God Sees the Beauty

Have you ever felt crazy? Have you felt depressed? Even if you are very blessed Have you struggled with a mental illness? Hoping for just a little stillness Have you felt ugly on the inside and out? Do compliments cause you to doubt? Have you struggled with hating yourself? Feeling like you are beyond help […]

OCD and Bookshelves

I really love the new bookshelf Dan got me for Christmas.  I love books and I love reading.  We put the new bookshelf up in our living room.  While putting books on the shelf I decided to put the book, Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts by Sally M. Winston and Martin N. Seif on there.  I […]

Pure O OCD

It’s been about a year since I was diagnosed with Purely Obsessive Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Pure O OCD).  November of 2019 was one of the hardest times of my life.   I had struggled with intrusive thoughts for at least ten years.  They got to the point of very obsessive.  Because I didn’t want the thoughts I […]

OCD and Overthinking

“My anxieties have anxieties.”- Charlie Brown in There’s No Time for Love, Charlie Brown Have you ever felt like this?  I feel like it is a common symptom of OCD.  Since I have learned about intrusive thoughts I will overanalyze many thoughts I have.  Was that an intrusive thought?  Maybe I really wanted that thought.  […]

Touching Doorknobs

The other day I was telling Dan I don’t have any compulsions and he asked isn’t that the C in OCD?  I said yes, but there’s also Purely Obsessive OCD where the person doesn’t have compulsions or they have mental compulsions.  He mentioned that I don’t like to touch doorknobs and asked if that was […]

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