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Chelsea Elker
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New post on the blog today, "My Son Needs to See a Therapist, and I'm Taking it Kind of Hard" (link in bio)...I don't usually start crying when I'm writing, but this struggle is fresh and personal and out of (only) my control.

I haven’t written in a while because honestly, the past 6 months have been kind of hard. Not hard in an “OCD” way, but hard in a “life is fricken hard” way. I like for my posts to mostly revolve around my journey of OCD and how I beat it, but once OCD is…
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I haven’t written in a while because honestly, the past 6 months have been kind of hard. Not hard in an “OCD” way, but hard in a “life is fricken hard” way. I like for my posts to mostly revolve around my journey of OCD and how I beat it, but once OCD is…
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I write about OCD because I didn’t know what it was. I didn’t know that soul-crushing anxiety and scary as hell thoughts didn’t make me a monster. I didn’t realize that I could think scary things while simultaneously fighting against them. I didn’t know…
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"Freedom happened when I gave myself the grace to let go of imperfection"...new post today!

The intrusive thoughts that came with OCD were traumatizing. They made me examine myself with a fine-tooth comb and caused me to question everything I had ever said, done, or thought. As hard as it was to have a constant stream of repulsive thoughts,…
My #1 Fear Throughout OCD
My #1 Fear Throughout OCD
notyourmamasocd.com
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The intrusive thoughts that came with OCD were traumatizing. They made me examine myself with a fine-tooth comb and caused me to question everything I had ever said, done, or thought. As hard as it was to have a constant stream of repulsive thoughts,…
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New blog post about the part that guilt played in my recovery from postpartum OCD.

OCD gave me overwhelming guilt. I felt like I was walking around like a zombie, who acted like a mother. On the outside, I was happy-ish. For the short moments I would allow myself to be around strangers, I could (mostly) hold it together. But there were…
The Crushing Guilt of OCD
The Crushing Guilt of OCD
notyourmamasocd.com
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OCD gave me overwhelming guilt. I felt like I was walking around like a zombie, who acted like a mother. On the outside, I was happy-sh. For the short moments I would allow myself to be around strangers, I could (mostly) hold it together. But there were…
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The Blog Has MOVED!
For a while now, I've been unhappy with the current setup of my blog, so I've decided to make a change! I've transferred all of my material to my new blog, Not Your Mama's OCD ...I chose this title because it includes the term "OCD" which many of my posts f...
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