Monday, May 25, 2009

Am I crazy?

In an attempt to save money and to force myself to spend my time doing something more fulfilling we're canceling internet and cable. Daniel still has internet at school...which I will use once a weekish.......but this will be a huge change for me. I'm going to give it a week and see how it goes. I watched an Oprah recently about "What can you live without?".....where a family was forced to give up all of their technology for a week. They freaked out at first but actually started spending time together in meaningful ways...etc. I always think about things like this but never actually go through with them. I'll keep you informed on how my life has blossomed into this new more fulfilling life starting this week. That's the only outcome right?....not me being cut off from the outside world and pulling my hair out with 3 small children alone at home..right? Here's hoping.

6 comments:

melancholyjune said...

I think everyone can live without cable because you can pretty much get any show online. BUt I need the internet. I do most of my shopping and research on shopping items online. ALso for researching places where Josh is interviewing for jobs so I cannot live w/o the internet. Good luck Erin! You are very brave!

The Nelsons said...

wow, way to go. i could go without cable but not internet. i do lots online.

Heidi Ashworth said...

Internet is a must. As are cell phones. Hard to believe I lived without them a few years ago (or longer--time goes by so fast) but times, they are a'changin!

The Oswalds said...

I've lived w/o cable my whole life, but would be pretty crabby to not have internet. Let us know how it goes. Oh, and I love Ashley's mistake about your bum :) Crazy kids.

Cory.Jennifer.Jillian.Cannon said...

I saw that Oprah! I think I am on the computer too much sometimes, but I don't think I could go without it for a week. We are getting rid of our satellite soon- too much money and we harldy watch it. Plus like what Christina said, most shows come online. Good luck with your goal!

Vince said...

I always think about things like this but never actually go through with them.

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