#threethingschallenge, Fiction, Prompt

Three Things Challenge #404

Three Things Challenge #404

Pensitivity’s Rules:

Welcome to The Three Things Challenge.


Every day I’ll list three things that may, or may not, be related. The challenge is to simply read the prompt and see where your creativity takes you, using one, two or all three words in your post. There are no restrictions regarding length, style, or genre apart from keeping it family friendly.


You can use the 3TC, #threethingschallenge or TTC as a tag and the logo if you wish.

Have fun and these are your three things today are:

FINAL
CUP
RIBBON

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The ribbons on my hat were blowing wildly about. The elderly lady behind me kept hitting me in the head and telling me my ribbons were ruining her view and asking me to remove my hat.

I tried to ignore her as the final lap of the race started. She finally reached over and grabbed my hat off of my head, just as the the winning horse crossed the finish line. I missed seeing my horse win his very first race.

When they placed the winner’s cup in my hands I turned around and was about to hit her with it, but she was lying on the ground clutching her chest. They rushed the EMTs over and eventually she was able to sit up. They placed her on the stretcher and took her away and I prayed all the way to the hospital that I hadn’t killed her by being so rude. I should have removed my hat, but I was so excited that my horse was running his first race. I sternly told myself that I had no reason to be so rude.

I arrived at the hospital and ran inside to see if she was alright. They refused to tell me anything unless I was family so I told them I was her sister. Thank God, she was going to be ok and I slipped out of there before they tried to take me to her. She would probably have another heart attack if she saw me.

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Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses

New Author’s Website – http://www.tessadeanauthor.com

Author – Old Writing –  http://www.finallyawriter.com

About my life –  http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

I am also a youtuber in the authortube section on writing. See my videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpNS-6gfJ0s8eD1berLwQg

Non-Fiction, Prompt

Share Your World 10-26-2020

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Welcome to Share Your World!  

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Melanie’s Rules:

I will post four or five different questions each week for you to answer.  There are two ways which you can participate.

  1. Create a Share Your World post.  Then post the link to that blog post or leave your answers in the comments box of my blog.
  2. To make it easy for others to check out your post, title your blog post “Share Your World”  and link it to this post.
  3.  Ping-backs are activated, but how efficiently varies.  I don’t manually approve them, but sometimes they don’t show up immediately.  Why is an unsolved mystery.   For instructions on how ping-backs work, in case you weren’t certain, please click here.  You may wish to leave a link to your blog post in the comments just to be sure.  Thanks!

Questions:

What’s the tallest building you’ve been to the top of? I think it would be the Empire State Building or maybe the Washington Monument. I have no idea which is taller and there is also the Statue of Liberty. Been to the top of all of them, plus numerous lighthouses.

What do you do to keep fit? I am not fit which is part of my current problem. I am undergoing physical therapy in an effort to change that.

What’s your jack-o-lantern carved to look like? I do not have one and don’t intend to have one.

Do you have hope or have you lost it? I have lost my hope pretty much. Life sucks and I can’t see it changing only getting worse.

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses

New Author’s Website – http://www.tessadeanauthor.com

Author – Old Writing –  http://www.finallyawriter.com

About my life –  http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

I am also a youtuber in the authortube section on writing. See my videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpNS-6gfJ0s8eD1berLwQg

Non-Fiction, Prompt

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Oct. 24/2020

The Friday Reminder and Prompt for #SoCS Oct. 24/2020:

2019-2020 SoCS Badge by Shelley! 
https://www.quaintrevival.com/

Linda’s Prompt:

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “starts with ‘m’.” Use any word that begins with the letter “m” as the subject or theme for your post. Enjoy!

“M” is for milk shake. I do not like milk by itself, but I love a thick milk shake and banana is one of my favorites. I used to get one every day last summer because there was an ice cream stand right across the street. They were expensive, but I loved them. Unfortunately they didn’t open this year due to the big “V” and I miss it, but it is better that I do not have one every day.

