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Posted 25th January 2016 by Daya

Hey, Does anyone feel like the work is piling up and you time is not on your side? I definitely do. Life is so busy, all the time, lots to think about academically, emotionally, physically. Taking it out of me. I have to now think about the transition of moving from shared living in a […]

Albi Maksor = heart broken in arabic

Posted 18th January 2016 by Daya

So, I discovered that when someone you’ve known for a very long time, who you knew was significant in your life but didn’t realise just how much them going away could effect your life…. now I have learnt. My sister has been away for a couple of months and I have missed her a lot. […]

Dissertation Year

Posted 14th January 2016 by Daya

Hello all, another year for me here, 4th to be exact. If you are like me you are asking yourself, how did you manage to get this far with all the crap in the world and in our daily lives. But: its dissertation year and we made it. That’s a lot of essays, exams, revision, […]

That time of year again!

Posted 13th December 2013 by Daya

Hello, So xmas has come around again. I think xmas can be a tome to take a break, be with loved ones or a recipe for disaster and depression. This year, I have decided to opt out of all and give me time to charity on xmas day. I am hoping, being with children who […]

Summer break is here!

Posted 29th June 2013 by Daya

Summer break is here! Well, I say summer, but…. I don’t know about you, but I feel getting through academic pressures at university and the social aspects that come with it means that we need a good break. So, I for one am thankful for this time of year! But, some of us may question, […]

Still trying to come to terms with everything all coming to an end

Posted by Daya

I am still trying to come to terms with everything all coming to an end all at once! Sometimes I do wonder about the structure of society. I know this is going to sound random but questions that I wonder about: why do schools, people’s jobs, shopping centres, businesses etc all start at the same […]

End of Year

Posted 2nd May 2013 by Daya

How come everything comes to an end all at the same time? Football,¬†University, Netball season, Uni placement…. I am sure other things have come to an end in your lives at this time of year. Don’t get me wrong, I am happy that yet another year of uni will be over and life will become […]

End of Semester

Posted 19th January 2013 by Daya

Semester A is now over. Awaiting results, anxiety provoking. Had my last exam yesterday, I was pleased that I was able to actually remember things for the exam by making up a little story using the first letter of words that I needed to remember in the exam. It worked. So the first thing I […]

Coping with sad news and studying

Posted 11th November 2012 by Daya

Hello all, Unfortunately I have had some recent bad news regarding a very dear friend of mine who has been diagnosed with cancer and has been told that she doesn’t have very long left. She is like a mum to me, and if you have read my story then you will know that my mother […]


Posted 28th October 2012 by Daya

Hey all, Gosh, I forgot how overwhelming the beginning of a new academic year could be. I was very anxious to be going into a 5 day a week course and finding time for me in that, alongside therapy and hobbies or the sport that I love netball. I remember after the first week thinking, […]

My first blog post

Posted 18th September 2012 by Daya

Hey all, I am Daya and this is the 3rd year for me participating in this blog ring. I started blogging when I begun college and I am now about to go into my 2nd year of university. It has been a tough 2 years getting back into education, socialising, writing academically, meeting deadlines and […]


Posted 2nd March 2012 by Daya

So, I have been prescribed medication that is an anti-depressant but I am using them for headaches. I find this strange as in the past I never felt anti-depressants worked for me so I never took them. I managed just fine without them and over-came severe depression through therapy.

January blues

Posted 2nd February 2012 by Daya

Its February Well January blues have been and gone, uni has started up and first sets of results are comng back! So far so good, a 1st, and a couple of 2:1’s.

New Year Blues

Posted 2nd January 2012 by Daya

Well I guess I should start by saying Happy New Year to you all, however, if you are anything like me then you will be feeling the blues of the new year of beginning another year and perhaps wondering what is the point of it all. (Not in a suicidal way).

Hard times

Posted 25th November 2011 by Daya

Hello, I was so sure that I blogged in Oct, guess I didn’t after all. I will have to make that one back up. I hope that you are all finding your way out there. I have just started uni for the first time this year and gosh how nerve racking, anxiety provoking and stressful […]

New Beginnings

Posted 13th September 2011 by Daya

Well for most of you, this blogging will be a new experience, I took part last year and was asked if I would participate again this year. I found this blog ring a helpful place to plant my feelings last year and was very happy to of been asked to take part this year also. […]

The End!!! :(

Posted 8th June 2011 by Daya

Hello, well, my student blogging has come to an end, so this will be my last blog. It certainly has been an up and down journey. Reading back on my blogs it feels like a rollercoaster that we go through daily. A lot has happened for me in this last year and to be honest, […]

How do you know!

Posted 27th May 2011 by Daya

How do you know when you are ready for something? How do you know if some things should be influential on your decision making process? How do you know how to put things right when you get it wrong?

Acceptance and Rejection

Posted 4th May 2011 by Daya

It is that time of yeat when you’ve been happy with acceptance or sad from rejection of Uni places. It’s a rough ride getting there, but when you get there I think there is some satisfaction in it. I have had to deal with both rejection and acceptance and neither I have easy.

April Blues

Posted 4th April 2011 by Daya

I haven’t been down in a while, but yoou know that feeling when everything just happens at once and your struggling to keep yourself afloat. Well that’s me. I guess I feel I do have legitimate reasons to be sad and reasons for my struglles, but when you add extra on to that, questioning yourself, […]

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