Ok, So I am sure you are wondering why I have a Diet image, on a post called lent.... 
Well, for the next 40 days I am giving up Diet Coke entirely..
for those of you that know me.. you know how HUGE this is.... 
wish me luck

History of Lent per Wikipedia 
Lent, in Christian tradition, is the period of the liturgical year leading up to Easter. The traditional purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believer — through prayer, penitence, almsgiving and self-denial — for the annual commemoration during Holy Week of the Death and Resurrection of Jesus, which recalls the events linked to the Passion of Christ and culminates in Easter, the celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Conventionally, it is described as being forty days long, though different denominations calculate the forty days differently. The forty days represent the time that, according to the Bible, Jesus spent in the desert before the beginning of his public ministry, where he endured temptation by Satan.[1]
This practice was virtually universal in Christendom until the Protestant Reformation.[2] Some Protestant churches do not observe Lent, but many, such as Lutherans, Methodists, and Anglicans do.
Lent was also traditionally the term used to describe the period leading up to Christmas before the term Advent was officially recognized.


  1. Good luck! It's such an addiction - but you will feel so much better when it all gets out of your system. I used to be so addicted, but had to stop because of my migraines. And now I don't even like DC!

  2. oh wow! so far so good! the headaches are starting to go away.. and I am not really "craving" them....

    for now i am not having any caffeine. but i am having sprite.. next step is no soda