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   Posted 3/9/2009 11:21 AM (GMT -6)   
smilewinkgrin   thats right I have not bought a ticket in 3 days today has been hard because I am alone and kinda bored was gonna start a embroidery project but cant get motivated.I gave my debit, credit and cash to hubby. He ha sbeen very supportive. wink wink I will beat this addiction...

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   Posted 3/9/2009 11:46 AM (GMT -6)   
Go LeeAnn. Just have to do one day at a time.
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   Posted 3/9/2009 12:10 PM (GMT -6)   
LeeAnn, good for you. It should get easier as time goes on. I think boredom is one of our biggest problems. I know I eat out of boredom. Hang in there. Diane
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   Posted 3/9/2009 12:14 PM (GMT -6)   


Good for you LeeAnn.  I know it is hard & it does give a boost of sorts to play.  I have the same problem with food.  Pretty much like when I quit smoking, like a caged lion, pacing & walking around looking for something but nothing fits or helps.  Time will help & you will break the habit so hang in there you are doing great. It takes 21 times or days (depending on the habit) to break it.  Hugs, Denise

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   Posted 3/9/2009 12:15 PM (GMT -6)   

You go girl!  I go to the casino out of boredom once a week with friends so I know what you are going through.  It makes me forget the pain etc for a couple of hours.  And sometimes I win...which I guess is a bad thing because then I think it will happen every time I go.  Recently, I have be going with only my free play and thru way money. Leave debit cards etc at home so I'm not tempted.  I still have fun!



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   Posted 3/9/2009 1:08 PM (GMT -6)   

Good for YOU LeeAnn!!!  Keep up the good work!!  YOU CAN DO THIS!!! yeah

I hear ya on the boredom thing.  I was doing pretty well with not getting too bored for the past few months, but lately its been getting to me a little bit.  I almost started a topic on boredom but I haven't for some reason.  I think being bored is a real struggle sometimes.  LOL... when I left my job all I wanted was to be bored for a change, since I worked so many hours and was so wiped out when I left.  It took a while .. but it is now official .. I'm getting bored.  Since I don't have much of an income now, it makes it hard to find things to fill my time.  I can only clean so much, without it hurting too much or wearing me out.  I play some computer games and do crossword puzzles and soduko.  My hands are a big issue so doing crafts is painful... Sigh!!!

I'm really proud of you!!!!

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   Posted 3/9/2009 5:54 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks everone for your support... I really need it those first 2 days. I think it will be ok now.. I am praying everday will be a little easier.
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