MILLYMOUSE1's SparkPeople Blog MILLYMOUSE1's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Female Philosophy <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Fri, 3 Apr 2015 18:25:35 EST Female Philosophy <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Fri, 3 Apr 2015 18:22:50 EST A Friendship Bouquet. I hope you enjoy these words, they're so true, and we experience them in some way in every day we walk this earth, making connections with each other. No one ever lived their lives wishing they had fewer true friends, and when we have them, they're always worth cherishing, and getting our true friendship in kind. <BR> <BR> Sandra <BR> <em>214</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link><BR>id=12655&memberid=863854 </link> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:34:48 EST Let go of your Stresses! Let go of your Stresses! <BR> <BR> <BR> A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: ”How heavy is this glass of water?” <BR> <BR> Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. to 20 oz. <BR> <BR> She replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long I hold it. If I hold it for a minute,... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:42:41 EST “Promise yourself to be so strong “Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Look at the sunny side of everything & and make your optimisom come true. Think only of the best, work only for the best. Forget the mistakes of the past & press on the greater achievements of the future. Give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to critize others. Live in the faith that the whole world is on your side as long as you are true to the best that is in you. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:55:21 EST 40 Life Tips From Those Who've Been There <BR> 40 Life Tips From Those Who've Been There <BR> <BR> These 40 life tips were collected from men and women 85 or older. Some have been through wars, others through depressions, sickness, and even concentration camps. They are a generation that was unlike any other, and we can all profit from their advice. Even those of us over 85 ourselves, because these days, it is never too late to get good advice. <BR> <BR> Health <BR> <BR> 1. Drink lots of water. <BR> <BR> 2. Eat your breakfast li... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:56:29 EST Believe in Yourself! Believe in Yourself <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> There may be days when you get up in the morning and things aren’t the way you had hoped they would be. <BR> <BR> That’s when you have to tell yourself that things will get better. There are times when people disappoint you and let you down. <BR> <BR> But those are the times when you must remind yourself to trust your own judgments and opinions, to keep your life focused on believing in yourself. <BR> <BR> There will be challenges to face and chan... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 18:38:41 EST Cute Dogs Prayer <img src=""> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 19:56:59 EST Quote for today Understanding is much deeper than knowledge. There are many people who know us, but very few who understand us <BR> <em>220</em> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:10:55 EST The important things in life The important things in life <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A philosophy professor stood before his class with some items on the table in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks, about 2 inches in diameter. <BR> <BR> He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was. <BR> <BR> So the professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar. He shook the jar lightly. The ... Sat, 2 Aug 2014 20:40:48 EST Important... You Must Read This... Factual reading Important... You Must Read This... <BR> <BR> THis worth the read - in short do NOT buy tinned fish from Asia, as most of <BR> their fish farms feed human excretia to the fish. Not very <BR> good for one's health. <BR> BAD FOOD.... This is sickening - and dangerous!!! <BR> This was shown on ?60 Minutes? a few weeks ago. Disgusting ! <BR> 'Starkist' Tuna is now owned by Korea, and is in big conflict with the U.S. <BR> concerning quality, safety, and records - which Korea refuses to provide. <... