About Gjshawk
Joined April 2017
I'm retired Navy, retired City of Grand Junction CO Police Department. Married, 5 kids, 14 grandkids. I'm 66 years old, I'm an avid road cyclist. I rode 2544 miles last year. My goal was 3000 this year. I finished at 4158 miles, so I set my goal too low. It's 5000 miles for 2018. My current ride is a 2017 Kestrel Talon full carbon bike. I'm also about 50 lbs overweight and have diabetes. Type 2 so there's hope.

Cathy and I live in western Colorado in a town called Fruita. Cathy, who has been my wife and best friend for 43 years, taught nursing at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, CO. She retired this January. One of the main reasons I joined WA was because she wanted to retire too and we wanted to increase our income, or replace her income, after her retirement. She deserves
to be retired as much as I do, and there are things we want to do that require a decent income. My retirement is good but won't cover our bills and other stuff that makes life fun.

Back before retirement I had two careers. I was in the Navy for about 24 years, flying helicopters. After that I worked for the city of Grand Junction Police Department, and retired from there in 2013.

Educationally, I have 2 Bachelor's degrees, one in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, and one in Business Administration with a Marketing emphasis from Colorado Mesa University.
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JonLake Premium
Thanks for the follow. It’s nice to meet you and feel free to connect with us further on the social networks shown at the bottom right of our profile

We look forward to reading your success as well as sharing additional marketing tips and strategies. If you need any help please feel free to ask

Jon and Debbie :)
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JonathanAll1 Premium
Yes, thank you for following. And am hungry to get started.
I finding so much information for goals to success. This is surely a great opportunity with just what I need to develop independence.
Yes www is a big world brought together with WA...

Truely grateful
JonathanAll1
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dwthomsen Premium
I read your post on comments. I agree with you, but I am still too new to know much. What you said seems like common sense. When you say road cyclist, do you mean bicycle? I have also been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and am overweight. My goal is to help people reverse type 2 diabetes, as I have been able to do.

I wish you continued success.
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gjshawk Premium
Yup, bicycle. Great to hear that you've reversed your type 2. I'm still working on it.
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JudsonH1 Premium
Hi Grant, great bio about yourself. I'm not far behind you with three children and six grandchildren. I served a different branch in the military. Lost my weight so no more type 2 diabetes. Reasons are the same why we are on this journey to upgrade to more adventures in life. Will be following you.
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gjshawk Premium
I still have my diabetes. For some reason losing weight is hard for me. I eat too much.
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MikeC69 Premium
Hi I have been reading some of the profiles and posts of the fine folks here at Wealthy Affiliate and yours stuck out to me ! I followed you because you look like someone I can learn from and share with! And above all thanks for your service to our country !
Thanks and have a great day!
Mike
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks for the kind words, Mike. You will be successful if you follow the training, and I'm willing to help you as much as I can.
Grant
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Pernilla Premium
Hello Grant!

I want to thank you for following me. I also want apologize that I didn't see that you have been following me for long. Finally I'm here saying hello to you and of course I'm following you back.

Hope you are doing fine in the online business. See you have a very interesting background high up in the sky! May you achieve your goal within the online business.

See you around in the community!
:-) Pernilla
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gjshawk Premium
I’m happy with my progress so far, but I’ve got a ways to go still. I hope you’re having success.
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ljc411 Premium
Hi Gjshawk! Congratulations on exceeding your riding goals. Would all that be only in Colorado? With all that awesome scenery I don't blame you if it's the only place you ride. Just think, you could be anywhere on earth and still work WA even when you're on those rides. I wish you and your wife all the best. Maybe she'll even join you here in WA even before she retires. Good luck to you both.
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gjshawk Premium
Some of my riding was in Utah, but most was in Colorado. Thanks for commenting and best of luck to you too.
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KevinOConnor Premium
Hi Grant,
Thanks for following me too and the note you left on my page. Sounds like the navy and PD were good for you. You have a lot of energy to do that much cycling per year and it's that dedication that will do well for you here.
I was a type 2 diabetic until I was able to reverse it with the proper diet. At my worst, I was taking 80 units of insulin and more types of rugs to shake a stick at. Now I'm off both and my A1C is in the 5 - 6 range. With this change in diet my cholesterol is also great, so there is hope for all of us.
Good luck here. I hope you can surpass all of the goals you've set.
Kevin
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks for the great reply, Kevin. I think I'm getting the diabetes under control too, and, like you, it's with the proper diet. All the best!
Grant
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LouisaB Premium
Hello Grant, I can see that you are very happy here at WA.
That is the right attitude to have. I think you are doing okay
Thank you for following my success journey.
Keep doing what you're doing.

