Being poor sucks. Eating steamed rice and meat for 90% from a generic brand rice steamer for most of your meals. Having to skip meals just so you can work on your school assignment instead of putting more hours in at work. Not being able to go out with friends because you just can't afford it. Walking everywhere to save gas money, which is nice sometimes, except for in the winter. Going to a grocery store, crossing your fingers that you did your math right and you BARELY have enough money to buy food. All of this stuff really makes me appreciate life more and what my parents did for me. I'm still thankful cause I am about to graduate college with a degree I love (industrial design) and have worked my ass off to become this talented. Sometimes it's tough though. Anyone got any stories about being poor and making your way up the ladder?