• My OCD Makes It Hard To Enjoy Anything - Even Vacation

    4 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    I'm not proud to say this, but sometimes, when I think about having obsessive compulsive disorder, I feel a bit sorry for myself. Why can't I have something less disruptive and more easily cured, like say, excessive ear wax or a hammertoe? Then I start pondering the removal of said excessive ear wax and, suddenly, I am grateful for my OCD. Besides, I remind myself, it's not that bad. I can still lead a pretty normal life. And I don't have to wear orthotics.
    As I write this, I am lounging by the hotel pool on the first day of my five-day vacation. It's quite a lovely facility-one of those...
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