Women more likely to become addicted to gambling then 5 years ago 

So I’m going to be honest,  when people hear of gambling addictions they think of men and bookies.  People automatically put gambling addiction in that setting because let’s be honest it used to be men who would become addicted not women. Women didn’t gamble often yet men did.  You see it in films and on…

38 days gamble free date night and new hair cut 

So yesterday for the first time in ages me and my partner had a date night or rather date afternoon.  With 5 kids the only time we get together alone is when the kids are in bed.  Which normally means I’m out cold just as fast as they are. It was lovely we went into…

Depression, Anxiety, ocd, Addiction and adult coloring review 

I so needed a hobbie like badly since stopping gambling I realised that was in a weird twisted way my hobbie.  I guess though it’s just the same for a alcoholic or drug user it becomes their expensive hobbie just like mine. And expensive it certainly was.  With the money I had deposited I could…

Falling apart 

I thought I was doing good that I had started to achieve something with my anxiety depression and ocd but I guess I was wrong. Today started great, called into the doctors to sort out my prescription and was told to go back at 10:30 for an appointment. So I spent the morning walking round…

Apologies to my followers 

I realised it’s been a while since my last blog post.  I was busy getting everything ready and sorted for the kids starting back at school by the time it but 7pm I was out cold!!   Gambling is getting no where I’m ignoring all the thoughts I have and keeping myself busy.  Now here’s…

Not a good day at all

So today is day 27 of no gambling for me and while it is not so much gambling causing issues it seems to be everything else. I used to handle things one way that was gambling today I couldn’t and it was hard it started out good but as the day went by things must…

Back to work 

Oh my how amazing it feels just to be working again!!  Since I admitted to having a gambling Addiction I have not worked at all my business I have left for the time while I sorted myself out. So the last few days my Facebook is getting back to how it used to be supportive…

Judgement Day 

So let’s first catch up on whats been happening.  Today is day 21 of been gamble free in these 21 days I have saved around £1000 from not gambling!!   I feel great that I have achieved it.  I have yet to go to a local meeting and get a sponsor I’m building up to…

18 days gamble free 

So today is day 18 already I feels like it’s been so much longer since I gambled but  at the same time it doesn’t feel like I have over come the addiction yet.  I am so proud of what I have achieved in these last few weeks, yes it’s been hard and a battle but…