Obsessed by Allison Britz audiobook

Obsessed: A Memoir of My Life with OCD

By Allison Britz
Read by Emily Ellet

Tantor Audio

Unabridged

Format : Retail CD (In Stock)
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Runtime: 9.98 Hours
Category: Nonfiction
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Until sophomore year of high school, fifteen-year-old Allison Britz lived a comfortable life in an idyllic town. She was a dedicated student with tons of extracurricular activities, friends, and loving parents at home. But after awakening from a vivid nightmare in which she was diagnosed with brain cancer, she was convinced the dream had been a warning. Allison believed that she must do something to stop the cancer in her dream from becoming a reality.

It started with avoiding sidewalk cracks and quickly grew to counting steps as loudly as possible. Over the following weeks, her brain listed more dangers and fixes. She had to avoid hair dryers, calculators, cell phones, computers, anything green, bananas, oatmeal, and most of her own clothing.

Unable to act "normal," the once-popular Allison became an outcast. Her parents questioned her behavior, leading to explosive fights. When notebook paper, pencils, and most schoolbooks were declared dangerous to her health, her GPA imploded, along with her plans for the future.

Finally, she allowed herself to ask for help and was diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder. This brave memoir tracks Allison's descent and ultimately hopeful climb out of the depths.

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Available Formats : Retail CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction
Runtime: 9.98
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English