LiveJournal’s januarychill: a day in the life of someone with bed bugs

December 18, 2008

This list of tweets from LiveJournal/Twitter user januarychill during the course of one day conveys just how consuming bed bugs can be to sufferers. 06:23 Apparently i am violently allergic to bed bug bites. I look like i was pelted from chest to knees w rubber bullets at a protest. 06:34 Even in Declan’s bed […]

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Horrific story from Ottawa: bed bug sufferer overdoses

December 4, 2008

This story first made me want to cry. And then it made me want to smash my hand into the wall. The Ottawa Citizen reported today on the story of a local woman named Jadwiga Dziedziczak, aged 60. For ten years, she’s lived in an Ottawa public housing unit on Wurtemburg Street. She had bed […]

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More Toronto bed bug stories from Joe Fiorito

September 15, 2008

Our favorite Canadian journalist is back on the bed bug trail. In this article, he shares the story of Marg, a single mother battling bed bugs and the ensuing mountains of laundry. She’s killed three vacuums since January. She said, “It started in January of ’08. I’d fall asleep on the couch and wake up […]

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KRDO in Colorado Springs: some misleading advice regarding bed bugs

September 11, 2008

The KRDO article posted at this link is innocuous enough, but do click and watch the video. There is some misleading information there. First, Colorado Springs Code Enforcement Officer Ken Lewis tells KRDO viewers that “If you sleep in a bed that had bed bugs, you probably won’t see the bed bugs, or feel the […]

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