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28 January 2013 @ 12:35 pm
I posted this article on G+ -- 46 reasons why my three year old might be freaking out -- because it's pretty funny, and then it got me thinking:

What does my recent list look like? Without thinking hard, I have:

  1. I'm sneezing too much

  2. I have to pee and I don't want to get up

  3. My cat is meowing

  4. I'm cold

  5. I'm tired

  6. I can't sleep

  7. I have kitty litter stuck to the bottom of my foot

  8. I'm running late

  9. The store is closed when I wanted to get something

  10. My book is boring

  11. I banged my toe

  12. People

  13. The sun is too bright

  14. My cat is trying to get under the covers with me

Thank goodness I have more perspective and self-control than I did when I was three.

What about you?
I'm feeling: curiouscurious
phoenixamber_phoenix on January 28th, 2013 06:47 pm (UTC)
1. I'm cold

2. My toe hurts

3. No I do not "have to" help put on $kid's underwear

4. "Quality" - I do not think that word means what $company thinks it means

5. I want cheese

6. I want a latte

7. I want a cocktail

8. Powerpoint

9. Geography

10. Sleep

phoenixamber_phoenix on January 28th, 2013 07:19 pm (UTC)
11. You people honk too much

12. I don't wanna

13. Camberville waitstaff

14. Whole Foods

veek on January 28th, 2013 07:02 pm (UTC)
1. I'm underslept

2. I'm overwhelmed at work

3. I'm overwhelmed with home management tasks

4. I'm a single parent (I did damn well choose this, but it's near-constant freak-out fodder)

5. My body is fighting an invasion or in persistent physical pain

6. I'm thirsty

7. I'm hungry

8. I want sugar or salt or caffeine

9. My kid is awake for the fourth time in a night

10. Boston drivers, pedestrians and/or bicyclists (mostly drivers) are ignoring rules of the road
Mizarchivist: CrimeFighterGrinsmizarchivist on January 28th, 2013 07:30 pm (UTC)
Veek covered 9/10 for me.

I've been loving that list. We have been hypothesizing that Mr. D.'s hair is just too heavy as the leading cause of upset lately because it makes us laugh. Or pants. Always the pants.
funner'n a sack a weaselsmoominmolly on January 28th, 2013 09:24 pm (UTC)
I'm cold
I'm hot
Something somewhere on my body is a synthetic fabric
I don't like this blanket
My socks hurt
I itch
My hair smells funny
This chapstick is all wrong
I hate spreadsheets
That's not my problem
Why are you looking at my shoes
I still itch
I'm sleepy
I'm not sleepy
My phone is boring
I don't make enough art
What if I screwed up something and forgot about it oh god
tickles, the angry lemurclara_girl on January 28th, 2013 11:44 pm (UTC)
I'm tired.
I ache in a bad way.
I ache in a good way but I can't even tell if it's good any more.
I'm too tired to sleep.
I'm hungry.
I haven't had enough water.
My head hurts.
My glasses are smudged.
It's cold in my room.
The bathroom is a mess.
No one calls me.
Everyone calls me.
I don't have enough money.
I want to read but have to work.
I want to read but it makes me feel lazy.
Beahbeah on January 29th, 2013 12:02 am (UTC)
I'm tired.
I'm hungry.
I'm the wrong temperature.
I'm too lazy/tired/hungry/hot/cold to fix the problem.
My hair itches.
My socks are too tight.
My nose is too dry.
My nose is stuffed.
I want milk fat, but am denying myself.
I want healthy food, but don't have any ready-made.
My body hurts.
I'm lonely.
It's witching hour.
It's 4:30am and I'm having the life drained out of me through my boobs.
My house is a mess.
I'm dehydrated.
I have to pee.
I have to pee *and* I'm dehydrated.
My car is parked up/down the hill.
D. Fennelfennel on January 29th, 2013 01:15 am (UTC)
I'm awake
It's dark
It's not dark enough
I can tell which way my pillow is pointing
When I grind my jaw it makes a grinding noise
My nose hurts
A company emailed me a coupon
I think I had a dream about something
My boss isn't using capital letters even though he's giving me good news