I just went 24 hours without gouging at my four active wound sites. I thought I'd kicked it but relapsed.
So 24 hours; let's try for 48.
Self-harm is deeply fucked up and hard as shit to stop when you have access to all you need instantly at hand. Like at 3am when you've just woken for a wee and your first move is to claw at your cheek.
Forty years of this crap; forty.
OCPD might make me a better man but it comes at a cost of literal defacement.