Is it safe to come back? Why my Christmas is such a ‘Magical Thinking’ OCD time of the year.

Well thank goodness that’s all over. I love my blog but Christmas has such a profound affect me, I have just been too caught up in my OCD, depression and anxiety to even write about it, however I have slowly made it through to the other side with just enough energy to whinge about it…

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Hereditary Genes and OCD.

Research funded by the National Institute of Health suggests that OCD may be associated with an uncommon mutation of certain genes such as the (hSERT). This is a serotonin Transporter Gene. It is thought that a mutated gene such as this one or similar has the potential to be passed on from mother to baby….

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When Your Child Has OCD.

Just when you think there’s nothing worse than OCD (well of course there are things much worse than OCD), but relatively speaking for me there is something that’s much worse and is happening right now in my life. My child has OCD, compulsions and obsessive thoughts that hurt her and upset her and it is…

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OCD – When Driving Your Car Is Driving You Crazy.

After 300 yards take the roundabout, second exit. Take the roundabout, second exit. After 300 Yards take the roundabout, fourth exit. Take the roundabout, fourth exit. After 100 yards look for the pedestrian that you knocked over two minutes earlier. Didn’t see it? Okay then you must check again, after 200 yards take the roundabout,…

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Charlie Lhasa roars like a lion! Pure Therapy.

Lhasa Apso roars like a lion! As I’m sure you’re all fully aware (lol), I have two beautiful Lhasa Apso’s named Charlie and Belle. I mean it’s not as if I mention them often on social media or post an abundance of photos (looks down sheepishly!) Okay I confess, I’m Lhasa Apso mad, I love…

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An ambitious new t.v project on Mental Health.

If you are interested in sharing your experiences of mental health on a more mainstream scale, please see below contact details. Must be 18 or over. TV Production Company: betty tel: 020 7907 0615 email: mh.documentary@betty.co.uk twitter: @mhdocumentary Thanks  

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Plenty of Serotonin with Two Suns!

Its Friday and it looks as though the sun has given birth to a cute ickle baby Sun, probably called Sun Jnr! Bring it on, the more Serotonin the better, and at the moment I need heaps of it! Thanks for taking one for the team, Sun and thanks for supporting us who are low…

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But what if I get Hibiscrub on my Brain?!

  Hibiscrub, the first choice hand wash for any OCD monkey and my best friend. I was idly reading the instructions on a bottle earlier today, trying to ascertain whether it was suitable for my daughter to use on her hands, when I noticed a warning on the container which read, ‘Avoid contact with the…

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