There are lots of ‘prepper’ levels from none to full scale fortress prepping. I consider myself to be a lower level prepper. Now that things appear to be winding down I’m taking stock on what changes I might make. Since disasters can come in both natural and manmade forms, or even both, I think this one serves as a good wake up call.
A few things we learned include that law enforcement drops off, communication is critical, medical care is woefully lacking, and supply chain disruption would be a real killer.
I found my personal plans to be pretty solid. I could easily go 3 months without resupply and much longer if I went into real survival mode. I had gone into limited contact mode weeks before social distancing became a trend. Frankly the change in my life style has been very minimal. Because our supply chain was still working I did not even go into my long term food storage supplies. My only change forward is because of age, my bug-out is a lot last drastic a move. About the best I could do would be to head to the farm property where I have younger relatives in the area that I could help and they could help me.
Watching ‘people’ and their actions during this time really makes me thankful this was not a long term power grid failure, that I’m not living in a major population area, that I have skills to survive, and a wife who can be level headed in a crisis mode. In short no planned changes, everything went well for me.
So how did things go for you and are you changing things going forward?