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The Broke Girl Society

The Broke Girl Society

By Christina

Female Gambling Addiction Podcast: I talk with other problem gamblers about the struggles of dealing with this life changing addiction. It's my hope that we can erase the stigma and shame so women will feel safe seeking the help they need without fear of judgment. ❤️ We are all worthy of the hope and healing recovery brings.

Host: Christina

Sponsored by Gamban. Check out Gamban.com for online gambling blocking software.

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Recovery and Dating with the ladies of BGS and Rachel Goodman - A Couples and Relationship Coach
Recovery and Dating with the ladies of BGS and Rachel Goodman - A Couples and Relationship Coach
Dating is hard but dating as a person in recovery comes with its own set of challenges. When do you tell a potential date about your past and recovery? How do you navigate the emotional roller coaster of dating and maintain your sense of awareness? How do you set healthy boundaries when getting to know someone to protect your recovery? Well, the wonderful ladies of The Broke Girl Society FB group (Kayo,Gail,Terra,Kitty)have joined this episode to open up about their own personal experiences with the dating world. We are also joined by Rachel Goodman who is a couples and relationship coach.  instagram: @Raylationshipcoach, FB: Rachel Goodman Website: Always Growing Couples Coaching | Podcast sponsored by Gamban: Visit Gamban.com for online gambling blocking software #gamblingaddiction #recovery #gamban Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / christina@thebrokegirlsociety.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ https://www.betknowmoreuk.org/services/new-beginnings Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/
01:04:38
November 11, 2022
Bren's Story
Bren's Story
Bren from Canada comes on the podcast to share her story of compulsive gambling and recovery. Her story is a perfect reminder of why it's so important to break the stigma and shame of this addiction.  *Please note that there is mention of sexual assault in this episode.  Sexual Assult Hotlines: Canada 1-877-303-2642  US 1-800-56-4673 https://www.rainn.org/ Podcast sponsored by Gamban: Visit Gamban.com for online gambling blocking software #gamblingaddiction #recovery #gamban Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / christina@thebrokegirlsociety.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ https://www.betknowmoreuk.org/services/new-beginnings Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/
01:10:12
October 30, 2022
Carin - Peer Support Recovery Specialist w/ the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling
Carin - Peer Support Recovery Specialist w/ the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling
Carin is a Certified Peer Support Specialist with the Maryland Center of Excellence. She shares with us her own journey of recovery from problem gambling and how helping her family overcome opioid addiction started her path of advocacy for awareness to help other struggling with addiction. ** Audio glitch fixed. You can find more information on problem gambling for the state of Maryland here: Maryland Center of Excellence On Problem Gambling (mdproblemgambling.com) Podcast sponsored by Gamban: Visit Gamban.com for online gambling blocking software #gamblingaddiction #recovery #gamban Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / christina@thebrokegirlsociety.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ https://www.betknowmoreuk.org/services/new-beginnings Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/
29:41
October 15, 2022
Lisa - Betknowmore UK Charity and New Beginnings Program for Women
Lisa - Betknowmore UK Charity and New Beginnings Program for Women
Lisa from the UK comes on to share her story and to talk about a program she helped develop for women who are struggling with gambling harm. you can find more information about New Beginnings and the Betknowmore UK charity through the link below. https://www.betknowmoreuk.org/services/new-beginnings Podcast sponsored by Gamban: Visit Gamban.com for online gambling blocking software #gamblingaddiction #recovery #gamban Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / christina@thebrokegirlsociety.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/
55:35
October 02, 2022
Karina Lucid - Debt Relief Attorney
Karina Lucid - Debt Relief Attorney
There are a lot of opinions on bankruptcy and gambling addiction. Karina Lucid, a debt relief attorney from New Jersey, comes on to share information about the different types of bankruptcy along with some interesting facts. You can reach out to Katrina at www.KarinaLucidLaw.com. Check out her book Bankruptcy - A Fresh Start. Podcast sponsored by Gamban: Visit Gamban.com for online gambling blocking software #gamblingaddiction #recovery #gamban Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/n Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/
45:41
September 16, 2022
The Other Side: With Co-host Kelly and Our Guest Nicole (Hatch) - Entering a relationship with someone already in recovery.
The Other Side: With Co-host Kelly and Our Guest Nicole (Hatch) - Entering a relationship with someone already in recovery.
I'm joined by my Friend and Co-host Kelly and our guest Nicole who is the wife of the All In podcast host Brian Hatch. Great conversation of marriage and recovery.  Fun Run information if you are in the Albany, NY area: We are excited to be hosting our first ever “Shine a Light on Problem Gambling” Recovery One Mile Fun Run/Walk and Awareness Event. The event will be held rain or shine on Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shenantaha Creek Park (Pavilion A) in Ballston Spa/Malta. https://questionpro.com/t/ATRE0ZtOph Podcast sponsored by Gamban: Visit Gamban.com for online gambling blocking software #gamblingaddiction #recovery #gamban Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / christina@thebrokegirlsociety.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/
58:39
September 02, 2022
Lindsey and Terra join me to talk about the impact of grief on recovery.
