What the world is like when everyone, and not just me, starts washing their hands obsessively

"Everyone is gross, so much grosser than I feared," I think (maybe not entirely fairly) as a woman who has had OCD for twenty years and now realizes that everyone needs a pandemic and CDC warnings to wash their hands frequently and thoroughly, use hand sanitizer, and generally not track germs around. I have spent … Continue reading What the world is like when everyone, and not just me, starts washing their hands obsessively

What I Do When I Feel Anxious for No Reason and Nothing Helps

The last few weeks have been hard anxiety-wise. And I have no reason or explanation for it at all. I’m not feeling particularly stressed or worried about anything more than normal. In fact, I’ve been feeling pretty positive about the warming temperatures, a new volunteering opportunity, and the fact that finally, finally, we are replacing … Continue reading What I Do When I Feel Anxious for No Reason and Nothing Helps