Three GIMPY Minutes!

Last Update: December 02, 2015

YIKES! I have made a change in my WA account that will better ensure my annual payment is cared for with no glitches. I have had the persistent and terribly troubling red bar across the top of my screen for two days and it was freaking me out. An automatic deposit into my checking had not been made so when WA drew on the account for my annual payment, YIPES, insufficient funds!

Look this was freaky to me! I don't want to loose my momentum here or my progress. The good thing is that it was only three moments, 180 seconds, barely enough time to exhale and inhale but really, what if, what if there was a glitch on the PayPal end, which was the case in my last purchase with them. What the heck was I going to do if it glitched in making my payment for my membership here? Well, it didn't glitch. WHEW!

Problem Solved!!! And yes in three GIMPY Minutes I went from being a member in good standing to a cancelled member to a member in good standing again. WOW! I was, ah hum, worried for no good reason as I am back up and running...just like that! Good Grief Charlie Brown, why the fuss? Well, I couldn't fathom not being a member in this community and to keep my commitment to grow my business.

Anything Good Come Out of This

If there was anything worthy about this three-minute pause, this is it. There is a message you receive, a post from Carson that summarizes ALL of the awesome things you have accomplished during your stay and work within your Wealthy Affiliate membership.

  • I was able to revisit my goals from December 28, 2013. That was phenomenal impetus to ramp things up.
  • I was able to see ALL of the classes I have completed.
  • I was reminded of the networks I am engaging in
  • See my many posts listed
  • My (only 2) contributions for training (would love to do more, but still learning)

I have a LONG way to go. Life sucks the life out of me sometimes and there are days when because of poor sleep I am just 'plugging along'. But here is what I know for sure. I am grateful for this community and for this opportunity. I have a website that I feel will provide support to parents, or as in my case, grandparents, who are raising a 'special needs' kiddo. I have made many new friends here and some of you are precious, just so precious to me! And I am NOT a quitter!

Hmmm. I'm guessing that being disconnected from WA is part of the reason I felt so gimpy. Goodness me it was after all an administrative change for my annual membership. However, for three short minutes, I was not a member of Wealthy Affiliate and it freaked me out.

But it's okay now!

ONward and UPward friends. This evening I'll be looking for one of my Arizona sunsets, a crackling fire in the fireplace too as we have a night time below 30 degrees cold snap going on in the desert, and hopefully a blog posted in my site by then too, or close to it.


I want you to know that you matter to me and I am glad my 'Three GIMPY Minutes' have come and gone. Now you know!

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TheBuilder Premium
Hi dear. To keep you going, I've prepared a Dose of Encouragement specially for you and for all my other loved ones. Here it is: Hope you will appreciate it.
Have a nice day.
Best Regards
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halinphilly Premium
You really like.... dodged a bullet. Glad you survived that traumatic cancellation. Now I have someone new to follow!
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GotBackupGuy Premium
Glad it worked out for you. I guess this would be a good reason for an annual membership :)

I admit that in seeing the title of your post I thought you might be teaching how to get started using GIMP for photo editing in just three minutes! (GIMP is free but powerful photo editing software--basically a freeware version of Adobe Photoshop).
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halinphilly Premium
That's hilarious. I thought so, too! LOL
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Mark1957 Premium
Sorry to see you leave us Linda....oh.no...welcome back Linda, we missed you!!

Warning, warning.......leaving WA, even if only temporarily , turns you into a gimp........exterminate, exterminate!!

I'm feeling the LOVE Linda ;-)

Mark
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lindasea Premium
Wait a minute...did I see a sparkle in your eyes? Yes, sure did! What a hoot..."leaving WA, even if only temporarily, turns you into a gimp", gotta' love it. No fun being a gimp no matter how short that gimp was!

So glad you are feeling it...the love! So glad to have you hear and glad your traverse through remodeling and those sorts of things were 'temporary' too. Thank goodness you are not a 'gimp'!

Linda
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Mark1957 Premium
No gimps here Linda, even if I'm not sure what a gimp is....hahaha
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lindasea Premium
Someone just a little addled is how I saw it. Gimpy ... disabled in some way is the more to the point. I sure as heck felt disabled being in the position of letting go of my membership...even for what turned out to be 3 silly minutes.

How's your day? Has warmed up here, we've been in a cold snap. Ha...down to 29 degreees. That's cold for me and for my organic garden!!!

Linda
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Mark1957 Premium
DOWN to 29 degrees?

