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Last April I was suddenly affected by a debilitating auto-immune condition that my specialist doctors have been treating. However, on a routine visit to my doctor on October 14, my doctor saw that the new medicine I was being given over the past six weeks was causing me to have enormous nausea (to the extent that I lost 8 pounds in one week), and that I was catching increasingly virulent infections. (To do their job, biologics lower your immunity.) To my surprise, he ordered me to go to the hospital directly where he was reserving a room for me that day. I was not to go home, even to pack a little bag. He said I was struggling too much since last April, and he wanted his team at the New York City teaching hospital to study me in detail. Tests and procedures were being done, but before any new medicine could be given to me, I had to be infection-free, which was harder to do with the one I had than I had anticipated - it took ten days to get rid of the infection with a change of antibiotics mid-course. I was in the hospital 13 days in all.
My doctor told me it was critical that they find another medicine that worked better for me quickly to end the steady suffering I was going through, and to do that he had to closely study my reactions. My computer and iPhone were locked away safely in a locker - I was to have a complete rest. He put me in the acute care wing, where I could only see very few visitors - my daughter came twice and my assistant on two other days. I was on only juice and saline drips, along with nutrients also given to me intravenously too, such as iron. Needless to say, I worried about the time I was losing, but I was so weak, all I could do is sleep as the world whizzed around me in a blur. I am home now, and very happy to see sunlight (my room had no windows). I go for little walks, but feel safer to go with a friend. This month's forecast is short, but will give you all you need. I expect to be back to my old self by December. Next month I will give you the long report you are used to seeing, and that I so enjoy writing.
In New York we say, you can have "good, fast, or cheap" - and to pick any two. Since my monthly column is my gift to you, I had to choose between fast or very lengthy, which would take many days. I know you like to get your forecast quickly (the chorus on Twitter made that clear), so I decided to give you a short but timely forecast rather than make you wait. I am still getting my strength back, but since I can eat gentle but very nutritious foods now, I am rebounding my energy quicker than I thought possible. I am not out of the woods yet by any means, and I so appreciate your support during this tough time for me. I am happy that my doctor and I got closer to a solid answer for me, and that I was able to give up the biologic medicine that was making me so sick that I couldn't eat or even think. I have a new biologic, and we are holding our breath - it seems great, but we need a bit more time to see if I will build up antibodies against it. I am steroid-free too, for it has done its job, and I no longer need it. Everything seems better. If you pray, please do say a prayer for me. My doctor says the aim is to keep me out of the hospital operating room - and so far, I think I have a very good chance of meeting that goal! Thank you, dear reader!
Capricorn Forecast for November 2014
By Susan Miller
Last month was slow, due to Mercury retrograde, but Mercury is back on track, and you are feeling ready to hit the ground running. The wonderful energy you are exuding is likely due to Mars' rare appearance in your sign that started October 25 and is due to extend to December 4. Having Mars in your sign is a great privilege, for Mars is the warrior, undaunted by challenge, known for stamina, courage, and drive. The ancient astrologers would write that projects started with Mars in one's sign increased the likelihood of success many times over. You are clearly in a golden phase, and with Pluto in Capricorn too, you will be a force to be reckoned with this month.
Your home and family sector are ruled by Mars, so you may have a plan you need to get started on that involves improving your living space. If so, begin investigating your options early in November to give yourself plenty of time to sort through estimates. Some Capricorns have moved more than once recently, a testament to the uprooting effect of Uranus, planet of unpredictable conditions. Uranus will remain in your home sector until 2019 - hopefully Uranus will not ask for any more moves of you. You need not move to take advantage of Mars' favor of you this month - you may have any home-related plan, and no matter what it is, it will now proceed faster than you think possible.
One day NOT to do anything property-oriented will be November 12, when Mars in Capricorn will be at sharp odds with Uranus. Nothing will turn out right, so you might as well wait for better days.
