On Being Diagnosed

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I wrote this piece a fair number of years ago. It’s just a sketch of what i went through on my first visit to a shrink to try to get help for “my problem”. This was about a year after I got sober. Life was not going well at the time. She sat there reading a year old Time magazine. She was too thin and had dark circles under her eyes. There was something stretched … The Story Continues…

Catching Up

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I’ve been going through a bit of a hard time OCD-wise the last month or so. It’s always harder in the winter. Part of that is simple uh, logistics. In the winter there is more clothing to deal with and that’s a lot more stuff to get “contaminated”. I gave up long ago trying to wear gloves. There is just no way to deal with them and contamination. So my hands tend to get pretty … The Story Continues…

Nano, nano

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Now that’s my kind of mouse. IOGEAR: Expand Your Connectivity – IOGEAR’s Germ Free Laser Mouse I’ve talked about this before, how advertising and many products are almost aimed directly at certain types of OCD. Usually the contamination/washer types (like me). While I would probably not by this mouse unless it had some other cool features. I can actually see some practical applications for it. Medical setting etc. Of course I get pretty excited thinking … The Story Continues…