I bite my nails. I've been doing it for decades. My mom made a deal with me when I was 5 or 6 years old. She sat me on her lap and we had a serious conversation. She would stop smoking if I would stop biting her nails. Next time I might apply polish!
She's been smoke free ever since. I, on the other hand, actually chipped my front tooth because of decades of pressure on that one point.
My manicure was minimal last night. I did the basics. In two weeks my nails SHOULD be longer and I'll have a little more to "manicure."
Here's the Bare Minimum Manicure (aka "The Mini Mani"):
Next time I might apply polish!