Tag Archives: depression

Social Anxiety Disorder: A Day in the Life (University)

What follows is a post that I wrote a couple of years ago now, for another site, but was never published. I’ve decided to post it on here while I’m working on mega-updates on everything that has happened in my … 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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Nothing works…

I’ve been feeling very depressed over the last couple of weeks. I’ve started crying myself to sleep again, and also crying randomly throughout the day. I can’t be bothered to do anything. I stay up later than I should, reading … Continue reading

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Is There Life Before Death?

I’ve been feeling really down again over the past few days. My negative thoughts spiral out of control when I’m at work, and can be triggered by even a simple comment which was not meant to hurt me. For example, … Continue reading

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Seriously!?!

I apologise for the big rant that follows. And I apologise for being so angry/ bitter throughout much of this post.  Following on from the awful week I just had, one of the night managers at work upset me yesterday. … Continue reading

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A Modern Leper: Self-injury, stigma and shame

Trigger warning: I talk about self-injury a lot in this post, and one paragraph contains a fairly explicit description of the evidence that someone else had been self-injuring. Please don’t read this post/ that particular paragraph if you think you … Continue reading

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