Posts Tagged : collapse

When a Person (not a society) Collapses

In our travels, we often speak at preparedness conferences and other events where there a lot of people attending.  If you go to enough of these, you might eventually find yourself in a situation where someone has collapsed and you are at hand. What To Do if a Person Collapses

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The Collapse of Civilization: A Doctor’s Thoughts

After gathering food and building a shelter, most people in the preparedness community consider personal and home defense to be the next priority in the event that our civilization collapses.  Certainly, defending oneself is important; you will have to be prepared to defend your life, but have you thought about preparing to

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Communities During WROL Situations

Blog Crossover Question #2 How critical will groups and community be during a WROL situation? If important, what suggestions do you have for fostering it? (Dr. Bones says:  Each day this week we will answer a question posed to us that is also being asked of 6 other preparedness bloggers. 

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What To Expect When You’re Expecting…A Collapse!

    (Here’s an article we wrote that was recently posted by our friends at Ready Nutrition, but is making its first appearance here) Hey Self-Reliants,   As a retired physician and nurse team whose entire focus is figuring out strategies for survival situations, we are often asked what medical issues

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Self-Reliance Expo Review

Nurse Amy and Dr Bones Preparedness and Event Networking Hey Preppers, If you’ve never gone to a preparedness expo/conference, you’re really missing out on a great way to connect with a lot of like-minded people!  Nurse Amy and I were honored to be invited to speak at the latest Self

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The Sea-Going Retreat; Medical Thoughts

Sailing Away in a Collapse Situation Hey Preppers, One of the options for a retreat that few of us will consider is that of buying a boat and sailing off to safe haven in times of collapse.  For most of us, the distance to the ocean is simply too far

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Doom and Bloom(tm) Show #40 – Chance Sanders, Wilderness Skills and Security Expert

Hey Preppers, Tune in tonight at 9pm EST/8pm CST when Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy welcome Chance Sanders of Dave Canterbury’s Pathfinder School to the Doom and Bloom(tm) Show.  Chance is a former marine who’s an expert at teaching wilderness skills and also teaches about personal and home security. Dr.

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Patio Container Gardening How-to and Update of My Prepper Garden

Prepper Garden Well, here’s some updated pictures of some of my patio container plants in my prepper garden. The top one includes: dragon fruit, heirloom tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, carrots, sweet corn, green and yellow pole beans, bush beans, stevia, peppermint, oregano, marjoram, dill, sage, thyme and basil. The second picture

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Aquaponics Update!

Aquaponics Well it’s been an interesting experience on the road of aquaponics. The bad news first, or the DOOM, the hot peppers and strawberries were not happy in the aquaponics system. On the BLOOM side, I have already harvested an eight inch head of broccoli! The pictures above show the

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Let the Aquaponics Begin!!

Setting Up a Water Survival Garden I recently added a grow bed to my existing pond and water survival garden. Since we already have an existing fish and water lilly pond, that part of the aquaponic system which needs some time to circulate was taken care of. Good, healthy bacteria

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