by Allison Britz
Submitted by Emily D.
At times incredibly difficult to read if you are someone prone to overthinking, this was an enlightening story from a young woman looking back at the start of her OCD.
After having a nightmare that she was suffering from brain cancer, Allison Britz's life took an immediate turn and she found herself bargaining with an unknown monster in her head for the supposed health of safety of herself and her family.
She quickly lost touch with herself and sacrificed nearly everything in her life before finally getting put in touch with a psychologist who could help her tame the voice in her head.
A worthwhile read even for those who have never struggled with mental health.
2020-2021 Lincoln Award Nominee