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    Posted on Oct 5, 2015

    29 Very Real L.A. Problems

    *Goes for hike, doesn't have cell reception, dies.*

    1. When you worry about your brownie order getting mixed up:

    Thank god worried someone mixed up my vegan brownie order with a pot brownie order. #LAProblems

    2. When there are five parking signs, but you STILL can't figure if you're going to get a ticket:

    So can I park my ranfla here? 🚗🚫 #laparking #laproblems @ericgarcetti

    3. When your day just doesn't start off right:

    My breakfast burrito took too long and I missed my morning hike window. #laproblems

    4. When Google Maps looks like this:

    5. When you might be trying a little *TOO* hard to eat healthy:

    If you're harassing a server about the # of calories in a drizzle of vegenaise on your tofu pancake, reexamine your life choices #LAproblems

    6. When trying to recycle the L.A. way gets really, really expensive:

    Used my $73 parking ticket as a notepad. thats one expensive notepad! @LAMayorsOffice #broke #cantaffordthis #poorforever #laproblems

    7. When Mother Nature is just screwing with you:

    Goddamn palm trees are blocking my view of the super moon lunar eclipse. #LAproblems

    8. Just everything that has to do with the Valley in general:

    When your friends end up wanting to go to the valley instead #LAproblems

    9. When autumn is supposed to arrive, and this happens:

    I wanna buy all the pumpkins but then I remember it's 90 degrees out and it feels NOTHING like fall #LAproblems

    10. Like, it impacts your outfit choices:

    Fall fashion excitement: 📈 Followed by the realization you live in LA and can't wear any of it for another two months: 📉 #LAproblems

    11. Seriously, WTF L.A.?!

    I heard today's the 1st day of #fall. What is that? #LAproblems

    12. When your Target run doesn't have a happy ending:

    Familiar scene on the fan isle of LA Targets this week... #LAproblems #humidity

    13. When the 405 decides to mess with your bladder:

    There should be a "I'm pregnant and have to pee" lane on the 405 😑 #laproblems

    14. When you really just wish you could tune out of life:

    Forced to listen to yoga teachers bitch about other yoga teachers at the table next to me #zennotzen #laproblems

    15. When decorating your desk isn't as easy as it sounds:

    I don't know how to place healing crystals on my desk without it looking like a poorly curated rock collection. #LAProblems

    16. When you're doing your best to single-handedly destroy the planet, but still feel bad about it:

    1 time of 100 I forget to bring reusable bag to #WholeFoods I feel single-handedly responsible for global warming. #LAproblems #bagshaming

    17. When you feel discriminated against for your froyo addiction:

    HEY, CAN'T YOU READ THE SIGN? #onlyinLA would this even be necessary #dessert #discrimination #noyogurt #LAproblems

    18. The fact there's never TOO MUCH time to give yourself to get to and from LAX:

    when it takes longer to get home from the airport than the actual flight because traffic #LAproblems

    19. Also, everything involving Fairfax Ave.:

    Why's it take 30 mins just to go down fairfax? #laproblems

    20. When the entire city loses their gosh darn collective minds when it ☔️:

    After seeing the way LA reacts to a light drizzle, I'm pretty sure a #Tsunami would mean the end of the world. #LAProblems #Earthquake

    21. When you aren't getting that 🔥 MPG:

    I'm pretty sure at least a quarter of my tank of gas is used solely on driving around looking for parking. #LAproblems

    22. The omnipresent police helicopters:

    me when the helicopters are flying over my house #LAproblems

    23. When you go hiking and try to post a selfie, but Verizon lets you down:

    The data up this mountain is TERRIBLE. #laproblems

    24. Trying to find someone to date in your neighborhood:

    Somehow, I can justify crushes 3,000 miles away but I've broken things off with guys because they live on the West Side. #LAProblems

    25. When you're trying your best in this fricking drought:

    Should I call LAPD if my neighbor is drenching his yard at 1:30 in 93 degree heat?? #LAProblems #criminal #stupidpeople

    26. When you're always, without fail, tardy to the party:

    Does one in LA just accept the fact that they're going to be late everywhere, no matter how early they leave? #LAproblems

    27. When you try to make street sweeping work in your favor:

    The best feeling is pulling up to park on a normally crowded street rightttt after street sweeping ends. #LAproblems

    28. When celebrity encounters are just not all they're made out to be:

    Don't use your lunch break to run in 100 degree heat. You might end up barfing outside of Dax Shepard's house. #laproblems

    29. And the most L.A. problem of all. When a police chase interrupts your dinner at In-N-Out:

    Police chase turns into a standoff at the front door to In-n-Out. Amazing. Doesn't get more LA than that. #LAProblems

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