Cara’s OCD Story

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My Perfect OCD As a child I didn’t know I had OCD and didn’t know that the way I behaved was not normal. I always used to have a little spot in my dresser where I kept my disaster kit in case there was a tornado. I lived in NH and they don’t even have tornadoes there so I don’t know where I got the idea for that (Wizard of Oz maybe?). Anyway – I … The Story Continues…

Jane’s OCD Story

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My main disorder is checking things. I have made sure the drip coffee pot was off a couple thousand times, checked to make sure the six knobs on the stove were off, the same amount of times right before l leave the house; the latch on the chicken’s brooder house to make sure the thing was closed properly; the column to see that my car is definitely in park and I have the keys in … The Story Continues…

Leah’s OCD Story

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I am 24 and have been suffering from OCD as long as I can remember. It got extremely severe when I went away to college this past September. It got so bad that I had to take a sick leave. My most tormenting and reoccurring thought was that my best friend was in a fatal car accident. I would wake up in the morning and think “how can I go to class if my best … The Story Continues…