Book Review: Don’t Get Too Excited by Jen Epstein

🔖 Don’t Get Too Excited is January 2021’s book of the month! Join the book club on Scribophile. Don’t Get Too Excited is a collection of humorous personal essays by a woman living with OCD, anxiety, and more. Epstein opens the book by discussing her first signs of struggle growing up as a child in …

Book Review: Turtles All The Way Down by John Green

Not all John Green novels are created equal. In Turtles All the Way Down, we are immersed in the portrait of a young woman deep in the throes of mental illness. Like Green himself, Aza has OCD, and it has completely taken over her life. She lives in constant fear of C. difficile colitis and …

Imagine Constantly Thinking About Food

Content warning: This piece contains specific eating disorder & OCD habits that may be difficult to read about if you struggle with these experiences. I read the headline of an article that pretty much said, “How Can Someone Obsessed with Food Be Anorexic?” I am now recovering from my eating disorder, and I can tell you …