Great story Jack, I really enjoyed that. I think your point at the end is off the mark though (in a good way) — this won’t mainly encourage people to go and get help for OCD, it will show people just exactly how severe OCD can be.
Too many people say “I’m really OCD about everything” and assume that’s the extent of the ‘problem’. OCD is far, far more than making sure your shoes are arranged neatly, or not being able to deal with a messy kitchen. You’ve explained exactly how insufferable it can be, and others should take note.
I really hope you continue on this path to recovery Jack. Best of luck.