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)
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. nerdy_owl

    nerdy_owl Fapstronaut

    40 days
    Medium urges yestarday. Yestarday I had more sexual thougth than normal and that is becouse a cute girl wrote mi on facebook. I don't know this girl but she already asked for my number. I don't know, maybe this situation is like a trigger becaoue I know that I don't want a relationship with her, just for sex. I'll be careful with this situation.

    Today I worked out and took a cold shower.

    Keep strong my brothers.
  2. Kairose

    Kairose Fapstronaut

    Brother let me give you a humble advise. First of all congrats on winning that fight. But you need to be even more determined than that. If you fight with your "addicted self" (actually with the devil) it's gonna be a much harder path. Not impossible, but harder.

    I advise you to have a time alone, a talk with yourself, even better if you can talk with God. And even better if you talk with the devil, telling him you renounce to be his slave. You are free of his chains, God is far more powerful than he is. The enemy already lost the war. Even if he struggles with this battles.

    Be determined brother. Truly determined. If you fight with yourself you run the risk of being weaker the next battle and lose or be even weaker for the next one.

    Again, time alone to face yourself and the enemy. This will help you.
  3. Kratos_GOW

    Kratos_GOW Fapstronaut

    Thanks for the encouragement, but i m not a religious person. I get what you mean though.
  4. RiseToGreatness

    RiseToGreatness Fapstronaut

    sure bro, it´s a breathing technique that gives vitality and energy. i use it several times per day to clear brain fog, but i also use it in regular days, once a day, in the morning, before breakfast.

    Here it is:

    the wim hof method also includes cold showers and mental commitment. so give it a try if you want to experience the full benefits :)
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2022
  5. RiseToGreatness

    RiseToGreatness Fapstronaut

    then change course man. now! don´t wait until the brink of collapse, it will be much harder then. change course now, take corrective measures.
  6. RiseToGreatness

    RiseToGreatness Fapstronaut

    Checking in Fellowship friends!! :)

    How are you today? :)

    Feeling overall good today, anxiety here, brain fog here, fatigue here, but all in mild intensity, manageable. though i´m doing the wim hof breathing several times per day now, and that surely helps to lift the mood :)

    Some temptations, and my eyes are wandering more to woman, but i try to reground myself on the spot.

    Nothing more to add my friends. Have a great day and weekend ahead!! :)

    Here´s the new trailer for the Rings of Power. Looking gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooood :) ;)

    ah, and here´s why @SSS Vision knows his stuff :emoji_ok_hand:

    "the progress still matters even if I slip up and put the ring on my finger. The less often that happens, the further I am from the gaze of the Nazgul and Sauron's Eye. But all is not lost from one mistake; I have friends to help me back on the path and I am stronger than I think."
  7. Rubzi

    Rubzi Fapstronaut

    Have been on and off in here the last few weeks.
    Im resetting cuz i went looking for P while testing my filters.

    Streaks are getting longer however and feel more energised from time to time. Happy weekend every1 :)

    Day 0 - Nazgul, The Dark Tower Barad-Dûr
  8. Slider8

    Slider8 Fapstronaut

  9. Thanks, I'll watch and try it. I'll tell you my experience about it.
  10. Mazda647

    Mazda647 Fapstronaut

    Did some painting in the house with my fiancee today. She never painted before and I'm not well versed in teaching. One thing I know is I never liked being yelled at when learning things so I'm making sure to be gentle. Seems like it was a good experience for both us. On thing I noticed was how I noticed, for the most part, did not turn it into an erotic experience. There is a time for that and that was not the time.
  11. SSS Vision

    SSS Vision Fapstronaut

    Day 2 check in. Days PMO-free in 2022: 188 out of 196.

    Thanks for the affirmation, @RiseToGreatness! This challenge really does help foster an encouraging community. @Ready to Stop knows his stuff a lot better that I do, and it was his description of the steady habit to check in here every day, like fellow ringbearer's posts, and remind himself that PMO always and only makes things worse that has made the biggest difference for me lately. Others have made a difference in the past, yourself included, and I'm sure many others will make a difference in the future. Thank you all.
  12. Belvedere

    Belvedere Fapstronaut

    Aaand day 4 completed. Some urges today but thats part of the process.

    Good weekend to the boys!
  13. Paul S.

    Paul S. Fapstronaut

    Day 5 / 1000.

    Have a nice weekend!


    5 days - With rain and fog you enter the old village of Bree.

    {:emoji_zap:, :emoji_notes:}

    Stuff that should help to not pmo:
    1. No internet for recreational purposes until 6 pm.
    2. Waking up on the same time every day.
  14. Checking in

    Just greaaaaaaat day today, spent time working and in the evening I went to play basketball

    I haven't played for a looong time, but today I played about 4 hours and before the play I've done my solid workout.
    And I'm not event tired!

    I was dominating for the whole game, no one could stop me.
    I was feeling that I was twice stronger and faster than any other player.

    Guys, nofap gives you power, during the play I was alpha male, strong as fuck.
    I'm feeling in control, I think people were scared by me a little bit :)

    And right now, I don't give a shit what other people think about me.
    If I would PMO I would feel like shit, with the depression, but I'm not PMOing, I'm done with this stupid fucking addiction.

    Porn, listen to me, fuck you!

    Yes, guys, maybe you think that I'm mad, Yes, I'm mad! (in a good way I think)

    I feel right now like Trevor from the GTA5

  15. zusya

    zusya Fapstronaut

    Day 0

    I relapsed to PMO this evening. My friend messaged me on Whatsapp and sent me a picture that had something in it that triggered me and I quickly spiralled into a relapse.

    I told my mum right before it got really bad and gave her my phone, but I think at that point it was inevitable. I need to find a better way to respond when I'm triggered. Next time I notice I'm triggered I will go on this website (NoFap) and click the panic button and follow the advice.

    I feel bad about relapsing. I think that it's time for me to take a risk and talk to a girl, even if it doesn't lead anywhere, because as long as I'm living here with my mum and single like this, there's a lack of responsibility and accountability in my life. A lack of real consequences. And that's not a good thing. I will take a bit of time this evening to update my profile on that dating website and I will be a bit more open-minded about talking to girls, not expecting there to be that magic spark right from the beginning.
  16. zusya

    zusya Fapstronaut

    Good to have you back here brother.
  17. i89rt5

    i89rt5 Fapstronaut

    day 7

    Work exhaustion always make me seek out PMO, as my default mechanism of coping with stress, self-reinforced thru vicious cycles over the years, is seeking pleasure thru sexual release. But PMO

    1) actually increases stress: overwhelming regret after seconds-only orgasm pleasure, sometimes it doesn't even occur. It's just not worth it.
    2) a huge time & energy sucker
    3) not solve the underlying issue

    Whenever I get tempted or the urge hit me, I have to remind myself of the above, so that I could possibly get thru the moment.
  18. zusya

    zusya Fapstronaut

    Yes same for me, it's a terrible way of dealing with stress. I'm starting a teaching job in September and that will be a demanding job, so I need to find a better way of dealing with stress too.

    What healthy ways have you found of managing stress and/or anxiety?

    All the best, brother.
  19. MellotronScratch

    MellotronScratch Fapstronaut


    Day 77 the warrior of Gondor has tamed Shadowfax, It will not take long for the ring to be destroyed, and for the addiction to be cured

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