Thank you so much for this posting. When I read her posting, I felt the same, but thought, who am I, with my corporate credentials and paid-off mortgage? Reading your post I remembered I was once twenty-something, working as a temp in NYC, living with my folks and commuting 90 minutes. I forgot that when I first moved out, I lived with two horrible roommates. I remembers thinking about whether I could afford to buy conditioner this week or should wait until next next week to put out the $5. This reminded me of my beginnings and of what it takes to get anywhere in life. Great post.