In her powerful memoir, “My Life of Checking, Hiding, and Faking,” author Helena Tarrant bares her soul as she unveils the torment of living with OCD from childhood to redemption. With raw honesty, she illuminates the intricate workings of an OCD-stricken mind, unravelling the baffling nature of the condition for those who stand on the outside, and unveiling the reasons why sufferers remain silent. Helena courageously exposes the invisible battles she fought, resorting to extraordinary measures to conceal her OCD, further intensifying her struggles. Through her personal journey, she shares invaluable strategies and profound insights that paved the way for her recovery. Alongside her poignant words, she adorns her narrative with poignant cartoons, capturing the essence of life with OCD and the blissful liberation that follows healing.