I know, I know. Â This place is rundown and cobwebby. Â No one hangs out here much anymore.
Hell, I barely pass as a “gamer” anymore. Â But, as most of you know (if anyone is still out there, that is) I've been a bit preoccupied with my spawn-to-be. Â She's due to be unleashed upon this world in about 3-4 weeks. Â This might be the last warning you receive. Â Best get your emergency kits together just in case!
Well, ok, so I doubt her entrance will be cataclysmic. Â And hey, it's nice knowing it won't be coming out right around her projected birthday anymore. Â Maybe she'll be sleeping (mostly) through the night by the time it is released?
Sideshow is getting a glimpse of Cata right now, which is nice. Â (Recent beta invite) Â I almost thought he might hijack the blog to talk about his adventures with Lord of the Rings Online (free to play now, I hear), Civ V, and Cata beta. Â Then again, I think everyone is pretty beta'd out by now (at least in terms of info overload).
So even though I've been doing lots of other things the past several months… I can't help but wonder how much my gaming life has prepared me for what's to come.
I keep hearing how I'll hardly get any sleep and when I do, it'll be in short bursts.
I hear my life will change.
I hear I won't be able to function due to sleep deprivation.
Really every “warning” I receive revolves around sleep in some form or fashion.
I guess they don't know what it's like to play WoW into all hours of the night, try to get a few hours of sleep, and then go to work. Â I've been there. Â I've done that. Â Sure, it was usually only for a stretch of a few days or maybe a week at a time. Â But I have functioned on little sleep before. Â Surely I can do it again. Â Right?
Sideshow doesn't have quite as much experience with sleep deprivation, but we were never the early to bed type. Â Well, I wasn't until I got pregnant. Â He still really isn't. Â (Although I suspect it gets boring without me around… I'm so entertaining, after all!)
I was never a morning person until I got pregnant either. Â Now I actually consider sleeping until 8am sleeping in…. on the weekend.
Pfft, what? Â I used to sleep til noon – EASY – until I got preggers. Â Then again, I would be up til 1 or 2 in the morning – EASILY – playing WoW or Sims or something.
We'll have to see how it goes. Â But I think I'm prepared.
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