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Real Simple magazine wants you to ask yourself this question: What was the most important day of your life?

Think of all those pivotal moments: graduating, moving to a new city, starting a new job, grieving for a loved one. Or maybe it’s something that doesn’t fit into the “milestone” category, but held a lot of importance to you: quitting a job to take a road trip, the time you practically laughed all day with a best friend, or an ordinary day where you realized you were truly happy.
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Posted: 6/4/08

I am a 51 year old happily married woman. I have been married for 29 years.
My husband recently lost his job, for the first time in his life, we lost the company truck, gas card, cell phone, now we are losing our home, and our toybox trailer....my mother is 92 and my best friend....we had to move into a rental, and i feel so 'lost' in life.
I had to be put on Zoloft, (i've had huge depression/post traumatic stress disorder issues before)and i'm praying every day that things will get better.
I cannot have a full time job, because i get panic attacks that are debilitating. Therapy is NOT in the budget.