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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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


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"


OP might reflect upon his multifarious shortcomings.

  • I love both ideas!
    – user36221
    Jan 22, 2013 at 18:19

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