Walking with Nathaniel South
My new pilgrimage will include stops at several Friends school (Wilmington, Baltimore, Sandy Spring, and Sidwell), The OCD Clinic @ John Hopkins University Hospital, The Behavioral Therapy Center of Greater Washington, The National Institute of Mental Health, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, The National Alliance of Mental Illness, The OCD Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Catholic University of America, and government offices on Capitol Hill. I will share Nathaniel’s story and raise awareness and funds for OCD/BDD as part of the International OCD Foundation’s 1000,000+ Steps 4 OCD Awareness Campaign.
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1 Million + Steps 4 OCD Awareness 5K Walk
Denis is setting out on another pilgrimage, and we are inviting all of you to walk along — helping us raise money for the foundation, and more importantly, raising awareness about OCD and related disorders along the way. This year, we want to see how many million steps we can walk for OCD awareness together.
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Jamaica Pond, Boston, MA
Category Archives: Walk
Author’s note: After Nathaniel died two years ago, I started to write “Dear Nan (Nathaniel)” letters in my journal. Although the frequency varied, the poignancy of each conversation did not, deepening our father/son connection. Today’s blog continues in that spirit. … Continue reading
The back pack is out again, new Brooks athletic shoes have been purchased, and tomorrow I will walk out the door towards Washington, D.C. Follow my progress, as I will be posting a blog each evening — or rather I’ll … Continue reading
Recent Press Coverage: Two in-depth articles were written this fall about BDD and my walk this spring. The first appeared in the alumni magazine of my undergraduate Alma Mater, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. and the second in … Continue reading
“Night to Believe” event at the Sheraton Back Bay (My acceptance address for the Hero Award presented by the International OCD Foundation) On September 6 Denise Egan Stack, President of the IOCDF Board of Directors, called me to announce the … Continue reading
Words of appreciation! We are writing to express our sincerest thanks for supporting Denis’s recent “Walking With Nathaniel” pilgrimage to raise awareness about BDD and to provide essential funding for research into this devastating disorder. The International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) … Continue reading