Lindsey and Terra join me to talk about the impact of grief on recovery.
Terra joins me to chat with Lindsey about her recent S.L.I.P. after the loss of her father. We talk about grief, recovery tools and the importance of finding our way back when we get a little lost. Podcast sponsored by Gamban: Visit Gamban.com for online gambling blocking software #gamblingaddiction #recovery #gamban Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / christina@thebrokegirlsociety.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/
43:37
August 21, 2022
The Broke Girl Society Sunday Meeting: Topic - Loneliness
The Broke Girl Society Sunday Meeting: Topic - Loneliness
Podcast sponsored by Gamban: Visit Gamban.com for online gambling blocking software #gamblingaddiction #recovery #gamban Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / christina@thebrokegirlsociety.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/
52:24
August 04, 2022
Amy Zing Gray shares her story of recovery through the Art of performance.
Amy Zing Gray shares her story of recovery through the Art of performance.
Amy learned early on through her Peer Support work that she was going to be telling her story A LOT. So, Amy decided to create a show where she can use her artistic talent and tell her story in a different way. We talk a little about her story and she shares a few parts of her performance show with us.  You can find Amy performing her show in/around Portland, OR. If you would like more information, you can contact her here: amyzing42@gmail.com ** Episode Art - AMY ZING GRAY Podcast sponsored by Gamban: Visit Gamban.com for online gambling blocking software #gamblingaddiction #recovery #gamban Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ christina@thebrokegirlsociety.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ Women Gamblers in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ Recovery Road Online: https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/
51:23
July 28, 2022
Kitty comes on to talk about her Lived Experience Survey and our panel for the NCPG 2022 Conference.
Kitty comes on to talk about her Lived Experience Survey and our panel for the NCPG 2022 Conference.
My friend Kitty Martz who is the Executive Director of Voices of Problem Gambling Recovery in Oregon comes on to talk about her Lived Experience Survey and the (Non-anon/Recovery in the Public Eye) panel we will be doing in Boston next month for the National Council on Problem Gambling 2022 conference. Here is the link for the Lived Experience https://questionpro.com/t/ATRE0ZtOph  We appreciate your time to fill this out! Podcast sponsored by Gamban: Visit Gamban.com for online gambling blocking software #gamblingaddiction #recovery #gamban Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / brokegirl.cr@gmail.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ Women Gamblers in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ Recovery Road Online: https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/
29:01
June 30, 2022
Talking about Isolation with Terra from Ambitious Addicts
Talking about Isolation with Terra from Ambitious Addicts
Terra and I talk about isolation and how it can play a role in our addiction and can impact our recovery. I'm an introvert and empath so isolation has shown up for me throughout my life. Gambling was a way for me to be social and nonsocial at the same time.  Thanks for listening! Podcast sponsored by Gamban: Visit Gamban.com for online gambling blocking software Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / brokegirl.cr@gmail.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/ #gamblingaddiction #recovery #gamban
51:23
June 17, 2022
The Ladies of The Broke Girl Society talk Finances and Recovery
The Ladies of The Broke Girl Society talk Finances and Recovery
A huge shout out to the fantastic ladies of The Broke Girls Society: Kayo, Julie, Ginny, DJ, Terra and Lindsey for coming on and sharing their experience, strength, and hope with us!  Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / brokegirl.cr@gmail.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/ Podcast sponsored by Gamban: Visit Gamban.com for online gambling blocking software #gamblingaddiction #recovery #gamban
01:17:55
June 09, 2022
Life Coach Kristina Dennis - Codependency Recovery
Life Coach Kristina Dennis - Codependency Recovery
Kristina Dennis, a Life Coach, Comes on to share her journey of healing and recovery from alcohol and codependency. Now with almost 25 years of recovery herself - she devotes her life and career to helping others navigate the healing process and build a recovery that meets their individual needs. You can reach Kristina here https://kristinadennis.com/ Books by Melody Beattie: https://www.amazon.com/Codependent-More-Workbook-Melody-Beattie/dp/1592854702/ref=sr_1_4?crid=288YRZOT2YGCJ&keywords=melody+beattie+codependent+no+more&qid=1653184434&sprefix=melody+b%2Caps%2C289&sr=8-4 Books by Bessel Van Der Kolk M.D. https://www.amazon.com/Body-Keeps-Score-Healing-Trauma/dp/0143127748/ref=sr_1_1?crid=152WWK5WLKPKV&keywords=the+body+keeps+the+score&qid=1653185775&sprefix=The+%2Caps%2C117&sr=8-1 Podcast sponsored by Gamban. Please visit Gamban.com to download online gambling site blocking software. #gamblingaddiction #codependency #recovery #gamban Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / brokegirl.cr@gmail.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/
59:23
May 22, 2022
My twin sister Michelle makes her debut to talk about my recent NY Post article.
My twin sister Michelle makes her debut to talk about my recent NY Post article.
