Everyone that knew my mother, Kitty Browne, loved Kitty Browne. Not everyone who knew Kitty knew about how much her life was compromised from the unnecessary evil of OCD. She was always living her life for others and kept her suffering in house. Even those who knew she had OCD, did not know the extent of the nightmare it caused her and the family that lived with and loved her. Over 5 years ago my son, Corey Bosvay (a tri-athlete senior in high school who had a 4.6 grade point average and was college bound with a Cross Country/Academic scholarship) was diagnosed with OCD. It became so severe he had to come home after his first year in college and was unable to function and take care of himself. Corey is on his way on living the productive life he once was capable of due to him being able to get the correct treatment necessary. If I knew 20 years ago, what I know now about the effective resources and treatment for OCD, my mother, Kitty, would not have had to suffer as much as she did and she definitely would have been able to manage her symptoms and live a more fulfilling life. I am currently on the Board of Directors of OCD Southern California. My mission of being on the Board is to work as hard as I can to make sure that people in San Diego who are afflicted by this illness gets connected to the right resources to help them not have OCD ruin their life as it did for my mother. We did the walk last year and we are hoping to have 3 times the people to come to this year's. It was a beautiful walk and the clinicians were very resourceful.