Marie Gius was born in Tacoma, Washington. in the year 1953. Marie has an older brother and identical twin sister that is five minutes younger then her. She attended Western Washington University and Central Washington University and graduated in 1977 from CWU with double majors in English and Business Education. She received a Master's Degree from CWU in 1980 in Education. Marie loved to read, write, and walk. She taught 19 years at Eastmont Junior High School in East Wenatchee, WA. Marie is happily married to Doug Spaulding since 1993. She resigned from teaching in the spring of 1996 because of her OCD. She has since volunteered in a writing center at a local community college. Marie is busy being a housewife and promoting her new book, which was published in June 2006.
I am so bummed to have read this book. It shows just how awful it is to live with OCD. There is no hope; only regret. Read morePublished on February 24, 2013 by Bridgette Carpenter
Wow! For most people who live day in and day out with life's little troubles we assume our struggles are the same as everyone's. Read morePublished on January 27, 2009 by M. R. McAteer
I read the Gius book and found it informative, inspiring and interesting. No one knows what another person really goes through with any illness. Read morePublished on July 31, 2008 by Gaysie
I found this book by Marie Gius to be very enlightening on the illness of OCD. It was very brave of her to divulge her history with this illness. Read morePublished on January 5, 2008 by C. Kehl
Marie Gius and her husband Doug display great courage in sharing with the public their personal battle with Marie's OCD. Read morePublished on January 17, 2007 by Robert R. Siderius, Jr.
I found this book to be an amazing study and dialouge about OCD. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and was unable to put it down until finished. Read morePublished on January 15, 2007 by David Lemon