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Who knew that juggling a disability and a potential future career could cause a thunderous case of unrelenting stress?


Scientific rationale: convenient little white lies?

Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that’s not why we do it quipped Richard Feynman. The oceanographer Curtis Ebbesmeyer… 1,115 more words


I Defended!

I slept in until 9:15 on Sunday morning, which is unprecedented for me.  I slept in because I didn’t have to worry about doing any school work…because I defended last week and I PASSED and I am so relieved and I DESERVED a weekend off. 311 more words

Social Anxiety

Nanowrimo #19 - Character Building

When I was little, my sister and I used to create lots of stories. Sometimes together, sometimes apart. Sometimes as part of the intricate on-going web of drama in the imaginary lives of our soft toys, but also sometimes just for stand-alone stories that would last only a day. 265 more words


Brief discussion on Gender, Illness and the Asylum

Patients who were brought to the asylum were not solely brought on the grounds of mental ill health, but sometimes due to physical ailments or a combination of both, according to Dr Heise of the Ballinaslow Asylum 1846, 752 more words


New distractions - Week 43

I have had a new distraction come into my life this week, and it is watching sailing videos on YouTube. To give some context, I have only been sailing once, and that was when I was a child. 578 more words