Tag Archives: living with OCD

‘HOPE IS THE ONLY THING THAT KEEPS ME ALIVE’ – MY ‘MIND’ SUMMER CREATIVE WRITING COMPETITION ENTRY ON THE THEME OF HOPE.

  HOPE IS THE ONLY THING THAT KEEPS ME ALIVE! Ever woken up wishing you had not? I do not mean because you fancy another half-hour or so in bed, I mean because your whole being is CRIPPLED with anxiety … Continue reading

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THE LYMPHOGRAM WENT FANDABIDOZI…………….FOR NOW!

The 5th of January 2015 was a day I wanted to happen and be over with as quickly as possible, but at the same time it was a day I had also been dreading many days before. I had a … Continue reading

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OCD FLARE UP, NO BLOODY HEATING………….BUT LEAST MY SCAN DATE IS SOONER THAN EXPECTED!

What a diabolical week. Had a massive contamination O.C.D flare-up last Monday and was just starting to get over it when the bloody boiler brakes down and so for two days now we’ve had no heating or hot water. This … Continue reading

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A NIGHTMARE ON HAIRCUT STREET!

Decided last week I needed a haircut so booked an appointment for one last Friday at 3.30pm. It was going to be a test with my vomit OCD and dog dirt phobias, because I had the taxi journey there to … Continue reading

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LET ME INTRODUCE YOU TO MR OCD…..HE’S BEATING ME UP GOOD STYLE AT PRESENT!

I’ve toyed with the idea of doing this blog about me and my OCD for a couple of years now, and then always in the end decided against it through various reasons. Primarily, it was because of embarrassment, and then … Continue reading

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