Running from the Law: Be Afraid...Be Very Afraid

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Be Afraid...Be Very Afraid

Day 7 of the "Blog Every Day in May" challenge:

"The things you're most afraid of..."

Well, I've made it a whole week in this challenge.  Are you getting sick of me yet?  This blogging every day thing has proven to much much harder (hence the "challenge" description) than I thought it would.  There just doesn't seem to be enough time in the day to really craft a well-written, thoughtful post for each prompt.  I'd love to use today's topic to really get into depth about what scares me about being a parent.  What I worry about.  What I'm most afraid of.  But alas, that shall have to wait for another day.  I'm sure my fears are the same as most parents out there, nothing drastically different.  So today I'll give you a little glimpse into some other things that scare me (warning: my mind is a weird place).


- Losing my husband

- Getting fired

- Hurting someone

- The fact that I may not get to sleep through the night for the rest of my life

- E.T.

- The ocean at night

- Making the same mistakes my parents made

- Having a daughter who makes the same mistakes I made

- Motorcycles

- Missing a big deadline

- Sinkholes

- Clowns

- Rejection

- Being wrong

- Kidnappers

- Being hit in the face with a baseball at a game

- "Reply To All"

- Head lice

- My student loan debt

- Being bitten by a rabid squirrel

- Running out of vodka

- A snake in the toilet

- Failure

- Voldemort

And what about you...what are you scared of?  


  1. Reply to all is a big one over here. :/

  2. I can relate to most of these! :-)

  3. I'm so impressed that you have blogged every day for a week! Impressive. Not gonna lie, I had to look up Voldemort. I need to get out more.

  4. Oh reply to all. That's awesome.

    I had a ridiculously scary parenting dream the other night and I'm not even one of those! I don't know whether to be freaked out at what happened in the dream or that I had a parenting dream and we're not even pregnant yet. Crazy.

  5. love these! and I think the fact that you've made it a week is awesome...I considered and then almost as quickly I decided I'd fail, which is one of my biggest fears so I decided to just not try at all! perfect huh?

  6. ET is a big fear of mine. I'll never get over the creepy bathtub scene.

  7. OMG snakes in the toilet is one of mine, too!!! and reply all, but I'm more afraid of the snake

  8. Snakes in porta potties!!! I always remember a story about that way back when. And who wants to check a porta pottie to make sure there's no snake?!

  9. Reply to all is the worst thing ever invented! This post is awesome :)

  10. Even just reading the phrase "reply to all" makes me a little sick to the stomach...

  11. Reply to all and sinkholes, yes.
    Oh, and spiders.

  12. Running out of vodka is a legit concern. I feel ya.

  13. umm yes, i have an irrational fear of SIDS. it's ridiculously stupid!

  14. SIDS - yes! This is why I can't sleep at night. My kid has decided he prefers to sleep face first in his crib so mommy doesn't sleep AT ALL! And I go in there multiple times to make sure he's still breathing. And then I flip him over and he grunts out loud and ROLLS BACK ON HIS FACE! Doesn't he know what he's doing to me?!

    Reply all? ABSO-FREAKING-LUTELY. Sometimes I forward a message to myself and then forward to the one person I want to share my (probably not so nice) thoughts with. Oy!