My twin sister Michelle comes on to talk about the recent article I did for the NY Post and all the nitty gritty details I shared. She will be back for a more in-depth episode in the future for The Broke Girl Society: The Other Side.  https://nypost.com/2022/05/06/female-gambling-addict-lost-nearly-500k-before-getting-help/ Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / brokegirl.cr@gmail.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/ https://kindbridge.com/ https://www.jstor.org/stable/26300871
38:48
May 08, 2022
Step 7 with Terra Carbert from the Amitious Addicts Podcast
Step 7 with Terra Carbert from the Amitious Addicts Podcast
Terra and I are back talking about Recovery Step 7. Listen in as we talk about how this step is meant to help us understand the need to have our shortcomings/character flaws/defects removed to help allow us to keep building a healthy recovery. Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / brokegirl.cr@gmail.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/ https://kindbridge.com/ https://www.jstor.org/stable/26300871 
49:44
April 30, 2022
Full Video - Recovery Step 7 with Terra Carbert from Ambitious Addicts
Full Video - Recovery Step 7 with Terra Carbert from Ambitious Addicts
Terra and I are back talking about Recovery Step 7. Listen in as we talk about how this step is meant to help us understand the need to have our short comings/character flaws/defects removed to help allow us to keep building a healthy recovery. Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / brokegirl.cr@gmail.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/ https://kindbridge.com/ https://www.jstor.org/stable/26300871 #gamblingaddiction #talkinghelps #recoverypodcast
46:28
April 30, 2022
Dr. Nathan Smith - Kindbridge Research Institute
Dr. Nathan Smith - Kindbridge Research Institute
Dr. Nathan Smith from the Kindbridge Research Institute walks us through a gambling study done back in 1947. It was fascinating to see how relatable a study from so many years ago could still ring true in behaviors of a gambler today. We also talk about comorbidity (other health/mental conditions) and gambling addiction. Oh, and menstrual cycles, hormones and how they can affect recovery!  You can reach Dr. Nathan Smith here: nathan@kindbridgeinstitute.org Check out Kindbridge for online therapy help. https://kindbridge.com/ Link to 1947 Gambling Study: https://www.jstor.org/stable/26300871 Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software - Sponsor of the podcast and The Bet Free Life https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / brokegirl.cr@gmail.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/1182930495779649/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/138607691434337/
48:17
April 23, 2022
Gail's Story
Gail's Story
Gail from Canada comes on to share her strength, wisdom, and hope with us. I'm always so inspired by these stories and the vulnerability it takes to talk about our past with addiction and the hope we hear when they talk about the amazing changes in their lives from recovery. There is hope and there is help!  Helpful links: https://www.ncpgambling.org/ You can find State and International Resources Here https://800gambler.org/ https://betterinstitute.com/ (PA Residents) https://gamban.com/ Online gambling blocking software https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/ https://gamblersinrecovery.com/ - 24/7 meetings all over the world https://recoveryroadonline.com/ - meetings throughout the day Christina Cook: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ / brokegirl.cr@gmail.com Terra Carbert: https://ambitiousaddicts.com/ Brian Hatch: https://endgamblingharm.com/ UK Help: https://gordonmoody.org.uk/ Australia Help: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ Canada Help: https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-illness-and-addiction-index/problem-gambling Podcasts: The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA Ambitious Addicts: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast: https://addictedgamblerpodcast.libsyn.com/ Support groups: The BGS Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1520878581449100/ Ambitious Women in Recovery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ambitiouswomeninrecovery/ #gamblingaddiction #recoverypodcast #gamblersanonymous #gambling
49:33
April 09, 2022
Sarah (Former Gambler) and her son Matthew (Affected Other)
Sarah (Former Gambler) and her son Matthew (Affected Other)
Sarah comes on the podcast to share her journey of gambling addiction and recovery with us and she brought along her son Matthew to share his experience growing up with his mom's addictions. Great conversation! So check it out! This episode is sponsored by Gamban. If you or someone you know is struggling with online gambling visit gamban.com and download their blocking software. For help with problem gambling visit https://www.ncpgambling.org/ for more information on finding help in your area.  You can also reach out to me at brokegirl.cr@gmail.com for help finding resources in your area.
48:08
April 02, 2022
Lindsey's Story - Early Recovery
Lindsey's Story - Early Recovery
My friend Terra From Ambitious Addicts joins me to chat with our friend Lindsey about how she’s doing so far in early recovery. This podcast is sponsored by Gamban. If you are struggling from online gambling please visit Gamban.com and download their gambling site blocking software. #gamblingaddiction #recoverypodcast #gamblersanonymous
01:06:04
March 26, 2022
Ladies of The Broke Girl Society Facebook Group Share their strength, wisdom, and hope with you.
Ladies of The Broke Girl Society Facebook Group Share their strength, wisdom, and hope with you.
Seven women of The Broke Girl Society join me to talk about recovery and share their strength, wisdom and hope. It was really wonderful to feel the connection of women supporting each other. In this episode we have Nikki, Julie, Lisa, Lena, Rachael, Terra, Lindsey and myself. from ages 35 - 73 with less than 24 hours bet free to almost 6 years.   We get really open and vulnerable in this episode. Link for the National Council on Problem Gambling: https://www.ncpgambling.org/help-treatment/national-helpline-1-800-522-4700/ This podcast is sponsored by Gamban: Check out gamban.com for online gambling site blocking software. #gamblingaddiction #addiction #gamblersanonymous #gambling #talkinghelps
01:06:21
March 18, 2022
Checking in with Kelly (Affected Other) and talking more about the other side...
