Have staring contests with birds, who you believe wish you ill
Therapist answers your messages abnormally quickly
All you really want, deep down in your soul, is to watch TV
While formatting data, you somehow accidentally create a 67,000KB Excel file
Find yourself singing encouraging messages to yourself in your best opera singer impression
Defying Gravity becomes your favorite song
Sticky notes referring to various points and references cover your walls
Going to the library takes two trips from the car (laptop, keyboard, mouse, cord for second monitor, pens, notepad, printed journal articles, external hard drive, lab notebook, water, snack, coffee, tylenol, advil, glasses, contact case, contact solution, microbiology textbook, cell phone, cell charger, arthritis cream, headphones, jacket....)
Everyone you run into starts the conversation with "I haven't seen you in a while."
You start getting really excited about finding a good reference
You start getting really picky about whether you cite X. Smith et al 2012a or X. Smith et al 2012b, even though they're on the same topic and have the same authors
Wearing something besides pajamas or sweats is the most you can muster for going out in public
You get upset when a senior citizen is using "your" computer at the library
You recognize all the work study students who sit at the front entrance and when their shifts are
Dirty dishes start to overwhelm the sink
And the counter
And the stovetop
You've ordered out 6 days in a row because "you deserve it"
You become obsessed with Doge.