This is a great place to learn, and grow at and have an excellent
Community that doesn't mind helping.

Best to your online journey!
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gjshawk Premium
Thank you, LouisaB. It’s good to hear from you. Good luck with your business!
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LouisaB Premium
Very Welcome!!!
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Hello shipmate,
Yup, I was a squid too; Boiler Technician. I only did 4 years of service, but I was sent to Japan where I decided to stay for 20 years. It's great to see other veterans here. I'm brand new with WA, but if there's anything I can do to help you, please let me know.
Cheers!
Tommy
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gjshawk Premium
Hi, Tommy. I've never been to Japan, other than connecting at the airport in Tokyo once. Must be a nice place if you stayed 20 years. Did Godzilla ravage your part of the country?
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Godzilla left us alone, but it took several years to get used to all the earthquakes.
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PhilipC1 Premium
Hey,

PhilipC1Thursday September 21, 2017 08:52 AM Mark Unread

YOU need to Verify your website first. This is how.
Private message
Just follow these simple steps:

1. Open Google Search Console and click "ADD PROPERTY". (skip if done - go to step two.)

2. Type in your preferred version of your site (Probably https:// yourwebsite.com ) or (http:// if that is the start of your website url).

3. When prompted, click the "ALTERNATE METHODS" tab, and select "HTML tag".

4. You'll be instructed to copy the code between the quotation marks, but this usually doesn't work. Instead, copy the whole line and paste it into Notebook or whatever you use for notes. You can then manually remove the extra stuff, just leaving the code between the quotes. REMEMBER, REMOVE THE EVERYTHING OUTSIDE THE QUOTATION MARKS, and LEAVE what is in the MIDDLE.

5. Copy this code. Go to All-In-One SEO or Yoast, (my preference) find the section for Webmaster Tools, and paste in the code.

a). Here is WHERE you paste your code:

b).Go to ALL-IN-ONE-SEO-PACK IN WordPress.

c).Click on 'GENERAL SETTINGS'.

d).SCROLL WAY DOWN UNTIL YOU SEE 'GOOGLE-WEBMASTER-TOOLS'.

e).NOW, PASTE YOUR CODE (without all the stuff outside quotation marks etc or the marks.)see pic attached to see where it is in WP.


6. Go back to Search Console, click "Verify", and voila! you're done!

I really do hope this helps cos I know its a total nightmare, I need to make a video on this for others cos sometimes it is rushed or something and people still having trouble with it.

As for getting your site indexed, when you done the above, be sure to get back to me.

Hope this helps.

Let me know if you need further assistance.
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gjshawk Premium
I used the google analytics method. My big problem was that I didn't know where to put the code. Now that it's done I hope it makes a difference for me. Thanks again for your help.
Grant
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PhilipC1 Premium
Oh it will. If you are not sure, open your googl analytics and another browswer at the same time.

Interact with one or more of your posts.

Go back to google analytics and you will see yourself.

If not, there is a problem to be solved. But, you will be.
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PaulChatwin Premium
Hi Grant,

Thanks for the follow.

Looks like you've experienced an incredible life... And still reaching for it (Much respect)

My youngest boy is in the Royal Air Force here in the UK involved in helicopter search and rescue lifting people off the snow filled mountains of Scotland and hand balling injured folk down mountain sides.
He seems to have the same attitude and respect for adventure as you.

