Half Assed Disabled Prepper Tips for Preparing for a Coronavirus Quarantine

Half Assed Disabled Prepper Tips for Preparing for a Coronavirus Quarantine

by Leah Piepzna-Samarasinha

Excerpt:

“It’s important for me to say this: Most people don’t learn about survival from being in “survivalist/ prepper” communities.  As sick, disabled, poor, Black and brown, queer and trans people (to name a few), we already know a hell of a lot about surviving. Over the past two decades, I’ve learned a lot  about survival in ways many people do- from being poor and sick and having to make food stretch and grow, shoplift and forage my food, to being a sick and disabled hiker and camper figuring out what works for my body in terms of gear and food prep. From studying herbal medicine as a chronically ill person and learning to make my own so I could afford it and could share with friends, to learning skills from friends who live rurally and low electricity. Most recently,  I’ve learned from sick and disabled mutual aid in the face of wildfires, snow, power cut offs and now, COVID-19/ coronavirus. And yes, more than once in a while I read prepper blogs and filter out the Christian fundamnetalist content to get intel.”

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