What are you giving up?

Cristina

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xikry5talix said:
What are you giving up for lent? As for me, I'm giving up coffee and soda...even my beloved diet coke. :amazed:

Or if it doesn't apply to your religion, what would you give up if you had to?

I could never give up coffee and diet coke. You're my hero :lol:
 

LVmom

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I was so excited to see this post! I gave up frivolous shopping and chocolate,I wanted to make a serious effort this year-I love that I am not the only one doing the lent thing.:biggrin:
 

kathyrose

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I gave up all snack items (which includes dessert!!!) and I fast every Friday. I don't drink anything but water and orangs juice so this is the only thing I could give up reasonably. I gave up eBay last year but I can't do that right now. I'm into purses too much and giving up snack items is definitely giving up something more than just eBay.
 

amanda

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Oct 18, 2005
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i'm not doing it because of lent, i'm not religious at all, it just kind of...coincided i guess (i didn't even know lent was coming up when i made the decision), but i went back to weight watchers this week. i like to think of it as i'm giving up being fat, lol.
 
Oct 24, 2005
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Same as every year - I've given up giving things up for lent. :lol:

Sorry, I don't mean to be rude, but I come from a pretty non-religious background (dad's an athiest - a devout one tho'), so its never been a big deal for me. But for those of you with more willpower than me (ie anyone who's given someting up), best of luck!
 
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