Wednesday Wisdom: I’ve Got 99 Problems and 86 of Them Are Completely Made Up…

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This quote just made me chuckle.  You guys don’t know this about me…but Fab and my mom will tell you, I am one of those people that completely stresses out about every. little. thing.  Literally, I am always stressed…I’m kind of a control freak…ya know, I don’t like feeling out of control of any aspect of my life, and when I feel like I’m not in control, the anxiety sets in and I start stressin…

I’m also a workaholic, which inevitably leads to stress.  I have this irrational fear of being broke.  My family didn’t have a lot of money when I was growing up…we weren’t poor, but there wasn’t a lot of disposable income.  So, I started working when I was in 16, and never looked back.  I’m addicted to the sense of control and independence that comes with working.  I don’t think I’ve been without a job for more than a week in 16 years.  In the back of my mind, I guess I just feel like if I just keep on working as hard as I possibly can, I’ll always be okay.  On the one hand, I have incredible work ethic…and that’s a good thing…but the downside is I just don’t know how to turn it off.  There is always a looming fear that if I take a break, something will fall through…and I’ll be broke. Lol! See, I told you…it’s kind of irrational.

This quote was a humorous reminder that half the things I’m always stressin’ about are totally made up in my head.  So ladies,  today’s bit of wisdom is plain and simple…don’t stress…

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2 Responses to “Wednesday Wisdom: I’ve Got 99 Problems and 86 of Them Are Completely Made Up…”

  1. this is so me, so thanks for sharing it. i am way too neurotic about things…definitely a trait passed from my parents, who are the same way.
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  2. troubledfred says:

    That quote is great! I am the type of person who worries about everything and I mean everything. I over analyze 5 minute conversations and whether me saying 'Hi' was reflected as rude so I can understand what your talking about. http://sociallyawkwardfashionista.com/

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