Ash Wednesday means the arrival of Lent and a time of personal sacrifice for many.

What is the most difficult thing you've ever given up for Lent?

Many Christians observe Lent by giving up something. Favorite foods, smoking, and drinking are on the list of common choices.

The choice is often something we enjoy, but don't necessarily need.  Sometimes it is much more.

Giving up something for Lent is a part of the practice of "fasting, almsgiving, and prayer", as explained by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids.

What is the most difficult thing you've ever given up for Lent?