I think I have come a long ways with the "what if" thinking in the past few years. When my anxiety was at it's worse I was terrible at "what iffing". When I have an event coming up that I have to be there for I still do the "what iffing" when it comes to fibro since we never know from one day to the next how we are going to be feeling. Before GD had the baby I did a lot of "what iffing" cause I was afraid she would go into labor in the middle of the night and I wouldn't be at my best cause I was tired or she would have a long labor and I wouldn't have the energy to be with her the whole time. As it turned out all my "what iffing" was for nothing since they started labor in the morning and he was here by 1:30 in the afternoon and we were home by 5:00.
If I sat here and thought about the future I would drive myself crazy with the economy the way it is and loss of money we have suffered so I don't let myself go there, it's one day at a time. I don't have the energy to spend my time worrying so I put it all in God's hands.
Karen it was so nice to read your post and I'm so glad you have come so far.
luv and hugs
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