Get your life back with a social media fast

Social Media Fast
Social Media Fast

Austin (KXAN)- There is a high probability that as you’re reading this you have a tab open with some sort of social media. Or, you got here from a link we posted on Twitter or Facebook.

Just admit it, you could possibly be considered an addict. Maybe you’re fine with that, but local mom and blogger Jamie Ivey did not like how social media was running her life.

The mother of four decided to quit cold turkey until August. When some of Ivey’s friends heard about it, they wanted to do it, too.

Ivey and Meghan McCamant sat down with KXAN’s Erin Cargile on KXAN News Today to chat about the big challenge.

Click here to read Jamie Ivey’s blog post about her social media fast. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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