Day Seven – Going Underground (The Jam)

Sunday and well over a week without any desire to gamble or watch horse racing. Life is suddenly becoming so much happier and clearer. I’ve spent the afternoon with the people I love, my sister, her husband, his mother, my mother and my two nephews. On the family side there is so much to celebrate…

Day Six – WordPress!

Well today celebrates over one week without gambling and I feel proud and liberated. It is now over one week since my last horrendous crash and laying a horse for too much money, ‘chasing’ my losses from a daft bet on a Friday night to only put myself in way too deep and left with…

Day Five – What’s Your Addiction?

One more day without gambling! It has really just occurred to me that it was approximately a week ago that I made a real error of judgement with my gambling that cost me dearly, enough to then go and ‘chase’ what I had lost/ I was feeling in great spirits as it was the Friday…

Day Four – Break the Stick

Maggie Siff Today marks four days without gambling, but a busy and stressful day at work. However I have committed to note this every day and it is the last thing I do before I sleep Four days and I feel wonderful “There’s a Zen koan where the teacher holds a stick. He says to…

Day Two – 12 Steps and Gatekeepers

First hello, my name is Michael Gamble and I am a compulsive gambler. I am happy to say that I haven’t gambled in two days. One thing I can say is I regret that tonight I can’t write about my next chosen musical moment in my life as the time available to me today, due…

About me and my reason for writing this blog

  First thank you for reading this blog. The primary reasons for the blog are to Chart my course over the next 365 chronically my road to sobriety for gambling addiction. In the words of Gamblers Anonymous – an organisation I have used and benefited from – My name is ***** and I am a…

Bitcoins

For anyone reading this and wishing to express any form of appreciation I leave my Bitcoin wallet (now empty) bar code. Also the address 37pJz8fGYpiK8GmJAx24vcM7heoMAYa4y9 Any funds kindly received will assist in paying my debts through gambling – but please be under no illusion that I expect anything. If anything is received the funds will…

Day One – Penny Lane by The Beatles

  I guess I should start as today being day one, although in saying that it is over 24 hours since I last gambled. It is a first full day. To start with my name is Michael Gamble (yes, a pen name) and I am a compulsive gambler. If I was honest I never would…