Sunday, February 22, 2009

Goodbye to my friends for 42 days

My husband is Catholic and every year I watch him give up something for 40 days for Lent. So this year I will be partaking in it as well. I am giving up Coca Cola (or all brown soda drinks) and chocolate. My two main favs and the two things I turn to when I am stressed. So now I'll have to find a more healthy way to deal with it. On top of it, Coca Cola is my only true addiction. Mark is giving up dairy (I did this once already and it is really good for you) and he decided he is also going to the gym every day for 40 days (I egged him on on this one).We are starting tomorrow instead of waiting until Ash Wednesday so I guess we really have 42 days!

Wish us luck, and I encourage you to try to give up something too. Even if you are not religious or practice another faith, I think it's important to rid ourselves of those things that make us unhealthy, so that we know we can live without them.

I'll let you know how it goes!


Whitney said...

Wow. I will try too. Not sure what. i'll let you know.

eva said...

You are so good! Good luck. Maybe I'll try to join you in giving up chocolate for a week or two, you know I couldn't do 42 days ;) Miss you guys. Kisses...