I am focusing on day to day at the moment , when i get up in the morning i write down 3 things that i am grateful for and they are on a post it above my computer to remind me life isn't that bad . I have decided to abstain from two things that have had serious consequences for me in my life, gambling and alcohol. Feeling hopeless , helpless and all the other crap that goes on is not helped by self medicating with alcohol or gambling to forget. It's like BACON AND EGGS- The chicken makes a little effort , but the pig makes a commitment if you know what i mean . M.


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  • Well you made me smile and good for you for recognises the three good things everyday. Welcome to the forum,

    Sarah x

  • Thanks Sarah i got the three things a day from someone else on another forum, we have got to stay positive. M.

  • Hi there and welcome here to the Forum. I think looking for

    The things we can be grateful for is always a great help.

    So thanks for reminding me to do that. Gambling and any addiction

    Would make most people feel awful so it's great that you recognise



  • Thanks for your reply Hannah i too have no family support whatsoever so have to rely on my own support mechanisms . M.

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