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sjw

Member since:
27.10.2017

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I came here looking for a way out of the dark place i had backed myself into. Over 12 years gambling reguarly without ever being in control i found myself 11.1k in debt, depressed and lost. I'd long become a loner. Go to work, come home and gamble. That was my life. Over the last year i've taken many steps forwards. Growing massively as a person i've managed to turn my life around and am well on the way to the life i could never imagine was possible for me. I've given myself a strong platform, its up to me to continue to grow from it.

I haven't gambled for

440

days

Date Post
02-12-2018 Hello Stephen, This can be a tough month for a lot of people. Financial pressures can feel overwhelm…
02-12-2018 Good to hear from you Magnetism. Great to see you are still GF and congrats on 160 days! You don't n…
02-12-2018 Nice one Jayden, well on your way to the first year GF. Stay safe and enjoy this Christmas well and …
24-11-2018 Hello, well done for posting here, its a start if you want it to be. So, you are young and you have …
24-11-2018 Well done on 50 days Sarah. Im glad to see you taking up counselling and digging into the "why(s)" o…
24-11-2018 Congrats stu. You've done it everyday for 50 days now, everyday repeat what you've done and life wil…
24-11-2018 Thanks for all the messages guys. Read and appreciate all the support and guidance i receive on here…
20-11-2018 Well done Adam. Congrats on 100 days. Good to see things are going well, keep at it mate. All the be…
17-11-2018 Hello Stephen, Just passing by to wish you well. Hope you're enjoying a good GF weekend. Look after …
17-11-2018 Great to see you around the forum again with such positive news, closing in on a year GF. So good to…
17-11-2018 Personally i enjoy the differnet views people have on these things. Im glad you've found the way tha…
17-11-2018 Hello Signalman, Maybe attending GA is seen as a smokescreen that tells others "im dealing with it" …
17-11-2018 I've never stopped watching football. I love the game. Been watching since my dad worked for a premi…
12-11-2018 Welcome to the forum guys. There is a lot of standard information that is repeated as to what you ca…
12-11-2018 Hello Magnetism, Great to see you at 140 days, congrats. Life moves alone fairly steady for the most…
12-11-2018 It takes time to sort everything out after we stop. Rebuilding relationships, finances, work and lif…
05-11-2018 Getting signed up to Gamstop should stop a lot of those emails. Any extra help you can give yourself…
05-11-2018 Hello paulds, Congrats on 191 days GF. While i do get the backwards "debt free" countdown i just hop…
05-11-2018 Hello Northstander, Well done on 35 days GF. It's good to focus on positive things. Things that can …
31-10-2018 Thanks for the messages guys. Day 400 Managed to cut my outgoings down after switching a few things …
27-10-2018 Hello, Welcome to the forum. You haven't said too much about what your story with gambling is but it…
25-10-2018 Hello, Welcome to the forum. Well done on 5 days GF but keep in mind this addiction is tough and you…
23-10-2018 Hello Signalman, I know personally i saw i had ignored people socially (not made any effort) for so …
23-10-2018 Hello David, Welcome to the forum. This addiction is tough and you have to go after recovery with re…
21-10-2018 Big congrats on a full year GF SEL! …
21-10-2018 Well done on 300 days mate. How quick has that gone?! …
19-10-2018 I'd say whatever you choose to do you can't be working in a bookies anymore. You are clearly an addi…
18-10-2018 Hello Annie, The reality is you're improving things a little every day you choose not to gamble. No …
18-10-2018 Gambling takes more from us than money. It takes our time, self worth and self respect. Its hard to …
18-10-2018 Ticking along nicely. Good to hear from you. Enjoy your weekend. All the best. …
18-10-2018 Hello S, Not sure if its an option but have you looked into a DMP to ease the pressure? There are gr…
15-10-2018 I jumped fully into blocks and support networks. I think i posted way back on here at my attempt to …
13-10-2018 Thanks! Counselling was good. I used all 12 sessions. I did phone counselling and i spent the build …
13-10-2018 Hello BDF, I know it hurts to think about the debt but you have to take your focus off the money. I …
13-10-2018 Hey mate. I felt guilty for a long time. We aren't used to focusing on anything other than gambling.…
13-10-2018 Great job on 1k days. Amazing, what a change in your life you've achieved in that time. Enjoy it. Al…
05-10-2018 Mate, the truth is we all need support. We are social animals (even if you are a bit of an introvert…
05-10-2018 Good to hear from you Bryan. Life goes on, huh? Its simple but its what we all came here to hope we …
05-10-2018 It just sounds like you want to stop losing. We've all been there. What have you really tried to bea…
05-10-2018 Nice one mate. Another nice milestone ticked off on your journey. Ultimatly they really just mark an…
05-10-2018 Well done one 100 days mate! Its been impossible for most people (me included) to log in for ages no…
05-10-2018 Good to hear you are doing well mate. Congrats on 250, i like 99% haven't been able to log in for ag…
26-09-2018 Day 365 1 full year GF! Doesn't feel real but i made it. It's been a long, often tough year but what…
15-09-2018 Nice one mate, over 400 days and a massive turn around. Always great to read stories like the one yo…
15-09-2018 Hello, Well done on getting past the week mark. I know the weekends can be a tough time and there wi…
15-09-2018 Day 354 The end of a really long, tough week but here i am at the end of it GF. Early night and a la…
09-09-2018 Day 348 Got a hair cut then went into the city and had lunch yesterday. Bought myself a new jacket w…
06-09-2018 I remember when i tried to go to my first GA meeting. I was so lost with how to even begin to fight …
06-09-2018 Hello Adam, Good to hear from you even if things aren't so great at the moment, it happens. Don't ge…
06-09-2018 Congrats Egdam, 100 days is a very nice milestone to hit. Just like any other day you have to be car…

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31-10-2017 Quitters win