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For some reason, whenever I complain about a situation to someone, the situation solves itself, and I’m left standing there going- great! 😂😅

Usually it’s something mundane, like-

‘My train’s delayed! It’s stuck on the platform and it won’t move!’

Literally 10 seconds later, it starts to move. It could have been there for 15 minutes, but as soon as I hit send on that message, it starts to move.

‘Oh- nvm. It’s moving now’

Initially I felt… embarrassed? I felt silly for having complained in the first place. First world problems, right?

But then I noticed that it kept happening, and… I mean, at the end of the day, if the situation resolves itself, it’s beneficial to me.

So now I’m testing it out- here.

I have been waiting for my Ph. D Thesis examination results for almost four months now. I submitted on the 13th of March. The speed at which your result comes back depends entirely on how busy the Examiners are.

Now, I totally understand- there is a global pandemic happening right now. Everyone’s lives have been turned upside down, and people have other priorities. I can’t even graduate properly any time soon, anyway. I would rather delay the ceremony because I really want to wear that mushroom hat.

But at the same time, I’m also just super curious. 😂 So this is my outlet. When I complain, the situation usually resolves itself and I am left feeling embarrassed that I complained in the first place…

So, universe… about that Examination result…?


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A Ph. D graduate in Microbiology, residing in Victoria, Australia. Currently working in multiple locations but still in the STEM field. 👀 🦠 🧫 🧬

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