I worry about everything. I don't want to, but I do. My mom's the same way and her mom was the same way. I don't know about my mom's mom's mom, but I can't worry about that. I've too much else to worry about. The 20 worries I've listed here? They're just today's and they're just the ones I can recall. Yes, I'm starting to forget things, and that makes me worry.
1.I worry about finding the iguana my husband lost in the house before we were married.
2.I worry about road kill flying up and into my car window which is down because I'm sneaking a cigarette.
3.I worry about getting lung cancer.
4.I worry about being stung by a bee and discovering I've been giving false information to my health care providers for fifty-three years.
5.I worry about my kids growing up and moving on and forgetting me but not my credit card number.
6.I worry about my husband leaving me for someone who can do math. And read a map. And find that damn iguana.
7.I worry about running out of mint chocolate chip ice cream, and shorts that fit.
8.I worry about my kids getting hurt on the soccer or rugby field and that they'll be pissed I didn't call it a pitch.
9.I worry about my parents getting older and leaving me. Without giving me their credit card numbers.
10.I worry about running out of wine. And not getting a decent room in rehab.
11.I worry that the vegetable garden I planted isn't being overrun by rabbits.
12.I worry about my cell phone dying while I'm driving and taking my GPS, and any hope of getting home before the next full moon, with it.
13.I worry about forgetting I have a cell phone charger in my car.
14.I worry I'll be sleeping, have a hot flash, and drown my husband.
15.I worry my sons will be killed in church by a deranged lunatic, and then thank God when I remember that my kids have no faith in anybody but themselves.
16.I worry I'm going to hell for having raised such confident kids.
17.I worry I'll never "be the change I wish to see in the world" because I just don't have the energy.
18.I worry that I'll be on my way out when my breasts finally come in.
19.I worry that I'm so worried about what to do with my life that I'm missing my life.
20.I worry that I'm forgetting to worry about things I need to worry about. And while I should probably be happy about that, I'm not. And that worries me.