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses

New Author’s Website – http://www.tessadeanauthor.com

Author – Old Writing –  http://www.finallyawriter.com

About my life –  http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

I am also a youtuber in the authortube section on writing. See my videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpNS-6gfJ0s8eD1berLwQg

Non-Fiction, Prompt

#WeekendCoffeeShare – Hospitals and NANOWRIMO

WeekendCoffeeShare – Hospitals and NANOWRIMO

Coffee, Pen, Notebook, Caffeine, Cup
Picture compliments of Pixabay.com

Thanks to Eclectic Alli for hosting this prompt.

If we were having coffee, I would apologize for being MIA so long. I spent 6 weeks in the hospital due to now having congestive heart failure and a lot of other issues. I had oxygen for quite a while and spent 3.5 of those weeks in a rehab hospital getting off the oxygen. I still have and will have problems breathing, but not needing full-time oxygen yet. Last night I had my fourth sleep study. I have had sleep apnea for at least 15 to 20 years and it has been untreated due to not being able to find a mask to fit. So it is the underlying cause of my health issues. I researched and found that children get sleep apnea so I had to force the hand of my doctor and get them to get me a child’s mask. Hopefully, this will fix the fit issue and I will be able to use a BiPap machine for breathing. Right now I am so exhausted from constantly waking up all night that I am sleeping all day and all night. Not good, plus it causes lots of physical problems with congestive heart failure being one of them.

If we were having coffee I would tell you that I am planning on doing NaNoWriMo again this November. I am still working diligently on the novel I started, but it is now in rewrite. Too many things wrong with it, but going to rewrite it for November. It is a thriller and I am obsessed with the story and it has kept me working even though the month I wrote it in originally is long over. I usually quit whatever I started writing for the month. I love this story and am working hard at it. It might not make full novel length so might just be a novella, but I am working to actually finish it eventually even with the rewrite. I have never completed anything I started on NaNoWriMo and this looks like I might actually complete it. It will most likely be posted on my blog or WattPad as a second choice. I have my own blog so not sure I will post it on WattPad.com. However, I still have a ways to go until completion so I will make a decision then.

My blog has been kind of abandoned all these months and now that I have gotten so involved with youtube I have even less time for it. I do videos and do live streaming for sprints for writing. I have gotten over my fear of the camera and there is a link to my channel in the signature below if you want to check it out. I lost a lot of subscribers when I was in the hospital so working towards my first goal of 100 subscribers again. I only have 8 to go at the moment. 100 is the first goal on youtube.com.

I lost a lot of the prompts I was doing. Some for sad reasons and some I don’t know what happened. So I am looking for new ones to keep me writing.

Be safe everyone,

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses

New Author’s Website –http://www.tessadeanauthor.com

Author – Old Writing –  http://www.finallyawriter.com

About my life –  http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

I am also a youtuber in the authortube section on writing. See my videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpNS-6gfJ0s8eD1berLwQg

#1linerWeds, Non-Fiction, Prompt

One-Liner Wednesday – So many electrodes

One-Liner Wednesday – So many electrodes

Badge by Laura @ riddlefromthemiddle.com

Good gravy forget all the electrodes and go to sleep.

Tessa – who is having a sleep study tonight!

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses

New Author’s Website – http://www.tessadeanauthor.com

Author – Old Writing –  http://www.finallyawriter.com

About my life –  http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

I am also a youtuber in the authortube section on writing. See my videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpNS-6gfJ0s8eD1berLwQg

Non-Fiction, Prompt, Writing

The Weekly Smile for the 19th of October, 2020

The Weekly Smile for the 19th of October, 2020

This weeks smile is that I got my appetite back and although I did gain a few pounds, I had lost over 15 lbs in just over 2 weeks, so gaining a few back is not a big deal.

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses

New Author’s Website – http://www.tessadeanauthor.com

Author – Old Writing –  http://www.finallyawriter.com

About my life –  http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

I am also a youtuber in the authortube section on writing. See my videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpNS-6gfJ0s8eD1berLwQg

#1linerWeds, Non-Fiction, Prompt, Writing

One-Liner Wednesday – The Thing Nobody Talks About

One-Liner Wednesday – The Thing Nobody Talks About

Badge by Laura @ riddlefromthemiddle.com

I am so glad to be out of the hospital and in my own bed although I am spending more than 18 hours at a time in it.