In love, good news! The full moon of November 6 will seem to have been designed by angels exclusively for you. This tender moon November 6 will bring a love relationship to fullness. You may talk of the future, and make a definite plan now to take a step, large or small, to bring you closer. If you have no one to love now, be sure to circulate from Thursday through Sunday, November 6- 9. If you were to meet someone new, it would happen quickly at this full moon. If you do meet an interesting person, as you move forward, you may have to gently put on the brakes on your alliance, as to not let the relationship gallop forward too fast.
Mars in Capricorn will add to your allure, making you more attractive and popular. Venus will collaborate, too, by gliding in Scorpio from November 16. Scorpio is a water sign that blends perfectly with Capricorn's earth sign element. With Neptune sending loving greetings from your third house of travel, you may be attending a party in another city and need to drive to get there. With Neptune, Mars and Pluto, all working like little relatives who want the best for you, you seem not to be able to go wrong over this exceptional full moon.
By month's end, with so much socializing early on, you'll want to treat yourself to privacy and rest, a feeling brought on by the new moon, November 22. The holidays will be here soon, so take a quiet moment to take a breath and center yourself. This would also be a good time to check in with your doctor, or to end a habit you know you need to delete for the New Year. You need not overcome your dependence alone, as the world is filled with qualified people to help you. Choose one.
Dates to Note for CAPRICORN
Luckiest days for luck but also for other purposes in your life: November 1, 2, 3, 6, 15, 16, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29.
Mars will be in Capricorn all month - a real plus, for it will give you great energy and drive. Influential people will be more likely to listen to you and approve your ideas.
November 1 would be a great day to focus on working on artistic ideas, or to enjoy cultural activities due to Mars in Capricorn in perfect angle to Neptune in Pisces.
The full moon of November 6 will fan the fires of love. This day, and November 7-8, may bring a very romantic episode.
You will come on very powerfully on November 10 when Mars is conjunct Pluto in Capricorn. Careful not to come on too strongly.
You may encounter a difficult situation with a family member or in regard to your property when Mars and Uranus are at odds, November 12.
Neptune will go direct on November 16, a boon to your creativity.
Saturn will conjoin the Sun on November 17-18, a potentially arduous or deflating day. You deal well with these type aspects, as Saturn is your ruler, but nevertheless, don't overdo. Not a day to schedule for important events.
The new moon of November 22 will stimulate your subconscious. You intuition will be at an all-time high, so listen to your small voice within. It's a great time to overcome a bad habit.
Venus will glide in water sign Scorpio from the start of the month until November 16, a highly compatible place for Venus to be for you. Now that Mars is in Capricorn, Venus and Mars will work together to see that you do well in matters of love during the first half of the month.
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P.S. for November 2014
My New Apps for Android, Samsung Galaxy, and iPhone are Ready to Download!
Last January, Phunware met with me and we set out to design a completely new app for AstrologyZone readers. We have a free version and an optional paid subscription version for Google's Android and Samsung Galaxy, just like the iPhone readers experienced approximately a year ago.
My new app has a completely new, sleeker design and many new features. You will still have a free daily horoscope, or if you prefer to subscribe, a much longer daily horoscope. The long version is the one most readers prefer. The new applications work with iOS 7.0+ and Android OS 4.0+. If you are already a subscriber to my app on your iPhone, the new design will just slide in to replace the old design when you updated your app. If you have a Samsung Galaxy smart phone, you use the Android operating system, so you will get the new design too. The bugs in the iPhone are all fixed, no more signing in each time you check your forecast, and the tools section for subscribers, the prettiest section, is working flawlessly now. Android/ Samsung Galaxy were bug-free from day one, so go get my app in either one of our retailers, Google Play or Apple App Store, depending on your smart phone type. Search: "Susan Miller."
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SUSAN MILLER'S APPEARANCES for November 2014
Washington Post Worldwide Chat, FREE!
Thursday, November 6, 2014 at NOON EDT New York with Susan Miller
Use this link to submit your question, and you can post today:
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While you are on the Washington Post site this week, look at the news stories - it's an award winning newspaper and you are sure to be fascinated by many of the stories.