Great to connect and I wish you well with your WA adventure.

Paul (UK)
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gjshawk Premium
Mountain flying is a lot of fun. You have to have a whole different knowledge base than you need for flying over the ocean. I've done some mountain flying, but mostly I flew over water.
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Vpublisher Premium
hi Grant, thanks for following me back, I wish you good luck here and you are welcome to my WA profile any time or to my sites to get cool tips and freebies. I hope we can do great things together :) Vitaliy P.S. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family. I wish you great holidays
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks. :)
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Urolin1981 Premium
Hi! Grant,

Welcome to WA, and congratulate you on your right decision-making and action-taking to join WA community, which has offered the unparalleled training and fellowship in offering the timely supporting hands to lift any falling souls, especially among its newbies.

My 70-day story inside WA can confirm such a positive story. To verify it, welcome to look into a few of my WA posts, which detailed personal experience.

In short, your decision is right; the journey is tough; hard work and persistence are keys to performing well in e-marketing; success is sure in time. This is clearly not a get-rich-quick scheme but a real business to build personal property at a nominal cost.

Best wish to your journey. Make sure to keep me posted on your progress and offer your helping hands to get my new site – www.ebettercare.com – going... I would appreciate it.



Chin
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brichnow21 Premium
Grant, thank you for following!
I had Colorado, on the Bucket list! I drove from , Houston to Monterey, CA, for my nephew's wedding in July, then turned around and headed to Michigan, my home state, before 1976.
First stop...Grand Junction!! One glorious ride...in my CR-V...
Cycle would be a real challenge!!
Always support our VETS!!
Make that nurse happy! Let do this!!
Barb
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gjshawk Premium
I lived in Grand Junction for several years. Now I’m just 7 miles west in Fruita. We like it here.
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HelenpDoyle Premium
Hi Grant, nice to hear from you. I look forward to getting to know you my new WA friend. Sorry about the delay in responding but I am a bit slow at the moment. Trying to do too many things at once.

I just left a comment on your Stuff site re cycling.

Flying helicopters sounds great. I went up in one when I was 5 and I still remember it.

If you have time I would love it if you visited my website and left a comment on a post, any one will do. The site address is fantasy-sci-fi-vision.com

Keep working hard, having fun and don’t forget to ask questions.

A very nice boss once told me, ‘Helen, when you ask a silly question everyone else breathes a collective sigh of relief because they don’t have to!’ And that is so true. No question is silly so ask away.

If I can’t help I might be able to point you in the right direction.

Now let us keep in touch.

Ciao
Helen
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MikeLong Premium
Hi Grant,
First: Thank you for your service, both in the Navy and in Law Enforcement. Great respect for all you do and have done !
Many years ago I lived in Carbondale, CO and worked in your neighborhood when they first went after the shale oil. Early 80's I think.
I'm also fighting off type 2. Diet and exercise keeping me away from insulin so far.
No pension on the horizon so my hope for retirement is to move my income production online, a goal I've been working towards for about 4 years now. Some success, but not enough to leave the day job yet.
Wish you all the best and if I can help in any way please let me know !

Regards !

Mike
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks Mike. I hope we both reach our goals.
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PSheridan Premium
Hello and welcome to WA. Thanks for the follow. Wishing you much success and prosperity. I am adding a link to my thought for the day hope you enjoy
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks and nice to meet you.
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PSheridan Premium
you too my friend
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laparra1 Premium
Good Morning Grant,

Last year I visited the US on the invitation of Michael who was born in Colorado. If you look at my last post you will see a picture of him as he now is an Expat. For 3 weeks we traveled from Denver to Idaho, where he lived in Nampa these last years and then ended in Seattle, it was a great time but the distances are huge so I had a sore butt.
In case you need a good source for writing do have a look at my post on the Spanish priest and the world library, you might find it helpful.
Thank you for the follow and good luck.

Regards, Taetske
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AshleyFisher Premium
Hello!

Welcome to WA! Thank you for following me and I've followed back :)

What a career you've had! You've accomplished so much!

