19 March 2013

It was all getting a bit too much.

It's been a four days since my last post which is rather unlike me as I do try to keep my blog updated with frequent content but alas, sometimes more important things do prevent blogging; after all it is not as important as my dissertation.


























After having all my research done last summer I was in a really good position starting the beginning of third year, however, it all went downhill after that. I had two modules last semester which were very important towards the final year grade as you can imagine, as well as this I took on way too many hours at my work place; for some reason I can never really say no to people. Therefore right up until Christmas I was working like mad on everything but my dissertation.

Alas, January arrived, I was back at university, away from home and my boyfriend and I felt rather miserable to say the least. I wasn't at home for very long, after working like mad and being so stressed all I wanted to do was be at home and have someone to look out for me. I didn't want to be back at university and I just could not cheer myself up; therefore not much progress was made. I also felt as if blogging got in the way too, I've found myself enjoying it so much that I cared more about it than university; I had my priorities very wrong for a few months. 

I've realised the error of my ways, just in time I think...better late than never! So you may have noticed not as many posts coming up recently, I do apologise but I'm afraid it has to be this way whilst I get myself sorted. This is my last year or university, my last shot at a good grade of which I don't want to mess up. I feel as if I done pretty well up until now so I don't want to fail at the last hurdle. 

So, here we are today, literally one month until hand in date and I'm now at 5,000 words...just 5,000 more to go folks. It is slowly coming together now, bit by bit but my word has it taken some time to get to where I am now, if only I had stuck to my original plan eh....but then I guess we can't always stick to a plan, nobody is perfect and things do and have got in the way at times.

I now feel pretty motivated to just crack on with things, therefore after putting 1,000 words together today I felt I needed an hour’s break to relax. I grabbed myself a cup of tea, a couple of Oreo biscuits and sat down to write this post, thank you for reading.
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  1. I know what you mean, last year is important. I think I was never more motivated as I was during my last year at college. And my bf was never more miserable.:D But still, you have to keep in mind that in the end, that grade is just that - a grade, nothing more. So don't beat yourself too much and don't forget to HAVE FUN TOO.;) Good luck with everything!!

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    1. My boyfriend is all go go go with his, mind you, his is due in 10 days before mine hehe!

      I'm much further along with it now, just over 3,000 words left to write of which I plan to do quite abit this week :)

      Thank you xx

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  2. Hi this time last year i was in your shoes, it was pure hell for me. It didn't help my personal tutor decide to bunk off to Italy and i could only communicate through email - omg pure nightmare. However i enjoyed writing it and researching as i did mine on haute couture and women role within fashion.
    Keep going and be glad you done 5,000 words meaning you are at the highway point, at the end of it take a deep breath and have tons of fun!

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    1. Wow Anna that does indeed sound like a nightmare! I'll be having fun once I have handed it in for sure! :P

      Thank you xx

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  3. Keep going, don't worry about your blog,it will be here when you're done, dissertation is so important. Looks like you are doing amazingly, keep going! And imagine how good you'll feel when it's done knowing you've given your all.Good luck! xxx

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    1. I know, I just worry about it as it's taken me forever to get to where I'm currently at. I did put it aside abit though and I have got more work done which is a positive :)

      Thanks Catherine :D xx

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  4. I am not looking forward to all this work next year! But good luck, you're at the halfway point :)

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    xx

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    1. Thanks Georgia! What ever you do, don't put it off, get your literature review done before Christmas it will be so handy! xx

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  5. Good luck with your dissertation! I know how painful churning out the words can be, but hang on in there. I'm sure the final product will be something you'll be proud of :)

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    1. Fingers crossed and thank you :) I cannot wait to go and get it printed off, it will be such a weight off my shoulders.

      xx

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  6. I am in exactly the same position as you, whenever I get a few spare minutes I'm scheduling posts just to cover me during my exam period. My dissertation is taking its time though :/

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    1. Thank the lord I have no exams, I think I would just crumble! Good luck with yours and your dissertation :) xx

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  8. I was pretty bad when it came to my dissertation. It hadn't even been started by the final semester. The first time I met my personal dissertation fairy (or whatever mystical title the supervising teacher had givene themselves that year), there was only two months until the hand-in date.

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    2. Wow and I think I left mine late haha!! I'm sure you did just great though :) x

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