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We lost our jobs, got evicted. Had to move cheap. A friend referred us to a landlord, who sold us a house land contract, dirt cheap. Our fridge, that we hadnt used in 8 months, doesnt work. Our electric stove isnt compatible in this kitchen. But, heres our real nightmare, this place is infested with bedbugs. Spent tjhe money on painting and flooring on bombs, to no avail.
So we are living, sequestered to these 3 little bedrooms and bathroom, which we can keep bugfree. Im sensitive to the bugspray, living on benedryl. when we get our tax refund 2/13, we are getting out of here. its 13 degrees out and roasting in here, my 2 kids are running in our little area, we call it our jail, in their underroos. we have no thermostat, had to bypass it to make furnac work. we are freeerzing our food in the yards, cooking with a microwave. its hard to believe this is our life. we were making 70k a year a year ago. now this is our life....
any words of encouragement? we kwwp twlling each other that one day we will look back at this and laugh. right now i want to cry.
Asked by Anonymous at 12:44 PM on Feb. 3, 2013 in General Parenting
Answer by girlwithC at 1:58 PM on Feb. 3, 2013
In the other rooms that have the bugs, can you open those windows? If it's really cold outside I think that can kill them. Maybe spray around the doorways of the rooms that you are staying in just so they don't scatter in. Just a thought :( Hugs to you & I'll say a prayer that everything works out for you.
Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 12:57 PM on Feb. 3, 2013
Answer by Crafty26 at 12:57 PM on Feb. 3, 2013
Answer by AnonNdrag at 1:03 PM on Feb. 3, 2013
can the board of health help?? have you reported the landlord? can you use legal aid to break the contract if the house is infested therefore unlivable?
Answer by Crafty26 at 12:49 PM on Feb. 3, 2013
Answer by tempsingl3mom at 12:56 PM on Feb. 3, 2013
Answer by tempsingl3mom at 1:24 PM on Feb. 3, 2013
Answer by sunshine196 at 1:47 PM on Feb. 3, 2013
Answer by feralxat at 3:06 PM on Feb. 3, 2013