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Phobos and Deimos

“In moments of crisis one is never fighting against an external enemy, but always against one’s own body.” – George Orwell, 1984 In a matter of hours, I will have to stand up and talk in front of around 70 people. I … Continue reading

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Kind comments

Over the last week, two different comments have been stuck in my head. The first comment was spoken by my psychologist at our appointment last week. I can’t even remember what I/we were talking about at the time, but I … Continue reading

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SA and my life – Part 2(3) (High school)

I started writing a personal diary/ journal a couple of months into my last year at high school, with the encouragement of my psychiatrist. She knew how difficult it was for me to communicate verbally, and it allowed me to give her … Continue reading

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SA and my life – The Catalyst

It was one Thursday afternoon in October 2008. I’d been trying to expose myself to situations I found frightening in an attempt to reduce my anxiety/ learn coping methods. I remember walking down one of the busiest halls in the … Continue reading

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