If you want to step out ‘on your own’:
- Grab your laptop. Torrent ‘Pursuit of Happyness’. Watch it.
And realise some people had it a lot worse! 🙂
Then pursue freelancing work.
If you want to work for the big man:
- Brush up your resume
- Think about the things you did outside of work – put this in your resume and consider it a Career break
- Apply and see what happens
- Iterate based upon feedback you get
Freelance to build some content to your resume. Upwork/Freelancer/Guru/insert your relevant freelancers market.
So the moral of the story is:
Seems like you should freelance 🙂