Checking in with Kelly (Affected Other) and talking more about the other side...
This was technically episode one of the BGS - The Other Side Series. In this episode Kelly catches us up on her recovery and shares some exciting news about her own podcast specifically for affected others called I, Butterfly. Kelly is so amazing and the passion she has to help others who are on the other side of addiction is a beautiful to watch and be a part of! Links: I, Butterfly : https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/i-butterly-a-podcast-for-affected-others/id1609860545 This podcast is sponsored by Gamban: https://gamban.com  Visit the Broke Girl Society Web Site: https://thebrokegirlsociety.com/ Email me at: brokegirl.cr@gmail.com Also check out The Bet Free Life: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA #gamblingaddiction #recoverypodcast #femalegamblingaddiction #talkinghelps
38:48
March 13, 2022
One Year Bet Free!!
One Year Bet Free!!
It was just after midnight on March 6th, 2021 that I placed my last bet and it was later on in the same day that I asked for help and started my journey of recovery. Thank you to everyone who as been a part of my journey this far... Here's to day 366! Don't forget to check out Terra's podcast: https://ambitiuosaddicts.libsyn.com/2021 And Check out The Bet Free Life on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA This podcast is sponsored by Gamban. Visit gamban.com for online gambling blocking software!  #gamblingaddiction #gambling #addictionpodcast #gamban #recoverypodcast
01:20:50
March 07, 2022
Lauren Greutman - Financial Coach, host of the Hard Money Talks podcast, and best selling author of The Recovering Spender.
Lauren Greutman - Financial Coach, host of the Hard Money Talks podcast, and best selling author of The Recovering Spender.
For me, one of the scariest things about stepping out of the chaos of my gambling addiction was the financial mess I had created from the years of this addiction. I've had this conversation with so many others in the recovery community. I reached out to Lauren and asked if she would like to come share her story and wisdom on the podcast and she said, YES! Listen in as she talks about her own struggles with spending and how she was able to get herself out of thousands of dollars of debt. There's also a little bit of girl crushing going on! Check out Lauren's website here: https://www.laurengreutman.com/ She has online courses and videos to help you build a plan to get your financial situation sorted out. She also offers one on one coaching. Also, be sure check out her podcast Hard Money Talks and her book The Recovering Spender. Shout out to Gamban for sponsoring the podcasts! If you are struggling with online gambling, go to https://gamban.com/ and download the software to block online gambling sites. Thanks for listening - Christina
45:42
February 26, 2022
Nikki S. from the UK **(Not to be confused with previous episode with Nikki A also from the UK)
Nikki S. from the UK **(Not to be confused with previous episode with Nikki A also from the UK)
Nikki S. Comes on to share her story of her struggle with addiction, how it took her to prison and her life today with the wonderful support of her daughter. * Not an editing blunder. I intentionally left it as is. #gamban #gamblingaddiction #addictionpodcast #recoverypodcast
54:11
February 18, 2022
Dave from the Fall In Podcast
Dave from the Fall In Podcast
It's always so great to talk with people who are just as passionate about helping others struggling with problem gambling in this platform and Dave is wonderful example of that! He comes on to share about his story, how he works recovery and his passion to help anyone who is struggling with a gambling addiction but especially those who have a military background.   Check out: FALL IN The Problem Gambling Podcast for Military Service Members and Veterans podcast (libsyn.com) Thanks to Gamban for not only sponsoring this podcast but being such a huge supporter of podcasts as a tool for recovery.  Visit gamban.com for online gambling blocking software. Check out their support and information pages too! #gamblingaddiction #addictionstories #femalgamblingaddiction #recovery #addictioninthemilitary #mentalhealth
50:33
February 11, 2022
The Other Side w/ Co-Host Kelly - The ladies from the NYCPG- Northeast join us for a chat!
The Other Side w/ Co-Host Kelly - The ladies from the NYCPG- Northeast join us for a chat!
