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 …

God is Faithful

I’ve started listening to Lauren Daigle’s music and I’ve noticed I really like a lot of her songs.  They remind me that God loves me and He is always there for me. “I remember, I remember.  You have always been faithful to me.  I remember, I remember.  Even when my own eyes could not see.  …

Where do I Get my Strength?

Can I handle everything I’m going through? Could I handle the storms I have been through? Will I handle future storms that happen out of the blue? Not on my own I can’t do this alone I need to place my hope in the Lord And trust in His word Why would God let me …

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