Sue’s OCD Story

Thoughts at night: My throat and chest feel so congested. Maybe I can cough it up. Oh. All that does is irritate my throat, but I’m still so congested. What if my chest fills up and I choke in my sleep? I think thats whats happening now. Ill try a few more pillows. That still isn’t helping. Its getting harder to breathe. Maybe Ill get up and go outside on the porch. Ahh. That feels … The Story Continues…

Riley’s OCD Story

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I Have been suffering with OCD, anxiety and depression from the time I was 7 years old. OCD for me started out with me washing my hands over and over believing that I was contaminated. Then as time went on I started to fear germs, and a illness called HIV. I began to think that if I came in contact with anyone or touched something, that i was going to get AIDS. It was very … The Story Continues…

Laura’s OCD Story

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In reading your story about when you were a kid sitting by the fire, it reminded me of some of my episodes. There are no existing thoughts or problems of your own and then someone makes a remark, or in my case I see something on TV, and then poof, an OCD fire starts from a small spark and before I know it the flames begin to spread and rage into a recalcitrant, obsessive wild … The Story Continues…