It’s Mardi Gras! Woohoo!
But while “Mardi Gras” is American for “getting wasted and flashing your boobs”, it’s French for “Fat Tuesday”. Its purpose is to get ready for Lent, forty days of sacrifice, honoring the Christian faith through an emulation of Jesus.
For millions of Americans, that means: “I’m giving up chocolate and fried foods because I’m getting super fat!”
And those same fake Christians are the ones who go to church on Ash Wednesday for the first time in years, fooling others with that ashen cross on their foreheads.
If you love your religion and practice it with pride, I commend you. But to the fakers, stop kidding yourself—that muffin top isn’t going away in forty days.
With (tough) love,