🧠 #112: Emotional honesty
This week I relearned the lesson that handling challenging situations requires emotional honesty.
🧠 #106: Building people again
It has been so long since I have written a weekly update that I almost don’t know where to start. Ironically, my last update was titled “Back to work”, after which I immediately stopped working on writing these updates.
🧠 Ups and downs
In the midst of a rough patch with my OCD, it has been helpful to remember that emotions are always going to come and go.
🧠 #100: Hitting a milestone
In this momentous update, I share a low point forgetting a commitment, a reminder that I really do have OCD, and reflections on these weekly updates.
#96: Confronting the criminal
In a shocking turn of events (🙄), allowing a known trigger into my life last week caused some issues. This week, I share how I confronted and adjusted, putting OCD to work for good, and sitting in the chemical experimentation phase.
Falling prey to OCD
I thought it might be helpful to share a recent free writing entry. I had wanted to process my thoughts and feelings as OCD was starting to take over in my life. The realization that was happening struck me as I was writing my latest weekly update, #95: Experimenting with discomfort.
#93: Flooding and Dragons
Forced flexibility from flooding, leaning into uncertainty, and my first concert. It was a big week!
#88: Disallowed emotions
This week’s update shares acknowledging disallowed emotions, a small win in the kitchen, and my reaction to making goals.
#74: Playing first base
In this up-and-down week, I share about needing an extra therapy session, being flexible at work, and the power of free writing.
#34: Lemon pepper wings
In my update this week, I try something new, and share the story of a panic attack.