OCD, Explained from Inside my Brain

“One two three four five six seen eight one two three four five six seen eight ” every time I walk, I’m counting in eights. That’s the “right” number, and the one that I have to repeat over and over until I’m jolted out of my inner counter, usually because I’m finally sitting down. I’m … Continue reading OCD, Explained from Inside my Brain

Ups and Downs (I hate writing titles)

On Tuesday of this week, I was feeling WONDERFUL. I woke up a full half hour before my alarm, fully rested and read to get up. I showered ( a rarity for me these days), picked out a clean outfit, and did my makeup. That's what wonderful amounts to for me right now, and I … Continue reading Ups and Downs (I hate writing titles)

Empathy

This week's Terrible Writing Prompt: Empathy. I struggle with the idea of empathy- what it means towards others and myself. I like to think I have it in spades, which instantly makes me feel like a holier-than-thou jerk. Which, I think, means I don't have a lot of empathy for myself. Which makes me feel … Continue reading Empathy