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My pug is 12+ years old now and he’s been sick quite frankly, since he was 3 months old.  After DNA testing and many different research projects I have come to realize that he was a breeding experiment used to create a “pugabull”.  Hence, his health problems.  Don’t get me wrong-hes a happy go lucky wonderful little guy, always has been. And I want his life!  But in the past 2 years he’s become diabetic [not uncommon].  I would just like to share the information my better half and I have discovered about this boy so other pug parents can lighten their load so to speak, and have many options.

  1. Pugs/dogs in general can be picky eaters.  If your pet doesn’t eat, he can’t get his insulin, and that creates havoc and a horrid cycle of never knowing what to do at feeding time.  It’s pure stress on the owner.  We have discovered 3 key options when feeding our boy and it has been consistent for weeks now.
  • creating a low sugar diabetic meatball and sprinkling half over his food enticed him to eat.  We just use turkey, fatty ground beef [otherwise its too dry and they may develop stool issues] quick oats, and some oregano.
  • sprinkling a little shredded cheese over the meal [we call it the stink factor] really gets him investigating everything in the bowl and he eats 99% of whatever we put in there now
  • in the mornings-I was noticing he would randomly NOT want anything to do with his bowl, OR the homemade meatball!  My better half read up on the subject-it seems that dogs can get a sour stomach at night, building up bile [specifically diabetics] and that if we gave him just a little something before bed, that would subside, so turkey meatball tastings were in order.  We now make the meatballs big enough to cut into 3rds.  One piece for both meal times, and one before bed.  Weeks later I am  happy to say he’s eating every day without fail!

2. If your animal has gas issues, it’s a direct result of what you’re feeding him.  We feel [sometimes] that variety is the spice of life for our fur babies, and this is just not the case.  It can be harmful to them and their digestion.  One KEY FACTOR of a diabetic is how much water they drink.  If you notice that your animal is going for the water bowl immediately after you feed him a specific kind of treat STOP giving it to him.  More water is due to a salty dehydration factor, and that also means the animals sugars are out of whack.  Stop that immediately.

3. Just because your animal likes all kinds of treats from the same brand, doesn’t mean they are good for them.  Please check the kcal on each treat type and find the lowest one possible.  Once you’ve done that stick to the same schedule and do NOT give them treats all throughout the day.  Remember you’re trying to be consistent, this is a senior animal and pugs especially are ALL about the food.  Don’t let them troll you into the guilt treat! lol..

And finally, never EVER say to yourself “he’s old.. he can have whatever he wants now”.  Do not fool yourself into making that mistake.  They can NOT have excessive sugars/treats/intake throughout the day.  Keep them healthy and happy-and you can only do that by giving them what they need, not what they want.

I wish you and your fur babies happiness and health in this ever changing 2020!

Love, Sonic, boo boo, and G ❤

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We need to laugh

This gives me life today everyone…just remember to please be kind during this pandemic ❤

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I wish

[read the following aloud please]

I wish the world were a kinder, more gentle place to be

I wish people would seek the physical, mental and emotional help they need in times of crisis

I wish that the children of today were raised with mindfulness and kindness, with a more do unto others perspective

I am happy

I am kind

I am loved

I am rich beyond measure in every way


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The 2020 Experiment

Following your own advice is difficult.  It’s not like having a cheat day when you’re on a diet, or a once a year spa day to treat yourself.  With your own voices, bargaining, reasoning, outside influence, world opinion, social media, family and friends ALL chiming in on what is good and right about any given situation…we forget.  We forget ourselves in the overwhelming current and get sucked away by the tide.  Being true to yourself is the one thing in this life you need to remember to be.

I’ve said it a million times, and feel the need to continue to remind myself and my clients.  LISTEN to your instincts.  You know when you’re sick, you know when a situation is good or bad, you KNOW if you meet someone and your spidey sense tingles not to trust them to just walk away.  So if you’re in a professional environment that is toxic, or a friendly party/gathering situation that doesn’t seem right to you?  Or you’re continually dragged through it by a family member that only wishes ill on everyone?  Walk away.

The experiment in 2020 is to remove all negativity.  Remove everything *you* think is toxic in your life.  Everyone wants to be happy but they don’t put in the work.  Anything good and pure deserves love and attention, like cultivating a gorgeous garden.  At the bare minimum here folks, isn’t a beautiful view what this is all about?

Think about it..Namaste


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Here we are again

On the cusp of another decade.  Do you remember when 1999 New years eve approached and everyone in the US was going to freak out because the tech advancements were rumored to not be able to handle the numeric change?  People were in a frenzy.  The mass hysteria took over, and the shelves at the grocery store went bare in anticipation of having to hunker down because technology would fail us the second it turned midnight.  Well my friends, midnight came and went, and nothing happened.

