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Exam stress not helping!!

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claire30

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sorry guys, i just need to have a bit of a moan.
i am doing my 1st year uni exams at the moment, and am really struggling to deal with the exams, revision and managing my ED.
its like i only have enough room for either exams or ED, not both.
I am going to fail miserably, and just hate it.
 
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Affective

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sorry guys, i just need to have a bit of a moan.
i am doing my 1st year uni exams at the moment, and am really struggling to deal with the exams, revision and managing my ED.
its like i only have enough room for either exams or ED, not both.
I am going to fail miserably, and just hate it.
Is it possible to retake them? I was too unwell to take my exams last year so, they were postponed a year. This gave me time not to worry about them, only revised a little at a time and gave me time to be treated.
 
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claire30

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Thanks for the reply,
i know it is posisble to do the retakes, but i really dont want to have to, as that would just mean i failed, and i dont accept failure very well.
My counsellor has said she will write a letter to the uni, but that means them having to know about my ED, and thats not an option either.
The exam i had on friday was awful, and i know i failed miserably on it...i just cant concentrate!
 
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Affective

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Hmmm

Well have you thought about a way you could balance it? For example, maybe giving yourself rewards when you achieve something? Like, say you say to yourself:"I will do two hours of revision", and if you do, you can feel better about it and then have a relaxing bath or something like that to relax and reward yourself :)
 
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