Being nervous means a jittery hand which means trouble. Once you believe that you can do at least one stroke on your cheek without cutting yourself, you've passed the mental turning point and things should be smooth sailing from there.
Be there or be square. Only I can do both!
I've got a cat named Beefeater and a dog named Beefeater, and two goldfish called Beefeater and Beefeater. There's Beefeater my hamster and Beefeater my horse, and my piglet, known as Beefeater of course.
Veteran of the Great Irisch Moos Campaign of 2008-09