In the upcoming decade I would like to advise you on some things that will be to your benefit.  Keeping in mind the principles of feng shui, numerology and universal law.  Your life chart changes every 10 years.  Can you think back to the late 90’s? Do you remember where you were?  What you’ve gone through in the first 5 years of 2010 and the last 5 years of 2015?  It seems like a lifetime ago.  And yet we’re still here.  Are we wiser?  Have we learned from our mistakes and adopted new life goals?  I for one, am still eating donuts…that is my mistake LOL but one I am blissfully happy to make.

Do you know your Kua number?  let’s start there.  Go HERE to determine your personal Kua number. Then go HERE to see what it means, and plan the days accordingly.  There is no real easy answer to explain all of this, so I just have to leave the breadcrumbs in hopes you find the aha moment for yourselves.  I generally use numerology when determining if a street address or apartment number is favorable for the circumstance.  For example I was recently offered 2 different apartments during a move process.  The first apartments number was 1033 and the other was 1031.  You have to go with your personal intuition here.  I chose 1033 as the new space to enjoy my future in.  Direction is also very important in the home, it signifies the flow of energy.  Some people wonder why they cannot sleep at night, or are restless in their own homes for any give reason. All of these factors [feng shui] play a part in our day to day lives.



See the chart below:

  • Three (3) – as “growth”;
  • Four (4) – as “death”;
  • Five (5) – as “nothing”;
  • Six (6) – as “wealth”;
  • Seven (7) – as “certainly”;
  • Eight (8) – as “prosperity”;
  • 9 (nine) – as “longevity”.

OR could be interpreted as:

  • 1 – a symbol of independence;
  • 2 – a symbol of diplomacy, tact, and romantic relationships;
  • 3 – a symbol of creativity, a happy life;
  • 4 – a symbol of the slow, overcoming obstacles, but steady progress;
  • 5 – a symbol of change, diversity, including travel;
  • 6 – a symbol of home and family responsibilities;
  • 7 – a symbol of spirituality, wisdom and knowledge;
  • 8 – a symbol of money;
  • 9 – symbol of love.

I urge you to pass this on to anyone you know that would find the information interesting.  If you want to start out the new decade on the right foot, and the right path then by all means, throw a little feng shui knowledge their way and give them food for thought.  But also?  Practice what you preach!  I’m still working on that.. 30+ years later…Happy new year my friends.. please stay safe tonight all over the world.


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It is the mid afternoon here in the midwest.  And already I’ve been met with several opportunities.  Not in the way you would typically think though.  I was given the opportunity to get up out of bed, walk on my own two legs, drink coffee, drive a vehicle, pet my dog and so on.  I have been given the opportunity to work, to smile, to appreciate the basics.

If you’re not viewing your daily existence as such, you’re doing it wrong.  This is how you thrive, in learning to appreciate simplicity.  These are things some people do not have.  MANY people do not have.  Never take for granted the simplest of lifes gifts.


help yourself

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During the holidays, especially in the last quarter of the year in the US, people stop and reflect what is most important to them.  What means the most, what they are most thankful for.  I can only reiterate the messages I’ve professed throughout the year in the same fashion as before.  We need to always be thankful.  The fact that you have internet alone and can read this blog?  be thankful!  You have a roof over your head [in some way shape or form] be thankful!  You are surviving..most of us are thriving.  be thankful!  I do not need to rant about people are so much less fortunate.  So I will list some of my favorite charities, and if you have a moment and or even $1 to help one of them then good on you.  The universe WILL reward you tenfold for all of your kindnesses.

Thinking positively creates good will

DOING positively creates good karma

Giving promotes the karmic cycle of abundance

And since we’re in the home stretch of 2019 I also need to stress this-BE GOOD TO YOURSELF.  Be kind to YOURSELF, LOVE yourself..like no one in this world is capable of doing.  You can’t fully love someone else until you love yourself first.  The past is the past, the future is bright, warm and inviting.  Dip your toes into the 2020 pool with ZERO worry and ZERO baggage.  The bills will be paid, the food will find it’s way to the table, the self love needs to flow.








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Fingers to the floor

Stand up, push your chair back, take off your shoes.  Spread your legs at least 1-2 feet apart, and slowly bend over, reaching for the floor.  Hold onto your ankles if you must.  Forget your head has weight, let it bob, control your breathing.  Slowly bring your hands/dangling arms up.  At what seems to be a glacial pace, bringing yourself back to an upright position.  This should take approximately 1-2 minutes to slowly complete.  Close your eyes, listen to your body.  Feel those muscles, listen to your spine!  Hear that crack?  It means you’re stressed, and haven’t been moving properly.  Stretching is your friend.  Once in the morning and once before bed every day.  Find your center!  This is just one small way to alleviate tensions.



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Our lives change drastically around the every 10 year mark.  Think back throughout your lives, in decades past.  If you notice the patterns, you can prevent or alter future happenings for better or worse.  I cannot stress enough the value of a Soul Realignment reading.

Which reading is right for you?  



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