Day 36 (8/15) – Fisher Wallace CES Stimulator Report.

I took the day off. I was doing okay emotionally – but I felt any additional burden would probably drop me into the pits. I used the CES in the morning, by 10:45 am I was tired and took a nap (1 hr.), I’d take two more naps (2:30 pm… Continue reading

Day 35 – Fisher Wallace CES Stimulator Report

8/14 – 9 AM Report I’m still stable, I have an appointment at 9:30 and don’t get a chance to use the CES amongst other busyness. 8/14 – 11:30 AM Report The appointment throws me for a loop. I feel exhausted and unstable. It relates to my ongoing crisis –… Continue reading

Days 30, 31, 32 – Fisher Wallace CES Stimulator Report.

8/9 Report Friday was a productive catchup day after being away since the 2nd. I saw my psychologist, picked up refills of my medications, used the CES in the early afternoon, paid the bills, made deposits, checked emails, and so on. I also squeezed in some time to relax –… Continue reading

It Isn’t Anything New.

Trying to process life and reading through some old journal entries…This is what it is like when the OCD/scrupulosity is pretty bad and is from February 11th, 2002 – over ten years ago. I would have just turned 18 in January. Crap! I hate my life. Why must I always… Continue reading

Day 7 – Fisher Wallace CES Stimulator

7/17 – 9 AM Report As I reported in my last post, I awoke at 8 am in a fairly stable state, had not used clonazepam the night before , but had slept successfully. I utilized the device at Level 4 around 9 AM. 7/17 – 3 PM Report I… Continue reading

Summary and Response to Treating Scrupulosity in Religious Individuals Using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Introduction This is a summary, select quotations, and responses from myself to Jonathan D. Huppert and Jedidiah Siev’s article “Treating Scrupulosity in Religious Individuals Using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy” as published in Cognitive and Behavioral Practice 17 (2010) pp. 382-392. It is perhaps the best article I have read for practitioners or patients… Continue reading

In the Depths of Torment.

Introduction Tonight I went back and read through some early journals I had written. In some ways I am a very different person from who I was then, in some ways I am very much the same. I came across this particular entry which I wanted to share…I think it… Continue reading