My friend Kelly (a recovering affected other) and myself (a recovering compulsive gambler) have joined up to create a new monthly series to help give a voice to those who are on the other side of our gambling harm. In this episode we are joined by the ladies (Amy, Brandy, and Robin) from the Northeast Problem Gambling Resources Center part of the NY Council on Problem Gambling to talk about the process of helping affected others of problem gamblers.  Support services come with full financial assistance if we cannot make an insurance match or there are copays or deductibles the family needs help in covering for care. All services are confidential. https://nyproblemgamblinghelp.org/ ONE TO ONE THERAPY SESSIONS ​Available to the individual having difficulties with gambling and their families. Financial assistance available. Telehealth available. Family members can attend sessions together. PEER SUPPORT GROUPS Group recovery support is available in-person, via zoom or phone so families can come together to learn more about gambling addiction and how to support themselves and their loved one. CLINICIAN LED GROUPS Led by our specially trained Problem Gambling Treatment providers to offer therapeutic guidance and support together with other family members impacted by problem gambling. ONLINE RESOURCES Information to assist family members in learning about problem gamblinghttps://nyproblemgambling.org/resources/family-toolkit/ As always, thank you to Gamban for sponsoring the podcast!  Block Gambling Websites & Apps - Gamban
59:49
February 03, 2022
Nikki's Story
Nikki's Story
For this episode we head back to the other side of the pond as they say and talk with Nikki.  Nikki's relationship with gambling started later in life and took hold quickly. We hear her talk about how she had the life most people dream of and how gambling took her to a place she never dreamed she'd go: Prison. Listen in as she shares her journey with us. A big shout out to Gamban for sponsoring this podcast. Check out Gamban.com to download software that will block all those life draining online gambling sites.  #addictionstories #gamblingaddiction #recoveryjourney 
48:02
January 27, 2022
Working Step 6 with Terra
Working Step 6 with Terra
Step Six: We are entirely ready to have theses defects of character removed. We are back together working step 6. Terra is working it through codependency and I am working it through compulsive gambling. We did this one on Facebook live and it was great to interact with people who were curious about what working the steps look like. Thanks to Gamban for sponsoring the episode! Check out gamban.com for online gambling site blocking software. If you struggle with online gambling this is a great first step to starting your recovery!  We have to stop the bleeding before we can start the healing! #gamblingaddiction #gamblingharm #gamblersanonymous #talkinghelps
01:01:00
January 22, 2022
Sunday chat with my friend Josh
Sunday chat with my friend Josh
Hey! Josh is back to update us about his recovery and share with us about some big changes he's been making in his life. I hope you enjoy catching up with Josh as much as I do! This episode is sponsored by our friends at Gamban!  Check out gamban.com for software that will block online gambling sites.
46:37
January 16, 2022
Danielle from Gambling Got the Girls Podcast!
Danielle from Gambling Got the Girls Podcast!
Danielle, (co-host of Gambling Got the Girls Podcast) joins us to share her journey of addiction and recovery. At nearly three and half years into recovery, we chat about complacency, and the difference between just abstaining from gambling and working true recovery. I grateful to call her a friend and fellow sister in recovery. If you are struggling with an online gambling addiction, go to gamban.com, download their blocking software. It's a great first step in the journey to living a bet free life!  Also, Check out The Bet Free Life w/ myself and Brian Hatch: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPTgu-Tss6gKy2kJaY8OvZA
46:23
January 13, 2022
Dianne's Story
Dianne's Story
Hey! I am back with season 2 (which honestly isn't much different than season 1)! :)  Dianne is here to share her journey of recovery with us and one of the things I took away was her passion to help others feel safe in the recovery rooms. She works hard to help set up and maintain safety protocols within recvoeryroadonline.com recovery rooms. She does amazing work supporting women recovering from gambling harm. I'm so happy for you to hear her story and the hope she offers. I hope you enjoy this episode and thanks for listening in! Christina This podcast is sponsored by Gamban. Visit gamban.com for more information about their software that blocks online gambling sites. 
56:16
January 06, 2022
Holiday Struggles and Holiday Wishes
Holiday Struggles and Holiday Wishes
Hey Everyone! I'm going to be taking a few weeks off and I'll be back in the new year with season two of the podcast! Be sure to take the time to care for yourself this holiday season. The stress of the holidays has always been a trigger for me but today I'm 293 days bet free and taking it one day at a time! Thanks for listening! Christina This podcast and episode are sponsored by Gamban. Check out gamban.com for online gambling blocking software. #gambling #gamblingaddiction #recoverypodcast
07:37
December 24, 2021
 Julie from Canada plus Adrienne from the Fold Em Podcast joins in.
Julie from Canada plus Adrienne from the Fold Em Podcast joins in.
Julie from BC Canada joins in to share her experience, strength and hope with us! I love hearing her talk about finding passion in recovery and seeing the beauty in her surroundings, all things that while in active addiction, I personally took for granted. We are also joined by Adrienne Cossom who is a clinician in BC Canada and host of the Fold em: Help for Gambling Problems Podcast. She joins in to share her insight into the recovery process and the importance of finding a good support system outside of family and friends. I hope you enjoy this episode and be sure to check out her podcast, you might hear a familiar voice on one of her future episodes. :) In Canada: Learn more about how to address gambling problems and find resources and support at www.gamblingproblemhelp.ca Fold em: Help for Gambling Problems Podcast: It's available where you listen to your favorite podcasts! This episode is sponsored by Gamban online gambling blocking software. Visit gamban.com for more information. #gamblingaddiction #gamblersanonymous #recoverypodcast
31:29
December 17, 2021
Working Step Five w/ Terra
Working Step Five w/ Terra
After a few months off we are back with another step episode!  I team up with Terra Carbert from Ambitious Addicts to discuss recovery step five and a few other things that probably aren't related to step five. :)  If you hang in till the end, I added a few fun bloopers! - Christina Check out Gamban.com for information on gambling blocking software for all your devices!
01:00:15
December 08, 2021
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 5 - "Rational and Irrational Thoughts" - Trigger warning: suicidality.
