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October 15, 2019

Hi everyone!

Last Saturday I got to take part in the OCD Gamechangers event in London. It was amazing. The picture above is us in the backstage room waiting to go on. I'm with the wonderful Chrissie Hodges, Stuart Ralph and Matt Shoobridge - all three are totally amazin...

October 4, 2019

Hey everyone!

It's been a while since I've had a chance to update my blog but hopefully, if you follow me on social media, you'll have seen all the brilliant things that have been happening in our awesome community.

I had a wonderful summer holiday which gave me lots of...

February 25, 2019

I've been talking about my OCD treatment for years and have always spoken openly about an amazing NHS psychotherapist who I met when I was at rock bottom and how instrumental she was towards my recovery. 

I've been contacted by so many people asking for her contact deta...

January 18, 2019

My wonderful OCD community, we're in for a huge change. A stigma-busting, ground-breaking change. This change is going to affect the way our condition is understood and represented both in the media, and, even more importantly, in actual REAL life - the life that invol...

December 10, 2018

*** I've been asked these two questions a lot over the past few weeks - I hope this helps answer them!***

Should I share my story?

We all spend a lot of time encouraging each other to talk about our experiences of living with OCD. We do this to stop people feeling alone,...

December 3, 2018

I've been in the most incredible position recently. 

Over the past few weeks I've heard from easily over a thousand other people living with OCD - that's a pretty special position to be in. 

Having spent over thirty years believing that I was the only one dealing with su...

November 14, 2018

Hi everyone!

Here's the second part of this series. If you haven't read the article and would like to it's here but please read the rest of this blog first - it's got some really important information in it.

Last week a BBC News article came out about my experiences of O...

November 13, 2018

*** I should just state at the start of this that even if your OCD does not involve the perinatal period - this should still be helpful for you. OCD is OCD. 😊 ***

Hey everyone!

I recently wrote a piece on Perinatal OCD for the British Journal of Midwifery. Originally a...

July 23, 2018

I'm really proud to say that this post was written exclusively for OCD UK. Please click here to read it.

Whilst you're there please take a look around the site, it's been updated and holds LOADS of new helpful content!

July 5, 2018

It's just dawned on me that I haven't written about a project I’ve been working on for a while. One that is pretty much finished - only in need of maintaining - and one which has been central to my recovery. This is a post about some of the changes I’ve made to my home...

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