Alana’s Lyme Journey – Part 5 – Test Results In!

Test Results In!

Test Results In! I received the results of my blood tests, which Dr. McFadzean ordered for me. Instead of going through Lab Corp, like I did the first time, she sent my blood work to IGeneX, Inc. This particular lab specializes in Lyme and other tick-borne diseases Another battery of tests … Read more

Alana’s Lyme Journey – Part 3 – My Visit With Dr. McFadzean

Not so cheap lab tests

Now in San Diego for another test After seeing 3 neurologists, 1 podiatrist, and 1 orthopedic doctor, I am in San Diego, seeing a naturopathic doctor that specializes in tick-borne diseases. Not-so-cheap lab tests I spent about an hour or so with Dr. McFadzean discussing my symptoms and going over my medical … Read more

Necessary Foods to Stock-Up on for Your Prepper Pantries

Necessary Foods to Stock Up on for Your Prepper Pantries

Consistently stockpiling nourishing and long-lasting food is an imperative priority for any prepper! ‘Prepper’ is a term that denotes a person who wants to prepare themselves and their loved ones in the case of a dire emergency. This could be an earthquake, a flood, a nuclear attack, or even war. Preppers know … Read more

The Emerging Threats From An Electromagnetic Pulse Attack

electromagnetic pulse attack

Getting a Guidebook If you are worried about the threat from an electromagnetic pulse attack, you might want to pick up a book on the subject. The 21st Century Complete Guide to Electromagnetic Pulse is a great place to start, as it covers nuclear weapon effects, the threats to our electric grid, … Read more

What to Keep in Your Car When Prepping

What to Keep in Your Car When Prepping

Preparing for unpredictable circumstances You can bet that preppers would often anticipate any unforeseen circumstances. They would often get themselves prepared, and also towards their own automobiles, so that when disaster strikes and when they have to leave quickly by driving away, they have all the essentials with them. Preppers, whether veteran … Read more

What to Keep In a Bug-Out Bag

What to Keep In a Bug Out Bag

What is a bug-out bag? If you don’t know yet what a bug-out bag is, then it’s time that you should be better informed about it in case you are preparing for possible disasters. A bug-out bag is a portable kit containing the essentials that you may need to survive when you … Read more

Bartering Resources


The propensity to truck, barter, and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals. – Adam Smith All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter. – Edmund Burke … Read more

The History of Lyme Disease

The History of Lyme Disease

Prior to the early 1970s, Lyme disease was unheard of in the United States However, there had been cases of diseases with similar symptoms as far back as 1883. Alfred Buchwald discovered a similar disease in Breslau, Germany in 1883. Arvid Afzelius, a Swedish dermatologist, recognized a bull’s eye rash as early … Read more