### I know it’s a *thing* for girls to talk about how much they hate math, and I don’t want to be part of furthering the stereotype that women can’t be mathematicians, but I really, really can’t stand math. I was always a pretty good student, but when it came to math class, I felt doomed no matter what. From the moment I started seventh grade until I graduated high school, math class was my least favorite time of the day.