I Sweat the Small Stuff

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    Do I Ever!

    For some reason, I have always sweated the small things in life. I have read numerous self-help books to find ways to change this habit, but none of them have worked. I went on anxiety pills in September and they have been helping for the most part, but I still get those moments...
    dancer2011 dancer2011
    18-21, F
    Dec 22, 2008

    Neurotic

    Stupid drivers...hairs in the sink...hearing people say "supposably"... Small irritants make me crazy. I'm too obsessive and detail-oriented to let the little things go. I could make a list thousands of items long of the things that annoy, upset, or enrage me. I'm...
    BookNerd BookNerd
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Dec 6, 2007

    Worry to Much

    I worry all the time and yes even over the small stuff, stuff that sometimes does not even matter.  The small stuff to me can lead to big stuff I don't have time worry about.  I hate sweating the small stuff.
    rondat rondat
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 13, 2008

    Relationship Blow Ups....small Stuff Edition.

    I dont know ic Im just crazy or if my boyfriend is just trying to make me feel dumb...but he usually mumbles smart *** remarks under his breath when we're talking. I finally got tired of it and pointed it out to him. He keeps acting like he doesnt understand what the problem is...
    caramelkiss32 caramelkiss32
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 21, 2012

    Sometimes.

    some little things don't bother me. heck, some pretty big things don't bother me. however, some other little things could very well cause me to freak the heck out. as queen victoria put it, "great events make me quiet and calm. it is only trifles that irritate my...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Dec 10, 2007

    It Made Me Start Smoking Again

    I had quit smoking for 3 months when I dropped a coupon in Walmart. It was for B1G1 free for Oust. I couldn't find the coupon anywhere. I went directly to the car and demanded a cigarette from my friend. I have been smoking again ever since.
    cinfullynn cinfullynn
    46-50, F
    Apr 11, 2008

    Hypertension

    Those two pesky little numbers...apparently they're supposed to be 120/80. Last I checked, it was 160/80. Sure, it was a creaky old machine, but that's not far from where it is on a good day (140/80), so I'd believe it was accurate enough, and I wasn't really having a bad day, no...
    solowing solowing
    26-30, M
    3 Responses Sep 15, 2012
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