Welcome to the world of being a Beek and the forum, lots of great folks on this forum willing to share their advice and experience, by all means, take advantage of it. If you haven't figured it out already, you'll learn that being a Beek is more Art than science, so you'll find lots of strong opinions on issues that don't necessarily have one "right" answer. The important thing is to find what works for you.
That being said...And not trying to rain on your parade...but I'm curious why you decided to go TBH? I'm only in my first year myself but it seems that while TBH are a very popular trend they can be a little more difficult to experience success with...especially for newbies.
I decided to go with TBH really for the cost advantage oit. I know that it is not the easiest, but right now my wife and I are sending every bit of money we can towards student loan payments (just graduated last year, hope to be debt free by 2015). So there is a bit of a budget crunch for me. I was abl eto build my TBH for about $45, which was a lot cheaper than I could get into the Langs for. Just trying to get into beek on a budget