Talk Nerdy with Me – Book List

Okay, so we’ve talked about my book binges and I already shared my list of books with flawed heroes and heroines. This is more of a work in progress, but I also love romances or fiction w/romance that has one or more characters with a high I.Q. I especially like the nerd, geek, genius who finds the right average Joe […]

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Bite Me Contest

Last year at this time, I did a contest…a fun contest…a great contest…and WE’RE DOING IT AGAIN! It seems to fit with my latest release also…and book two in Taming the Pack is coming out very soon.     No. I don’t know him. And he’s not included. (Dude, he’s hawt though, right?) I designed this hat on Zazzle where […]

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OCD Awareness Posts

  The second week in October was Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Awareness week and I did a post on OCD Monday through Friday each day. ┬áIf you’ve missed my previous OCD posts: OCD and Dark Thoughts OCD and Cutting OCD and Agoraphobia OCD and Medication OCD and the Real Me OCD and Going Mad OCD and Superstition OCD and Suicide OCD […]

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OCD and the Sensory System

  This picture is actually more of a test than a clip art image–though I bought it from a clip art site. If you immediately get twitchy over the mismatching pin colors and the lack of a brown pin…you might have OCD. This made my brain scream. I wanted to shake someone over the horror of it. But maybe that’s […]

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Genetics of a Childhood with OCD

    I’m not sure what the prevalence of OCD is in other families–though I know there’s a strong genetic component, but in my family…it runs mad. My grandmother has it–though we’ve never talked about it really. Her obsession with her health is her primary obsession that is outwardly visible. My grandfather is a hoarder, so my own mother was […]

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OCD and Therapy

  A hot guy counting coins…if that isn’t OCD eye candy, I don’t know what is. I don’t know about you guys, but I feel better. Oh, right, therapy. Let’s talk about therapy. If you’ve read some of my other OCD posts, you know I’m a therapy dropout. I’ve gone through therapy three times. The first time was in the […]

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OCD and Other Conditions

  While most people aren’t diagnosed officially with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder until, I believe, their late twenties (I once read the average age was 28, but can’t seem to document that claim,) its onset is usually seen at two distinct times. The first is early onset which would occur typically between ages 7-11. The second would be after puberty between […]

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Pure-O OCD and Me

Pure-O is sexier-sounding than it is. Seriously. It is. It sounds like a street drug to me. By the way, I’ve been thinking of getting a shirt that says, “I have OCD. I do drugs not hugs,” but I’ve been worried people might not find it funny…   Anyway, Pure-O, or Primarily Obsessional OCD, or Purely Obsessional OCD, or OCD […]

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Villains – Bad to the Bone…Sorta

  I love a good villain. There. I said it. And I hate bad villains. Oh, not villains that are very villainous–I mean I hate villains who miss the mark. Villains who, when you get to the end of a story, are easy to overcome. The villains who fail to be a foil to the hero. (A hero is only […]

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OCD and Insomnia

    (The picture above is one of my nights via the Jawbone Up tracking bracelet I wear. Look! I was in bed for eight hours! How fantastic is that?) The term night-owl sounds so much better than raging insomniac, but I suspect the former implies we have a choice. I know I’ve brought up insomnia in previous posts, but […]

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