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Re: What did you do to prepare today?

Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:15 am
by anomalous howard
Thanks Andy, My "back" problem, being the cervical vertabrae was all in my neck. It's just as bad as the back but you can't even turn your head. You can't walk or really move at all. I've had more painful things in my life. A kidney problem that went on for years leading to sepsis before emergency exploratory surgery and dying on the table then brought back and amazingly it all worked out. A stealth constriction in my ureter, unseeable on the imagery available at the time (1972) led to a constant repetition of infections. For a few years I fought them off...until I didn't.
When you go to the doctor for something painful and you're asked to rate the pain on a scale of 1 to 10...I know 10. Delirium leading to loss of consciousness. Been there...done that...many numerous times.

Then, out of the blue, with no history or risk factors when I hit 50 I had a "widow maker" heart attack. It was totally out of the blue. I had no history or risk factors. Everybody, by the time they reach 50, will have at least some arterial plaque. Mine was well within normal limits. I haven't checked the Kp index for that day but since it was in 2009, it was probably at 0. Anyway, something caused a tiny piece of plaque to separate from the wall of my left anterior descending artery. That created a lesion on the artery wall. So, bodily processes being what they are, a "scab" was instructed to form there. This is a very serious design error in my opinion. The scab occluded the most important coronary artery we have and wham...I was dead again. I was able to get an aspirin chewed on my way out so that probably helped. At first I felt a weird twinge. At first I thought, "that was not a normal twinge". So I came into the house and sat down on the living room sofa to assess this weird twinge. Then pain in my left arm/shoulder became pressure in my chest and I decided to lay down on the sofa. My wife was in the kitchen so I called her into the living room and, since she's an RN, immediately called to my daughter, who was also in the kitchen, to bring an aspirin as she dialed 911. My daughter brought a tylenol...lol. My wife, very experienced, kept everything calm and quickly explained "aspirin vs tylenol" to my daughter who got an aspirin. Then I decided that I wasn't close enough to the ground. Probably because I had been dead once before in my life and "knew" what to do next. Better electromagnetic connection to Earth. The EMTs arrived and on the way to the hospital....dead.....again. Brought back....again. So, believe me when I tell you, there is existence afterward. But it's really not worth the effort to find out for yourself...lol. It's just that existence is.
The download "dream" I had a few months later was weirder than dying so I'd recommend that.

Anyway, the heart attack pain was about 7.
The neck pain was about 8.
Kidney...definitely 10.
Don't try this on your own.
The GSM should be a piece of cake in comparison.

Two of my kids are getting their PhDs so you'd think they'd be able to analyze the global warming crap and arrive at the proper conclusion. One's in Chem Engineering and will be doing work at Sandia Nat Lab. this year. And the other is in Biochem. at Univ of Kentucky. They won't take the minimal time to review the literature to see that there are ZERO papers that prove a .04% concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere could possibly have any effect on global tropospheric avg temps. or that the laws of thermodynamics make it an impossibility for any gas to provide a greenhouse effect.

I have sent them both the following paper recently...along with a ton of other info since I'm now making my "move" so I'm hoping for the best.
https://www.researchgate.net/publicatio ... ture_Model

Anyway, whenever I see the title, "What did you do to prepare today", my definition of "today" necessarily includes all the experiences of my entire life, all the entire experiences of my deaths, and all the "experience" I was given in the "download". The download came in every language in the universe from every "time" and "place". I fully understood it at the moment it was happening (it lasted about 10 minutes) but when it was over, it just sort of melted into my brain and became non-linguistic so I couldn't even begin to translate it...even to myself. It's just "in there". So, even though it may seem strange to people, the contextual implication of "today" in the title of this subject has been something I've had to do a lot of cross reference re-collation of a lot of aspects in the "history" of myself to be able to cross into. So all of the above is a small part of what I did "today" in my usual context of today in order to "do today", in the context of this subject when the "tomorrow" of March 29 becomes my new context of "today".

Re: What did you do to prepare today?

Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:40 pm
by Kink
Working on the solar cooker some, have a semi decent snow storm coming my way tomorrow, 8-12" predicted so gotta go make sure all the cribs are secure and capable of holding all of that, so gotta get out there now before it starts getting dark. Bought more vacuum sealer bags, have been sealing different things like tumeric/herbal teas, etc.

Back to work I go! :mrgreen:

Re: What did you do to prepare today?

Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:44 am
by dirtmurphy
Man, there are a lot of posts to get caught up on since I've been away from the forum! Congrats on getting your house under contract @anomalous howard. @kink and @Andy F, keep on keeping on! It's good to see that everyone is keeping busy.
Me? In between migraines I've germinated more wheat berries for the chickens and have been busy putting up shelving. I'm also making room to set up several kennels here in the house so I can move the chickens in for a couple of nights as the temps drop. My rooster got mild frostbite on his comb last year and I can't stand the thought of it happening again this year. In case anyone hasn't figured it out yet, I'm too soft to keep chickens. Those birds are pretty much my world!
I also got a new axe handle and two new bulbs for seed starting. Oh, and we made more newspaper logs.
Other than that, I'm planning the next home repair and figuring out how to build an ash bin for KOH extraction. Then I need to figure out how to store the stuff until I start making soap.

