Do not Allow A Sedentary Job to Kill You.
Art does not have to be sedentary. You can have a balanced, healthy, slim and creative life. I intend to make this creative and fit, lifestyle, my future. I want to see other creative people maintain their health so they can do their best creative work well into their advanced years.
People who sit at a desk for six hours a day are almost twice as likely to be overweight. I would spend six hours a day in sedentary creative work and know the need to ensure that this does not cause health problems and obesity.
I'm learning to balance my love of a creative sedentary job,(my creative skills of writing and painting), with fitness training.
Here is a great article in Sparkpeople, with tips to avoid allowing a sedentary job to cause you to gain weight.