Friday, April 17, 2015

O - OCD

O Single Yellow Letter clip artI never realized I had OCD tendencies until my later years. It never really occured to me that keeping my pens and pencils in a specific order, in a specific place on my desk might be OCD.

Or that my penchant for sorting M&Ms by color and then eating the odd ones first might be OCD.


Try wearing your watch on the opposite arm for a while? When you are putting on socks & shoes, stop and do the opposite foot first. Same with pant legs and shirt sleeves. Habits....

OCD for me has become a habit but one I am trying to break, or at least notice when I'm doing it. Growing up and on into my forties, I had a habit of breaking words up into even groups. So "growing" would be chanted in my head, GR - OW - IN -oops! Not even. So I'd pick another word or make a phrase and try it with that. Mindless stuff....

Do you have any habit that you feel might be OCD related?


5 comments:

  1. For kicks one day, I tried putting my right foot into my pants first, it was HARD and I came close to falling on my arse.

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  2. I'm weird about symmetry. Things that aren't balanced bug me. That's hard when book covers and promos often look better and are more eye-catching when out of balance. I really have to force myself to do it! lol Have a great weekend!

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  3. I tried to do it with my socks...even that is hard!

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  4. I am so the same way, but then there are times when asymmetrical seems right. Strange...

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  5. I love my colorful socks but haven't been able to do the mismatch thing...hmmmm

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