Today I started to evaluate how prepared I am for TEOTWAWKI. I realized I’m fucked. Although I already have a rifle and will be adding a shotgun to that in the next few days, that’s about as far as my preparedness goes. I currently don’t have room to stockpile supplies (I rent a room from a friend and he already thinks I’m nuts because I just bought a shotgun). I also realized I have an issue knowing when something is required, and when i just want it really badly. Let me demonstrate: My computer died on me over the weekend. No big deal since I still have my netbook (hence this post). I still felt the need to replace the computer right now rather than waiting a few weeks, to make sure I really need it. Sitting at work today pondering my new computer purchase I realized that I have large impulsive tendencies that I have trouble controlling ( hence the reason I am now getting a new shotgun and new computer). Now its not like I cant afford both purchases, its just that I really didnt need to make both purchases in the same week, or probably even month. I guess this whole situation is a good thing because it shows me a glaring issue in my preparedness, which I can now address, and start being more prepared for whatever happens to come next. The point of this whole story is to show, just because you have started to hoard supplies and have a great BoB and BoV, doesnt mean you’re really ready for TEOTWAWKI. It just means you have more stuff. Your mindset has to be such that you can actually survive after the SHTF. I need to work on this big time. You might want to attempt a self evaluation.
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