"You'll figure it out and you'll be fine. I was involved in both my both's births which was cool and frightening at the same time.
And as for bonding, well there are early opportunities. Letting her sleep on your chest, or just…"
"On the flip side I am not a heavy caffeine drinker (one to two cups a day) by any means but noticed a massive difference.
- felt more awake and refreshed with none
- the need to drink it went away
- overall just felt good once the withdrawal went…"
"Well first of all I don't really see the general daily need of say a pocket knife in the theme park. What could possibly need cutting so urgently. Wallet? Yeah sure. Keys? Uh huh. Even lip balm if you are chronically dehydrated. 9mm? My…"
"Can somebody explain the pocket knife situation?
I like pocket knives. I in fact have that Opinel pictured above.
But I'd not take it to work, or when i drop the kids off at school, or to get groceries or to my soccer game. In fact in some of…"
"You're coming on too strong at stage 4 and communicate too much. Everything is out there, and there is no challenge left.
At stage 4, you let her message you. Or don't message at all. I know it sounds weird. Just try it. You need PATIENCE…"
"Yeah, i wouldn't worry much. This will pass.
Doesn't change the fact he is depressed as eff.....and this kind of answer is sort of crappy.
If I were this guy (and I'm obviously not) I'd do some stuff to get that T level…"
"Join a team. I do soccer and you have a greater degree of accountability to the rest of the team to show up.
I do weights (body weight stuff and mace training that Brett posted here) in the garage after kids are in bed each night.
And I run on…"
"Careful with that. I, at one point, studied Russian on my own (well, my BJJ partner at the time was Russian, so he helped). I thought it would help me with other slavic languages. After all, they all have the cyrillic alphabet. I was wrong. Some…"
"Good point. I typed it out at work :).
When I said mainstream, I meant the cheap, commonly accepted beers: bud, miller, coors-the standby. As to liquor store beers-I am all set with ANY of those.
As to my drinks of choice though, I will, more often…"
"My guess is Washington has higher taxes that even out the labor costs. On the Cal/Ore border, it's about equal, too. A bit lower in Cal. Of course, in my neighborhood, gas prices can vary by 20% from corner to corner, so…"