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August 27th, 2010 at 8:28 AM ^

There are...

8 more days until we transition to validated angst based on actual performance vice unvalidated angst based on potential performance.

ijohnb

August 27th, 2010 at 8:53 AM ^

9:46  AM - Wakeup, right to coffee, several cups while preparing gameday breakfast - eggs, bacon, toast, College Gameday in the background (enough with "Coming to your City," lets gets some updates here)

12:00 Noon - 2 TVs, one with the "much closer than the experts thought" MSU v. WMU game, the other watching Miami Ohio as Gator Bait.

2:29 PM - Trip to the store, beer, pizza, beer.

3:17 PM- Seriously, butterflies in my stomach?  It is not like I play for this team.

3:30 PM - Full fledge hysterial, I need a Xanax (McDonough or Spears?  Only time will tell)

6:42 PM - Wow, what a week, Marshall takes out the Buckeyes, the Broncos shock the Spartans, and Michigan with a 38-0 shutout in the opener...... Now, the Tigers and the Tarheals, it keeps getting better.

Go Blue

Flying Dutchman

August 27th, 2010 at 9:03 AM ^

8:00  AM - oatmeal, coffee, Gu - go for an 18 Mile run

11:00 AM- eat food, drink beer immediately.   Probably should shower.

12:00 Noon - Since I'm a WMU grad I watch with pleasure the upset victory.   Smile often.

2:29 PM - Trick wife into a trip to the store, beer, pizza, beer.  Preferably Leinie's Oktoberfest.

3:17 PM- Hail to the Victors in a loop on the itunes

3:30 PM - Must watch in prone couch position to hold off overexcitement.

6:42 PM - The Broncos shock the Spartans, and Michigan with a 38-0 shutout in the opener...... Fire up the grill for some victory steaks.

Go Blue

Dr.Jay

August 27th, 2010 at 9:04 AM ^

I can't belive how quickly the days have gone by, I remember telling my wife there is 72 days left until the season starts.... These 8 days cant go by fast enough

JeepinBen

August 27th, 2010 at 9:49 AM ^

Friday: Go to AA after work - stay with friend on a victory lap

7PM Dinner - probably No Thai or something else amazing and quick. 

8PM start drinking

10:30pm Realize I'm not a student, can't drink like I used to, apologize to my liver, keep drinking, end up at a bar... apologize to liver again

6-8AM - wake up, bagels, Gin and OJ

10-11AM - girlfriend arrives in AA, apologize for drunkeness

12 - eat massive amounts (cottage inn?)

2:45 - arrive at stadium early, prepare for amazingness, Impossible is Nothing

3:36PM - 115k of my best friends and I go nuts

7PM - more eating, drinking, general revelry

Sunday 9AM - apologize to liver

icefins26

August 27th, 2010 at 10:13 AM ^

Fair enough.  To be fair, the last time I had issues is because I had the hot chicken pad thai and a cuban sandwich the same night.  That may have had something to do with the issues.

JeepinBen

August 27th, 2010 at 10:26 AM ^

we had a great (if a little abusive) relationship my senior year of college. Now, it's like we never get together for heavy drinking anymore (stupid getting a job after graduating). Sure, we have a beer or so occasionally, but the 15-20 drink nights (on average) 4 times a week are a thing of the past. Occasionally I go back and try to rekindle the spark.... but my liver doesn't reciprocate. I'm like, come on honey! We'll do things just how we used to! and my liver decides, NOPE, you're going to pay for this one. 

If therapy suggests going on these 15-20 drink nights more regularly... would that appease or anger my liver?