Why I Am A New Member

Last Update: August 11, 2015

To the Members, Kyle and Carson,

I cancelled my membership with Wealthy Affiliate on Sunday, August 9th 2015. I would like you to know why I suddenly cancelled my membership.

As you probably know by my bio, I am 82 years old and I am a healthy person, however I do have macular degeneration in both eyes. 8 years ago, I began monthly injections in my left eye. Then 3 years ago, my right eye was diagnosed with the dry type of macular, injections do not work, but it is a much slower to become completely blind.

On Friday, August 7th, my left eye was deteriorating quickly and I hit the panic button. Thinking ahead, I decided to stop all of my payments that weren't absolutely necessary and concentrate on moving to California to be near my family there.

These payments included Wealthy Affiliate.

I did have another injection yesterday (Monday, August 10th) and we will see what the results will be. But I think I should spend my time on getting ready to move and taking care of my eyes.

Since I was not allowed back in, my question was this. What happens to the people who were following me and is it possible I could rejoin Wealthy Affilaite as a free member until I can again become premium some time down the road. Also I wondered what happens to my websites?

This morning, Tuesday, August 11th, I opened 2 emails from members announcing that they were following me. I got another email from a member who left me a private message. There was no way I could get in. I also had received an email from Kyle with renewal information.

In frustration, I decided to renew my membership, however, it doesn't look like I just continue as usual, it looks like I AM a NEW Premium member. So I will deal with it.

Thank you, Vel Carlson

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MarionBlack Premium
I'm not sure what happened Vel but I'm still following you so it looks like you've kept your followers. And your profile page says you joined on July 10, 2013 so you've been here for over 2 years. Anyway, I'm glad you're still with us and I wish you the best of health. ~Marion
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velcarlson Premium
Hi Marion, I was just having a bad couple of days, so I was only a non member for 2 days. I was surprised everything was the same as I left it. Thank you for your kind words and keep in touch, Vel
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SelvieRoos Premium
Hope you will be able to stay Vel. Got used to your positive presence. Hope it all works better.
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velcarlson Premium
Thank you Selvie, I was only a non-member for 2 days and fortunately I still had my followers when I came back! It has been nice keeping in touch with you Selvie and I thank you for all you have done for me. Vel
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PPLOLO Premium
I sorry for you but thanks for sharing. It will save some people to do the same thing.
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velcarlson Premium
Thank you for your kind words, I am feeling much better and I hope to continue on as usual. Vel
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AlejandraB Premium
So good to have you back, your journey is so inspiring, wish everything works for you,
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velcarlson Premium
Thank you Alejandra, I appreciate your comment. I am hoping things will work out good for me, too. My best to you, Vel
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LLiu Premium
Bless your heart Vel. I am with you on your journey , and I just spoke with a neighbor just yesterday and she told me what was happening with her eyes and it can be very frustrating. I am sure Cal and Kyle will work with you in a special way. They are very nice people. I am glad that you are back, and I am a follower of yours. You take care of your self and stay in touch.
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velcarlson Premium
Hi Linda, thank you for your kind words. I am happy to know that I still have my follow people! So anyway, I am going to try my hardest to stay with the program but also try to get moved in the next few months. Vel
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LLiu Premium
Wish you all the best in your move. Take good care of your self. Keep us posted!
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velcarlson Premium
Thank you Linda, I will! Vel
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