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5 thoughts on “Comment policy”

  1. My friend just found out just an hour ago, that her house has been condemned due to flooding? Do you have any helpful information or resources I can share with her? I am going to share your page with her, as well as on Facebook. I just want to find out how to help her feel supported in her time of need. Any help will be greatly appreciated! Thank you so much!

    1. Lauren, I’m assuming her house flooded due to some sort of flooding situation that FEMA would be involved with. If that’s the case, she needs to be in touch with FEMA. They may allow her to make repairs and bring it up to standards in order to return to her home. If she needs financial help, maybe churches and charitable organizations can help her with that. Flooding is a really, really devastating event and it can take a few years for an individual, business, or town to recover. I wish her the best of luck with this.

  2. HELP! I can clearly see the way the world is going, riots everywhere, weather issues, etc. and as hard as I try to stock up on essentials, I have an extremely verbal husband who’s fault finding about the “insanity” of stocking up on anything and says it’s all a hype. We are an older couple on our own, no family to speak of, no one to help if we need it. I’ve put back a three month supply of goods, but recently found out husband has been hitting the supplies and using them. Do you have ANY recommendations?

    1. Hi Cherie! We definitely are living in uncertain times, and millions of us feel very unsettled. You mention that your husband is very vocal in his disapproval of your prepping. It may be due to him also feeling afraid, too, but instead of being proactive and preparing, his way of dealing with this is denial and anger — similar to the stages of grief.

      My recommendations are for you to continue to quietly prep as you can and preserve the relationship you have with your husband. You’ve been together a long time, it appears, and whatever is to come, both good and bad, you will need each other. Does he value frugality and may be concerned about finances? If so, maybe you could determine the dollar value of your preps so far, and let him know that that $$ amount is money you WON’T have to worry about spending in a worst-case scenario. As well, where the virus is concerned, those preps help you to stay at home with everything you need right at hand and no worries about trips to the grocery store, virus outbreaks, etc.

      Let me know how you’re doing! 🙂

      Hugs,

      Lisa

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