“ I’ve always thought of my blockmates as the most thoughtful people I’ve known. Just realizing, they literally give zero fucks about me. FML.
“ I tell myself I shouldn’t let it get me down that my peers back home are having babies, because “anyone can get pregnant and have a child but not everyone can pick up a surgeon’s scalpel.” But in the end it’s just sour grapes.
“ For the third time this year, with the previous two taking four days each to fix, my heat is broken. All my posters have fallen down and made a mess, because the adhesive doesn’t work when it’s less than 60 degrees in here. This time, the radiator smells like broken plastic. Why can’t it just stay working?? FML
“ I harbor nothing but dread for the upcoming semester. I just want out of here. And I’m only a sophomore. FML
“ I’m both ugly and shallow. FML
“ I came to Harvard woefully immature - socially and mentally, I was about 12. I spent much of my time here being dysfunctional and ambivalent, struggling between “figuring it all out” and simply trying to keep my head above water. I graduated and still landed on my feet; the Harvard name ensured that I can still have the future I wanted, even though some doors had closed. But I’d trade it all for a chance to go back and get it right, to actually achieve something instead of simply scraping by.
“ My boyfriend deserves better than me both intellectually and physically. FML
“ I am so swamped with schoolwork, I have no idea how to carve out the hours I need to apply to summer stuff, and I have a feeling it’s going to kill my future. And before you ask, I was too burned out during break to do anything.
“ I can only take MCAT practice exams in the morning or else suffer hours of anxiety-induced insomnia. FMpremedL
“ I think I have a binge eating disorder. But I’m too embarrassed to go to UHS and talk about it. FMFattyLife
“ i still can’t get over her. the depression has driven me into my room for entire days at a time. i’m getting more and more tired of having to endure my own mind, and there’s no one out there who would even help the situation save for the guy at the gun store in woburn,ma. fml.
“ I want him to have happiness, but I can’t be the one to provide it. FML.
“ After two years at Harvard, the only things hooking up are my eyebrows. FM(Unibrow-ed)L
“ I would literally transfer tomorrow if I could…
“ Today, I threw out the sheets in which I had my first time three and a half years ago. :( FML