Week 144 – Disaster Planning

Yesterday was a day to rest and reflect. I had hopes of doing things, but nothing happened and that’s okay.

Today I’m in full-on disaster planning and management mode. Every hour today has been put towards getting the wheels turning on:


It makes me feel better to know that I’ll be ready to shelter in place or travel to a place of sanctuary due to natural or man-made disasters and have all my legal documentation in order. This is also getting prepped and equipped to endure the coming battles.

In the future, I’ll talk more about the how and deeper why of everything. Today was the what.

Be safe out there.


* Note: Non-obvious additions to these great resources, depending on what you’re expecting or comfortable with:

  • Edible plant guides for your region
  • Cash
  • Leather gloves
  • Maintenance medications
  • Ziplock bags
  • Dry bag
  • Nitrile gloves
  • Painkillers that will enable you to walk with broken bones
  • Small toolkit and/or Leatherman
  • Axe/saw
  • Fishing kit
  • Gun and ammo, and the experience to know how to use it
  • Pencils and paper
  • Playing cards and dice
  • Books

©Heather Coldstream


About cistotrans

A Seattle-area trans woman seeking a happy spot to stay at along the path of transition.
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6 Responses to Week 144 – Disaster Planning

  1. Painkillers that enable you to walk with broken bones? Is there such a thing?

    Liked by 1 person

  2. cistotrans says:

    Forgot to say that twisted ankle/broken foot, leg, or arm/cracked ribs are the primary use case here.


  3. Lesboi says:

    Your REI list link points to changing gender markers in Washington state. Thought you might like to fix that. Thanks for this list of resources.

    Liked by 2 people

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