Years of Gaming and Life

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Years of Gaming and Life

hey guys I came across this forum by mistake while googling

So I hope im posting in the right section since I am new here !

Alright here is my story I was overweight I was like 180KG because all i did was stay home and play games non stop and eat non stop and i failed school ALOt was 3years late because of my non stop gaming and eating then at the age of 17 or 18 i lowerd my gaming BY ALOT and i started working out alot and started losing weight and moving around more and being out more, and i lost about 100KG of weight at reached 80KG now that i started working again and recovered from an accident i started having depressing issues at first i started eating more then i started to game more like i game the momment i go out till i have to leave the house till i sleep and i eat and eat and eat and i kept doing that till now i ahve gained over 20KG of weight and each time i see myself ignoring my wife on chat while i am gaming saying to myself i'll asnwr in 5mins after the game, and i saw myself spending more money games and building computers, " I am a Tech and Gadget lover " I Build Gaming Computers as a small side job, so now i see myself each morning eating and playing non stop and I am saying this to myself im getting sad alot of because of work and family issues so i keep gaming + eating to make myself happy.. now I am thinking of stopping gaming by selling my Gaming PC and buying a mid spec laptop that wont play all games " mainly on ultra and heavy settings " so idk on what to do each day i say i'll start working out and lose weight and get my health better

note that my job is to sit infront of the computer for 8 hours " Data Entry "

Any Suggestions

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And I started now for a year

And I started now for a year blogging and being an owner of my website, and as I am typing this I am in a loading screen waiting for my turn in an online gaming and eating X_X

i usally eat 10K calories.. im not jk i never get full

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Welcome Arabian Glad you

Welcome Arabian

Glad you found our website. We have many members experienced with getting off the games and turning our lives around for the better. It's very helpful to read through some of the threads, attend some meetings (Wednesday & Saturday at 11pm in Kuwait), and make connections with fellow ex-gamers.

We've been where you are and worked our ways to better lives with support from each other. You don't have to do it alone! Keeping coming back & ask for help.

Scott

What you feed grows, and what you starve withers away.

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You are definitely

You are definitely addicted. I think there is a meeting tomorrow that might be OK in your time zone. It's a skype meeting and if interested you could send a pm to Tommi. It's good to come to a meeting.

http://www.olganon.org/?q=node/35785

I am a recovering computer game and gambling addict. My recovery birthday: On May 6, 2012 I quit games and began working a program of recovery through OLGA No computer games or slot games for me since December 12, 2012. No solitaire games with real cards since June 2013.

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Welcome Arabian, it sounds

Welcome Arabian,

it sounds like you have two addictions: food and games. This is a great place to learn about kicking hte gaming habit. For the food habits, here are two other places that follow a 12-step program and that have more real life meetings:

http://www.oa.org/

http://www.foodaddictsanonymous.org/

All 12-step programs including olganon are similar. They help you to stop the habit of taking something outside of yourself (food, games, alcohol, drugs) to fix something inside of yourself (feelings). All 12-step work will help you, but it can be really useful to be among similarly addicted recovering addicts because there are tricks specific to each addiction, and it well help you to identify.

Again, welcome, and I hope you continue on the journey to improve your life.

Good luck.

Perhaps a man who is worthy of the name should put aside this question of how long he will live ..., and turn his attention to this instead, to how he can live the best life possible in the time that is granted to him
Marcus Aurelius

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