You lucky lady Linda, we're lucky if we get a day or two UP to 29 degrees here in Blighty, even during the so called height of summer!!

Mark
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lindasea Premium
I know, huh! I am TOTALLY spoiled! While I miss the ocean with my every fiber, this desert has been home since I was a girl of 12. The Sonoran Desert is pretty cool too. Check out the saguaro pic among my profile pics.

Now you stay warm and safe, my friend!

Linda
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Mark1957 Premium
Just did that, love the cactii Linda!!
Mark
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lindasea Premium
"-)
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lindasea Premium
Hey there, Mark! Hope your day is going well. Me...up to 1:30 am trying to get a post to my website done. Now going to get a bit of clean up done on it and send it off to Facebook and Google + and maybe ever Twitter. "-)

So, then, Mark...hope you have smile of two to warm you chilly days there in England.

"-) Linda
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Mark1957 Premium
Thanks Linda.......are you rubbing it in that you're having lovely weather there and we are moving into winter here ;-)
Mark
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lindasea Premium
NO, heaven's not my intention at all, Mark. I'm actually in winter time in Tucson too. I was born in Delaware on the east coast, brrrr, lived there 12 short years and basically became a desert rat, then in my 30s a sewer rat in order to raise my five after a sad divorce. I am truly grateful for my mild winter days here. The summer's can be PRETTY hot, often over 100 degrees and some folks leave when hot weather hits. Too funny that, not escaping the cold but the blistering heat.

So, no, Mark, not meaning to rub it in. Just hoping my friend that you are reasonably warm and most certainly comfortable! I remember taking a gander at some pics for your region, have to say it looked totally charming. Nothing charming about my city, just a city.

Do love getting out for a walk in the warmth of the desert, though!

Greetings across these many miles.

Linda
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Mark1957 Premium
Thanks for your lovely long reply Linda, very good of you to take the time :-)
I was just jangling your bells really.....very mild here for the time of year, t-shirt and sunglasses for me today!!
Mark
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Nrichards Premium
What can i say but welcome back girl. you have come to far glad to hear that you have mounted that horse and start riding again. Ride on cow girl go after your prize. Success is yours you cannot and you will not fail. Gods willing see you at the top.
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lindasea Premium
Love the analogy, Norman! YEE HA! Gotta' get back up and into the saddle when the horse kicks you off. Thankfully, this little jaunt was just 180 seconds long and no more. '-) "-) '-)
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dickw Premium
Shirley Temple would have said,"Oh, my goodness." Glad you got that one fixed. Can imagine how it felt. Welcome back!
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lindasea Premium
Oh, Dick, you are so darn cute! Well, really, its true after all. One of my favorite people and interestingly one of my 6-year-olds favorite characters too. We love the Shirley Temple yesteryear films!

Because my little one likes her too does this still age me!?!

Thanks much for dropping in and reading my blither about my silly panic. Three minutes out and YUP right back again. Gotta love it!

Hope you are well!!!

Linda
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dickw Premium
Thank you Dear.
Happy After Thanksgiving!....Dick
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lindasea Premium
YOU are so welcome! Many blessings to you kind sir!
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dhicks35 Premium
I am glad that you were able to solve the problem. Great blog...keep up the good work.
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lindasea Premium
Hello Della! Yeah, pretty crazy. I spent a much longer time fretting over it than I should have. Kyle offered a solution, I should have just done it and been done with it. HA! Silly me, guess I have the worrywart mentality after all. LOL

Thanks for taking time to drop by and read my post AND for leaving a comment. You are a gem!

Linda
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Harrysastar2 Premium
Hi Linda, glad you got it sorted and you're still a valued member of WA.
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lindasea Premium
Thank you kind sir. I expect one day Kyle and Carson will make it possible for us to change our payment methods right within our settings WITHOUT having to cancel our membership. It sure was a freaky 3 minutes! LOL

Linda
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KariLee Premium
Yikes! I can't imagine not being here either! And I am so glad you are here, I really like your blogs.
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lindasea Premium
Hello Kari! Its been a bit since our paths crossed. So good of you to drop in and take a few minutes to read about my silly worrisome minutes.

I appreciate you and what you are doing and hope things are moving along well with you work and work here.

Linda
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Bizkid55 Premium
Great blog keep up the good work!
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Dmorrow Premium
Glad they're over! I would miss you Linda!
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lindasea Premium
So kind of you Miss Debbie!

We just keep at it. In time it will flourish!
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fyre Premium
<3
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