Good luck on all the goals you want to accomplish for your future. There is so much help and nice people here on WA to get you started. If you need anything, do not hesitate to ask!

Have a blessed day and a wonderful year :)
Ashley
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AshleyFisher Premium
Thanks! And many blessing to you, as well! May this new chapter in your life be as long and wonderful as the last chapters!

Cheers,
Ashley
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RDoren Premium
Hello Grant. I know exactly what you mean when you talk about making life fun. I'm in Ecuador for that reason. Here my money goes a lot farther.
Grand Junction brings back fond memories. I drove from Green River, Utah to Grand Junction, Colorado one night hitting 110 mph. I was stopped by a policeman out there in the desert would you believe. His lights followed me for miles. I said I was going 70 mph. He smiled. Had me open the trunk. He let me go. No fine. This was 1978 and that road previously had no speed limit until Carter enacted the double nickel (55 mph) on every road in the country. We went to a Pizza Hut in Grand Junction and I felt so secure with all of the Army personnel in that restaurant. A sign right outside of Green River said No Services the Next 100 Miles. We saw ranch exists, but no ranch. The ranch was miles off the exit. Scary for us easterners! Thank you for your service and the follow. I followed you back. Bob
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gjshawk Premium
Nice that the cop let you go. They're not that easygoing now days. Enjoy Equador!
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mattered68 Premium
Hi Grant,Thanks for the follow and the opportunity to be a part of your network.I enjoyed reading your Bio sounds like you have had an exciting and rewarding career,Colorado looks like a beautiful place to live, its on my bucket list as a place i would love to visit.I wish you every success here at WA and fulfilling your goals and dreams
All the best,Matt.
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PMindra Premium
Hi, Grant.
Paul Mindra here from Ontario, Canada.

Thank you for inviting me to be a part of your network. I graciously accept by following you back.

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate University.

I look forward tp learning, sharing and serving with you as we all move forward here.

Wishing you all the best.

Kindest Regards,

Paul.
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks, Paul
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PMindra Premium
Cheers.
Paul.
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MizBurke314 Premium
Hello, Grant. Thank you for the follow. Well, It looks like we have at least 2 things in common. I, too, am about 50 lbs overweight (if not more) and I have Type 2 diabetes. However, I dislike cycling. I am trying to find my old Turbo Jam DVDs. That was the one and only workout program I ever used religiously and I loved it!

It sounds as if you have both been working hard for a long time and you both deserve to break away from the grind if you've a mind to. I hope you get everything you want from your time here at Wealthy Affiliate!
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gjshawk Premium
Well, I think it would be better if we had things in common that weren't bad. Lets win! Beat diabetes and succeed with WA! That would be better things to have in common.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Grant and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.
Since you joined in April you will have come to realize that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.
If you do get stuck then can I suggest you browse some of the 300+ blogs I have published within WA.
You have decided to follow me and I will return the favour.
Enjoy your day.
Robert
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks, Robert.
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Robert-A Premium
Hi again Grant it’s a good idea (only if you want to) to click the 'Like' icon within a comment if you like it as I have done with yours.
Obviously you don't have to click every single comment or you will be here all day doing nothing but.
But to click the ones you like that are replies to your own comments will be reflected in your WA ranking because it shows you are getting involved with the community.
Enjoy your day.
Robert
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gjshawk Premium
I've been doing that. Thanks
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Loes Premium
Hello Grant,♫Welcome! Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun on WA. Thank you for adding me to your network.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. I made an addition for After The Walkthrough. Also a list of 1001 niche ideas, a checklist with 25 points to go through before you publish a post, 101 blogging ideas when you get stuck and an A-Z WA dictionary. I just love lists:) It has been very helpful to a lot of people. I have listed them in one blog you can find on my profile. It's the first website link right under “Follow me on” (click on my picture to get there). I hope to help you with those.

