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Stressed oot ma nut! (Update)

Long time no blog! My final year of university has so far kept me extremely busy (and stressed out), and the Christmas holidays have been the last time I will get a break until May, so naturally, I haven’t been … Continue reading

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If you can hold on, hold on

Due to how depressed and hopeless I’ve been feeling lately, I went to see a counsellor at my university a few days ago to see if they could refer me to any support services. I was referred to a mental … Continue reading

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Nothing Works Part 2

I’ve been feeling very suicidal over the last few days. I was actually feeling great just earlier this week, but I’m a complete wreck at the moment. I keep thinking about the all the propranolol and diazepam I have stored … Continue reading

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Brief befriending update

I mentioned at the end of last summer that I was looking into getting a befriender through a mental health charity. They found someone that sounded like a good match for me and we met for the first time back … Continue reading

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Avoidant Personality Disorder?

For over 2 years now, I’ve suspected that my SA and depression may actually be symptoms of an even bigger problem – avoidant personality disorder (AvPD). I know that I shouldn’t self-diagnose, especially when it comes to a personality disorder, … Continue reading

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Update 1: Valium, anyone?

I apologise that this post is essentially the”pick ‘n’ mix” version of blogging. It’s kind of all over the place, but this is what happens when I have to fit a lot into one post. This is the first in … Continue reading

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Update: volunteering, and getting a befriender

I’ve been quite busy lately. I started volunteering with a conservation charity (one day a week) a couple of weeks ago. I was very nervous when I first went along (especially because I had trouble finding the volunteer base and … Continue reading

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