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A Depressive Rant

Yes, that’s right, it’s time for another brain dump! Also, I’ve finally set up a twitter account for this blog, so feel free to follow. A lot of the people whose blogs I used to follow haven’t been active in … Continue reading

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A Diagnosis At Last!

Following on from my last post, I had had enough of not knowing for sure whether I had seasonal affective disorder, and also wanted to find out if there were any anger management/ stress management resources I could access as … Continue reading

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ITP

Towards the end of May, not long after all my classes had finished at university, I noticed a very odd rash of pinprick red spots all over my body, severe unexplained bruising, and I was also getting nosebleeds. The rash … Continue reading

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Guided Tour

Following on from my last post, for the second of the dreaded oral presentations, everyone in my class had to give a 20-minute guided tour of part of a museum to a group of 5-7 other classmates and a tutor. … Continue reading

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My Neck, My Back, My Social Anxiety Attack

I mentioned in my last post that the first term of my master’s had pushed me to the edge with my anxiety. Two solo public speaking assignments were to blame. For the first of these, we each had to give … Continue reading

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Unstoppable?

In case you wanted to know what having high-functioning anxiety is like in song form. I’ve felt like this throughout much of my master’s. I hide it pretty well sometimes.  Hi everyone. I’m sorry that I haven’t posted on here … Continue reading

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Freshers’ Week

Last week was Freshers’/ induction week at my university. I had two induction days, which went fairly well. My anxiety was through the roof walking into uni on that first induction day, but I coped really well and managed to … Continue reading

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What am I doing with my life?

(And yes, I do have an answer, at last!) A few months ago, after doing extensive research on the profession, I decided that I would like to pursue a career in ecological consultancy. This will be a real challenge for … Continue reading

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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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Life is Good (update)

I suppose I should begin this post with an apology – sorry for being a bad blogger! I’m finding full-time work (still at my supermarket job) much less stressful, but much more physically exhausting, than university – I seem to … Continue reading

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