When Life was Yellow

A Memoir of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

About the Book

Take a raw, authentic look at life with obsessive-compulsive disorder through the eyes of a sufferer. From drawing invisible boxes around my parents to protect them from contamination, invoking the all-power number 5 to rescue me from eternal damnation to performing counting, checking, and touching rituals to function throughout the day, When Life was Yellow invites the reader to discover the “monster behind my eyes.”

About the Author

I’ve struggled with OCD for over 50 years and manage it through therapy and medication. I love writing, drawing, hiking, baking, and eating chocolate. I live in NC with my husband and two spoiled kitties.

Qn 1: Can you tell us more about your book What is it about?

My book is about my struggle with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. It provides a look at the battle between my OCD brain and my logical mind.

Qn 2: Who do you think would be interested in this book, is it directed at any particular market?

This book would be geared to those interested in psychology, memoirs, or inspirational stories.

Qn 3: Out of all the books in the world, and all the authors, which are your favourite and why?

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden by Joanne Greenberg is my favorite book. Her word-smithing is beautiful and the story, having to do with mental illness, inspires me, giving me hope that I can manage my illness as well.

Qn 4: What guidance would you offer to someone new, or trying to enhance their writing?

Read, read, read
Write, write, write

Qn 5: Where can our readers find out more about you, do you have a website, or a way to be contacted?


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