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I'm looking for another way to say: I couldn't help but ponder the long list of reasons I am unworthy/ a failure.

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Welcome to EL&U. Writing advice is off topic here. You might try Writers.SE, but read their FAQ before you post there. Thanks. – MετάEd Jan 22 '13 at 18:00

You could say something like: I couldn't help but ponder the litany of my failings.

Litany has definitions of:

a usually lengthy recitation or enumeration a familiar litany of complaints

a sizable series or set a litany of problems

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Thank you! I really liKe this. – user36221 Jan 22 '13 at 17:49

Along the same lines, catalog and host would also work. "I worked through the catalog of my failings", or "My life consists of a host of failures"

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OP might reflect upon his multifarious shortcomings.

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I love both ideas! – user36221 Jan 22 '13 at 18:19

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