A COMPLETELY NEW WAY TO FIND LOVE ONLINE WITH DREAMCLIQ.COM
I have partnered with a new online dating site Dreamcliq.com, an entirely new way to meet people. We all know how hard it is to write personal descriptions. Dreamcliq is doing something new: users create visual profiles to easily express what they love. Instead of awkward written descriptions of yourself, you can use images to express who you are and what you love in style, art, travel, design, and entertainment. You will click on photographs that express the real you, and the process is fun. If you see someone that interests you when looking at the photographs they chose to express themselves, you can read my previews of your Sun sign's compatibility with the person you are interested in contacting. Just remember, all signs can get along with any other sign, for if love is there, the stars will open a path!
As a special gift to all my readers, you will receive 10 free cliqs to use on Dreamcliq.com when you sign up using this special access link. This promotion will be in place from now through December so that you can increase your chances of starting 2015 with a grand love in your life. This promotion on Dreamcliq is open to all my readers, male and female, straight and gay. Everyone of every sign is invited. Sign up - you have nothing to lose and everything to gain. When CEO of Dreamcliq Melissa Jones came to me with her idea sketched on paper a year ago, I didn't know her yet, but I was so impressed with her originality and intelligence, I knew immediately I wanted to work with Melissa. The media has reviewed her brand new site, and the rave reviews are in. You can see them as you explore the site.
To learn more about love and astrology, read my article on Dreamcliq's blog. I have lots to say in my essay about love and how astrology works to help you find love, so be sure to scroll down to catch all that I wrote. You may find my words helpful as you embark on your new adventure to find love. I love Dreamcliq because by choosing from images for your profile, you reveal your personality in an artistic way that is honest, stylish, and exciting. Give it a try!
A New and Important Book on Fashion and Style:
"365 Style" by Nicky Hilton
Wow! Amazon tells me you bought SO many copies of Nicky Hilton's book in October!
I love Nicky's book too! Here is my review in case you missed it last month!
There are many books on the market on fashion and style, and I admit, I have bought many of them. In this new book being published September 15, Nicky Hilton, designer, author, entrepreneur, daughter of Rick and Kathy Hilton, and sister of Paris, has created a completely original, honest, and remarkably wise book on style. It comes complete with many color photographs, and in it Nicky shows you ways you can upgrade your own fashion style from good to style icon level. The goal is to sharpen your personal style by looking within, not by copying someone else's style. Nicky gets you started by showing you some of her favorite style icons, but only to get you thinking. She gives many stories and examples from her own life, and she makes you enthusiastic about going through your own wardrobe to find ways to amp it up. The title of the book refers to Nicky's suggestion that you consider 3 aspects of your lifestyle, and choose 6 staple items of clothing and 5 essential accessories. Doing that will instantly get you a stylish starting point.
Nicky has attended all the fabulous fashion shows in New York, Paris, Milan, and more in her young years, but her advice is down to earth and certainly does not require you have a trust fund. Just the opposite, her tone is one of a best friend going through your closet and handing you advice that is at times funny but always wise. Certainly a lot of what Nicky says makes you think. In one chapter, she advises, "Always dress like you are going to meet your worst enemy" (i.e, bumping into the ex-boyfriend who betrayed you, or the mean girl in high school who made your freshman year a terror.) Nicky gives many examples of her own life and shows how running into that old boyfriend looking like a million because she had taken just a little extra time with her appearance on the way to meet girlfriends for a casual Mexican dinner gave her a happy boost during that unexpected nano-second on-the-street encounter.
With each page, you will rethink your own wardrobe and habits, and occasionally Nicky will casually toss out the very advice you needed most. When it happens, you will feel like you were hit by a thunderbolt. I enjoyed her advice about dressing for a first date, meeting his parents, and more, and all along she gives you many vignettes that allow you to see her own lifestyle. Those peeks into her own life allow you to understand why she has the authority and experience in her early thirties to write this wonderful jewel of a book.
She has advice on such things as:
- The $30 wardrobe item you can't live without.
- The one closet accessory that keeps everything organized at all times.
- Five must-have wardrobe items, all affordable.
- How to pack a suitcase like a jet-setter.
I feel you will enjoy this book and get much from it. Just click here to order your copy:
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OUTLOOK for the Second Half 2014 by Susan Miller available for the last month.
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