The Truth Is I Hurt – Reblog

You want to know what it’s like to live with OCD?
You want to read the truth?
Here it is.
I am grateful to her for giving us a glimpse in her life it takes tons of courage to do so.
with a lot of other things she writes about OCD on her blog, please do check.

JACKIE LEA SOMMERS

The truth is that lately I keep trashing drafts of sad blog posts in lieu of more hopeful ones. The truth is this is more of a fake-it-till-you-make-it scheme and a way for this website to be a place of light and not darkness. But the truth also is that vulnerability is always what has made space for healing in my life, so this post is going to be the truth. 

I’m taking a new medication, one where I take a week’s worth of the medication on one day. I’ve chosen Saturdays because the next 36 hours are full of fatigue and, for me, irritability, moodiness, low self-esteem, feelings of failure, and so. much. crying.

Today I went to Target. It was raining and I had to find a semi-dry cart. The lady in electronics wasted my time, which annoyed me, then in the 30 seconds it took to print…

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