Staying Healthy as a Prepper

DestroyDiabetesThis is an excerpt from my newsletter issue #19.

If you are overweight, have diabetes, or come down with heart disease or stroke, that is bad enough during “normal” times when you have reasonably good access to medical care. If you are in a WROL or TEOTWAWKI situation, then all of your other prepping efforts amount to nothing.

Along that line, I got an article proposal from a freelance writer last week offering to do an article for the blog. I do occasionally have guest articles on DFWPreppers, so I invited her to submit one. It was reasonably well-written, and had some good tips. But one of her tips almost caused me to gag Continue reading

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Panama & Costa Rica as Retirement (or Prepper) Havens

This is an excerpt from Newsletter #18. For full newsletter contents, please subscribe.

CostaRicaAndPanama_001I have watched with some dismay the political happenings in the US over the past decade or so, and have occasionally thought about the possibility of relocating outside of the US.

So far, the drawbacks have outweighed the advantages. If I were to move out of the US, I would probably choose from the following three countries: Continue reading

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Prepping for Martial Law and Civil Unrest

Guest post By Mason Kline

Whether you’re prepping for the apocalypse, natural disasters, the breakdown of society, or all of the above, one commonality surfaces from all types of breakdown: civil unrest. There is a chapter (or two) in every prepper’s handbook about how to handle society in the event of collapse because it’s a relative certainty that not everyone in your community will have their ducks in a row. Continue reading

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A Short Video on OPSEC

BewareTheTrashCollectorI’ve written a bit on OPSEC in my newsletter (I really do plan to eventually archive back issues on this site…) but I ran across this short video on a facet of OPSEC most of us don’t usually think about. Continue reading

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Late Autumn Follow-up With Chris Downs

ChrisDowns2014-11-29_19-01-10I last spoke with Chris back in April, and we had a pleasant discussion of the various things needed to live off the grid up in the Colorado mountains. Continue reading

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