Re: What did you do to prepare today?

Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:15 pm
by dirtmurphy
Petroleum jelly is the most common way of preventing frostbite, but he got it last year anyway. Thanks for the alternative solution!

Re: What did you do to prepare today?

Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:03 pm
by Kink
Hope that doesn't happen again Murphy :(, I can understand since I would probably be even worse with chickens, they'd probably turn out to be more like family than food lol. Good to know about the Musher's wax andy, need to pick some up for my dog, she's a total wuss and won't stay out in the snow for long but short haired so I understand :mrgreen:.

Watching the rest of the snowfall this morning, we actually ended up getting rain all day yesterday which required me to bale water a few times, had to get up a couple times last night so it doesn't flood our dryer vent. Not much planned for today besides incrementally working on the cooker and shoveling snow, gotta get to the freezer and seal some stuff my grandpa put in there like trout, mushrooms, etc.

Re: What did you do to prepare today?

Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:36 pm
by Kink
Welp, time for a better crib structure.
Dunno if the deer knocked this over or if it was just inevitable, but the second I knocked over just by touching the side posts. Ughh.
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Missed the eclipse last night despite it being right over my house too, was just too tired.

Re: What did you do to prepare today?

Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:39 pm
by Kink
@Andy I will definitely have to buy some 2x4s, etc eventually and build proper ones. For now I got all the wood covered/in the shed and lit a small fire to keep me warm and have some light. The two that tipped over I'll have to get tomorrow. Going to remake the cribs and just put less wood on them since that seems to be the problem.

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I agree, Antifa is simply the military arm of the globalists like Soros, who also funded BLM, etc. It seems like soviet propaganda all the way in the last century is still working and taking hold today. They just rehash shit with buzzwords like black lives matter and Antifascist because they stick and are indisputable as of course black lives matter and fascism is wrong but they are literally the fascists themselves.
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Civil war in this country would be a joke in my opinion, the hunters alone are what, 12 million strong? That's not counting all the citizens and patriots with guns. The left are afraid of guns, my buddy thinks all "assault style" weapons should be banned. .22LR, 5.56, .308 it doesn't matter as long as it's scary looking lol. They would have so much trigger hesitation from their pussified belief system, wouldn't handle the stress well at all, wouldn't have any organizational and group tactics, etc. Plus the average leftists looks like he'd break his arm with one punch, the average lefty I see literally has biceps smaller than my forearms and I'm south korean for christ's sake.

Prepping till the day the Lord calls for me, until then I am going out fighting to my last breath.

Re: What did you do to prepare today?

Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:59 pm
by Kink
Definition of insanity, yadayadayada, I'm going for a fourth and final time with this crib and I'm pretty sure the particle board I put down should do the trick.

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Re: What did you do to prepare today?

Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:32 pm
by dirtmurphy
Today I went to the feed store to pick up a bag of New Country Organic layer feed. They were out of that kind so they sold me Koffi organic layer feed instead. It was nearly $7.00 less expensive. I had misgivings but I needed the feed imminently so I bought it.
When I got home I checked the label to see what I was about to feed my birds. The first thing I noticed was that the label was hard to read so I can't tell if there's soy in there. The second thing I noticed was that it was only 16% protein content. I'm aiming for 17-18% protein. I was unhappy about that part since that means that I'll have to add some dog or cat food to it. Then I opened the bag expecting to see grains but instead found a powdery textured feed. This stuff is way too fine to feed adult birds so now I'm going to have to thicken it with water to make the fines stick together enough for my chickens to eat it. I was so angry that I complained to the feed store and to the company who makes it.
I've been concerned about providing my birds with the proper nutrition during the GSM. Just two days ago I spent an hour and a half on the phone with one of the best chicken breeders in the country discussing this very thing. She suggested that I plant corn and amaranth (I already grow oats and wheatgrass for them), start ranging my birds on receptive neighbors' properties, and start looking into raising protein sources just for them. I'm going to her farm in a couple of weeks to help her with some projects and we'll continue the discussion then.
Our birds work hard for us and deserve the absolute best we can give them. I'm in the process of converting our laundry room into a secondary barn for protection from hungry people if it gets really bad. For those of you who have poultry, you may want to consider what additional steps you can take to provide additional food and shelter for what comes next.

Re: What did you do to prepare today?

Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:02 am
by Elew
Life with chickens Dirt :) Thanks for posting on it...I may not have chickens but might someday...I am taking notes

We got in some canned veggies and things yesterday to add to our long term food. Everything growing indoors here is doing great too :) We have pesto, dried basil, salad and sprouts over flowing the place. Round 2 of tomatoes just starting to flower. Lingon berries growing new shoots and blackberries about 6 inches taller. I think they will grow faster when it gets warmer.

I've been beading...I go into like a bead trance state, days go by and I forget there is a world out here. It's good recharging time. Also doing metal work, and leather work...trying to get the shops full before spring, working on promoting to bring in more sales, and also focusing on some dreaming stuff I've been working on.