But I'll just say that you are one of my favorite posters here.
There are many times where I feel uncertain in my path or lonely. But at the same time, I do think it is less about whether or not a job pays terribly well and more about whether or not it speaks to something that you love. Do you enjoy studying enough to go to graduate school in a field that interests you?
My entire collection of music is on CDs, actually. I have always preferred the format for my collecting purposes.
You should probably get that tooth removed. A potential tooth infection can be pretty dangerous.