Brenda’s OCD Story

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my earliest memory of an ocd obsession was around 4-5 years of age. i noticed a neighbor’s cat with a dead mouse in its mouth, and i was fascinated. i remember telling my mother about the sight, and her response was, “oh, you didn’t touch it did you? that dead mouse will have germs and i hope you didn’t touch it.” nothing more, nothing less. for more than two weeks i went to bed every … The Story Continues…

Kerri’s OCD Story

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My OCD started when I was 7 years old. When I was supposed to be asleep one night, I couldn’t stop counting to 100 and I started crying. I’m now 30 and OCD still plagues my mind. I’m not counting as much as I did when I was young, but instead most of my compulsions take the form of reassurances. I always ask family members “Are you SURE it’s ok if…” and feel the need … The Story Continues…

Clare’s OCD Story

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My name is Clare and I was diagnosed with OCD. I guess that the obsessions go back as far as I can remember, but then again, I am only 19 years old so it hasn’t been that long. It began for me as lists. At any given time, I have 10 lists. I have a front page of the lists that I have in my list packet, and then I have the various lists. There … The Story Continues…