April Fools Anxiety

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This post has stuff about a previous relationship. My perspective has changed

I woke up late this morning. Apparently I hit the snooze button on my alarm clock every 7 minutes for an hour. You know what the first thing I said to Mary was? “Did you reset the alarm clock?” I checked the clock on the stove, above the bookshelf, and on my phone before I could believe it wasn’t a joke.

I don’t know what it is about April Fool’s Day, but this year it’s making me feel a little anxious. I’m worried that some of my favorite web services will be “temporarily down” but actually down for the better part of a day because of their “prank.” I’m worried coworkers will go too far and try to make something funny that isn’t, or worse yet, just flat-out pick on me. I’m a little worried that when I get home something will be out of place—my food will be served with sugar instead of salt, the family will be gone, or something like that.

Honestly, I don’t want the stress that comes with being paranoid for a day.