You’re not a journalist Hannah, you’re a f***ing writer

Thank you Girls for renewing some vigor for writing. Although Lena Dunham’s show is not without faults and mocking, it’s got something about it. There’s something that appeals to me. It’s possible I relate to it because Dunham, and her character Hannah, both suffer from OCD but it’s not a main focus. It’s on the…

Such Great Heights

You know, the dolls that open up and another one is inside that one, and then another one, and another one. That’s how it feels to rationalize OCD thoughts.  Or it’s like whack-a-mole. Maybe the dolls are a little too organized, but sometimes those thoughts do run in threads and follow topics. Other times they…

Up To Date

It is impossible to vaccinate for your mental health, believe me, I have tried. It is however, possible to understand it and accept it. That is the first dose of my therapy, my own version of a cure. ACT. Accept. Commit. Therapy. If mental illness were treated like physical illness more people might talk about…