POSTED: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 5:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 5:04am
NBC NATIONAL NEWS —
Today is Ash Wednesday, which begins first day of Lent, the celebration of the 46 days before Easter. Many Christians and non-Christians alike begin the Lent season by giving up a particular luxury or vice they have.
According to Care2.com, here are the ten most popular things people give up for Lent. These vices range from typical to technologically-minded.
- Chocolcates and Sweets
- Social Media (Twitter/Facebook)
- Junk Food
- Soft Drinks
We’d like to know what you are giving up for Lent. Head over to the NBC33 Facebook page  and join the discussion.