Today I was informed there is a water leak in the main pipe leading to my house. There is another $1200 bill we couldn't afford, piled on top of the $16K/yr pay cut. I am thankful for the good things in my life. I have relatively healthy children, a job, and a roof over our heads. Some days though it just gets harder to keep your chin up and the positive thoughts flowing. I know so many people have it worse and I feel horrible for making such a big deal out of something trivial. Sometimes realizing you're being a cry baby when others suffer more makes you think even less of yourself.
It might be time to sell some furniture.