I picked at my arm and had to stop and get tissues to stop the bleeding— while writing this article.

I had to go and use my pointy tweezers in the magnifying glass for a spot on the side of my nose — while writing this article.

I lotioned up my arms to keep from picking — while writing this article.

It is because of the “triggering” effect. Because you have been unsuccessful at stopping, I would NOT rule this out. It sounds compulsive to me. I just want you to know that what you are going through, well, you are not alone. Yours manifests differently than mine, but it’s connected.

I wish you the best — oh how I know your struggle.

𝘐 𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘯𝘦𝘥 𝘮𝘺 𝘸𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘢𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘰 𝘢 𝘧𝘶𝘭𝘭-𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘤𝘢𝘳𝘦𝘦𝘳. 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘳𝘰𝘢𝘥 𝘭𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘷𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘥 𝘪𝘴 𝘮𝘺 𝘫𝘢𝘮.

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