If you have any questions, please reply to this message or leave a comment on my profile.
Success building your business in 2017. See you around, Greetings Loes
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gjshawk Premium
Wow! I wish I had half the smarts you have! Thanks for the info. I'll check it out.
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Loes Premium
You will get there:))
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WarrenK1 Premium
Hi, Grant. Thanks for the follow, your service and the inspirational story you shared. I'm not too far away, over in Arvada on the Eastern Slope and I too remain very active at the same age. Your upbeat approach to riding finally got me to dust off my bike and get moving again! Best of Luck with WA, but I don't think you'll need it. Take care. Warren
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gjshawk Premium
Hi, Warren. Nice to meet you. Riding is great! Go Rockies!! And best of success to you too!
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BGough Premium
Hello Grant

I am too am a retired Sailor, BMC to be exact. I retired in Dec 2000 and then jumped around doing everything from contract work (Kuwait\Iraq) to Trucks to Oil Field work for about ten years. Father time and arthritis finally started catching up so I had to shut those things down.

I am now living in the Philippines (Tacloban Area) on a fairly large rice farm my wife of 26 years inherited when her father passed away. I am not one to sit still for long and always wanted to build an internet business so here I am.

Good Luck in your endeavors from one old sailor to another.
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gjshawk Premium
Good to meet another sailor. For a while there I thought we were being overrun with jarheads. :)
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BGough Premium
Jarheads are not all bad, sometimes even good people make some bad choices in life. :)

Bill
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gjshawk Premium
Quick question: Is it a good idea to add WA links to unrelated content: I got the idea reading news stories online. I noticed that the stories had ad banners on them to unrelated commercial opportunities or other stories. I thought it might be a good idea to do the same with my posts, sort of put the WA opportunity out there even though the post is about something else. What do you guys think?
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botipton Premium
It works I do it but if you add one line before the banner it works a lot better. Like "Learn how to build a website. Join Free." or something similar and it works a lot better
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gjshawk Premium
I had t thought I'd that. Thanks
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FrankieTrill Premium
Thanks for the love, I have to show some love back by sending you my blessings of health wealth and prosperity plus longevity to you and your family and I encourage you to stay positive and keep striving towards your dreams and your freedoms. (Time, Financial, and Location Freedom) Stay superbly blessed and highly favored Peace

Frankie Trillz — feeling optimistic. — feeling pumped.
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks Frankie. The same to you, my friend.
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KTurman1 Premium
Thank you for the follow -- I am following you in return! And thank you very much for your service to our country -- my boyfriend is retired Army! I hope you are finding Wealthy Affiliate's training program to be as helpful as I am -- everyone I have met in the community is great!
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gjshawk Premium
You're welcome. And thanks to your boyfriend for his service also. He probably saw a lot more mud than I did.
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KTurman1 Premium
Probably! He was combat and Special Forces! Now has back, knee and ankle issues due to jumping out of airplanes for so many years!
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gjshawk Premium
Wow. I respect those guys. I'll bet you feel real safe around him.
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KTurman1 Premium
LOL Most of the time! Once in awhile the PTSD has me wondering, but have learned how to deal with that for the most part!
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gjshawk Premium
I was a mere search and rescue helicopter pilot.
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KTurman1 Premium
Nobody who serves is a "mere" anything!
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Donnie58 Premium
Grant, great to meet you and welcome to WA! Thanks so much for the follow!

I grew up in CO, down in the Springs. Living in Miami, FL now...don't ask, long story! A totally opposite world! You have some beautiful country to ride in!

