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Back at square one again

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mooselet123 Sun 14-Feb-16 11:52:42

I just don't know what to do anymore. I've struggled with depression and anxiety for almost 10 years and I guess I feel that I've come to the end of the road. I've tried so hard to make my life better, happier but I'm just so tired now and not sure how much longer I can keep trying. I'm in the final year of my degree ( I'm in my mid 20's-I dropped out of my first degree due to my mental health issues) and it's got to the time where I really need to be buckling down with my dissertation. I'm in such a pickle though as I've done very little work on it. This is for a whole host of reasons- my baby nephew nearly died which was extremely upsetting for the whole family (thankfully he's on the mend now!), I've struggled with a chest infection for a few weeks and on top of both of those my mental health seems to have taken a massive downturn and I can't seem to concentrate on anything let alone uni work. I'm not sure what I'm really looking for here. I've never had the courage to post before but I guess I'm just feeling so lost that I needed a place to vent. Every time I've feel like I've finally getting on top of my mental health, something happens and it goes down hill again and I end up right back at square one [

sadie9 Sun 14-Feb-16 12:53:15

Well done for getting to where you are now. Glad to hear your nephew is better. Being sick yourself can sap all your energy too and make normal stuff seem undoable. A dissertation is a lot of pressure no matter what way you are feeling. Have you a student counselling service at your college? They usually very good at providing support and helping people manage in situations like yours so it is not overwelming you. Would that be an option do you think?

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