things to remember:
1. don’t get your hopes up
2. don’t give up when you can try harder.
3. don’t be afraid to know when to quit.
4. don’t get your hopes up.
5. don’t ever think that you’re too good for something.
6. don’t ever think that you’re not good enough for something.
7. don’t assume it won’t happen to you.
8. don’t forget that things happen for a reason.
9. don’t get your hopes up.
10. do feel free to throw yourself a brief yet effective pity party every once in a while.