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…

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…