Tag Archives: CONTAMINATION OCD

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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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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HE’S A MAN, WITH A PLAN…….HE’S MISSTRA SCARFMAN!

  HE’S A MAN, WITH A PLAN…. HE’S(me) MISSTRA SCARFMAN!! This is how my life feels right now my friends.  Last Monday afternoon, I went for a careers counselling appointment for the first time in over nine years and overall … Continue reading

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I NO LONGER FEEL ASHAMED OF MY OCD, THANK YOU ANGELA AND HANNAH!

This is a blog of immense gratitude. This is a blog where I sing the praises of two special young women who have entered my life via Twitter.  This is a blog where I say I am no longer ashamed … Continue reading

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LAUGHTER HAS SAVED ME! Me and my mental health.

This isn’t going to be a blog where I try and make you laugh with a series of funny jokes.  I also do not want this to be a blog where it comes across like I’m trying to persuade you … Continue reading

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MY MENTAL HEALTH REVIEW OF 2017 AND MY GOALS FOR 2018! THINGS ARE GETTING BETTER……..FINALLY!

A review of my mental health in 2017, with also my hopes and dreams for the upcoming year ahead! Mental health wise, this time last year I was still in a pretty bad place to be honest.  With me starting … Continue reading

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ANOTHER GOOD DAY! Me and my mental health.

I didn’t plan on writing another blog about my mental health so soon after writing the last one, however just now I just felt the urge to do so.  Yesterday was a bloody good day again with my OCD and … Continue reading

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EXCITED YET SCARED, THIS IS HOW I FEEL ABOUT STARTING CBT AGAIN!

This week is a really big week for me.  In two days time I have my first CBT appointment in over five years.  For the uninitiated, CBT stands for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and this involves a gradual exposure to whatever … Continue reading

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SUFFERING FROM ILL HEALTH CAN BE HEARTBREAKING AND SOUL DESTROYING AT TIMES, ESPECIALLY WHEN NOT EVERYBODY BELIEVES YOU!

“You sure you’re not getting obsessed with your bits”?  A GP said this to me once. “I think we discussed this last time how you’re maybe getting obsessed with your blood sugars”.  A Diabetic Nurse said this to me once. … Continue reading

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