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I just might be crazy

February 23, 2012

Lent is upon us. To those of you who are practicing Christians, you are aware of this. To those of you who are not, you are going to think I’m crazy. And I just might be. I’ve decided to “give up” processed sugar. You may call it refined or unnatural sugar. Whatever you all it, I’m not eating it. To be more specific, I am not going to ingest soda, sweet tea, candy, desserts (homemade or not), or bread that is not 100% whole wheat. I will continue to eat cereal but only cereal that has less than 9 grams of sugar added and Carnation Instant Breakfast, because it’s the fastest thing for me to eat in the mornings before school. When I have a craving for sugar I will cut open an orange, bite into an apple, or simple bite my lip. And when I feel the temptation grow, I will pray. And exercise. And take a scalding hot shower. Possibly cry. But mostly, pray. Wish me luck!


  1. Tamela says:

    Good Luck! You can do it! Just stick to your guns!

  2. emmysuh says:

    Somehow I manage to not be a practicing Christian but still know what Lent is. Crazy indeed!

  3. heather says:

    i haven’t eaten sugar in so long that when i do, it makes me feel HORRIBLE. i don’t crave it and it just doesn’t appeal to me. hopefully the same happens for you and you give it up FOREVER!! 😉

  4. Jenny says:

    I tried to give up sugar for a day because of a bet that Clay and I made, and I couldn’t do it. Good luck!!

  5. Mel says:

    This is my lent goal, too. 🙂 It’s insanely tough and I’ve made a few mistakes so far, but I’m trying to make amends for my accidental transgressions. 🙂