Thursday, July 31, 2014

Fears

Pinquitos, 2014
  1. not finding the "debris and organic matter" in my dried beans and breaking a tooth
  2. stepping on a piece of broken glass while wearing espadrilles
  3. getting salmonella after eating raw eggs in cookie dough and cake batter all of these years episode-free
  4. walking between two cars with running engines, that happen to be blocking a crosswalk, when the rear car accidentally accelerates and crushes my knees between the two cars
  5. losing my memory

30 comments:

  1. interesting list, especially the detail in #4.

    if we are adding our own....I fear choking.

    Happy last night of July. xo

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    1. Choking. I get it, we do eat every day. I wonder why I never think of choking... Cheers to none of these things happening to us, ever.

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  2. i really really hope these are fears only
    and didn´t come true in some way already...

    somehow i´m fearless
    but i do not like rusty nails lying on the floor, kind of like nr. 2...

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    1. None have come true. And I agree with you, no rusty nails on the floor, please.

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  3. Oh boy, what an interesting topic. Fear is such a burden.

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    1. Yes, but I believe it lends me balance as well.

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  4. If those fears occur....you've been cursed! None should ever happen, never ever! <3

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  5. hmmm…i'd have to add choking but your #4 ranks right up there too.

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  6. Is this a comprehensive list? If so, I am envious! My list would be like a novella.

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  7. to be struck by a lightning during a thunderstorm while camping...my fear in the next few days...;D

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    1. It's been a few days and I think you are safe. Thank goodness.

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    2. yes, thank you :) all went well, apart the heavy rain and a child who really nagged hard to sleep in the flooded tent! :D But, we had the most delicious hot chocolate on the stove while drying and packing the tent the next day so that made up. xx

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    3. Thank goodness for the hot chocolate.

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  8. amelia (ztastylife)August 2, 2014 at 9:19 AM

    Not being excited about life, little things, the every day... I fear this might ever happen

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    1. This could never happen to you, Amelia.

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  9. Yeow! at No. 4.
    Your list made me realise that I've never thought of thinking about my fears.

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    1. Oh no, I hope I haven't changed anything.

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  10. fear that I haven't turned the gas cooker off or locked the front door properly

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  11. There is a bright side to losing your memory...re-reading all of your favorite books again for the first time. Is it disturbing that I have already thought this through and have a contingency plan?

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    1. Interesting point. And the same plan would work for favorite movies.

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  12. My worst fear is that as a mother I have done some irreversible psychological damage to my children without realizing it. (Then the loss of memory would be welcome I suppose...) But they are pretty well grown up , and I don't really see too much 'obvious' damage, phew!, at least not Yet!
    I have stepped on a large piece of broken glass because I wasn't wearing my contacts..., and stupidly I went to the bathroom and pulled it from my foot and sprinkled blood all over the place and all the way down the stairs as I was being carried to the doctor. (it was during a summer on a Greek island) Big drama! My ex-husband told my children that I got my scar by dancing on broken glass. They still believe him!

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    1. I am not a parent, but I can imagine all the fears related to doing the right thing for your children. Your story about the glass reminds me of a similar experience I had in Mexico. I was actually in the ocean and still don't know what I stepped on because I was in the water and it all happened so fast. The blood... Not fun. Dancing on broken glass. How can they believe him? Eek.

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  13. number three - every time I 'test' the dough when baking :)

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    1. Yes. The 'test'. And I don't think I'll be stopping this practice any time soon...

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