Having mixed emotions about crossing a slippery surface, fearing that one might fall over and get hurt.
John : "We might as well take the short cut over the ice rink to get to the park. Walking around that SOB will take forever!"
Oscar: "Nah, man. I had a couple of six packs for lunch and my balance isn`t all that right now. On the other hand, it is a lot faster than walking around. Should we? What if I fall and break my ass?!!"