Monthly Archives: December 2010

Inpatient or Outpatient?

It’s really too bad that when you are going through a crisis you often have to make crucial decisions. It’s the worst time to have to do this because, well, you are going through a crisis…..who thinks clearly at this time?? For … Continue reading

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Bring On The Drugs!

I was recently bedridden for an extended period of time, with not much energy for anything other than watching daytime television. I had not done that in years, and there were two things that shocked me. One was how bad … Continue reading

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Hitting Bottom and Looking for Help

Dan hit bottom while he was at college, fifteen hundred miles away from home. And I took absolutely none of the advice that I just gave in the previous blog. While I was frantically rearranging my life so I could … Continue reading

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How DO you find the experts?

It seems to me there are so many more resources out there than there were just a few years ago, but maybe that’s just because I know where to look now. One of the best resources that I have found is The International … Continue reading

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The diagnosis…..now what?

Well, I guess we might as well start at the diagnosis, though this was by no means the beginning of Dan’s OCD. Dan  diagnosed himself  at the age of seventeen.  He told me he had known something was wrong for years, … Continue reading

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About ocdtalk

Hi Everyone! I know there are lots of OCD blogs out there, and I think that’s great.  There is nothing quite like connecting with others through shared experiences.  Most of the OCD blogs I have visited are first person accounts of … Continue reading

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