Tom’s OCD Story

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The first genuine OCD experience that I can remember happened to me when I was about 6 years old. It happened one morning when I was walking to school and daydreaming. For some reason the topic of God was on my mind (my family was devoutly christian); I was thinking about how we always said we loved God in Sunday school. All of a sudden a thought popped in my head, like a little voice … The Story Continues…

Hillary’s OCD Story

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I think it was approximately1989 when I first experienced OCD behavior.I didn’t recognize it as such but now, thinking back, it was OCD. I worked in a pizza store and was put in charge of closing the place down at night.I found myself checking the ovens the locks, the safe and All appliances(even the refrigerator doors) several times over. This was very aggravating for the person closing w/me but VERY embarrassing for me, but I … The Story Continues…

Mary’s OCD Story

I’ve never known life without OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder). From as far back as I can remember intrusive, unwanted thoughts and fears have plagued me. The first “episode” of OCD that I can clearly remember was when I was about 5 years old. I became totally obsessed with thoughts about heaven, hell and eternity. I was raised in a church going home where religion and spirituality were very important. I would spend hours trying to figure … The Story Continues…