Wishing you all the best of success towards adding to that retirement!
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GlenPalo Premium
Nice meeting you, shipmate! And thanks for following me, Grant. I also have Type 2 D. I just finished doing the Whole30 program (low carb, high fat diet) and dropped 20 pounds in 30 days. Losing the weight was great. But the lower BG, improvement in energy and less join pain was way better. Talk to your doctor. Last BG reading was 122. Best of success to you.
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks, Glen. The battle goes on. 20 pounds in 30 days, you are my new hero! Keep it up.
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GlenPalo Premium
I gave up dairy, grains, legumes, sugar, and processed foods for 30 days. The first 10 days were what I expected. Horrible. But once I got past that, I started feeling better. I am now eating healthier and feel great for it.
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gjshawk Premium
So...are u saying you lived on raw meat? Or cooked, which is better.
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GlenPalo Premium
I ate much more protein in the form of eggs, lean meat, chicken, bison, pork and fish. I ate more veggies and fruit. Switched from oatmeal to eggs and veggies for breakfast. Processed foods were the cold cereals, bread, bagels, noodles, snacks, frozen prepared foods, fast foods, etc. I found a sugar-free bacon. So my bacon consumption went up! I also eliminated all vegetable oils. I cooked with coconut oil, ghee, and olive oil. I think the switch from vegetable oils made a big difference in my join pain which most likely caused the inflammation in the joints. I also ate more good fat in the form of avocados, coconut oil, ghee, almond butter, and some nuts like almonds and cashews.

I also gave up sodas, beer, and wine. Drank water and coffee. Good thing I like my coffee black! Because dairy and sugar were definitely on the prohibited list. But I could have added almond milk.

My wife still used vegetable oil to cook on occasion. So I would cook my own meals.

I wrote a journal/blog for the 30 days. It is on my website listed in my profile. I also included recipes.
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gjshawk Premium
Your will power amazes me. My wife is trying to get me to give up sodas. I only drink the sugar free kind but I guess they aren't good for you either. What's ghee?
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GlenPalo Premium
Ghee is clarified butter.

I personally think the artificial sweeteners are worse than cane sugar.
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gjshawk Premium
Yeah, I've heard that too
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despatis Premium
Dear Grant, welcome to our WA community, you're on the right place to start an online business! Thanks for sharing and for adding me to your WA network, much appreciated. Seems you're doing very well, so keep on track and let's stay in touch.

Desmond
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks, Desmond. I'm learning so much, and not the least is how to network with people like you.
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wyeming52 Premium
Thank you for following me. I am in the same boat- retired but would need another source of income to supplement my retirement allowance. My wife is still working and wants to retire because of poor health. So my best wishes to your success. I think we are in the right company.
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gjshawk Premium
Yes, we are in the same boat. I'll row on one side and you can row on the other, and together we'll move forward! My wife wants to retire too, and I don't blame her. That's my main reason for joining Wealthy Affiliate, so she can retire and we can travel.
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PBitzer Premium
Glad you found this way of making extra income especially in retirement. I came here for the same reason.Been here about 3 months and it's amazing how much one can learn in this short time. I knew nothing about building a website before I cam, and now mine is just about finished. Don't hesitate to ask questions as all of my questions and problems have been answered surprisingly fast.
Wishing you reach your goals!
Pat B
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks, PBitzer. it's about time I found the program that works. Success to you too!
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Kyle Premium
Grant, I see you are making some good progress through the Affiliate Bootcamp. Just wanted to pop by and see if you need a hand with anything?

I also wanted to mention the success rates of Bootcamp. Absolutely everyone that has taken action on all of the phases of Bootcamp has a business that is generating consistent income online. MANY of these folks are going to be at our super affiliate conference next year.

I want this to be you and I want you to succeed with your promotions. So, please promise me that if you ever need a hand or feel stuck as you move forward, that you will get in touch with me!

Trust me, I know things can be a little overwhelming sometimes and I don't want you feeling like that.

Anyways, just checking in. Get back at me if you need anything Grant.
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks, Kyle. The questions I have relate to using social media but I assume that's covered in an upcoming lesson, right? And I'm wondering where people get the cool clip art and motivational posters I see on their posts
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garydlc Premium
Hello Grant

Thank you once again for the comment on my blog, 1st on 1st page Google, I promised you a visit and a follow, so here I am and I am following you too, I too have type 2 diabetes and manage it by eating well and exercising as much as possible, I see you have an impressive resume,

I have always admired Military and Police folk, as I have the opinion that you guys are not in it for the money, but it is more of a calling, I think you made the right move with WA and I wish you great success here Grant, Stay in touch.

