Tag Archives: seasonal affective disorder

So I’m Back…From Outer Space…

…Or more accurately, from Namibia (a country in south-west Africa), where I spent 5 weeks at a wildlife sanctuary, including one week at a research site. Overall, it was an absolutely amazing experience and one that I thoroughly enjoyed. I … Continue reading

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J’ai un crocodile

So I came across this video a few days ago: It’s a very good metaphor for what having social anxiety disorder is like. The difference being that overcoming SA is not as simple as just telling ourselves not to worry. … Continue reading

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Well that was weird…

After the first 3 days of the year, I was worried that another severe depressive episode was on its way but it seemed to go away as quickly as it appeared. It was horrible to feel that way again, even … Continue reading

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Christmas job

I suppose my Christmas job is probably the most logical place to start with updates. It was for 2 weeks, sorting mail. I was very anxious on my first day there but took a small dose of propranolol beforehand, and … Continue reading

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A quick update

*Exhale* I don’t really know where to begin. I have so many updates to write on here but I really haven’t been in much of a writing mood lately. I lack the energy, motivation and mental clarity. My mood has … Continue reading

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Descent into the darkness

I’m finally done with coursework for this semester at uni and will now hopefully have more time to update my blog. I’ve got quite a lot of things to write about. ******************************************************************************* My mood has taken quite a dramatic nose … Continue reading

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Ups, Downs, and Unbelievable Anixety

An update on everything that has happened in the last 3 weeks. My mood has been all over the place since I started back at university. I’ve been happy, I’ve been miserable and suicidal, and everywhere in between. The first … Continue reading

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