10 Struggles All Waitresses Will Always Know

10 Struggles All Waitresses Will Always Know

Sorry I forgot to get the lemon for your water...

Being a waitress is not an easy job. When you're a customer at a restaurant you don't realize how much work the server is doing for you. They cater to your every need and customers expect them to get everything they ask for in under two minutes.

1. Carrying Large Trays

Sometimes the trays are literally larger than me. I'm not sure how I never dropped them on the customers.

2. Memorizing All The Day's Specials

3.Getting The Order Perfectly Correct When People Customize Their Food (Adding Or Taking Out Ingredients)

4. Dealing With Incompetent Customers

5. When Someone Asks You A Random question

"Whats farro?" "Whats orzo?" Um, sorry but that's not important and let's not waste our time because I don't think anyone knows

6. Pouring Wine

One time I had to pour red wine from a carafe to a glass and I spilled all over the poor woman. Safe to say I dreaded when people ordered wine after that.

7. Let's Be Real, Refilling Water Is Even Hard

Thank you to the people who hand the server your water cup to pour more. You guys are the real MVP.

8. People Who Don't Tip

Servers work really, really hard. They deserve 20%.

9. When Someone Wants You To Box Up One Bite Of Chicken

10. When Kids Throw Food At You And All Over The Floor

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Run with passion.

There are so many pressures that we feel as we enter the stages of even thinking about college. All throughout high school, we hear those words. “Get ready for college," “start applying," “start touring." Everywhere you turn you’re encouraged to seek a college education and put in classes that are labeled as “advanced." This is so that by the time we get to college we basically are supposed to know what we are doing for the rest of our lives.

Wrong. Never believe this.

People spend their whole lives searching for their calling and what they are truly meant to do and sometimes don’t find it until way later in life.

And that is okay.

Go to college as undeclared and search for what drives you and pushes you to be passionate. Or, change your major four times because at the end of the day college is about finding the career path that will make your life abundantly happy and go for it. Life isn’t about following a set of rules that society has always said are “right," it’s about the things that make us who we are and that isn’t always what is considered “normal” because we are all unique.

This year I changed my major for the second time, and it took a lot for me to actually go through with it. Changing majors for the second time meant changing career paths completely, and that was scary. Leaving what I had planned to do for the rest of my life (and had interned and apprenticed for, for the past three years) was not easy. It meant taking a leap of faith out of my comfort zone and into a field that I wasn’t as familiar with.

It meant wanting to see my dreams through and come true.

And I did it. I had to. For my sanity and for settling the possibility of a what if in my life, I had to.

Now, I am happy and successfully chasing my dreams. I am nowhere near reaching my goals yet but the passion I have for it will carry me and will keep me from burning out.

All this to say, don’t let anyone tell you that you have to do what society has pinned as “right”. There is no “right time” to finish college or to get engaged/married, or to change careers even. Life is different and exquisitely beautiful for everyone because we are all different. It would be so incredibly boring if we were all the same.

That’s all for now loves.

As Always,

Xoxo

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