We are all OCD with the things that we care about!Monday, November 08, 2010
I’m a neat freak. I can’t seem to be creative unless the house is organized and tidy – and my obsession is becoming a hindrance at times because I can’t seem to get anything done but clean.
Over the weekend – after a hectic schedule getting my kids to the pediatrician, dentist, Emergency Room and ENT specialist, I was getting grumpy over the “chaos” that had ruled the house. It felt like I wa suffocating from the clutter that decided to rule my house.
Can I change my obsession?
Can I limit the things that I obsess on?
One of my kids was walking around eating brownies…and that’s when I lost it.
My eyes followed the chocolate crumb that fell from my child’s lips, that left a trail on his shirt and landed somewhere on the dining room’s hardwood floor.
I gasped, did a “Home-Alone” gesture of holding my face with my hands, and pointed to the crumbs on the floor- as if the crumbs were in a position to attack me!
My kid laughed because he knows how OCD I get at times. In my defense, my husband stated that “we are all OCD with the things that we care about.”
There are things in life that we value more than the other. It may seem trivial to some, but to us it glues us together. And in preserving it, we sometimes obsessed on any little thing that can affect such stability. So to keep every thing in harmony, we have to respect each other’s little obsessions.
Have a great week everyone, and keep smiling :)