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Old 04-07-2005, 03:12 AM   #11
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I'm a walking, talking scardy cat. Here's my list.

1. Centipedes. I was reading a book when I was little and a huge purple centipede fell on my lap from the spine of the book. Ran screaming and jumped on the dinning room table. Took me a long time to get down.

2. Snakes. They say there are no snakes in Hawaii, but many have been found here.

3. Spiders. Just hate em.

4. Hights, therefore I am afraid of flying.

5. Drowning

6. Being homeless. There are so many of these lost souls here.

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Old 04-07-2005, 04:13 AM   #12
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Oh wow! I have a bunch but will just list a few. And I act so tough for my kids.

1. As a child when I was sick, I used to have a recurring nightmare of a huge thumb pushing down on me, I could feel the pressure but it never did quite touch me. As an adult when I'm sick, it's hard for me to get any sleep.

2. Spiders, snakes, things along that line. My hair is long and I am pretty sure I can actually feel it rise above my head!

3. The thought of a child chewing/sucking on a wet washcloth when they are teething completely creeps me out! Thankfully, none of my girls had any problems with teething, but if they did, there would be no washcloths allowed near their mouths!

4. I have also had many nightmares of running down an airport runway, a man chasing me with a knife, I run down a ramp and end up rolling which causes an avalanche of snow, I know I'm buried but I can see and hear the man chopping his way to me with the knife. I've been on a large plane for 2 trips - I really dislike flying!

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Old 04-07-2005, 04:26 AM   #13
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i'm shuddering, guys... brrrr.... snakes and centipedes and zebras...
we have it so good if all we really have to worry about are bugs and stuff.
but homelessness... how awful that must be.
i believe that life would not be complete sans comfy 'ol tee-shirts, the Golden Girls, and the color pink
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Old 04-07-2005, 05:02 AM   #14
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This isn't really a fear but it grosses me out to watch people brush there teeth. If they talk to me when they are doing it that makes me just sick.

Real fears are ice on sidewalks (broke leg badly last year cause of that), Tsunamis (caught in that last Dec. in Malaysia), flying (although I fly all the time), death (other peoples), and things that move that shouldn't really creep me out, such as nighmares involving drawers opening by themselves or anything flying around, ew! And heights. Took a gongola recently in Malaysia and cried at the top. The older I get the bigger a baby I get.
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Old 04-07-2005, 07:23 AM   #15
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My ex mother-in-law...
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Old 04-07-2005, 07:45 AM   #16
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Spiders MOST DEFINATLY, and drowning. Although we fish on large amoutns of it. If I am driving over a bridge and there is a lake i hold onto the steeringwheel as tight as i can and try not to close my eyes so i don't wreck. I drwoned when I was a little girl and i think the fear is from that.... Spiders, I will spray any kind of poison/hairspry till i see it die. Im getting the chills typing this...
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Old 04-07-2005, 09:19 AM   #17
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Awake: I've got something weird with fingernails. I can pretty much endure or see anything without flinching but I get shivers even thinking about breaking a nail. Im also acrophobic.

Dreams: My most common nightmare has been giant waves ever since I was a kid. The kind of nightmare I dislike the most: the kind where someone is possessed (you can tell I have a good gatholic background).
My english, she's not so good... I meant to say I did it with the malice of forethought.
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Old 04-07-2005, 09:35 AM   #18
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Needles, can't even watch one given on t.v.
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Old 04-07-2005, 09:39 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by lutzzz
My ex mother-in-law...
Wish I had one of those - the MIL that is, not DH

I agree with most here and say spiders. Im ok with the smaller ones, and even the garden variety. But the big, hairy Huntsman send me hot and cold all at once. If there is one inside, I just cant sleep until its caught.

Cockroaches - Thankfully quite rare here. I did squash one once in the wood pile and its 'innards' squirted on my cheek
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Old 04-07-2005, 11:15 AM   #20
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i forgot... falling. i keep having bad dreams that i'm on a trapeze (don't ask me why) and i fall off. then i wake up.

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