posted on Nov, 3 2013 @ 11:44 PM
Not having power for a few days is not really as scarey as it sounds. It happened to me this year, whereby we had a huge storm here and ended up
without power for 3 days.
The shops were shut, as there was no power to process the transactions. So they simply shut their doors.
We just sat tight.
I do have a home telephone, and in the cupboard I had an older style telephone that could be plugged into the wall, without electricity.
Also there was no milk, because I live in Australia and this happened during one of the hottest periods of time, milk went off very quickly. Have a
can of powdered milk if you can.
Do NOT open your fridge or freezer unless totally necessary.
Put a few frozen bottles of water in your freezer, now. This serves 2 purposes, it creates a barrier of ice that stops your frozen food defrosting,
and you can drink the water if you need to.
Wind up lights are good, you can recharge them by winding them up, place one on the center of the floor facing up and it acts like a light for your
Have a pack of playing cards about the place, so you can sit around and play cards, its fun, passes the time and creates less anxiety for everyone
Do not go out at night, unless you have to.
we were fine, its a little scary yes, just because its dark, very dark at night.
We also have a small portable gas stove. also a gas bbq, so we were easily able to cook food.
We also shared food, please do not be scared to share, it will come back to you 10 fold.
If anyone has any questions i am more than happy to answer.
Just don't panic, its not as bad as its made out to be.