Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Diva challenge #239

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Exercise and weight loss

The exercise program is continuing. The challenge I face this week is that school is back on, which means I'm often very tired when I get home. Will I continue to exercise?

Today is day 2 of school for me (I don't work Mondays). I managed to get time on the Elliptical trainer yesterday. Only 10 minutes while the Husband and BoyBoy cooked diner. My heart rate got up and I focused on upper body strength.

I didn't exercise today, other than the 3km of walking that happens everyday just because I'm a teacher.  But I went for two walks on Monday - one on my own with the dog and one with the Husband and the dog.

It's too early to see any weight loss. However, my biceps are getting stronger, my jeans are getting looser and I can stay on the Elliptical trainer for longer.

Diva Challenge #239

This week's Diva challenge was to tangle Munchin on black tiles. I don't own any black tiles so I used thick black art paper instead, cut into Zentangle tile sizes.

I first watched Molly Hollibaugh's video. Her tip for being light with the gel pen worked. I enjoyed watching and listening to her. It was like a meditation and a lovely way to get into tangling mode.

Here are my attempts.












Finally, readers of my blog would know that I'm working through Kathleen Murray's Let's Tangle. Here's my exploration of the tangle W2.

If any knows Kathleen's blog or web address, could you add a comment and let me know. I'd love to see more of her work.




I hope you enjoy looking at my work and that you are inspired to create your own.

Miss L



13 comments:

Devin said...

I like every single one of these!

Anne's tangle blog said...

You have done so very well!!!!

The Yorkshire Tortoise said...

You have been busy. I love, love,love your flying Munchin (second tile) but all the other tiles are great too. That multicoloured Munchin is a great way to go too.

Lily M. said...

Beautiful :)

Margaret Blank said...

Lovely work. I love the second black tile and the renaissance one, so fluid and 3D.

LonettA said...

So many wonderful pieces! I like them all!

Jean Chaney said...

A very nice journey you took with your tangles. Very nicely done.

Simone said...

Fantasitc tiles -

Annie Taylor said...

Lovely, Miss L. I like your Munchin variations and your W2 workbook page looks really well done.
Good luck with the exercise and weight loss. I should follow your example....
Axxx

The Creative Miss L said...

This weight loss thing is a pain in the ... I'm getting fitter, which is good, and stronger, which is also good. But the weight is staying put. At least it is more muscle than flab now.

Shelly Beauch said...

Woohoo Miss L! Your tan tile is a treat, the shading and highlights add heaps of dimension.

The Creative Miss L said...

Thanks. I'm getting more confident with the shading. I particularly like using renaissance tiles so I can shade in grey and highlight in white.

LezliB said...

What can I say ... I love them all! Love the variations you tried on Munchin.