My amazing, understanding, loving, and caring "Aunt" Beth bought me this "Dammit Doll" that I recently saw on Facebook. I shared it and said it would be perfect to use for my OCD. Not even a week later, I came downstairs to this brown bag that says "Kick It's Ass!". Inside I found my Mr. OCD. I [...]
There are things in this world that scare each and every one of us. Heights, swimming, public speaking, the list is never ending. My fears just happen to be created by OCD. My OCD creates an irrational fear towards getting dressed, leaving my house, and anything school related. I can’t even talk to my friends [...]
I just LOVE this! It is so true, the little things in life can honestly be so magical. I feel like when you are suffering you don’t realize that, but after you have overcome it, you start to understand how precious things can be…then when there is yet another mountain you have to climb, you will have some moments when you remember how much comfort you took in the small things that appear everyday or even just a few times a week.
Try To Stay Chipper!
I think we’ve all been there at one point or another. We find ourselves asking:
“What am I even here for? What is my purpose?”
At the time, the question seems daunting. Almost impossible to answer. If you’re looking at the big picture, it can be a question that is quite difficult to try and take on. As humans we need to realize that we can’t have all the answers. It seems slightly ridiculous to sit and ponder about things that we can’t do anything about, doesn’t it?
Well… yes! But we do this all of the time! Why?
It’s the questions we can’t answer that teach us the most. They teach us how to think. If you give a man an answer, all he gains is a little fact. But give him question and he’ll find his own answers. – Patrick Rothfuss
Interesting nonetheless. If…
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I have lived in a quaint Upstate New York town of 3,000 people my entire life; I have always loved it. It is a town full of so much history you wouldn’t believe it! A school where Susan B Anthony taught, The Fort Rensselaer where George Washington stayed with his troops during the Revolutionary War, [...]
Yes, it’s true, I’ve started a blog! This is one big scary step for me because not only is this a personal blog, it is a blog about my struggles with Mental Health. I’ve suffered with Tourette Syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) for most of my life. These illnesses tend to be a subject [...]