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. RiseToGreatness

    RiseToGreatness Fapstronaut

    Congratulations my brother!!! You´ve destroyed your PMO ring :emoji_fist:


    The forces of porn evil are obliterated from existence!

    mordor collapses 2.gif

    You´re a protector of Middle Earth and a guide of rebooters, a White Wizard!


    Amazing achievement!! :)

    We wish you the best my brother, and you may be ever happy and live a strong healthy life :)

    Goodbye. Big hug
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  2. Slider8

    Slider8 Fapstronaut

    Checking in day 230.
  3. RiseToGreatness

    RiseToGreatness Fapstronaut

    Checking in Fellowship! :)

    Relapse yesterday again, 2x. so this makes 3x in 4 days, which is a binge, not a severe one, but still a binge. but i now what i did wrong, and i´ve recommited my mind and behaviour to the reboot strategy once again.

    I´m ready to continue my reboot journey :emoji_muscle:

    Congratulations once again to our dear brother @MS PBH for destroying his ring. We´re all waiting for you now @Ready to Stop . You´re almost there :emoji_fist:

    The reform of the challenge is almost done, and i´m sure you´re gonna love it :)

    Checking out Fellowship!! Have a great day and a great weekend ahead!!
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  4. nerdy_owl

    nerdy_owl Fapstronaut

    26 days!
    Low urges yestarday but some brain fog again, I think that is for 2 main reasons (I'm almost sure that is not nofap related)
    • I'm sick (maybe I have covid)
    • I'm not sleeping well. Maybe 4 hours each day since this monday.
    I have to solve my sleeping problems, I'm really stressed, I have to find a way to manage it. I didn't worked out but I took a cold shower.

    I want to share you my progress of this year:

    Keep strong my brothers
  5. ace1234

    ace1234 Fapstronaut

    Day 0 Nazgul

    Starting over again.
  6. zusya

    zusya Fapstronaut

    Dang 323 days.
    Hey brother, I also often relapse when I get resentful that I’m not in a relationship yet. It’s a viscous cycle. Blaming others for my dissatisfaction with my life, giving up my power over my own life.

    Usually when I’m happier and more satisfied in myself with my life, when I like the person I am now and the way my life is, then I don’t feel the need to be resentful. Maybe you can do some things that you enjoy, or hang out with somebody you like being around, and that way you feel a lot better about your life, and things get a lot simpler.
  7. ace1234

    ace1234 Fapstronaut

    This was your post before you reached 500 days. So it's really possible.
  8. zusya

    zusya Fapstronaut

  9. zusya

    zusya Fapstronaut

    Day 1

    Had a series of really bad relapses over the past three days. In a lot of emotional pain at the moment and not at all happy with the way my life is going. I also feel very fed up in my faith and hurt by God. Religion has often done me more harm than good, beating me into line rather than giving me the encouragement I need.
    I feel a lot of pain in my heart and I quickly get consumed by worries and fears if I spend too much time in my own head.

    I’m dealing with a lot of intrusive thoughts and social anxiety at the moment. I think PMO has a lot to do with that.

    I called a friend today and we agreed to be accountability partners to each other for 21 days. He will hold me accountable to abstaining from PMO and doing one thing to step outside my comfort zone every week. I will check that he wakes up at 10am every day and that he takes steps towards finding a partner.

    Right now I am gripped by pain and anxiety. But I have a few things planned coming up soon that I believe will do me good.

    Going to a church event tomorrow which I think will be good for me. And next week I’m starting volunteering once a week on Tuesdays at a local hospital as a befriender. I did it last year and it was a life-changing experience. I am looking forward to going back. It is a wonderful thing to get outside of my own small world and enter into the world of another person. I am looking forward to it.
  10. 23 days – Gildor Inglorion, an Elf, crosses your path causing a Nazgûl that was chasing you to flee. You stay the night with his company of Elves. He gives you an Hithlain rope, a magical rope, light and flexible, yet extremely strong.

    Quest Item – Hithlain rope :emoji_chains:

    Already 23 days have passed, my life is going fast. Spent the whole day learning and working. In the evening went to the beach.
    Great day overall.

    I'm also noticing that I'm not prioritizing the reboot, but it also usually the mistake.
  11. theonlyway

    theonlyway Fapstronaut

    Thanks @MS PBH for being such an inspiration to us all. We all made that first comment someplace, and knowing that breaking free is indeed possible is so great. Im wishing you the best of luck in your life.
  12. theonlyway

    theonlyway Fapstronaut

    Day 17!

    Had a bit of urges, but i’ve watched a couple of documentaries the last couple of day, and im becoming more and more disgusted with pmo and what it does to us and society. I still get turned on by the thought of porn, but when thinking about relapsing and how the people involved are treated i get sad and disgusted.

    Yes you are right, we have to get strong first and then get back to normal. We shouldn’t be playing with the fire, but i am aware of the triggers, and i still do turn my body away when triggers are in my sight.
    Thank you for caring and reading friend. It is very encourageing to have people around to care for and be cared for by.
  13. IveWastedMyTime

    IveWastedMyTime Fapstronaut

    End of Day 4!
    TBH I havent done much routines and the day was very lazy (besides work out, making music, and cleaning up the kitchen, cooking ).
    Ive hurt my no series /games before 18 pm timer (kinda ashamed but Ill try that again tomorrow)

    Checking out a bit late again but better late than never like always...I can reach the time step by step
    Have a good sleep evryone!!
    See ya
  14. kaerhal

    kaerhal Fapstronaut

    Day 182

    Had a great night's sleep in my new home, got plenty of chores done in the morning and got back to the gym as well; I’m dedicated to making sure I treat my bedroom as my place of rest, and after a little wake-up-call last night I’m back to exercising daily in full force.

    Overcoming PMO is one of the many healthy habits I have to put in place for my mental health; daily exercise, drinking plenty of water, getting 8 hours of sleep per night, and lower alcohol consumption are just some of the things I’m working on to become a better version of myself.

    I found this insanely inspiring @MS PBH - I started NoFap in November 2020 and thought of myself as nothing but a failure each time I relapsed. You have shown us that it is possible, and that we all go through the same battles.
  15. Tiburon727

    Tiburon727 Fapstronaut

    Day 7 is completed. Last day of the Orc. :emoji_lifter:
  16. Anon117

    Anon117 Fapstronaut

  17. Day 4 complete!

    Urges were still quiet today. My early streaks usually follow a predictable pattern, so I expect that tomorrow they will return. Fortunately, I already have a plan for how I will fill my day and keep myself occupied, so as long as I stick to that plan, I should be alright.

    @zusya I'm sorry to hear about your experiences with religion, but I appreciate your vulnerability and honesty. It's a sad truth that many people do use it as an excuse for beating others into line, but it seems to me that it's meant to help us become literally the best version of ourselves, the people God meant us to be. I'd be interested in hearing which religion you belong to and what that's been like for you. PMs are welcome if you don't want to discuss it in public. Carry on, brother!

    St. Junipero Serra, pray for us!
  18. a_unique_user

    a_unique_user Fapstronaut

    Bad start to a new month.
    I fell to PMO yesterday: It started as M which then led to P then O. I was in a very bad frame of mind yesterday thanks to a rather bad conversation with an ex the day before.
    It makes me sad to reset at my farthest in this journey but that's what has to be done.

    "I am not diminished by my imperfections! I am worth the extra effort"

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