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Update from the Netherlands (pondering my future and dreading next week’s heatwave)

There’s a heatwave heading for north west Europe next week and I’m dreading it.  Daytime temperatures are forecast to hit the mid 30’s, which is as hot as the ‘summer from hell’ that I went through in Rochester New York … Continue reading

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A sunny day in Peterborough (and nothing bad happened to me)

I was dreading having to go to Peterborough today to visit the self-storage facility just outside the city centre.  I’d been to Peterborough a couple of times before, but never on my own and not recently, so I wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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Too much chaos

I don’t know where to begin, but I’m reluctant to write anything too long as no one reads this crap anyway and I feel like all I’m doing is repeating myself and making myself look like even more of a … Continue reading

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My hopeless housing search (too many obstacles, too much bullshit and too many dead ends)

I had grandiose plans to go out today and attempt cycling again, but my anxiety and depression and the non-stop rain outside have killed those plans. Instead I’m just here in my room, emailing every potential room ad on Craigslist … Continue reading

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Falling further into the abyss…

This street sign I passed earlier sums up my existence pretty well: After meeting with my care manager and therapist, I feel even more hopeless about my situation.  My therapist mainly just listened to me vent, then told me not … Continue reading

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S(h)ituational despair (time is running out)

The sense of relief that I experienced after that hellish journey soon passed and the grim reality of my situation here in Rochester has sent me spiraling down. I’ve only been sleeping sporadically and I’ve experienced some of the worst … 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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