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:22:39 EST Truly Blond... blond <BR> <BR> A new blonde stewardess began her first day. The route they were flying required that they make a stop in another city for the night. Soon after their arrival the captain showed all the flight attendants to their rooms. <BR> <BR> The next morning the pilot was preparing everyone to leave, and he noticed his new flight attendant was missing. <BR> <BR> He knew which room she was in at the hotel and called her up, as he was wondering what happened to her. She answered the phon... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 02:53:42 EST Getting Old Isn't What it Used to Be. Hilarious Cartoons of the Golden Age <BR> <BR> <link><BR>Isnt_What_it_Used_to_Be_-_Hilarious!.a<BR>spx#.U84adbFIpvA </link> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 04:47:59 EST Joke: The Perfect Couple! Here's to us Females <em>244</em> we are <em>345</em> <em>362</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link><BR>id=11134&order_by=0&scroll=1 </link> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 19:50:06 EST The power of determination (true story) Inspirational Story............... <BR> <BR> The power of determination (true story) <BR> <BR> by Stephen on August 29, 2012 <BR> <BR> in Awakening, True stories <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A true story about athlete Glenn Cunningham who was horribly burned in a schoolhouse fire at the age of 8. Doctors predicted he would never walk again. Determined to walk, Glenn would throw himself off his wheelchair and pull his body across the yard and along a fence. Twenty-two months later, he too... Fri, 28 Mar 2014 03:32:52 EST Believe in Yourself <BR> Believe in Yourself <BR> <BR> by Stephen on September 14, 2008 · <BR> <BR> There may be days when you get up in the morning and things aren’t the way you had hoped they would be. <BR> <BR> That’s when you have to tell yourself that things will get better. There are times when people disappoint you and let you down. <BR> <BR> But those are the times when you must remind yourself to trust your own judgments and opinions, to keep your life focused on believing in yourself. <BR> <BR> ... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 03:10:49 EST To put a smile on your face Clever kids: <BR> <BR> A police officer found a perfect hiding place for watching for speeding motorists. <BR> <BR> One day, the officer was amazed when everyone was under the speed limit, so he investigated and found the problem. <BR> <BR> A 10 years old boy was standing on the side of the road with a huge hand painted sign which said “Radar Trap Ahead.” <BR> <BR> A little more investigative work led the officer to the boy’s accomplice: another boy about 100 yards beyond the radar trap w... Sat, 22 Mar 2014 22:50:20 EST Tassie Trekkers Lunch and Trekking in New Norfolk <BR> <BR> Mel my friend will be joining us this morning. Just picked you up from the Claremont Hotel <BR> Here we go girls <em>244</em> here we go <BR> <em>433</em> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 17:55:25 EST How the Internet Started How the Internet Started <BR> <BR> <BR> (according to Biblical scholars) .. <BR> <BR> In ancient Israel, it came to pass that a trader by the name of Abraham Com <BR> did take unto himself a healthy young wife by the name of Dorothy. <BR> <BR> <BR> And Dot Com was a comely woman, large of breast, broad of shoulder and long <BR> of leg. Indeed, she was often called Amazon Dot Com. <BR> <BR> <BR> And she said unto Abraham, her husband, "Why dost thou travel so far from <BR> town to town ... Sat, 4 Jan 2014 07:12:18 EST Happy Everything To My Female Friends <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Happy Everything To My Female Friends <BR> <BR> If I were ol' Santa, you know what I'd do <BR> I'd dump silly gifts that are given to you <BR> And deliver some things just inside your front door <BR> Things you have lost, but treasured before. <BR> <BR> I'd give you back all your maidenly vigor, <BR> And to go along with it, a neat tiny figure. <BR> Then restore the old color that once graced your hair <BR> Befo... Tue, 31 Dec 2013 03:27:06 EST How to get to Heaven from Ireland : A true Story from an Irish Sunday School Teacher. <BR> <BR> I was testing children in my Dublin Sunday school class to see if they understood the concept of getting to heaven. <BR> <BR> 'I asked them, ' If I sold my house and my car, had a big garage sale and gave all my money to the church, would that get me into heaven?' <BR> 'NO!' the children answered. <BR> <BR> 'If I cleaned the church every day, mowed the garden, and kept everything tidy, would that get me into heaven?' <BR> Again... Wed, 20 Nov 2013 19:45:12 EST R A C E Y O U H O M E IF YOU DON'T LAUGH AT THIS ONE ............ <BR> <BR> " First one home wins " <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Deal <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> "poop" <BR> <img src=""> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 19:28:17 EST Taking a Stand "This poem was written as a response to those who protest at soldiers funerals." <BR> <BR> For all the Aussie Digger's soldiers all over the world who lost their lives <BR> <BR> Taking a Stand <BR> <BR> I ask you to stand with me <BR> For both the injured and the lost <BR> I ask you to keep count with me <BR> Of all the wars and what they cost <BR> I ask you to be silent with me <BR> Quietly grateful for our lot <BR> As I expect you're as thankful as me <BR> For the health ... Sun, 10 Nov 2013 19:11:06 EST The Doorway True or not, this is my story and I'm sticking to it. <BR> <BR> Ever walk into a room with some purpose in mind, only to completely forget what that purpose was? <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> Turns out, doors themselves are to blame for these strange memory lapses. <BR> <BR> Psychologists at the University of Notre Dame have discovered that passing through a doorway triggers what's known as an event boundary in ... Sun, 10 Nov 2013 18:50:46 EST Colin It's with deepest sympathy that I am passing on from Susieph1 that Colin passed away peacefully in his sleep this morning. Colin is now pain free and at peace. <BR> Our or Love go out to Susie <BR> <em>214</em> <em>247</em> Wed, 6 Nov 2013 18:02:54 EST Drop the Word "Fat" From Your Vocabulary Make a rule: No more "fat talk." <BR> <BR> "Do these jeans make me look fat?” <BR> <BR> "No dessert for me, I’m fat." <BR> <BR> Most of us are guilty of this “fat talk,” or dropping the so-called "F-bomb." <BR> <BR> Fat talk is such a regular part of our vocabulary that most of us don’t think about it. But the fat talk does its damage quietly. Chronically leaving us with a poor sense of body image, that trickles into a poor sense of self. Chronically leaving us feeling like we don’t "meas... Tue, 5 Nov 2013 03:17:18 EST Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Vegetables Recipe <BR> Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Vegetables Recipe <BR> <BR> Prep Time: 20 mins <BR> Cook Time: 10 mins <BR> Total Time: 30 mins <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> 4 teaspoon oil, olive, extra-virgin, divided 2 large pepper(s), red, bell, diced 2 pounds asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch lengths 2 teaspoon lemon zest, freshly grated 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 5 clove(s) garlic, minced 1 pounds shrimp, raw, peeled and deveined, (26-30 per pound) 1 cup(s) broth, chicken, less sodium 1 teaspoon corns... Thu, 31 Oct 2013 02:27:37 EST Blondes Two blondes are on a train, sitting in a cabin next to an older gentleman who happens to have a long beard. <BR> <BR> One of the blond girls whispers to the other 'Wow, look, it's Charles Darwin!!' <BR> <BR> 'Are you stupid, he's been dead for over 200 years!' the other blonde replies. <BR> <BR> Just then, another older man walks into the cabin and says 'Howdy Charles, I haven't seen you for hundreds of years, what have you been up to?' <BR> <BR> The first blonde says to the second 'Who's... Mon, 21 Oct 2013 20:25:37 EST Three women on death row <BR> <BR> Three women are about to be executed for crimes. One's a brunette, one's a redhead, and one's a blonde.Two guards brings the brunette forward, and the executioner asks if she has any last requests. She says no, and the executioner shouts, "Ready . . . Aim . . ."Suddenly the brunette yells, "earthquake!!" Everyone is startled and looks around. She manages to escape.The angry guards then bring the redhead forward, and the executioner asks if she has any last requests. She says no, a... Sun, 20 Oct 2013 02:39:34 EST Coconut Sugar – Healthy Sugar Alternative or a Big, Fat Lie? As the harmful effects of sugar and high fructose corn syrup become increasingly more evident, people are turning to natural alternatives. <BR> <BR> A sweetener that has become very popular in the past few years is coconut sugar. <BR> <BR> This sugar is derived from the coconut palm tree and is touted as being more nutritious and lower on the glycemic index than sugar. <BR> <BR> There is a lot of talk about this sweetener online and I’d like to separate the facts from the fiction. <BR> Wha... Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:25:10 EST Thoughts to Ponder <img src=""> <BR> BLAME <BR> <BR> How the world works lately... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> He blames the restaurant. <BR> <BR> If you smoke three packs a day <BR> <BR> For 40 years and die of lung cancer, <BR> <BR> Your family blames the <BR> <BR> Tobacco company. <BR> <BR> If your neighbor crashes <BR> <BR> Into a tree while driving home drunk, <BR> <BR> He blames the bartender... Wed, 25 Sep 2013 22:14:42 EST Recent Reviews <link> </link> <BR> <BR> I was watching Dr Oz this morning for a little while. He had Dr. Walt Larimore, Award-Winning Medical Journalist - Monument, CO as a guest talking about scam products, everything gets tested there. It was an eye opener, There is the video of the program I was watching. <BR> I don't know if you have seen this episode as I don't know when it was recorded. I hope this helps you when buying health products <BR> <BR> Sandra Sat, 14 Sep 2013 22:58:59 EST The Nutrition of Chicken Breasts Vs. Thighs <BR> <BR> <BR> Chicken is a good source of protein. Photo Credit chicken lean meat image by Maria Brzostowska from <BR> Chicken is a healthy addition to a well-balanced diet because it is lower in fat and calories than other types of meat and contains nutrients that are important for overall health. The breast of a chicken is most often used in low-fat and low-calorie recipes, but thighs make a good alternative. Whichever cut you choose, removing the skin will reduce the a... Thu, 29 Aug 2013 04:45:28 EST Everyone Needs Someone Everyone Needs Someone <BR> by: Helen Steiner Rice <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> People need people and friends need friends, <BR> And we all need love for a full life depends- <BR> Not on vast riches or great acclaim, <BR> Not on success or on worldy fame, <BR> But just in knowing that someone cares, <BR> And holds us close in their thoughts and prayers- <BR> For only the knowledge that we're understood, <BR> Makes everyday living feel wonderfully good, <BR> And we rob ourselves of life's greatest... Tue, 6 Aug 2013 04:22:29 EST 11 Reasons to Love Tomatoes If you’re not already a tomato-lover, here are 11 reasons to start loving them now: <BR> <BR> 1. Tomatoes are rich in a collection of phytonutrients called carotenoids. You’ve probably already heard of beta-carotene and lycopene. But there are others. And exciting research in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows that higher amounts of carotenoids–including alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin, lycopene, and total carotenoids–may have a reduced risk of breast ca... Fri, 2 Aug 2013 05:35:57 EST GMO .......... Makes Cows and Pigs sick What abou Humans When are scientist or whoever going to stop modifying our food ??? What do we say if it isn't broken, don't try and fix it. Is it any wonder we are getting sick so much. Gone are the day's when food was food. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>cows-pigs-sick-what-about-humans.html </link> Sun, 14 Jul 2013 19:35:36 EST MSG: Is This Silent Killer Lurking in Your Kitchen Cabinets I understood that this had been banned in Australia ......... WRONG .... I have had Chinese meal and found later that evening I had a terrible thirst this is why I could tell they were using MSG. I have had a Chinese meal lately and said " They are using MSG " OH no there is MSG in this, later I had that thirst. <BR> Yesterday I went into a Asian food shop, I was bowled over when I saw these large bags of MSG for sale. I had a friend years ago who was a cook in a small country hospital, she w... Sun, 7 Jul 2013 20:40:20 EST Senior Driver <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Senior Driver <BR> <BR> <BR> My neighbor was working in his yard when he was startled by a late model car that came crashing through his hedge <BR> and ended up in his front lawn. <BR> <BR> He rushed to help an elderly lady driver out of the car, found she was basically unhurt, and sat her down on a lawn chair. <BR... Thu, 4 Jul 2013 19:35:34 EST Cup of Coffee <BR> This is beautiful........... Thanks Mel <BR> <BR> <BR> <link><BR>C/LILC.swf </link> Tue, 2 Jul 2013 22:08:16 EST Baby elephant Navann's outing, with Mom and Dad This is so cute Enjoy <BR> <BR> <link><BR>l=0 </link> Mon, 1 Jul 2013 