, congratulations on your continued abstinence from the demons of gambling. I’ve missed in…
21-10-2018 Hi folks, it’s been a pretty turbulent 29 days since I relapsed after my 131 days of abstinence :(…
12-10-2018 Thanks everyone for your lovely messages. It means the world to me that people do care enough to wri…
09-10-2018 [quote=Reminder] Hi Dan, Sorry to hear you suffered a set back. However, you are doing great in post…
09-10-2018 [quote=xangel11x] Reading your diary I can tell you are definitely a fighter, you have proved that a…
08-10-2018 Hi Caughtup, Donna. Long time no speak. Hope you’re both doing well.  Unfortunately I had a slip,…
20-09-2018 Day 130 Still plodding along. No major urges. Just minor ones. Especially with the European football…
13-09-2018 Thanks for the lovely post on my diary, Caughtup :) Exciting times for you as you approach 3 figures…
11-09-2018 Day 121 - 4 months gamble free I never thought I’d get this far if I’m totally honest.  For al…
09-09-2018 [quote=Donna2501][quote=DeterminedDan] Hi Donna, hope you’re having a good weekend. You’re closi…
09-09-2018 Hi Donna, hope you’re having a good weekend. You’re closing in quickly on that magical 3 figure …
09-09-2018 Day 119 Thanks for your post, ukds69. I’ve posted a reply on your diary. Another Saturday survived…
09-09-2018 Hey mate, was thinking about you the other day and wondering how you were getting on! Fantastic to s…
06-09-2018 Well done for continuing to bat away those urges. You’re playing a blinder. Hope you’re doing ok…
06-09-2018 Day 116 Almost at the end of a testing week at work. I’ll be glad to see the back of it! Roll on t…
06-09-2018 Thanks for the post on my diary, Reminder. Well done on reaching the half century. You will have per…
03-09-2018 Day 113 Back to work after a long Summer break. I must say I’m shattered! I could easily fall asle…
02-09-2018   [quote=A 9] Oh ok , in that case then I'm about 12 again ...................? I wish :)))  Back …
02-09-2018 [quote=A 9] Hi Donna , just wanted to stop by and say belated congratulations on yr 80/81 days of be…
02-09-2018 I might just do that this afternoon! Thanks x …
02-09-2018 Believe me, I’m paying the price now for going at it too hard this morning!..haha! Sore calf’s a…
02-09-2018 [quote=Donna2501][quote=DeterminedDan] Keep fighting hard Donna, you’re doing brilliantly! Let’s…
02-09-2018 Keep fighting hard Donna, you’re doing brilliantly! Let’s hope that cold shifts soon too. X …
02-09-2018 Day 112 8km run in 47 minutes this morning. Nowhere near the sort of time I’m capable of but it’…
02-09-2018 Welcome back to the forum, Caughtup. It’s lovely to see you back and sounding so positive about li…
01-09-2018 [quote=Donna2501]Thanks Dan, me too! You doing OK today? Anything planned before you go back to work…
01-09-2018 Day 111 Another weekend is upon us and once again I’m trying to keep out of the loop of all the fo…
01-09-2018 Hope you’re feeling more like yourself soon.  Migraines are a real bummer! I used to get them reg…
30-08-2018 Well done, you’re doing very well! Nearly at double digits!  Every second that passes is a step f…
30-08-2018 I’ve not watched them for years but I’ve seen every episode about 10 times each haha!  Sounds l…
30-08-2018 [quote=Donna2501]Morning! Feel much better today thankyou, up and ready to start the day and most im…
30-08-2018 I didn’t do anything yesterday apart from visit my nan and a bit of house cleaning. Hoping to have…
29-08-2018 Down days seem to happen, unfortunately, whether you’re on Day 1 or Day 101. I’ve some real stin…
28-08-2018 I think being a mum of 4 qualifies as 2 full time jobs! :)  …
28-08-2018 Great thanks, Donna.  Had a game of tennis this afternoon which I enjoyed. Back to work next week s…
28-08-2018 Well done Donna on completing another day, gamble free. One step closer to 100! :) Keep on winning! …
28-08-2018 Thanks, Reminder :) No, I won’t fall into that trap. I’ve learned many a lesson about that in th…
28-08-2018 Day 107 Payday tomorrow. My 4th payday since ending the gambling rot.  I’ve been able to save a l…
27-08-2018 3/4 of the way to three figures :) Dan x …
27-08-2018 Day 106 A productive bank holiday weekend, in that I ran 5km yesterday in around 25 minutes and ran …
27-08-2018 I’ve no doubt you’ll get to the 100 days! You’ve come so far already.  Keep updating your dia…
27-08-2018 Hello Donna, welcome to the forum.  Well done on reaching 74 days gamble free. It sounds like you…
26-08-2018 Those sort of nights are what we should be living for. Not gambling! I had a great night out on Frid…

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