Category Health

Video of the Week: Cheap Medical and Prepping Supplies! COSTCO Baby!

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Another featured video from YouTube. From preparedness to frugality, from gardening to self-reliance – YouTube has an enormous amount of information available.

Here is but a small piece we hope you find interesting, informative, and maybe even tho...

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Why NOT to Wear Antiperspirant/Deodorant

breast cancer diagramI have two friends who are going through Chemo in their 60s for breast cancer. One is female and one is male. They both shared this graphic on Facebook and I haven’t touch an antiperspirant/deodorant stick since!

Are the toxins in these hygiene produ...

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Frugal Cooking

By GrammaMary,

In line with the money saving tips post I offer this web site.  A while ago I began to wonder…...

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The Litany Against Fear

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Submitted by Wyzyrd

 

Not a song per se, but a ‘verse’ that has helped me out a LOT of times in the past 40-or-so years.
From the late Frank Herbert’s “Dune” novels, “The Litany against Fear”:

“I must not fear.
Fear is the mind-killer.
Fear is th...

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Video of the Week: Potato Storage

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They’re Not Happy!

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Sent to me by Harold,

Apologies if this offends anyone, I have done some slight editting. SCP is non-political, but we are overtly Christian. This actually made sense to me!

They’re Not Happy!


They’re not happy in Gaza ..
They’re not happy in Eg...

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Pandemic Supplies

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The following article comes courtesy of Dr. Doom and Nurse Bloom. It can be seen in its original form HERE.  

The world is full of infectious diseases that have made the news in recent weeks...

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You’re an Overcomer! Totally Uplifting!

Shared by GrammaMary,

“A friend called me this morning when I just happened to be at a low point, actually driving in my car at that moment.   She said she just heard this song and felt it was for me...

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John Wayne & More Singing God Bless America!

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Submitted by Jeanine 

Thank You!  Lots of memories here. If this doesn’t bring a smile to your face and warmth in your heart, I don’t know what will. Bev

I think you’ll like this…

Some Familiar Faces:

In 1970, John Wayne hosted a variety show cele...

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Why We Shouldn’t Feel Bad

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By Harriet, Editor-at-Large
“Isn’t it terrible what happened to the Malaysian Airlines flight, getting shot down like that,” said a friend who had visited me, “It just tears me up inside to think of all those killed.”

I’ve thought about t...

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Video of the Week: Arthritis Natural Cures

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Have you watched a YouTube video that you would like to share? Please send the URL to bcfossillady at gmail dot com

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Tastefully Offensive – Humor

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Submitted by Jeanine,

A friendly Albert Einstein look-alike named Ray Jessel, 84 years old, performs his funny original song “What She’s Got…” on NBC’s America’s Got Talent.

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A Good Night’s Sleep – Cool Shield Mattress Protector

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By Bev Sandlin

A good night’s sleep can make the difference between thinking clearly or not, and goes a long way in boosting energy levels...

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Laugh, Cry and Remember…

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I know I did… Humor is essential to health.

Budweiser commercials just for fun!

Submitted by Jim

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Tick Bite – Yuck!

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By Beverly Sandlin

WARNING! GRAPHIC IMAGES!

They turned my stomach…

Okay, I had two deer tick bites last week – oh yes, they were embedded.

Old thinking – cover the tick with Vicks or petroleum jelly to smother them, back them out with a hot match or...

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First Aid Back Pack

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This post was originally published over at ModernSurvivalOnline.com. It can be seen HERE.

by Bev

I lived in the mountains of Montana and Idaho for a number of years...

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WORKING HANDS

O'Keeffe's Working Hands

By WE2’s

How many of you have watched the skin around your finger nails crack to the point of actually bleeding and being so sore you couldn’t hardly stand to touch anything?

Wifey’s had that problem for years, especially when doing a lot of food pre...

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Romaine Lettuce Starts

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By Randy Bock

Karen and I eat a lot of salad and she prefers Romaine lettuce.  Recently she heard that you could grow new lettuce from the old heads (or stalks or whatever you call Romaine lettuce things)...

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SOME OF OUR “UNUSUAL” PREPS?

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By the WE2’s

We happened on to a couple of items that we added to our preparedness supplies, and wanted to share them with our friends here at SCP.

The first is a fairly inexpensive blood clotting agent that can be purchased at PetCo or PetSmart an...

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Baking Soda – A Primer

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By Bev,

Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate the chemical known as NaCO3. For the person interested in natural remedies and preparedness, for less than 50 cents for a 1 lb...

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Cabin Fever Revisited

Cabin-Fever

By Bev,

With the extreme cold weather sweeping the country, I thought it about time to do a post on Cabin Fever again. I lifted this from Wikipedia, “first recorded in 1918, for a claustrophobic reaction that takes place when a person or group is i...

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Aging and Caloric Needs

 

"Grace" Minnesota State Photograph

“Grace” Minnesota State Photograph

 

By Bev,

There has been a lot of talk on SCP about calories needed to sustain life and activity levels. I have a friend who is a nutritionist and decided to quiz her a bit on the subject.

“All calorie guidelin...

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Insulated Britches

By the WE2sInsulated Hiking Pants

Both of us now have a spanking new pair of insulated winter hiking britches with suspenders! We might add though, that it seems like most of the big box stores seem to think that women don’t spend much time out in the elements, and only w...
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Horse Doctorin’ – Long Slice

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By Bev Sandlin,

I’ve found that horse doctorin’ works just as well on humans most of the time.

My mare came in this fall with a more than 12″ slice on her neck. It was a little more than skin deep and spread about 4″ wide. It was a bad slice...

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Respiratory Issues if SHTF

Respiratory issues if SHTF

By Debnow

I’ve been a respiratory therapist for the past 30 years, working in hospital settings as well as home care. I think about problems folks with respiratory conditions could face in an emergency situation...

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