OCD Awareness

"People who live with OCD drag a metal sea anchor around. Obsession is a break, a source of drag, not a badge of creativity, a mark of genius or an inconvenient side effect of some greater function." ~David Adam~ March 7th, 2021. Winter is slowly easing it's frigid grip on the land while spring sneaks…

Changing the Way You Think

"If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." ~Wayne Dyer~ I threw my phone across the room in disgust. I was just on twitter, reading up on the daily happenings of the day, and no surprise there, but everything was just negative, negative and more negative. There was…

A Year to Remember

"My Mama always said, Life is like a box of chocolates, You never know what you're gonna get" ~Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump in the movie 'Forrest Gump'~ As I struggled to find a subject to talk about in this blog post, I remarked to myself how different it was now compared to a week…

Positivity Toxicity

"Positive anything is better than negative nothing." ~Elbert Hubbard~ I sat back and watched my OCD dopple-ganger pace back and forth. As usual, he took the prerequisite amount of steps before he stopped to fix a sleeve, an out-of-place strand of hair, or straightened his collar, as if anything of the sort would make a…

Disability is a Way of Life

"Believe you can and you're halfway there." ~Theodore Roosevelt~ "What? Say that again?", I repeated again as I increased the volume on the microphone headset I had over my ears. "So, yesterday, I went to the store and picked up a babble babble babble and brought them to the counter. They babble babble babble...", the…

Nobody Cares…

"Depression is being colorblind and constantly told how colorful the world is." ~Atticus~ Hi. I'm Depression. I mean...Hi, I'm depressed. Life sucks, you know? It's miserable. I didn't want to get out of bed. I knew if I got out of bed, I had to deal with the real world. It's sunny out. It's too…