Category Archives: TRUE STORIES

Contamination OCD in lockdown

Suffering with Obsessive-compulsive disorder whilst in Covid-19 lockdown was always going to be a big challenge for me, but two things have saved me. For those of you who do not know my mental health story, I have blogged about … Continue reading

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I CAME, I SAW AND I CONQUERED …ME AND MY COPYWRITING COURSE DREAMS!

I FINALLY GRADUATED WITH A DISTINCTION IN MY COPYWRITING DIPLOMA! For those of you who follow me on social media, you’ll have recently learnt that I had some great news last Easter Monday.  After 181 days of doing an online … Continue reading

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FIGHTING BACK FROM MY CHRONIC PELVIC PAIN NIGHTMARE!

This is a blog that I feared I would never be able to write one day.  It is about celebrating the miraculous improvements I have made regarding my chronic pelvic pain.  I had tears in my eyes the other day … Continue reading

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HELLO BLOG, IT’S BEEN AWHILE!! AN UPDATE AND THINGS I LIKE ABOUT MYSELF!

Hello everybody, it has been awhile my friends! I guess I haven’t written a blog since March 2019, because quite frankly I didn’t feel the need to.  I have been super busy with my OCD recovery and trying to improve … Continue reading

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STEPH & DOM: CAN CANNABIS SAVE OUR SON? A review.

Now and again a programme comes on the telly that you feel glad to have watched.  This certainly was the case with the recent Channel 4 documentary, Steph & Dom: Can Cannabis Save Our Son? Gogglebox stars Steph and Dom … Continue reading

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Pothole Wars- A review.

What better way to help banish away those January winter blues than to air a documentary about…..potholes???  It has to be said that BBC1 do the first bit of this rather well what with their picturesque detective drama Death in … Continue reading

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WHAT A DIFFERENCE A …YEAR MAKES! Me and my OCD.

This is going to be a blog where I discuss the progress I have made in the past year with my severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  This is going to be a blog where I express right now how happy I … Continue reading

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HOME FRONT HEROES – Series 1 : Episode 1.

In the run up to Remembrance Day this year the BBC has made a new daytime series entitled Home Front Heroes. The primary purpose of it is to celebrate the selfless contributions that thousands of men and women made on … Continue reading

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PRINCESS MARGARET: THE REBEL ROYAL, episode one.

When the BBC was formed in 1922, its now well-known guiding principles were to inform, educate and entertain the British public.  Today, it still strives to achieve these three Reithian commandments against a competitive backdrop of niche broadcasting.  A brilliant … Continue reading

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A MASSIVE OCD BREAKTHROUGH, THANK YOU RUTH! Me and my mental health.

Yesterday was the best day in my life for OVER EIGHT YEARS.  Yesterday was the best day in my life since the OCD began to truly cripple every essence of my life.  Yesterday was the best I have felt in … Continue reading

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