10 Things Your Friend with OCD wished you knew

I have so many friends who don’t have OCD and who don’t get how many of the “quirks” that I have are actually OCD tendencies or compulsions. Sometimes it’s hard to explain to people what OCD is or what it’s like and how you’re suffering. Here’s 10 things that I wish my friends, and people …

What is My Biggest Challenge in Recovery? (10 Days of Recovery)

Easily I’d say my biggest challenge in recovery is the ability to leave weight out of the picture. For me, I can relate just about anything back to weight and I do it too. Constantly. And it’s a detriment. It doesn’t let me truly give myself up to recovery as it needs to be because …

What Does Recovery Mean to Me? (10 Days of Recovery)

This is an interesting because at different points in recovery, the look of recovery has been different. There was a time (the beginning) when I thought recovery meant weight loss. I thought it meant no more bingeing, only eating healthy foods, no fast food, and a lot of weight gone. This was probably the most …