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Fortunately, I've managed to keep a copy of all of the login details of all of the systems I use for my business (translation - scraps of paper in an envelope labelled "computer stuff"). It took a few hours, but I managed to change the primary email address for all of these to my new email address, so everything is working (or seems to be). Business as usual - hooray! However, it will still be a few days before my original email address is reinstated, so people trying to contact me, who have not heard back, please try me on this one: nicolejames1(at)bigpond(dot)com.
Once things were under control, it made me think about contingencies. What were mine? Do I have the skills to get myself out of an IT pickle? Who would I call for help? Today, I am organising my online information, logins, and contacts so that I have a hardcopy ready for such an event again. Fingers crossed it doesn't happen again, but better to be ready I say, and save a few tears!
Have a lovely day!
Post-script - order is restored, along with my old email address - hooray!