depression · family · Life · New book

We don’t like to talk about it

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We don’t like to talk about it

The time we spend

Wasting our day

Going round the bend

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Simple as can be

Wanting just one thing

Never suceeding

Happiness it brings

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Hours spent

Time ticks by

Through the day

Oh how it flies

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Just wasted

Pointless really

And for what

Just, well, silly

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Most of us do it

We don’t even know

We are our own worst enemy

So the story goes

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When we could be doing

Something else

Instead of maybe damaging

Our mental health

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Think of your loved ones

Time lost with them

All addictions

Can be beaten, my friend.

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depression · family · Life

Gambling addiction

Hi guys,

I am someone who is 35, I’ve got two kids and a busy life, I used to love playing video games, I am a total kid at heart but I finally asked the question after my last episode being addicted to a game.

There are companies out there that deliberately produce games that get you addicted and you find yourself spending money on their games and you can only think about the game.

I had a game called deck heroes, I thought about that game all day, I was in a guild and I could not get enough, yeah I spent money on it, I’m not proud, I was addicted.

I finally asked myself what’s more important the game or my family, my family won and I went cold turkey. I can tell you that it was hard, really hard, but me and the missus argued about me playing that game, I cried because I didn’t want to leave, I felt forced but hey. It’s just a game, you have to pay to advance, there are so many people better than you and well hey hum. It’s lame! Cold turkey, ended. I think about it now and I laugh but I was eating sleeping this game around a baby, a seven year old and my partner.

Ever since I cannot get into games on the mobile phone, they either seem too long or pay to advance.

I recently started dabbling in the casino slot machines on Google plus store, only interested in the highest charted ones, well you get free tokens to start off with, but you lose them quickly, these games look great but I want to play others but I’m stuck, oh my gosh you have to pay to get tokens to advance, so I downloaded another and another and another, I think I downloaded around 5 or 6 but it’s funny, these games are all the same. Use your free tokens that are plentiful to start off with, then zero tokens, but we’ll give you a few hundred every 3 hours, so login play 3 games then buy some more!

I was finding myself wanting to play again and again but I can’t, that’s my addiction kicking in again, I am AWARE of my addiction, I REFUSE to pay money to play, maybe before a few quid wouldn’t of bothered me but here it does. I AM STRONG, I WILL NOT SUCCOMB, games are my drug, I am an addict, my money pays for the cocaine and heroin, I REFUSE.

happy · Life · love

I’m addicted to you

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I’m addicted to you

Like you are a drug

To me you are everything

To me you are my love

I self emplode when you’re not around

I cannot live without your sound

It’s not important what we do

When together, when I’m with you

You make me sane

Your aura of calm

Soothes my eratic

Cocoon embalmed

Your voice so soft

Invade my ears

Give me my drug

Turn me to tears

Your arms surround me

Hold me near

A touch so loving

I forget all my fears

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Current affairs · Life

Nigeria’s addiction

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The sweet stuff

Addicting

Just a taste

Euphoria within

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School kids

One try and they’re hooked

These children

Should be reading books

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If you’re in rehab

They chain you to the floor

This is meant to stop you

From wanting to take more

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In the nightclubs

In the streets

Dealers sell it

A strawberry treat

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Cartons flood in

Into the wrong hands

Bad people feeding greed

Selling to the gangs

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Highly addictive

Taken in excess

Euphoric high

Mind in a mess

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Kidney damage, seizures

Psychosis, delusions too

Hallucinations, schizophrenia

It does this to you

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Whether you’re rich or poor

Educated or not

Avoid it, don’t start

Use all the will power you’ve got.

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depression · Diary · family · happy · Life · Life of Randy · love · New book · work

Life of Randy (Book One: Theme Park)

When Randy and his step dad fight on moving day his family moves away and abandons him. Now he has to face life and his bullies head on.
Follow him as he embarks on a coming of age journey where anything goes.

Living with best friend Ana that he has fancied for years is, well interesting, especially when her boyfriend Mark lives there too. With stolen glances added to the mix it makes for an explosive cocktail.

He moves out and meets Clara and he thinks it could be love at first sight, but when Ana comes knocking at his door, will he give into temptation?

After receiving some life changing news he is overcome by his emotions. On a path of self-destruction he wants one thing, retribution against his tormentors, but in his escalating rage just how far will he go?

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depression · happy · Life

Beat your addiction

​I beat you, this time it’s for sure

Your addiction to me is no more

Some people it’s ciggies, drink, gambling too

My addiction was a card game, stuck to it like glue

Line chat with my guild, only one guild I ever liked

The conquerors, and I always enjoyed our fight

For some people video games are lame

Sorry if for you I seem to be insane

Although it was intense, participating in guild wars

It had to end, your daily chores

Login, do this do that, spend energy

Now I’m rid of you, i am happy

I will not come back to you, my hours spent

Goodbye deck heroes, igg, get bent!

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Phil lister 26/09/17

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depression · Life

Alone

I feel so alone

Here, sat here

Nothing but my beer 

In my hands

Thinking about ..

Nothing

Nothingness, 

Pointlessness

Emptyness

Swig my beer

Swallow it down

Wallowing

Self pitied mess

Same clothes

Odour rising

Bottle caps filling floor

Smash bottle

Into tv

Raged 

Glass splitting

Beer spilling 

Tears 

Flowing

Down my cheeks

To the floor

I am alone

I can’t take it

Anymore…

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depression · family · happy · Life · love · news

I’m kicking this habit, or am i?

I’m trying to kick you

Kick you out of my life

My life has been owned by you

By you and your addictive ways

Addictive ways to make me play

Me play with you all the day

The day passes by

Passes by without even seeing

Even seeing what I have done

Have done much today

Much today or any day

Any day with you

With you in my life I am happy

Am happy and not bored

Not bored but this is pointless

Is pointless to stay with you

With you here just wasting my hours

My hours are mine, I have will power

Will power to stop myself

Stop myself from touching you

Touching you one more time

More time with you

With you just once more

Once more, oh please

Oh please, no must stop

Must stop this addiction

This addiction to you

To you, for the hold you have 

You have me, but I am strong

Am strong and I will quit

Will quit from your grasp

Your grasp on me

On me no more, I’ve decided, I’m free!

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