There's a process in the cross-continent move.
Throw out 3/4 of your things - mostly furniture, if you can help it.
Pack four large plastic bins of: kitchen essentials, clothing essentials, camping essentials, aesthetic essentials. Clothes into your travel bags. You are, after all, going someplace else.
Set aside road trip budget. Plot route.
Pack. Spend every night packing. Devote one night to the kitchen, the next to the bedroom.
Call your friends. See if they want free, slightly used furniture. Mention casually that your cats are unkind to leather couches and also spider plants. The former is comfortable, the latter is good at enduring the semi-regular chewing of restless felines.
Drink as much as you feel necessary, pre-launch procedures are fraught with impatience and nerves. Scout around your new workplace.
Call your friends. See when they're free to get dinner, and also who has a guest room for once the men have come to take away a smile…