“List of Troubles” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “List of Troubles” (from his Notebooks)—

 List of troubles

  • Heart burn
  • Eczema
  • Piles
  • Flu
  • Night sweats
  • Alcoholism
  • Infected Nose
  • Insomnia
  • Ruined Nerves
  • Chronic Cough
  • Aching teeth
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Falling Hair
  • Cramps in Feet
  • Tingling Feet
  • Constipation
  • Cirocis of the liver
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Depression and Melancholia
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One comment

  1. MacEvoy DeMarest · December 2, 2011

    That’s the list of an 80-year-old man- it’s sad that he probably wrote that in his early 40’s.

    My question is, how did Zelda not make the list?

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