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TM1985

Member since:
30.05.2016

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I haven't gambled for

115

days

Date Post
16-08-2018 Because you then have a license to start gambling again when no debt. But you are years (like me) aw…
16-08-2018 Good to catch up today Oldham. 1000+ days who would have thought. An inspiration to many. Your phras…
14-08-2018 From experience, you still might want to consider counselling or GA or both. You are doing great tac…
14-08-2018 Congrats on reaching 100 days GF. Probably just the holiday blues. Don't over analyze it, i'm guilty…
14-08-2018 1st step is to Self-exclude. Both online and in-store. Get as many of these in place as possible. Wi…
14-08-2018 Thanks Damo. Great to see how things are going for you. I am going to stick with it, I know I need t…
14-08-2018 Gamcare counselling came to an end last week. Went to my 1st GA meeting last night. Not because some…
27-07-2018 Just realised passed the 3 month gamble free mark. This time so much has changed and I feel so posit…
22-07-2018 [quote=tommyb]Do you think it helps you???[/quote] Sorry for delay in responding been a hectic few d…
18-07-2018 Good going TommyB! Re counselling sessions. Whist everyone is different 6 weekly sessions in early d…
11-07-2018 For those days when I need a little reminder or a lift and to check I'm still doing the right things…
11-07-2018 Such great advice Mike, gonna post this on my diary to help with those days we all need a wee lift a…
11-07-2018 Great post Sean, glad things are going well for you mate. You are invested in recovery and are enjoy…
10-07-2018 Thanks for the post G100. Are you getting any help with your recovery except for using this forum? …
10-07-2018 Hi Tommyb. I have followed your story so far and I have to thank you as you gave me a push to finall…
10-07-2018 After a long time of trying to do recovery on my own I have finally opened up to my wife and family …
04-07-2018 3rd Gamcare session today. Time is not so slow again, the past week has been the best yet since I st…
27-06-2018 2nd gamcare counselling session today. A bit more emotional today but always feel better after it. …
20-06-2018 First gamcare counselling session today - was good. Felt positive after it. Reality of actions start…
19-06-2018 Had a great weekend. My brother got married - surrounded by family and friends I genuinely realised …
12-06-2018 Almost 50 days gamble free. Have to say yesterday I nearly threw it all away again but glad to say t…
04-06-2018 Hi stuart1408. Firstly, well done on admitting you have a problem and coming here seeking advice. Yo…
04-06-2018 Been feeling quite a shift in mindset the last week. In a good way. Not sure if it's because I'm rea…
31-05-2018 Hi Russ, I am registered with GAMSTOP. So far only positive things to say. Just wish this was introd…
31-05-2018 After quite a low day yesterday decided to make it a positive evening. Went to gym worked off some n…
30-05-2018 Had my gamcare assessment today. Was a real reality check for me. Telling someone in person what I h…
25-05-2018 Battled through some major urges yesterday. Had some silly thoughts about gambling but managed to ba…
20-05-2018 Thanks Hardly27 and well done of your 10 days gamble free, first 10 of many! Had a lovely week away …
10-05-2018 2 weeks gamble free. Not been easy, battled urges, done alot of soul searching (which will continue …
07-05-2018 know exactly how you feel G100. How can something so destructive keep luring us back in? I urge you …
07-05-2018 Hi jtlaw. Welcome to the forum. You have taken the first crucial step jsut by being here. Next is to…
07-05-2018 Thanks for the advice Kelly, hadn't heard of that before so will add to my to-do list. Appreciate yo…
06-05-2018 A good productive weekend spent with family and friends. No gambling involved. Realised how isolated…
04-05-2018 No problem valdab. Often find watching these is quite emotional as you can really relate to the peop…
02-05-2018 Good new documentary found today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urwaItY2yQc (Irish TV) Useful wat…
02-05-2018 Been fighting pretty strong urges today despite watching lots of addiction videos/reading forum post…
02-05-2018 Feeling a bit down today - which is to be expected after yesterday's news. It's also wednesday (hump…
01-05-2018 5 days gamble free now. Got some sad news regarding my closest work colleague which I'm obviously gu…
30-04-2018 4 days gamble free. Onto day 5 now. Today feels like a new start. I've taken the best action open to…
30-04-2018 Nice one Emptyp2! Great positive step. Done mine yesterday, got some self-exclusion emails this morn…
29-04-2018 Feel your pain tool. Like valdab i'm in a similar situation. I managed to register with GAMSTOP this…
29-04-2018 Hi valdab, I'm in quite a similar boat mate after a lengthy gamble free period. Weridly the figure y…
29-04-2018 Signed upto GAMSTOP this morning for maximum term 5 years. Although im self excluded from probably 1…
28-04-2018 I have been posting with a sense of positivity the past few days but underneath I am absolutely gutt…
27-04-2018 Stuck to my plan today. I like structure, I need structure otherwise my mind will drift into thought…
26-04-2018 Hi Wilsy, thanks for reaching out. You are right, been doing this long enough to know now not to foc…
26-04-2018 Hi AcesLow. Your story resonates very closely to my daily battle. Like you I love playing slots, eve…
26-04-2018 Day 1 of new recovery journey. Only task for today - do not gamble. I have the day off work spending…
02-03-2018 Slipped again, been gambling a bit the past few weeks. Fortunately no losses encountered actually up…
17-02-2018 Pretty much a month gamble free now and feeling so much better for it again. Coming to terms with fi…

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