I think the trick is to not being all the lenses. That way it's not too cumbersome. And seems to usually work out okay anyways.
Just realized #newsblur has a dark theme on the web app now. Love it.
In a decentralised social media it makes sense to host yourself. That's what we decided to do. This instance is run by two nerds, mostly for the why not of it. Feel free to join, and we'll hit you up with an "Hi, who are you?".