... anything that TELLS me what to believe gives me hives. I just got my mind and heart back, I'd like to keep it that way.
Wow, that is just the sort of attitude to keep. Just don't necessarily think that you're done with it all from a personal standpoint. The JW indoctrination is very strong and may be tough to break.
However, it sounds like you've been on your way out for a while. Besides any difficulties you may experience out of this, I'm very excited for you. The whole world has opened up to you. And I think you'll be greeted with a big ole bear hug!