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Raise Your Hand if You’ve Ever Used Your Fish Mox

by suburban March 11, 2014 Health
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Two weeks ago I traveled for work.  Over the weekend, I felt myself starting to feel like crap.  By Monday I felt like I had strep throat and bronchitis.  having both of them in the past I basically self diagnosed.  I was going to dive into my stash of Amoxicillin, however, as a prepper, I […]

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Sucker Punched

by suburban December 30, 2013 Health
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You’re going along in life.  Everything is going well.  Then *WHAM!!*  Something small, silly yet devastating happens that knocks the wind out of your sails. So it was for me the week before Thanksgiving this year. The Monday the week before Thanksgiving somewhere in my day I ate something my entire digestive system didn’t like […]

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Homemade Electrolyte Replacements (Homemade Gatorade)

by suburban March 25, 2013 Health
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My girlfriend’s dog has been sick the past couple of days.  Dehydrated, lethargic, etc.   This got me thinking when I was doing several searches online for how to adequately keep him hydrated.  By doing several Google searches I found a LOT of information on sick pets, dehydration, vomiting, etc.  It got me thinking, that in a […]

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Hygiene In the Field, or Bug Out Hygiene

by suburban September 6, 2012 Bug Out
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I’ve done a lot of camping this summer, and with the drought, you can imagine it was pretty hot out there.  I can attest that it was.  At our camp site we cut a lot of wood, and we used much of it for the camp fire.  Those were hot days swinging an axe, and […]

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Book Review: Surviving the Economic Collapse

by Prepperjim November 9, 2011 Barter
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I recently heard of a man called Fernando “Ferfal” Aguirre from Jack Spirko over at The Survival Podcast. Ferfal is from Argentina and has lived through their economic crash from December 2001 until today. He wrote a booked about his experience called Surviving The Economic Collapse. He also has a blog called The Modern Survivalist. I […]

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It’s the Small Stuff

by Prepperjim June 22, 2011 Health
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When thrust into a survival situation, it is often the small things that make the difference between success (survival) and failure (death). Often, having a sense of comfort makes all the difference in your mental attitude. With so many prepper words devoted to guns, knives and bags, I started to think of some small things […]

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Saturday Videos

by suburban May 28, 2011 Personal
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Dental Health and It’s Role In Survival Dual Survival Season 2 Episode 5 & Special Episode Review, Equip 2 Endure 2011- The Year Of Reasons To Start Prepping. How To Make A Cache. “The .380 ACP Sucks” by Nutnfancy

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I’m Failing My 2011 Fitness Goals Already

by suburban January 27, 2011 Health
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Yes, it’s true.  I am already failing to accomplish my 2011 fitness goals.  I blame part of it on my new job.  I am out of the house before 7:00 a.m. each morning.  Big deal, right?  A lot of you reading this could be out the door at 5:00 a.m., I am sure.  I also […]

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Wow, time is not in abundance and the 4-Hour Body.

by suburban December 15, 2010 General
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Wow, the new job is certainly keeping me busy.  So busy in fact that I have not had the time to write much the past two weeks…  Not really what I had planned on, but you have to make hay while the sun shines as they say.

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Pedialyte For A Survival Situation

by suburban September 23, 2010 first aid
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So, I was in South Florida on business last week.  I had to take clients out to dinner, and had the opportunity to see some friends.  Admittedly, I knew I was going to be consuming amounts of alcohol over the course of the week that were higher than normal for me.  In doing this I […]

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