what are you giving up for lint

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veggies yuk

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Posted: 27 Feb 2009, 10:29
even if you are not catholic - what would you or are you giving up for lent...

i'll go first...im going to try and stop cheating/snacking/messin around...
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fattybgone

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Posted: 27 Feb 2009, 10:46
sodas all kinds even diet sodas
cindyshine

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Posted: 27 Feb 2009, 11:27
lent, not lint. Very Happy
gosh, i haven't made up my mind!
prob alcohol, but i have a wedding and vacation next week, soooo i really don't want to. lol but i am DEF CUTTING BACK.
thats bad huh!?!?!?
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sweetcheetok...

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Posted: 27 Feb 2009, 11:43
i'm going to give up 1) unhealthy snacking 2) self loathing
veggies yuk

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Posted: 27 Feb 2009, 12:13
cindy...thanks for correcting my spelling...duh...i can be so out of it...lol...i fixed it...
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luv2eat2

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Posted: 27 Feb 2009, 13:08
TV on Friday night! My kids and I are going to try to do some "family time".
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veggies yuk

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Posted: 27 Feb 2009, 14:05
i love all of these ideas...keep them coming
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Janelleas

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Posted: 27 Feb 2009, 18:16
I heard a service about lent that changed the way I think of it. Instead of "giving up" something, think of it as "making an improvement" in your life.. whether it is to exercise to get a healthier body, or don't think of it as giving up tv, think of it as getting more involved and playing games with the family instead. Use lent as a time to improve yourself.

Since I am limited on exercise at this time due to a back problem, my choice for lent is to journal something positive about myself each day and to "give thanks" for it and for the things in my life that are positive each day.

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dm_lytle

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Posted: 27 Feb 2009, 18:54
I definitely like that outlook on lent. I was trying to figure out what I wanted to give up as well. I am working on changing a lot right now so to decide what to do for lent was the challenge. I started my membership at the fitness center today, and currently working on a new menu for my family, and preparing a family night every friday night. So I guess it is not what I am giving up, it is what I am gaining.
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