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sjw

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27.10.2017

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I've been gambling since i hit the arcades aged around 15. Never had control then but the money i had to lose was very small. My gambling issues have grown as my access to money allowed it. Most of my time and debt was lost sports betting (online). I've lost the last 12 years to compulsive gambling as well as getting myself into 10.5k's worth of debt. Im here to give everything i have to remain gamble free and share my story with others to help them along as they are helping me.

I haven't gambled for

324

days

Date Post
15-08-2018 Well done on 200+ days Jayden! Haven't posted so much the last few weeks so missed you hit it. Hope …
15-08-2018 Its a tough journey at times but whats the alternative? Much worse. We have to face this at some poi…
12-08-2018 Day 320 Thanks Stephen, i keep trying. End of a long week, 6 day week at work. Lots of walking every…
29-07-2018 Hello Stephen, Thanks for posting on my diary. Sorry to see you are still struggling, but, more impo…
29-07-2018 Day 306 Just a quick check in and update. My loan came through and i've now paid off my near 30% CC …
18-07-2018 Day 295 Thanks Dan. Struggling a bit this week, need to focus and rethink a few things. I need some …
16-07-2018 Good to hear from you Dan, well done on your journey so far. As you say, on we march =) All the best…
16-07-2018 I think it is defo strenthened by gambling. That worry and feeling of a lack of self worth do linger…
16-07-2018 Hello Michael, I know you know what steps etc you need to take so i won't repeat them. One thing i w…
16-07-2018 Congrats on 50 days! Its easy to move on to another vice once we stop gambling. For a few months i a…
16-07-2018 Winning indeed, What a ride and what an inspiration this board is. Glad to read of this latest miles…
16-07-2018 Hello Pavingking, The fact that you're still able to have the chance to deposit that easily shows yo…
16-07-2018 Day 293 Thanks Bryan, yes im doing so much better. I feel like, as you have said i've reached a poin…
16-07-2018 "Matched betting for me simply triggered all the previous emotions and magical thinking from when I …
14-07-2018 Checking in for another GF week. All the best. …
12-07-2018 Nice one Bryan, keeping enjoying that GF life mate. All the best. …
08-07-2018 Evening, I've just turned 30 (a week today infact), i haven't owned a car for 5 years, had a 5 figur…
08-07-2018 Evening Tommyb I started with a 5 figure debt myself. When i first stopped i was in a massive hurry …
06-07-2018 Nice one smashed. A good milsetone and a GF calendar year to date, all very positive. Glad you are f…
05-07-2018 Day 282 Back from my little break in Seville. Had a good time was nice to get away and see somewhere…
05-07-2018 Checking in for the week. All the best. …
29-06-2018 Hello Joe, Welcome to the forum. Im not sure what you've done or where you are from your post but we…
29-06-2018 My advice from what you've written, one thing. Work on your sleep. Lack of sleep throws everyone and…
29-06-2018 Well done on 150 days Pras. Glad your doing so well and enjoying your life more. Have a good weekend…
29-06-2018 Day 276 Thanks Chartom and Louis. I feel like my inner self is at peace and i am living that calm pe…
28-06-2018 Checking in for another week of not gambling. All the best everyone. …
28-06-2018 Nice job on 200 days Chartom! Keep it going mate. All the best. …
28-06-2018 Hello Magnetism, You've gotta do what you think you need to do to stop this. Stopping is possible an…
26-06-2018 Day 273 Thanks Bryan, yea im just looking to bring the debt down steady at a good rate of interest n…
25-06-2018 Welcome to the forum NAPM, For us online gamblers there is also GamStop. It doesn't cover every site…
25-06-2018 6 months, wow thats gone quick. I feel the same about so much you say and have done to stop gambling…
22-06-2018 Good to see you are feeling better and well done on 2 weeks GF. Be aware that its not a steady smoot…
22-06-2018 Hello Egdam, People do read these boards more than you think. I for one read every single new post f…
22-06-2018 One month down, nice one. The hardest part can often be the first steps but you've got back up and h…
22-06-2018 Great to hear you're doing so well, nice of you to pop by and update us. Have a good weekend! All th…
22-06-2018 Im not pleased to admit i checked the odd for a few weeks after i quit. The last finger tips of resi…
22-06-2018 Stay positive and enjoy your weekend Stephen. All the best mate. …
22-06-2018 Well done Dan, glad to see you feel better about it this time round. Have a good weekend mate. All t…
22-06-2018 Well done on 50 days! Keep taking it one day at a time. Some days are harder than others. Have a goo…
22-06-2018 Up and down week but GF, checking in. All the best. …
21-06-2018 Welcome to the forum Don. What gambling do you struggle with? Myself it was all online, started with…
19-06-2018 Amazing, great effort and commitment. Great to read how far you've come up to now. All the best! …
15-06-2018 Welcome to the forums Lau31. Most of us here can relate to how you feel and where you are. We can't …
15-06-2018 Welcome back Adam Glad to see you are feeling better, that in itself is a massive step forward. Comp…
14-06-2018 Checking in for another week. All the best. …
14-06-2018 Good to hear from you, glad you are still GF, first WC with no bets for me too. I plan to enjoy this…
14-06-2018 I know it sounds like the same advise but you've gotta try something different Dave. How can you sto…
14-06-2018 Hello Just, Welcome to the forum. There are many people that share your struggles. While your curren…
14-06-2018 Thanks Dan =) Day 261 Thought i'd post on here today with the World Cup starting. Sports betting on …
12-06-2018 Time to be extra careful now Dan, a month is a nice marker but often means funds can become availabl…

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