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Swinging Sticks at Little White Balls Confuses the Writing Process. There, I Said It!

I’m working on the fourth book in a series I’ve entitled, “Rising Tide.” I discovered that by the time you’ve reached this deep into a particular work and previous… 503 more words

Lynn Steigleder

Not-So-Impenetrable Walls - Flash Fiction

Fear is what keeps me here. I am safe in my box. The invisible, self erected walls keep the unwanted filth out. I will not die at the hand of fate. 158 more words

Creative Writing

Are you a collector or a hoarder?

After a trip to the supermarket, we usually have a pile of plastic bags, which we’ll stash somewhere safe in the kitchen. We probably have fewer plastic bags these days because we’re into recycling and using our own cloth or non-woven bags. 552 more words

Stress Management

I Need It. NOW.

This weekend was supposed to be about being with family + friends.  Of course, OCD decided to stop by.  “You were not invited!!”  I freakin HATE OCD. 1,437 more words

Disorder on a Spectrum & A Plea to Amateur Diagnosticians

I first encountered Rhett & Link’s comedy music video “My OCD” with colleagues, who prefaced the screening by saying it is a lighthearted way to understand what having Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is like. 950 more words

Mental Health

Where did the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder go?

OK…I can’t quite believe this, but at this moment in time I am sitting at a table with NO PENS on it. Yes, there are NO PENS ON MY TABLE. 816 more words

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