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By the end of Day 3, Dr. Grayson's patients are ready to return home and start living new lives, free from fear. April says she's going to start by taking things one day at a time. "Before, I wasn't taking them one day at a time. I wasn't even in the now. I was in the past and the future," she says. "I am going to start living for today."

See April, Brian and Kate's amazing progress. Watch

Free from his obsession with germs and toilets, Brian says he feels like he's getting a new lease on life. "My hand's out of my pocket, and I'm touching my hands together—things that I just don't do. I haven't clapped my hands for so long. It's amazing," he says. "I want to just rub my hands in the dirt and go do all these great things. It feels great."

Kate says she's excited to go home and start doing things differently as a mom. Instead of spending all day cleaning, she says she wants to take her children out for ice cream and not have to worry about germs...and that's exactly what she did!

When Kate returned home, she says she and her husband took all five of their children to an ice cream parlor for a special treat. "They just went at it. My daughter was completely covered in chocolate," she says. "There were just splatters all over the tables. It was just a mess, and I just let them be a mess. [When] we left, I didn't push in the chairs. I didn't clean up afterward. I just let everything be, and I have never done that before. It was amazing."
FROM: Dr. Oz Goes to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Camp
Published on May 30, 2008
As a reminder, always consult your doctor for medical advice and treatment before starting any program.