The “Truth!”

Posted: May 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

“Our casualties did not choose us. Rather, they present to us because of some traumatic occurrence that has resulted in injury requiring our assistance. We, however, have chosen to treat them…..We have accepted the responsibility for casualty care in some of the worst situations.”

Prehospital Trauma Life Support, 6th Edition, 2007

Posted: April 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

Proud supporter of



Image  —  Posted: April 19, 2013 in TCCC

Posted: February 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

“Historically, 90% of combat wound fatalities die on the battlefield before reaching a medical treatment facility.”

Prehospital Trauma Life Support, 6th Edition, 2007


C-A-T® Tourniquet

Down and Disabled!

Posted: January 26, 2013 in Self Protection

Working drills with the Combat Application Tourniquet (C-A-T)!


What a horrible and senseless tragedy today in Connecticut.  It sickens me and makes me extremely angry.  This post on I.C.E. Training Journal says a lot of what I am feeling at the moment:


How should the firearms community respond to “Active Shooter” Spree Murder events and how do we train teachers?


Hello world!

Posted: December 8, 2012 in Uncategorized

Welcome to the Prepared Lifestyle! This is our very  first post.  All things related to the emergency medical preparedness will be discussed here.   MORE information coming very soon.