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I’ve left Grantham for good

I’m at a Starbucks in St. Pancras International train station in London, waiting for my train to Amsterdam that doesn’t depart for another 6 hours, so I have a lot of time to kill.  I left Grantham for good at … Continue reading

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Living or staying with strangers long-term (never again!)

One of the biggest mistakes I’ve made of recent years was when I gave up a supportive housing apartment to go and live in a shared house with roommates, thinking that it would make me feel less lonely.  If anything, … Continue reading

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Long-term Airbnb’ing is not for me

I’ve had mixed experiences using Airbnb over the past few months. I’ve had no issues staying in Airbnb homes when the host has been very ‘hands off’, especially on short-term stays. I’ve found long-terms stays to be extremely difficult though, … Continue reading

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Maybe I just can’t be around others (introvert burnout, anxiety, dysphoria)

It’s been a few days since I updated this and while you could argue that a lot of positive things have happened, the end result is that I’m left feeling extremely low and have been served with multiple ‘reminders’ as … Continue reading

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It’s official: I have to move (yet again)

L (my roommate) confirmed that I do have to move by May 31st as both of my roommates are apparently moving out.  L is moving in with her friend and K is moving to NYC.  The landlord wants all 3 … Continue reading

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Feeling more ‘human’ than I’ve felt in years….

Despite the difficulties that I’ve been going through and despite my dysphoria, I feel more human than I’ve felt in a very long time.  The friend that I’ve been spending my time on the English south coast with has been … Continue reading

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Depression “level up”

I don’t know why I’m even bothering to write, as my existence is about as interesting and as important as an abandoned cardboard box.  As the title suggests, my depression continues to worsen, despite being 2 weeks into a higher … Continue reading

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