Hi Andrea, I am just a few years younger than you, but I can identify with everything you have said. It’s truly a terrible addiction which will take take the roof from over our heads.
First thing Andrea – you need advice fast. Maybe u could contact a debt charity?step change perhaps?
Actually first should have been well done for posting! You are on your way.. U will get lots of support on here. Today is the start of the rest of your life!