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Hi happygirl143

"I think the best thing to do is go and occupy my mind."

You are so right!

Boredom is a huge threat to your success. For me, I find I have to do things I enjoy, rather than just passing the time.
I have rediscovered my love of reading,gardening etc. But I find if I am for example reading a book that I am not really enjoyng much that my mind wanders. Same with housework etc.
I find if that happens that I am better off stopping what I was doing & try something else...maybe TV, play with my dog,etc.

One day at a time.

best wishes


Hi Happygirl143

Re GA meetings, Can a friend or relative take you to a meeting? Have you told anyone else about your problem?

Alternatively, try ringing your local GA meeting, they might be able to pick you up! We have done that in the past here in OZ.

When I broke my ankle ( 2 weeks after attending my first GA meeting), my relatives picked me up for the next 10 weeks.

It is very important, as mentioned that you prevent boredom some way, especially now with the broken leg.
There are other forums available re gambling around the world. I have found a few good ones. Most seem to be
half hearted attempts however.