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OCD Tales

3 Lessons I’ve Learned in My OCD Recovery

March 2022 will mark five years since I was discharged from the mental health service after undergoing high-intensity CBT for OCD. A lot has changed in those five years - I’ve bought a house, I’ve changed jobs, I’ve gotten tattoos, I’ve spent two years living through a pandemic - you know, usual life stuff. I… Continue reading 3 Lessons I’ve Learned in My OCD Recovery

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OCD Tales

An Open Letter to My OCD

For the last couple of years, I've shared this post every World Mental Health Day. I'm proud to say it's one of my most successful posts, so I've been revamping it every year. The events of 2020 and 2021 have certainly meant that my mental health has been affected (of course that’s been the case… Continue reading An Open Letter to My OCD

OCD Tales

2 Years

March 2019 is my discharge-iversary. Is that a thing? Probably not. But two years ago, on the 17th March 2017, I had my final CBT session to date. To most, it probably wouldn’t be considered a big deal, and to some of you reading, it probably wouldn’t be either. But at the time, I had… Continue reading 2 Years