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No rocking chairs.

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

I wonder if worrying is learned or if we are set up at birth by some inherent process. Learned I think.

I don't believe my parents were worriers, both were more pragmatic by the time I came along(I was the youngest of four siblings)they knew what worked, what they could change, changed what they could if they wanted to do so and I think accepted the rest.
WOW, sounds like AA.

A lot of that rubbed off on me so the only time I'm anxious is if something is really scary medically and I guess that's only if I'm not sure what's wrong.
If I know, I read till I feel knowledgeable and prepared. I experience a rise in blood pressure every time I go to the MD's office just because it is the MD"s office. Sounds silly, but I track my BP every day at home, so I know. But knowing allows me to accept the nurse telling me what the readings are.

Two surgeries proved being knowledgeable is best.

I probably make a better follower than a leader because I don't worry and so don't consider all possibilities or consequences.

And I guess I'm comfortable with that although I'm also comfortable with leading if I know everything or almost everything.

Enough. I guess I got into that stream of consciousness thing.
Love ya

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    You are a great leader. You encourage others thorough your blogs. Enjoy your walk.
    3982 days ago
    I love the title...No Rocking Chairs...They are best saved for ancient relatives or hot summer evenings with a glass of iced tea!
    3983 days ago
    Hi there friend,hope your day is super. Your mention of rocking chair reminded me of a song by George Jones called; I don't need your rocking chair,I think its a funny song!Omg my mom was a worrier,but she hid it for the most part,but I am a worrier,too! I show it alot and I obsess about the silliest things and then when I realize that I was being silly I have this sigh of relief. I would much rather follow you then myself be the leader,truthfully I would rather follow then lead.I do like some control up to a point. How true time for some walking,now. Thankyou for stopping by my page,I enjoy visits,and visting! Diana on the other end of the country. emoticon
    3987 days ago
  • CLH817
    Hope you have fun on your walk! I agree with Nancy. You're a rock in the storm and who doesn't need lots of those.=) It would be much more fun to follow you than a big worry wart anyway--just as long as I get to check the food you packed before our group starts off on our lastest adventure.=)
    3987 days ago
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    3987 days ago
    You are a true leader in my book - the best kind - leading by example.

    3987 days ago
    Nuff talking, gotta start walking.
    Love ya
    3987 days ago
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