Suzanne Somers

"My experience had nothing to do with whether I won or not," Somers writes of her DWTS run
"Wearing the ponytails put me back in that space and time," writes Somers of her Three's Company-themed tribute to late costar John Ritter
Though Somers admits she missed a step in her samba, she appreciates the judges' compliments and says, "I don't need any special coddling"
Somers discusses the moment in week when she first "felt the thrill of really dancing"
"I didn't pay much attention to the score," says Somers after her first performance on the show
Suzanne Somers, 68, blogs for PEOPLE about pairing with Tony Dovolani on Dancing with the Stars