Welcome to our world. First thing is don't panic. Use the forum and the folks here to help you get ready. Don't give up. You will see a lot of folks come on here as newbies and leave in a matter of days. Frustration is a big thing. You feel like you have to do everything in a matter of days. You can't. Make a plan. Get your family ready to make it through 3 days. That is 72 hours without services. Very doable. Then go for two weeks. then go for 2 months or 3 months. When you break it down into smaller bites you can make it. Get your basics done as soon as you can. Let us hear from you and make friends here who will help you get started.