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Sunday, June 6, 2010

Cockroaches!

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Yes. . . we are dealing with disgusting roaches! I am blogging about this mainly as a therapy for myself. I know I am not alone with this problem. That said, I also can talk about it because I KNOW that I did not cause any of it. I keep a clean house. I don't leave food out! Sooooooo, my only guess is one of my lovely neighbors has decided to share their gross 'pets' with us. We have lived in our apartment now for about 1.5 years & it wasn't until about 2-3 weeks ago that we started seeing roaches. Luckily we are not 'infested' with them, but just seeing a few means there are plenty others we are not seeing!

I addressed my problem with the apartment office and they will be sending a pest control guy over to spray for them. The problem I see is unless they spray all the apartments in my building, they will probably just come back, right?? This whole ordeal has made me anxious and stressed out which we all know is not good & I don't need more things to be stressed over. We bought seal-able containers to put our pantry food in, so they can't get into any of it and I am hoping that will detour them some. Anyway, that is pretty much the only 'new' development in my life right now. . . .I bet everyone who reads my blog appreciates the grossed out feeling right now. I can't even put into words how much I hate creepy crawly bugs! Wish me luck on getting my new house pests to move out!

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1 comment:

bo said...

No, they won't simply come back. Roaches are like water in that they'll follow the path of least resistance. If they're in your neighbors' apartments and you spray yours, they're not going to trek on over to a place where they might die when they can get plenty of food and space elsewhere.

Best of luck.

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