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Amazon Prime

Alright, so I signed up for a free trial through Amazon Prime 2 months ago.

I didn't use it because I don't buy things as we've talked about in #BuyingBlackIntentionally

Honestly, I probably clicked on the free trial button because it wouldn't go away.

Anyways, around Christmas, it was going to charge me so of course I was all set to cancel it.

The alarm was set and EVERYTHING!

I used it a total of one time which was to order a present for my son.


When I went in to cancel the membership they offered to extend for another 30 days.

Of course my first thought 'THIS IS A SETUP!'

Then I started thinking like OKAY THIS IS IT.

I'm going to really use it and see what all the fuss is about...

Guess what I found out in that second free trial month: NOT A THING!

I didn't go on Amazon again for the whole month because I have nothing to buy!!!!

Insert plastic surgeon telling me I need to lose 23 lbs before I can get my breast reduction.

So here I am.

Last day of the second free trial and rushing to buy a juicer, glass bottles and gallon size water bottle.

You know, because I have to start this weight-loss journey for my breast reduction surgery that is coming the first week of April.

So I place my order for all three items which came up to $135 in total.

(I will detail product brands and review them at a later date)

I used my $25 coupon that Amazon Prime offered so the total price was around what I was expecting to pay for the juicer alone.

Lil Prime might be worth something after all.

So here I am at 11:30 pm and I want to cancel...

I notice I can't because of the 3 orders that are tied to the membership.

They haven't charged the card so I am DOOMED to pay $12.99 for a service I know I will not be using just to get these lil funky discounted items.

But I know me.

If I cancel the membership and orders I will not repurchase at the regular price.

So now I'm legit panicking as I'm trying to figure out what to do with NO TIME left!

As I'm scrolling I see Medicaid/EBT and Students get half off membership so I rush to sign up.

That said, for the next 30 days, I will be using my Amazon Prime benefits and making purchases.

Or at least that's what I'm telling myself to justify spending $6.99.

Look at these student loans paying off lol.

I will keep you guys posted.

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