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 5 - "Rational and Irrational Thoughts" - Trigger warning: suicidality.
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 5 - "Rational and Irrational Thoughts" - Trigger warning: suicidality. In the final episode of  our five-part series, we delve into those unwelcome thoughts that tell us hurtful nonsense, like that we're "unlovable, worthless, or helpless". We address perfectionism, all-or-nothing thinking and telltale words that point to irrational thoughts, such as "never, always, and everybody". Learn how to recognize when it's the gambling talking and techniques to shut 'em down. Pro tip: it takes intention and effort! Most importantly, we talk about thoughts of suicide, something that so many people with disordered gambling experience and that we're both glad we're still here to share our relief and hope with you. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-8255. Kitty Martz, CGRM, CGAC II is a woman in long term gambling recovery and the Executive Director of Voices of Problem Gambling Recovery in Oregon. You can contact her at www.VPGR.net. This episode is sponsored by Gamban. Check them out at www.gamban.com
34:14
December 06, 2021
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 4 - "Advice to Myself (If I'd Listen!)"
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 4 - "Advice to Myself (If I'd Listen!)"
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 4 - "Advice to Myself (If I'd Listen!)" Together, Kitty and Christina ponder advice we wished we could have heard years ago.  From forgiving yourself to figuring out your own essence, correcting unhelpful thoughts to building "tiny habits", we agree that we plan to keep listening to our own wise minds, laughing more and being brave. Kitty Martz, CGRM, CGAC II is a woman in long term gambling recovery and the Executive Director of Voices of Problem Gambling Recovery in Oregon. You can contact her at www.VPGR.net. The Broke Girl Society Podcast is now sponsored by Gamban! Checks them out: www.gamban.com
46:54
December 04, 2021
Kayo Bonus Clip
Kayo Bonus Clip
This is a little bonus clip from my conversation with Kayo. I was having some technical difficulties. I really liked this conversation about grief and chasing our loses. Is it always about chasing the money?  
12:17
November 25, 2021
Kayo's Story
Kayo's Story
Hey everyone! In this episode we have Kayo who come on to share her story of compulsive gambling and recovery. She was absolutely wonderful to chat with and I look forward to sharing this episode with you. I hope you have a wonderful day!  Christina  
58:45
November 25, 2021
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 3 - "Ambivalence & Radical Acceptance"
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 3 - "Ambivalence & Radical Acceptance"
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 3 - "Ambivalence & Radical Acceptance" Can two seemingly opposite things be true at once?  In perhaps the most thought-provoking episode of our five-part series, Kitty presents both sides of some poignant assertions we often hear in gambling recovery, including:  "you have to hit your bottom", "time matters", "gamblers are smart (or dumb!)" and the idea of "responsible gambling".  You may not agree with her irreverent ideas; the important part of ambivalence is compassion for self and others who see things differently.  You do you, Boo. Kitty Martz, CGRM, CGAC II is a woman in long term gambling recovery and the Executive Director of Voices of Problem Gambling Recovery in Oregon. You can contact her at www.VPGR.net.
40:14
November 18, 2021
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 2 - "Funny Money"
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 2 - "Funny Money"
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 2 - "Funny Money" The ever-loving dollar.  Unlike other addictions, our complex relationship with money seems inextricably tied to our gambling.  In this episode, we explore the language around different financial tools ("budget", anyone? Ugh.) , specific techniques that can help keep our money safe and strategies for managing debt and feeling hopeful about the future.  Remember, the most important step in our financial recovery is getting the gambling stopped. Financial barriers are often critical in our finding peace. Kitty Martz, CGRM, CGAC II, MBA is a woman in long term gambling recovery and the Executive Director of Voices of Problem Gambling Recovery in Oregon. You can contact her at www.VPGR.net. The ideas mentioned in this podcast are based on our own experiences and are not intended as professional financial advice.
51:37
November 18, 2021
A conversation with my friend Terra from Ambitious Addicts about shared behaviors while gambling.
A conversation with my friend Terra from Ambitious Addicts about shared behaviors while gambling.
***Trigger Warning*** Please if you are in early recovery or are triggered easily you might skip this episode.  Terra and I have an open and honest conversation about some of the quirks and actions we did while in active gambling addiction. We felt this was an important conversation to have to help others understand that some of the odd or quirky behaviors we had while in active addition was more common than we thought.  You can reach me at brokegirl.cr@gmail.com
51:30
November 03, 2021
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 1 - "Advocacy"
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 1 - "Advocacy"
The Kitty Chronicles: Part 1 - "Advocacy" In the first episode of this five part series - we explore the role that advocacy has played in one woman's recovery.  We talk about how our words can fuel stigma, choosing anonymity vs. the vulnerable decision to be public about our disordered gambling experience, and how she found true meaning in her brave efforts to impact legislative policy. In 2012, Kitty was homeless and then spent two months in residential gambling treatment where she first experienced the power of doing advocacy work. Today she is the Executive Director of Voices of Problem Gambling Recovery, an Oregon-based non-profit organization that seeks to Advocate, Educate and Promote Recovery in Portland, Oregon. You can contact her at www.VPGR.net.
