Know that friendship goes a long way. No matter how far you think you have fallen, there are friends who will be there to break your fall.
TIP:If part of starting over involves moving and you really need to watch the budget get your boxes after dark from the back of your local grocery, liquor or drug store. Then buy a roll of plastic wrap to wrap around loose items. The plastic wrap was a Godsend. It cut wrapping time in half.