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Faith’s Story of OCD

I have had the privilege of knowing Faith for a long time now. She also has OCD. Here is her story. So Faith, tell us a little about yourself? I’m 38.  I think portraits tell stories about people.  I am building a library because as a kid my Dad had one and I loved to […]

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OCD vs Depression, Bears vs Hornets

I have often tried to come up with a good analogy of what exactly OCD is like and to be honest it is really hard to describe. Depression is easy to describe. While I can’t actually prove this, and hopefully one day I will be able to, I picture depression as being mauled by a […]

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Pride vs. Courage

Being involved in recovery I get to have a lot of good conversations with various people. A guy came up to me one day and said he was working through his steps with his sponsor and that his sponsor wanted him to talk to two people a day about what he was working on. Today he […]

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Sobriety and Mental Disorders

Addiction is a twisting, turning tornado that destroys everything in its path. Now make it worse by adding in mental disorders and you have the perfect storm. In fact, around 60% of people with mental disorders end with addictions of some sort. It goes along with the old adage of self-medicating and it makes thing […]

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