40:29
October 30, 2021
The Bet Free Life
The Bet Free Life
Brian Hatch (All In: Addicted Gambler’s Podcast) and I join up to start a YouTube Show sharing our stories of addiction and recovery. It’s important for both of us to bring awareness and advocacy for this addiction and to share all the tools and resources available to help find recovery. https://youtu.be/l9cBCG-Pf0w
24:40
October 25, 2021
Brian Hatch from the All In: The Addicted Gambler's Podcast
Brian Hatch from the All In: The Addicted Gambler's Podcast
Brian's podcast inspired me to create a podcast as a form of my own personal recovery from compulsive gambling. It's was great to have him on and chat. He shares his story and we talk about different issues related to gambling addiction.  You can email me at brokegirl.cr@gmail.com or find me on most social media sites @thebrokegirlsociety - Christina
01:07:06
October 20, 2021
Michelle M.
Michelle M.
Michelle M. shares her story of going to law school, passing the bar, having an amazing job, and being a leader in her community all while battling her secret addiction to gambling. Listen in as she talks about becoming addicted at 21 and how that addiction would send her to prison years later. There was a part of her story when she shares that the judge at her sentencing told her she shouldn't continue her education because she didn't deserve to follow her dreams. That couldn't be further from the truth. This addiction can take us to the darkest of places, we are human, we make mistakes. We are all worthy of recover and following our dreams. By doing so, we become better human beings, more passionate about changing our lives and the lives of those around us. Please don't ever believe anything different. Michelle's story will prove it! Christina brokegirl.cr@gmail.com
01:06:39
October 14, 2021
Working The Steps w/ Terra - Step 4 Episode
Working The Steps w/ Terra - Step 4 Episode
Terra and I are back with our Step 4 episode. Making a fearless and moral and financial inventory of ourselves. This is a great conversation about really looking at ourselves and taking stock of what we feel are area's we need to work on to achieve and maintain a healthy recovery.  Be sure and check out Terra's podcast Ambitious Addicts: Beyond the Twelve Steps - Christina    
57:17
October 10, 2021
Recovery Road Online - Co-Founders Bruce and Heather
Recovery Road Online - Co-Founders Bruce and Heather
Recovery Road Online Co-Founders (2 of 4) Bruce and Heather come on the podcast and share their own stories of recovery and how RRO came about. RecoveryRoadOnline.com is a great resource for all things recovery healing. They have zoom meetings and 12 step materials. You can also find special guest speaker videos. There is also RRO family group to help affected family members find their own understanding and healing. You can also join them on Facebook.   -Christina Link to RRO: https://recoveryroadonline.com
51:01
October 08, 2021
Debbie's story... 2 days in.
Debbie's story... 2 days in.
My friend Josh joins me to chat with Debbie who is just beginning her recovery journey. She's 2 days in and she comes on to share why she thinks this time will be different and what she's doing differently to help her in this journey. Listening to her talk about the different experiences she had while self-excluding reminded me that there is one casino I have yet to ban myself from. Honestly, I just haven't wanted to be anywhere near it but I think that journey is coming up soon. Thanks for listening in!  Christina
46:08
October 05, 2021
Just me chatting with you...
Just me chatting with you...
I just thought I would take a moment (or 20) and tell you how grateful I am for your support and to share with you different tools I've come across in my own personal journey of recovery. 
20:17
September 30, 2021
Jody Bechtold - The Better Institute
Jody Bechtold - The Better Institute
Jody Bechtold works on the clinical side of problem gambling recovery. She heads up The Better Institute where she helps individuals and families struggling with problem gambling. I was so thankful she agreed to come on the podcast and share her insight and knowledge with us. It was a wonderful conversation and I truly look forward to working with her in the future. You can reach Jody through betterInstitute.com and as always you can reach me @ brokegirl.cr@gmail.com or @thebrokegirlsociety on most social media. 
58:56
September 22, 2021
Josh Takes Over the Mic!
Josh Takes Over the Mic!
My friend Josh takes over my podcast and asks me some tough questions. I shared some things I wasn't sure I'd be able to do. I don't like being vulnerable but it's an important step in healing and moving forward. The second half gets interesting...
01:01:44
September 15, 2021
Jack Symons w/ Gamban
Jack Symons w/ Gamban
Hey All, In this episode I asked Jack the co-founder of Gamban to come on and share his story and how this amazing software came about. We had a great conversation about some of the differences in advocacy and care between the US and UK. If you struggle with online gambling visit gamban.com. This is not a paid advertisement. I an not affiliated with Gamban in anyway. It's just important to me to share all the available options and tools available to aid in recovery.  -Christina
56:59
September 10, 2021
Step 3 Episode
Step 3 Episode
Terra and I join up once again to talk about step 3: Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.
48:32
September 05, 2021
Kelly's story - Affected spouse of a recovering gambling addict.
Kelly's story - Affected spouse of a recovering gambling addict.
Kelly shares her story with us from the other side of this addiction, as the affected spouse of a recovering compulsive gambling addict. It was a very different conversation for me and I hope I showed up for her in a good way. I think sometimes we get to caught in our addiction and recovery that the needs of our affected families can be overlooked try to keep while trying to keep us on track.
