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I’m not going to sugar-coat the facts, folks: I’ve played way more than my fair share of Candy Crush in the last year. I downloaded it out of curiosity, then found myself playing it nearly every time I sat down with my phone. I used it to pass the time when idly waiting for something. I used it as an excuse to sit down and not do anything when I was feeling tired and unmotivated. I used it to soothe myself when I was feeling sad or discouraged. I would go through spurts–sometimes I would play it less if I finally caught up with levels and was waiting for a new update. Sometimes I would play it more, striving to get to the current end as fast as I could so I felt accomplished. But I played it a lot. Very much a lot. But all that changed a couple of weeks ago, when I finally crushed the candies for good.
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As I stated here on the blog a year ago, I really do not care for April Fools Day. I appreciate a clever prank or some witty playfulness now and again, but I feel that some jokes go a little far on this day. Rather than focusing on a negative, however, I’ve decided to take today to begin a new monthly challenge for April, one that I believe is wise and not at all foolish.

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