Behind the Scenes: Infrastructure

Since I haven't published for a few weeks because of moving—and I've cited finishing my setup—I thought it'd be fun to write a two-part series describing what powers HyerOCD. Today, I'll lay out the software and services powering this page and its content. I am not endorsed by, nor obtaining any financial gain from, the…

Origin Stories: Writhing Crawdads

Intrusive thoughts center around morality. As discussed in "What is OCD Really," intrusions range from contaminating oneself to accidentally killing someone to forming incestuous relationships. Many OCD sufferers share similar fears due to widespread commonalities in moral codes (for a discussion on common fears, read "The Diversity of OCD"). Anecdotally and interestingly, obsessional fears begin…