I woke with an incredible urge this morning that I couldn’t shake off and no it wasn’t for chocolate 🍫. I had a very healthy breakfast of porridge 🥣 ☺️
I am now definitely trotting towards healthy eating after being told that I need to completely change my lifestyle to improve my health.
The supermarket had run out of bananas due to the snow preventing delivery, otherwise there would have been a large bunch on top of the fruit. I also bought grapes 🍇 , walnuts, peppers, sweet potatoes and lots and lot of salad 🥗 stuff., plus veggies.
Move over the monk who sold his Ferrari because I’m coming to join you, although what we will travel in I don’t know 🤔
That’s a lie because I know we will have to walk more 😒
Anyway, moving on with the Monk I also did a morning meditation, courtesy of my good friend who writes Soul gifts. It was perfect for me Raili, thank you very much it was brilliant.
The photo below is more of a likeness hence the healthy eating plan 😉
No my urge this morning was to paint 🎨 I went to my computer and switched it all on to do some digital painting! I played around a bit but my eyes kept wandering towards the large crates that hold all my acrylic paints , canvases and brushes.
Concentrate I kept telling myself, concentrate! 😫
But It did not work 😏
I pulled out a canvas and immediately started painting a green background.
It felt sooooo good better than chocolate actually! Then my online supermarket shopping arrived and I had to break off. The shopping was put away in record time. I didn’t even check the dates 😳 I just wanted to get back to painting. 🏃🏻♀️🏃🏻♀️🏃🏻♀️
Sitting in front of the canvas it felt strange, yet familiar, if that makes sense. Really I should make the choice between digital and traditional. I started my painting and then I missed a few of the things I had learned doing on the digital side.
I love the eraser ✏️ 💖💞💖 It is my new best friend. 👭
Yet I love the speed I can hand paint. 🏃🏻♀️
The jury is still out for me to decide which I like the best, I need to study digital art more and give it a fair go, just like when I began hand painting.
Anyway this is what I created, I have to say I feel more at peace with myself now. My urge to hand paint was fleeting. My satisfaction is sated and the craving has gone.
Now I need to start preparing all the veg 😋😏🙂