Apologies to Those Who Have Contacted Me Via OCDDave

Dear Fellow Sufferers, I want to apologize to you if you sent me a message via the Contact Form on OCD Dave and have not received a response. The website’s email functionality was not working correctly and I did not receive copies of a number of emails. Thankfully, WordPress does… Continue reading

Does God Tire of Giving Mercy?

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Do I Feel Better?

A little refresher: On Monday (4/14) I decided to test how my body reacted to consumption of a significant amount of sugar. I found that other than my blood glucose levels going through the roof for a few hours it didn’t have any noticeable effect. I didn’t experience a boost… Continue reading

Acceptance and Endeavor

Why I Try I saw my psychiatrist last Friday. I drive forty-five minutes into Philadelphia to see him, and then an hour or more back out (rush hour seems to begin earlier and earlier these days). For those who know me – this is a lot of travel…but improving my… Continue reading

For My Scrupulous Heart.

Scrupulosity is my constant enemy. Many experience increasing peace the closer they seek to draw to God, I experience increasing angst. Others can find satisfaction in the level of their devotion, for me every advancement in devotion only reveals more horribly the abyss out of which I seek to climb…… Continue reading

I Exercised.

This is my shirt after riding my stationary bike for two hours – around 1.25 hrs. in I begin sweating profusely – which continues until I dismount at which time my body suddenly realizes it is no longer overheating and immediately begins complaining that I am wearing a soaking wet… Continue reading

It Was The Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times.

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was… Continue reading

Please Don’t Paralyze Me.

I function pretty well in most areas of my life – but I have real difficulty with anything relating to the law. I used to do my income taxes myself – err, try to do them – but I gave up and now go to H&R Block…I could never decide… Continue reading

My OCD in 2002, I was eighteen.

I’ve been reading through my own journal entries…trying to understand some aspects of myself more. Came upon the following entry from February 11th 2002 – twelve years later. Crap! I hate my life. Why must I always be convicted of the smallest nothings? Why cannot I live like any other… Continue reading

Fisher Wallace – Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation – A Lot of Days

I haven’t been recording for a while. It looks like my last entry was for the 26th-27th of January (2.19), that means nothing for the 27th-28th (2.20), 28th-29th (2.21), 29th-30th (2.22), 30th-31st (2.23), 31st-1st (2.24), 1st-2nd (2.25), 2nd-3rd (2.26). Today is the 3rd to 4th (2.27). The churches’ annual congregational… Continue reading