The Woman Who Thought too Much

I bearded my landlady in her clean kitchen and said that I was upset. It couldn't just have been me – anyway, she'd made too much of it, sometimes cigars were just cigars and washing-up was just washing-up, and besides someone had ...

The Woman Who Thought too Much

Joanne Limburg thinks things she doesn't want to think, and does things she doesn't want to do. As a young woman, obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours had come to completely dominate her life. She knew that something was wrong, but it would take many painful years of searching to find someone who could explain her symptoms. The Woman Who Thought Too Much is a vividly honest, beautifully told and darkly witty memoir about the quest to understand and manage a life with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

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The Woman Who Thought too Much
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Joanne Limburg
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-01 - Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd

Joanne Limburg thinks things she doesn't want to think, and does things she doesn't want to do. As a young woman, obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours had come to completely dominate her life. She knew that something was wrong, but it would take many painful years of searching to find
The Woman who Thought Too Much
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Joanne Limburg
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01 - Publisher: Atlantic Books

Joanne Limburg suffers from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: she thinks things she doesn't want to think, and she does things she doesn't want to do.
A Want of Kindness
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Joanne Limburg
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-02 - Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd

Longlisted for the Historical Writers Association debut novel award 2016. Every time I see the King and the Queen, I am reminded of what it is I have done, and then I am afraid, I am beyond all expression afraid. The wicked, bawdy Restoration court is no place for a
The Cat Who Thought Too Much - An Essay Into Felinity
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Robin D. Gill
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Paraverse Press

Imagine a cat who mastered more tricks than a highly trained dog, covered up cans of food he did not want to eat before they were opened and could delicately touch a tiny finger-spun top repeatedly without stopping it. Han-chan was such a cat. His memory, preserved in notes and
Small Pieces
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Joanne Limburg
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-06 - Publisher: Atlantic Books

SHORTLISTED FOR THE JQ WINGATE, 2017 My mother, my family and Judaism are nested inside each other. I am Jewish and always Jewish; it's analogous with family, however hard it is, and however strained, it can never be disavowed... I remain, as my therapist put it, 'enmeshed', all tangled up