(I have sleep apnea and have had it for 15-20 years and if I don’t get it under control it just might kill me, no kidding. The doctor was dead serious, no pun intended.)

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses

New Author’s Website – http://www.tessadeanauthor.com

Author – Old Writing –  http://www.finallyawriter.com

About my life –  http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

I am also a youtuber in the authortube section on writing. See my videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpNS-6gfJ0s8eD1berLwQg

Author, Non-Fiction, Prompt, Writing

The Weekly Smile for the 12th of October, 2020

The Weekly Smile for the 12th of October, 2020

My smile for this week is finally getting out of the hospital after 6 weeks. (I actually got out on October 1, but I was feeling really bad and didn’t do much except sleep which is weird since all I did in the hospital was sleep as well.). People would stand there calling my name and I would sleep right through it and then one brilliant nurse got this idea that maybe she could check my blood sugar without waking me up. I doubt she will try that one again. I came up punching. I am so done with hospitals right now. I thought 10 days was bad, but 6 weeks takes the cake. At least I got out before my birthday.

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses

New Author’s Website – http://www.tessadeanauthor.com

Author – Old Writing –  http://www.finallyawriter.com

About my life –  http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

I am also a youtuber in the authortube section on writing. See my videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpNS-6gfJ0s8eD1berLwQg

Book, Non-Fiction, Prompt, Writing

The Weekly Smile for August 17, 2020 #weeklysmile

The Weekly Smile for August 17, 2020 #weeklysmile

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My weekly smile is a little late this week. I fell behind on blog posts again. I have been working on my Camp NaNoWriMo novel still. Although it might be more of a novella, but the interest is still there which is good for me. I am also live streaming a lot on youtube and I am no longer afraid of the camera. I post videos and then the live streams are writing sprints where you motivate people to write and there is also conversation going on. I am about to get up the courage to have my first guest. I have co-hosted on other people’s streams, but I still have to do my first stint as a host with a guest. I can do them by myself, but having a guest is a little bit different.

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses

New Author’s Website – http://www.tessadeanauthor.com

Author – Old Writing –  http://www.finallyawriter.com

About my life –  http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

I am also a youtuber in the authortube section on writing. See my videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpNS-6gfJ0s8eD1berLwQg

#1linerWeds, Non-Fiction, Prompt, Writing

One-Liner Wednesday – Live Streaming on youtube

Badge by Laura @ riddlefromthemiddle.com

I am streaming live on youtube almost everyday now along with my youtube videos that I post about writing.

Linda’s Rules:

If you would like to participate in this prompt, feel free to use the “One-Liner Wednesday” title in your post, and if you do, you can ping back here to help your blog get more exposure. To execute a pingback, just copy the URL in the address bar on this post, and paste it somewhere in the body of your post. Your link will show up in the comments below. Please ensure that the One-Liner Wednesday you’re pinging back to is this week’s! Otherwise, no one will likely see it but me.

NOTE: Pingbacks only work from WordPress sites. If you’re self-hosted or are participating from another host, like Blogger, please leave a link to your post in the comments below.

As with Stream of Consciousness Saturday (SoCS), if you see a pingback from someone else in my comment section, click and have a read. It’s bound to be short and sweet.

Unlike SoCS, this is not a prompt so there’s no need to stick to the same “theme.”

The rules that I’ve made for myself (but don’t always follow) for “One-Liner Wednesday” are:

1. Make it one sentence.

2. Try to make it either funny or inspirational.

3. Use our unique tag #1linerWeds.

4. Add our lovely badge to your post for extra exposure!

5. Have fun!

Tessa – 

Advocate for mental health and invisible illnesses

New Author’s Website – http://www.tessadeanauthor.com

Author – Old Writing –  http://www.finallyawriter.com

About my life –  http://www.tessacandoit.com

Author of a book, a work in progress on the blog, https://tessacandoit.com/government-property-a-memoir-as-a-military-wife/

Highlighted chapters are done and ready to be read.

I am also a youtuber in the authortube section on writing. See my videos here:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSpNS-6gfJ0s8eD1berLwQg