First, thanks so much to the many, many friends and followers who have pinged YouTube about my account hijacking. I so appreciate it. I made contact with YouTube as of this morning. The contact was a very vague email, but I am hopeful that they are at least working to resolve the issue now. THANK YOU!
Second, I want to pay special tribute to one cookier in particular who completely overwhelmed me with her compassion and support. That one cookier reached out from halfway across the world in the most amazing display of selflessness and generosity. Just overnight (as I restlessly slept), she downloaded (and thus backed up) about 90% of the videos on my YouTube channel (some of which had the backup lost years ago when a drive failed). I am so overwhelmed by her act of kindness, it's really hard to know what to say other than . . . THANK YOU SO MUCH, ISugarfy - Sonja Galmad! Not only is she an amazing cookie artist (as you all know), she is a truly amazing human being. (Tears of relief and happiness are coming to my eyes as I write this.)