This is a personal story I wrote a few years ago. I hope this story blesses someone and lets them know that they're not alone. I knew nothing about depression. I ignored it and pushed it to the back of my mind because no one I knew was terribly sad. I was ignorant of depression. … Continue reading It Will Be Alright
I was diagnosed with OCD over a year again. Since then I have changed a lot. I've been taking my meds every day and not skipping a day. I am happy to see the change in myself. I haven't been as obsessed with the things I was obsessed with before. I haven't been cleaning as … Continue reading OCD? Not Much.
When I was diagnosed with OCD last year I wasn't seeing much of my future. I was inside a bubble of fear, sure that nothing would ever change about me and that I was destined to be miserable for the rest of my life. The stability that I was going to gain didn't seem logical … Continue reading Taking it One Day at a Time
Recently I haven't been able to sleep. Since I've been up I've been pacing downstairs in the kitchen thinking of things to write and what tasks I have to do next. All of this should be done during the day, but it's not. I'm up working and it's way past anyone's bedtime. While I was … Continue reading How I began to Understand My Late Night Snacking
Sometimes when you get older, you grow apart from certain things. For example, when you become a teenager, you no longer want to watch Sesame Street anymore (well maybe.) But you catch my drift. You start to have different tastes in food and different interest in tv. And sometimes, friends. Well recently, I had this … Continue reading Letting Go of Old Friends
Christmas is supposed to be a joyous time, so stress should not be in your vocabulary. If you are anything like me, you are thinking about everything you would want to do before the holiday is over. I like to see lights and go to shows and stuff. All this contributes to my OCD. I … Continue reading Destress During Christmas
I get annoyed when people pretend like it's not Christmas. I know that they didn't forget because they are standing in a room with garland hanging over their head. I walk around in my Christmas gear spreading cheer and they I meet that one person who looks at me like I committed a cardinal sin. … Continue reading Just Say Merry Christmas