Gary
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks, Gary. You are right, you don't get rich in the military or law enforcement. I flew helicopters in the Navy, which was fun, but I haven't done it since I retired. Now I want to fulfill my dream of owning my own successful business. I hadn't found the right one until I found Wealthy Affiliate. I'm optimistic and am feeling good about success for the first time.
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garydlc Premium
Grant , you will succeed here, I just have that feeling about you.

Gary
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gjshawk Premium
Wow, thanks Gary. Nice to hear. Or read.
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garydlc Premium
You welcome !!!
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GaryHorton Premium
Hi Grant!

Welcome again to Wealthy Affiliate! I hope you're settling into the community and enjoying the training. I wanted to remind you that I'm always here to help you.

If you are getting too many emails from Wealthy Affiliate, you can reduce the emails by going to your account (click on your profile picture in the top right) then scroll down until you see email notifications. Un-click the ones you don't want to receive.

Here's another Wealthy Affiliate success story. Grant , take one step at a time, ask questions when you need help and be patient. Building an online business takes sustained effort and time.

Focus on the training and you will soon begin to see opportunities to make money online at every turn.

As long as you keep taking action, you win. If you have a question, you can contact me by simply replying to this message.

I'm here for you,
Gary
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks, Gary. You're the guy that got me interested in WA. I'll bet that you market the WA affiliate opportunity as your niche. Am I right? If so, good on ;you. Your letter that i read got me to click the link.
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GaryHorton Premium
Hi, Grant!

Yes, indeed. WA is my primary product and it's been very good to me. I'm also serious about helping everyone who joins because of my sites. I'm convinced anyone can make a life changing income with the skills they learn in Wealthy Affiliate if they just stick with it.

I'm here for you,
Gary
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Kyle Premium
I hope things are going well. I know you are getting rolling within the training and there is ONE thing that always tends to confuse people and that is "what is my niche?".

I know, same thing happened to me when I started.

I just wanted to reach out and let you know that I am here if you ever want to run any niche "ideas" by me or you have any questions about finding your niche.

Get back to me when you get the chance! :)
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gjshawk Premium
Morning, Kyle. I have been an affiliate with Chews-4-Health for about 2 years, mainly to get commissions on the products I use and reduce my cost. The company makes really good supplements for health and wellness. That's my niche, at least my first one. I called my website Upgraded Living.
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Kyle Premium
Sure, you could head in this direction. Just remember, your niche is not a product, rather it is an audience or group of people . A product is what you will promote to your niche.

When deciding on a niche and trying to narrow down to a more specific niche, I recommend you ask yourself the following question:

I want to help people that ______________.

Fill in the blank and you are going to be much closer to a specific audience. After you do this and if you want to run any further ideas by me, let me know and I will give you a hand. :)
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gjshawk Premium
Good advice. Thanks
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Kyle Premium
No problem at all Grant, it is great to have you here at WA and I absolutely look forward to working with you and seeing you progress in the coming days, weeks, and months ahead.

I am connected to WA throughout the day, so if you ever have any questions let me know. I am always around! :)

PS. I hope you are looking forward to an absolutely amazing weekend!
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GaryHorton Premium
Hi, Grant!

It's a pleasure to meet you. Congratulations on your large family and successful marriage. Those are becoming as rare as hen's teeth.

Chews4Health International looks interesting. In the training here you'll learn what you need to know to make that affiliation profitable.

I look forward to helping you,
Gary
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GaryHorton Premium
Hi Grant!

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gjshawk Premium
Thanks Gary. I'm not completely new to affiliate marketing; I'm an affiliate with Chews4Health International, but haven't had any success yet.I have a book called "Affiliate Program Management, an hour a day." I've added a few links to my old blog but no one bought what i think is a good product. Hopefully with your training I can have more success.
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GaryHorton Premium
Hi, Grant!

It's great you have experience with affiliate marketing and a niche/product. That's a solid advantage. As I'm sure you know, perseverance is a large part of success. With the training and resources inside Wealthy Affiliate, I'm sure you will do well.

I look forward to helping you,
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