What Is OCD?

This is a reblog. I wrote it when I first started this blog. Since I am a long time sufferer of ocd, it was extremely important for me to write this and show people what ocd is really like. This post was meant to educate and spread awareness. Since May is mental health awareness monthContinue reading “What Is OCD?”

Kids And Mental Illness

I wrote this a while back and since it is mental health awareness month I wanted to share it again. Not only adults, but children also suffer from mental illness. It can happen at any age.  As a parent/guardian it’s your responsibility to talk to your child. Even if you don’t think your child hasContinue reading “Kids And Mental Illness”

Mental Health

I have had ocd since I was around 13, I am now 51. The doctor actually diagnosed me with severe ocd. Severe sounds so severe. But it doesn’t stop there, I also have horrible panic attacks and anxiety. Living with these mental illnesses is not easy. My mind is never quiet. It is always thinking,Continue reading “Mental Health”

Saying Hello/Panic Attack

In yesterday’s post Checking In, I shared about reaching a goal and not letting my anxiety interfere with my sons birthday plans. I was feeling good, actually quite proud of myself for pushing myself and the thoughts aside so I could continue on with my drive. I felt wonderful.  The whole week felt amazingly satisfying.Continue reading “Saying Hello/Panic Attack”

My Addiction Story

I posted this awhile back but figured I would share it again. It was a complete shock to everyone when I started using.  I was the “good girl”, the one people were proud of for never getting involved with drugs. I had managed to get through my teenage years and my 20’s without using, soContinue reading “My Addiction Story”

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