The Lord of the Rings Challenge

Discussion in 'Events & Challenges' started by RiseToGreatness, Sep 22, 2019.

Should the Thread Title be extended?

Poll closed Jun 21, 2020.
  1. No, leave like that: "The Lord of the Rings Challenge"

    18 vote(s)
  2. Yes. "The Lord of the Rings Challenge: The Fellowship of Nofap"

    15 vote(s)
  3. Yes. "The Lord of the Rings Challenge: Rising Fellowship of Eärendil"

    0 vote(s)
  4. Yes. "The Lord of the Rings Challenge: The Journey to Mount Doom"

    5 vote(s)
  5. Yes. "The Lord of the Rings Challenge: The Quest of the Ring-bearer"

    6 vote(s)
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  1. MS PBH

    MS PBH Fapstronaut

    Congrats Brother :emoji_clap:
  2. Baki Hanma

    Baki Hanma Fapstronaut

    Day 25
    I could manage lot of bad urges in my mind by watching ZYZZ motivational videos on youtube.
    I think it will help you all!
    Rest in peace ZYZZ bro.
  3. Talz

    Talz Fapstronaut

    Day 6

    My vision seems kinda blurry lately, low energy etc. I think it's just part of the process... At least I hope. I'm back to a "day at a time" kinda outlook. I started working on "The Brain That Changes Itself" by Norman Doidge today. It gets referenced in "Your Brain on Porn" a number of times and I've been curious about it for awhile now. Some great stories in there about people changing the way their brains work with the power of neuroplasticity. I'm not at the part where they talk about porn usage yet, but like it so far.

    I also saw this racoon fishing or something like that by the ocean which was kinda neat.
  4. Day 7 complete!

    It has been...several weeks since I made it to a week. I'm very happy about that, and especially since it almost didn't happen...I had a brush today with something in Spanish that I didn't realize would be porn. When it showed up right there in front of me I did stay and look for a few minutes, but I was able to get myself out of there without any masturbating and I stayed on my guard the rest of the day. I don't like that it happened, and there are general things I could have done (like not being on my phone, not indulging wanton curiosity, staying productive) which could have helped me stay away, but I didn't go in with the intention of finding anything triggering so I'm counting this as a battle won.

    Holy Innocents, pray for us!

    CALM IN SUFFERING Fapstronaut

    Day 53 complete

    feeling bad physicaly. I drank one regular cofee (I hope it was regular) yesterday. But towards the evening my head started hurting as if I had a high blood pressure. This morning I feel the same, it’s unusual. And in general I still feel very weak after being sick. Maybe it’s all just covid and I will get well in a week. There are some general issues with my health, I need to spend some more time attending this, but time is what I don’t have. Doing good resisting urges.
  6. Ready to Stop

    Ready to Stop Fapstronaut

  7. Paul S.

    Paul S. Fapstronaut

    No worries. There is a way to check. But it's tricky. Hair growth cycle is annoyingly long. Stop masturbation, orgasming, lusting for at least 3 years and you'll see. If you lose your hair anyway, then there is something else to it. Genetics, epigenetics, too much stress,...

    You see, when you say baldness runs in you family, that doesn't say anything. It could be that men in your family just like orgasming, fapping too much. ??? To be sure you would have to ask. If they said that they are like saints or does it moderately, then maybe hairloss doesn't depend on pmo at all. Or maybe continence even speeds it?

    I think that continence could speed it, if we are retaining but still lusting. Seeing hot women could invite us subconsciously for procreation. That means more testosterone converted to DHT => hairloss.

    There will be no science about this soon because pmo - no pmo is very sensitive subject. So, you are the only test subject you have. Since, you are stuck in pmo cycle that means pmo doesn't save you from hairloss. What are other alternatives?

    What did doctor say to you? What's you testosterone, DHT levels?
    Last edited: Jun 3, 2022
  8. IveWastedMyTime

    IveWastedMyTime Fapstronaut

    Checking in.
    2days 14hours and 59min - PMO-free.

    Its the third Day of the month, I already did 5 min Meditation, 2min Self Love Practice, 2 min Gratitude, 1min Hand-Stand and a 1 hour intense work out at the calisthenics-place today. Its the second Work-out of the month and Im quite proud of me so far (gettin up early worked good today too)

    But something else has changed. After I watched a video. I think some of you guys already mentioned this channel before.
    Still I wanna recommend it again:

    This gave me a HUGE reminder.
    I NEED MORE SELF TALK - especially when triggered by emotions per se.
    This will be the next GREAT step Im focusing on (from now on).
    BECAUSE I know I already did this more often in some past times - and when I think about it - the times I did it the most, were the best^^

    GREETS out to you brothers and sisters
    Wish you a great Day!
    Last edited: Jun 3, 2022
  9. zusya

    zusya Fapstronaut

    Day 0

    Went three weeks clean until yesterday but MOd yesterday and today.

    Been going through a very difficult time recently with my mental health. Overwhelmed by all the stress and pressure of my life. Been to the hospital and doctor’s a couple times about it.

    More than anything I need a nice long relaxed holiday right now. Have asked my sister to help me plan one. Would like to go somewhere chill by a lake or on the coast somewhere and just chill and read books and write poems and listen to John Prine and The Mountain Goats records all day.
  10. Mazda647

    Mazda647 Fapstronaut

  11. nerdy_owl

    nerdy_owl Fapstronaut

    Day 8!
    Middle urges yestarday, managed them focusing in the work tasks. Forgot to make a diary entry yestarday but I will do it today. Worked out today and trying to eat healthy.

    Keep strong my brothers!
  12. Anas778

    Anas778 Fapstronaut

  13. RealKnight29

    RealKnight29 Fapstronaut

    Day 4. I already managed to overcome and urge and big temptation, like I said yesterday I need to keep myself focused because the triggers can come in any time. I think I'm just going to do some work and then my workout rutine and try to clean my mind. everyday there is a different battle to overcome. God bless you all
  14. RiseToGreatness

    RiseToGreatness Fapstronaut

    Checking in Fellowship!! :)

    Good day so far, been active and productive all day, and now i think my body is decompressing. Started the day well with the wim hof breathing and a cold shower, and i think that gave me the boost to endure through an intense and stressful day.

    No urges or temptations, feeling good, feeling solid ;)

    Have a great day brotherhood and a great weekend ahead!! :emoji_fist:
  15. SSS Vision

    SSS Vision Fapstronaut

    Checking in on day 10 after a VERY powerful urge this morning that brought me up to the edge. Fought it down and hoping this current reset cycles through and that the really strong urges die down soon. I hate these initial couple of weeks of a reset.
  16. Slider8

    Slider8 Fapstronaut

  17. a_unique_user

    a_unique_user Fapstronaut

    Day 9 as an Uruk-Hai, complete!
  18. RawringAlphabet

    RawringAlphabet Fapstronaut


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