OCD and the Power of Books: My Interview with Agape Podcast

"98.762 percent of my time is spent obsessing. About what? EVERYTHING." ~Monica Devon, the main character in Janet Tashjian's novel "Multiple Choice"   I don't know why I've never written about growing up with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It has been one of the most unique and defining experiences of my life. My entire childhood and … Continue reading OCD and the Power of Books: My Interview with Agape Podcast

Dear You, Love Spirit: A Transformative Exercise

“Perhaps someday I'll crawl back home, beaten, defeated. But not as long as I can make stories out of my heartbreak, beauty out of sorrow.” – Sylvia Plath   I struggle with a disorder called trichotillomania. I compulsively pull out my eyelashes and eyebrows, sometimes on purpose and sometimes in delirious trances  -- I blink … Continue reading Dear You, Love Spirit: A Transformative Exercise

My Relaxed is Brave: Letting Go on New Years Day

“Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled.” – Ray Bradbury   “Relaxed” is a word that has wormed its way into my heart this year. I don’t typically describe myself as Relaxed. I want a full life. I want to be a dizzying ball of … Continue reading My Relaxed is Brave: Letting Go on New Years Day

Nesting In My Hair – An Eyelash Story

“You can't keep the birds of sadness from flying over your head, but you can keep them from nesting in your hair.” – Sharon Creech   I struggle with a disorder called trichotillomania (“trich”) – the compulsive pulling out of hair. People with trich can pull out the hair from anywhere on their bodies, but … Continue reading Nesting In My Hair – An Eyelash Story

Help Me Write a Memoir!

Hello beloveds,   I have severely neglected my posting on my blog -- however, I have several half-written posts that I am looking to beef up and release out to the world very soon. In the meantime, I just released a request on my facebook page for people to help me out on a memoir … Continue reading Help Me Write a Memoir!