Giving up chocolate, candy, alcohol etc for Lent…what about that 21st century semi addiction Facebook???
I thought about it last year and blogged about it too. I was weak then and gave up Diet Coke instead. This year as I sat down thinking up what I should give up… I started to think of some of my favorite things;
Diet Coke – Gave that up weeks ago to clean up my diet…
Chocolate – Really hardly eat that anyhow now that I am working on being clean.
Blackberry – Not that strong!
Magazines – Naaahhhh!!!
Swearing – Don’t do that very often.
Drinking – Don’t really do that either.
Hmmmm. Facebook – on that silly site way too much. Plus I once called it a Black Hole in my life and really it is. I read this blog article and it made me really think and wonder what life would be like without my Facebook Vice?
This is like a little experiment in seeing if I get more done this way. How many times have I thought I was going to get the laundry done and ended up on Facebook??? A few too many! It will be interesting to see if I get more done now that I am Facebook free till Easter. I hear that giving up Facebook is a popular/trendy thing to do. People even give you tips on how to give it up! I am joining the trend. It will be hard for me as I do LOVE Facebook! I will be wondering what all my Facebook Buds are up to and probably miss out on a lot of the fun Facebook chatter. Still, It will be a challenge and a break that I need.
Have you ever given up Facebook for Lent or just because? Did your to-do list improve? Was it hard?
Here’s a few interesting links I found on the subject:
If we are Facebook friends, you will need to email or call me if you need me. I’ll let you all know how life without Facebook goes in a future post.Google+