20:32:59 EST My Travel Plans for 2013-2014 I have been in many places, but I've never been in Cahoots. <BR> Apparently, you can't go alone. You have to be in Cahoots with someone. <BR> I've also never been in Cognito. I hear no one <BR> ever recognizes you there. <BR> I have, however, been in Sane. They don't have an airport; you have to be driven there. I have made several trips there, thanks to my children, friends, family and work. <BR> I would like to go to Conclusions, but you have to jump, and I'm not too much on physica... Mon, 1 Jul 2013 19:27:36 EST A Crime Scene <BR> A Crime Scene <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> There's been a murder, a woman was killed, <BR> found in a bathtub, partially filled. <BR> <BR> A pair of policemen went into the house <BR> and questioned the poor woman's spouse. <BR> <BR> He'd just come home from working all night <BR> and found her like that, a terrible sight. <BR> <BR> The younger policeman looked on with dismay. <BR> He'd never forget that terrible day. <BR> <BR> He saw the young woman from behind the door <BR> and empty... Mon, 10 Jun 2013 04:17:03 EST Little Boy Blue <BR> <BR> Little Boy Blue, <BR> please cover your nose. <BR> You sneezed on Miss Muffet <BR> and ruined her clothes. <BR> You sprayed Mother Hubbard <BR> and now she is sick. <BR> You put out the fire <BR> on Jack’s candle stick. <BR> Your sneeze is the reason <BR> why Humpty fell down. <BR> You drenched Yankee Doodle <BR> when he came to town. <BR> The blind mice are angry! <BR> The sheep are upset! <BR> From now on use tissues <BR> so no one gets wet! <BR> Thu, 6 Jun 2013 20:46:33 EST Why You Should Exclude White Bread From Your Diet <BR> <BR> Why You Should Exclude White Bread From Your Diet <BR> <BR> <BR> White bread is made from refined white flour containing several unwholesome constituents and very little in the way of nutrients and dietary fibre, essential for a healthy digestive system and a stable metabolism. This is why: <BR> <BR> Refined white flour is produced from the whole wheat grain which is then subjected to the refining process which removes all traces of the husk, or bran and along with it all the g... Wed, 5 Jun 2013 04:39:33 EST DIETERS PRAYER <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> DIETER'S PRAYER <BR> <BR> AS I WAKE UP FROM MY SLEEP <BR> I PRAY MY DIET I MAY KEEP <BR> BUT IF TEMPTATION MAKES ME SLIP, <BR> I PRAY THE LORD MY PANTS WON'T RIP. <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Sun, 26 May 2013 21:21:34 EST I have a little Sat nav ( gps ) <BR> I have a little Satnav <BR> <BR> It sits there in my car <BR> <BR> A Satnav is a driver's friend <BR> <BR> It tells you where you are <BR> <BR> <BR> I have a little Satnav <BR> <BR> I've had it all my life <BR> <BR> It's better than the normal ones <BR> <BR> My Satnav is my wife <BR> <BR> <BR> It gives me full instructions <BR> <BR> Especially how to drive <BR> <BR> "It's thirty miles an hour", it says <BR> <BR> "You're doing thirty five" <BR> <BR> <BR> It tells me when t... Fri, 10 May 2013 05:23:31 EST LET'S LIGHTEN UP <BR> LET'S LIGHTEN UP! <BR> <BR> Laughter is a powerful antidote to stress, pain, and conflict. Nothing works faster or more dependably to bring your mind and body back into balance than a good laugh. Humor lightens your burdens, inspires hopes, connects you to others, and keeps you grounded, focused, and alert. <BR> <BR> With so much power to heal and renew, the ability to laugh easily and frequently is a tremendous resource for surmounting problems, enhancing your relationships, and su... Tue, 30 Apr 2013 03:42:23 EST The difference between dogs and cats I had to share this with you. <BR> Hope it puts a smile on your face <BR> <BR> <link> </link> <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <img <BR> <BR> <img src=""> Sat, 13 Apr 2013 21:03:27 EST Two Doctors This is the honest truth! <BR> <BR> TWO DIFFERENT DOCTORS' OFFICES <BR> <BR> Boy, if this doesn't hit the nail on the head, I don't know what does! <BR> <BR> Two patients limp into two different medical clinics with the same complaint? <BR> <BR> Both have trouble walking and appear to require a hip replacement. <BR> <BR> The FIRST patient is examined within the hour, is x-rayed the same day and has <BR> <BR> a time booked for surgery the following week. <BR> <BR> The SECOND sees his fa... Mon, 1 Apr 2013 03:32:31 EST Believe in Yourself <img src=""> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:14:46 EST