Well, ultimately, it doesn't really matter. But I have been thinking about it lately, in part because a friend has recently started a blog, and we've been talking about it.
When I first started, I thought I was going to be making super amazing progress, and I would be oh, so inspirational. Hmm, well. I have made progress, and I'm happy about that, but I still have a good long way to go.
One problem with the blog: An OCD-type feeling of inadequacy when I don't make fast progress. But heck, I guess I shouldn't worry about that, because I know a lot of people (sometimes myself included) are fascinated by reading about the wacky things that people with OCD do. So on bad days, I suppose I should really go for the full-on OCD crazy (I kid, mostly).
Other times, I go read another OCD blog and think, oh, they write so much better than I do, why am I even bothering, but I know it's not a competition.
For now, it's mostly about accountability. Despite the fact that I'm not progressing as fast as I'd hoped, I know for certain that there have been some weeks where I've completed an exposure simply because I wanted to be able to come to the blog and say, I did it!! Most days, that's success.
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