48:43
September 02, 2021
Sunday chat with April
Sunday chat with April
April's back! We decided to have a Sunday chat about how her recovery is going. She is currently at 35 days bet free. This is a really great conversation about life in early recovery. Thanks for listening in.
43:14
August 29, 2021
Therza's Story
Therza's Story
Hey! In this episode we chat with Therza as she shares her story and history with gambling throughout different chapters of her life. Thankfully in recovery today she shares about her struggles to cope with grief and how online gambling became an addiction after a move that left her isolated. Therza is an absolute joy to speak with and offers some much needed encouragement.  Side Note: I appreciate all of you listening in and being a part of The Broke Girl Society Family. It really means so much to me and I'm so grateful these stories help spread the hope and healing that recovery brings.  Christina 
37:16
August 26, 2021
Bonus: Karen - aka Mom
Bonus: Karen - aka Mom
Just an afternoon chat with my biggest supporter. We talk a little about her history with gambling, my behavior while in active addiction and the changes she is seeing in me since starting recovery. It's not a heavy conversation, just more of a check in. :)
31:27
August 22, 2021
My Friend Josh
My Friend Josh
Josh and I met in an online FB recovery group of over 11,000 people from all over the world. It was definitely our Higher Power connecting us. We live near each other and it's great to have one another for support through out our recovery. He is such light and I'm so glad to call him my friend. He also shares how it felt more acceptable when he came out as gay then talking with others about his addiction with problem gambling.
58:42
August 19, 2021
Rick Benson - Founder of Algamus Treatment Center
Rick Benson - Founder of Algamus Treatment Center
Rick Benson is the founder of Algamus Treatment Center in Prescott, AZ. It's one of only a few gambling specific residential treatment programs in the US. Rick shares with us his personal journey of addiction, his recovery and how Algamus came about. He also talks about why for some stepping away from our life can be just the reset we need for a stronger more solid recovery.  Disclaimer: I am in no way affiliated with Algamus. This is not a paid advertisement. I have not been through the program myself. I just want to provide different options available for treatment. Ps. This was my very first interview. I was really nervous in the beginning so hang in there it gets better. And also please forgive how many times I said the word reset.  ~Christina
47:02
August 12, 2021
Saturday Step Special - Step 2
Saturday Step Special - Step 2
Terra and I explore step 2 from different perspectives. Terra is working a codependency version and I am working it as a compulsive gambler. I personally struggled with feeling worthy of recovery and excepting that my Higher Power could restore someone like me. ❤️
50:51
August 07, 2021
Rachel’s story
Rachel’s story
We dive deeper into Rachel’s story of compulsive gambling. As a Native American she has a really amazing way of connecting her spiritual beliefs with her continued healing and recovery. She is so lovely and I’m so glad to call her a friend and sister in recovery. ❤️‍🩹
01:01:17
August 05, 2021
Gambling Addiction - A Women’s Round Table
Gambling Addiction - A Women’s Round Table
w/ Terra from Ambitious Addicts, Danielle and Tiff w/ Gambling Got The Girls and me. 😁 I am so proud of these women and this episode.. 3 different podcasts, 4 women with a passion for helping other women struggling with compulsive gambling and a conversation about StarTrek. You know it’s an amazing episode. ❤️
01:23:08
July 31, 2021
Rita 💕
Rita 💕
Rita joins me in this episode and shares her story of compulsive gambling and how she has maintained over 11 years in recovery. She was so wonderful to talk to and I appreciate the time she took to share her story with us.
51:01
July 30, 2021
Rachel and Hillary
Rachel and Hillary
It's a wonderful and healing thing talking with other women who know the struggles of compulsive gambling. I was able to have a wonderful chat with two amazing women who want to share their stories of compulsive gambling and their road to recovery. I hope to give you a longer interview with each of them in the future! Listen in and hear their experience, strength, and hope.
32:19
July 22, 2021
April
April
In this episode we chat with April who is right on the cusp of starting recovery. We talk about her story of compulsive gambling and why she knows it’s time to make a change and her fear of the unknown with recovery. It’s a longer episode but sometimes we just need to talk it out. ❤️
01:02:34
July 18, 2021
Step One
Step One
Working the steps with my friend Terra from Ambitious Addicts. I will be working them as a compulsive gambler and Terra will be working them through a codependent view. 😄 Join us!
45:02
July 09, 2021
Stacey Goodwin - The Girl Gambler
Stacey Goodwin - The Girl Gambler
I talk with Stacey about her journey and her mission to help other women suffering from compulsive gambling. 
38:35
July 08, 2021
Terra Carbert - Ambitious Addicts
Terra Carbert - Ambitious Addicts
Two friends and recovering gambling addicts talking about the impact social media can have on recovery, talking different types of gambling addictions and just general conversation about recovery. ❤️
38:29
July 04, 2021
Broke Girl
Broke Girl
*Amateur* A little of my story and how The Broke Girl Society got started. ❤️
14:56
July 01, 2021