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 Distress During Christmas
I love Christmas! I look forward to it all year. I love the magic that Christmas brings and all the beauty it brings along. The holiday makes me very happy. I enjoy Christmas so much! It is everything right with the world. I don't think there is anything I super dislike about Christmas except maybe … Continue reading Christmas Presents Stress Me Out!
I live in a family when I’m not free to express my personality. Interestingly enough my family is very silly and playful, but my ways of being silly and playful are rejected. I’m an outcast in a sea of people I thought would understand me. But they don’t understand me and they don’t try to. … Continue reading I Will Be Distant
My biggest OCD trigger is guest. I can't stand to have guests in the house. I'm not an introvert. I love to be around people, but I don't like them inside my house. It brings me no joy to think about the things I will have to do after they leave. I go on an … Continue reading How I’m Handling My OCD During the Holidays
My dad can home from Walmart with a hand full items that he needed for the week. In the bag was a box of pink-eye reliever. I panicked for a second, but then I stopped. My mom told me that my dad's eye was hurting for a week. He also didn't have a red eye … Continue reading Stop Worrying! OCD is Illogical!
I never thought I would meet someone in an abusive relationship. Relationships are supposed to be healthy and bring joy to a person's life. When a person is drastically changing and staying away from their family, that's when there is a problem. It brings a lot of emotional stress to the people around the person … Continue reading What Not To Do When Someone Is In An Abusive Relationship
No one understands compulsions. For starters, it’s hard to explain OCD to people period. A lot of the stresses that you go through most people think you should just get over. It’ hard to explain to people why you jump over cracks in the floor or why you only enter through doors on the left … Continue reading Hiding You. I Mean Your Compulsions.
My worse compulsion is cleaning. I know we all have to clean to keep our houses and cars clean, but for most people, it’s a necessary evil. I find it to be more than that, cleaning for me is like breathing. Well maybe not that bad, but I do it a lot. I may do … Continue reading Falling Into My Compulsions
I never understood why I needed things to be a specific number, but I just do. I don’t like even numbers. I find them to be dreadful. Even numbers throw off the balance and the balance is supposed to have a number in the center. When I researched OCD, I found out that counting is … Continue reading Even Numbers Are Bad
When I’m in my emotions, I pull my hair. Over time I have had several inches cut off because I pull at my ends. This mainly happens when I’m stressed. Stress causes me to make my hair shorter. Isn’t that crazy? My hair and are besties so I hate to see it look bad because … Continue reading When I’m In My Emotions