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Need to Balance Calories, Exercise & Work

Thursday, February 20, 2014

A great Spark Goal for me would be able to balance my daily calories, exercise and art work. Today I did two out of three. Darn...I have to do bills and housework sometime too. I like the reflective time on Spark to be able to learn, grow and share.

Hardy breakfast--egg, sausage, fruit, latte, water

Morning painting work: "Mosaic Pear"...Wow, this was a project choosing colors by their correct values to create a pear. I decided to do mine in quadrants and make four pears. It was so much fun and I'm pleased with my result.


Light lunch- vegetable soup, water, tea
Shared lunch with art workshop friends:)

Afternoon painting work:
I made a value sketch of tulips in a vase.

I'm still working on the finishing touches of some other paintings.
My hand busy at work....


NO WALK TODAY:( Just standing all day at the easel.

Dinner-red peppers, onions, chicken sausage, water
Dessert-red wine, chocolate and almonds
110 calories over. Not so bad.

Hope to paint something good tomorrow during the last day of my workshop. It has been so fun and I met so many friendly and talented artists here. Already wish I didn't have to pack up and leave our cottage tomorrow. But I'm looking forward to going to Napa Saturday to celebrate my best friend's birthday and give her the painting I made...yay!!

Happy Healthy Friday to everyone tomorrow. Boy, do I miss my scheduled exercise. I'm looking forward to attending some Zumba and walking more next week. Oh, and yes....more arm weights, arm weights, arm weights!!!
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GOLFGMA 2/26/2014 8:31AM

    Love the pears! The hand reminds me of a time when painting I placed my oils palette on the stool for a minute while I stepped back to view my work and when I decided where a flaw was I perched on my stool to begin the correction only to realize I just sat on my oils. My dark pants looked like your hands. Spent some wonderful hours in painting workshops. Enjoy your talent. emoticon

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LCERVERA 2/21/2014 6:24PM

    Love your artwork. Have fun celebrating in wine country! One of these days, I'll go there with my husband on one of his CA trips. emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 2/21/2014 3:09PM

  Yup . . . life happiness is all about balance!!!

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HOLLYM48 2/21/2014 2:19PM

    Such beautiful artwork! What a gfit you have. Your day sounds great and Napa sounds wonderful! Have a great weekend!

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KANOE10 2/21/2014 8:40AM

    Your art work is impressive. That was such a great workshop. Enjoy your trip to Napa with your friend. I know she will love the painting. It is hard to not be able to do your scheduled exercise for a few days. I would miss it also.
Way to go with healthy eating at the workshop!

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NUTRON3 2/21/2014 7:08AM

    you are so talented!

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STRONGCOURAGE 2/21/2014 6:41AM

    beautiful! I really like the tulips, and the vibrant colors of the pears is something else! What a beautiful talent! Sounds like a wonderful day...and, lol, at least you're chopping at the bit to exercise again--thats a good thing! :D Have a lovely day!

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BABYSOX 2/21/2014 5:58AM

    I really love the pear painting! emoticon

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CUTENHEALTHY 2/21/2014 3:09AM

    Thank you my supportive Spark friends!

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DNJEN471 2/21/2014 1:09AM

    You're such a talent lady my friend!!

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JINX6543 2/20/2014 11:57PM

    You seem to have a happy life. Me too. It all makes me smile.


Enjoy your trip to Napa.

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Jinx~

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LEMONHEAD24 2/20/2014 11:04PM

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