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Thinking of quitting two days before submission deadline
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I did get it done. I submitted something just in time. I know I will very likely get major corrections but at least I didn't quite. I managed to write the concluding chapter (around 8000 words) in two days, so I guess anything is possible. Given my circumstances, I chose to submit a full draft that's not great which meant that I could not incorporate all of my supervisor's comments and suggestions (which he sent the week before submission!).
I feel for you. I think the best way to do it is to try and not think about the kids and get your partner to completely take over. They will be fine. My kids are just happy to have me back. Just hold on to the feeling that once you submit, you can finally breathe and the worst is behind you! Wishing you the best of luck!

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Hello did you get it done? I am in this position I have ten days and my conclusion to finish whilst parenting I’m knackered and emotionally checked out from my kids and I feel like I have no original contribution I can’t sleep or eat I feel ill. I’ve worked 12 hours today and that was just sorting fiddly bits out. I have two thousand words for the conclusion but need a lot more. I think I’m dyslexic to so very scared to add words, as it takes so long to proof. I was so organised and now it feels a big rush, I’m spiralling and stuck.

Thinking of quitting two days before submission deadline
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Thanks, that's what I did in the end/

Thinking of quitting two days before submission deadline
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My submission deadline is in two days and I still have an unimaginable amount of work to do.
I have other commitments (including work and children) and have been stretched to the max to do this phd.
I also am not allowed to have any more extensions. As it stand right now, I still have to work on my final chapter, introduction, and review the whole thesis (my supervisor decided to give me hundreds of comments at the eleventh hour).
I don't really want to quit so close to the deadline but I just don't see how it will be possible for me to have a completed draft (not even a good one) before the deadline. Any advice or hearing from anyone that has been in a similar situation would be very appreciated.

thank you