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…

Obsessing Over the Little Things

"Passion is a positive obsession. Obsession is a negative passion." ~Paul Carvel~ "Don't forget, you want to go walking later!", my squeaky, high-strung, OCD counterpart blathered at me. "I know.", I replied back as I tried to ignore him and his daily, non-stop tirades. I was casually trying to relax, a.k.a. procrastinate, by watching some…

The Spoon Theory

"You are not broken. You are breaking through." ~Alex Myles~ Anxiety is real. But so are chipmunks. That is literally what went through my head this morning when I sat outside on the rock near my home. I sat there on the rock, flipping through my phone, my mind going a mile a minute on…