- The cupboards are bare and the refrigerator is empty, except maybe for a box of white rice and a can of tuna, but it doesn't bother you...
- ...because you just received a hand-written thank you note from the local pizza place thanking you personally for the boom in their business this month.
- You catch your neighbor peeking in through the kitchen window for signs of life because you haven't been out in days, you haven't answered the phone, and you haven't been picking up texts.
- You've gained 5 pounds on nothing but coffee, dark chocolate and good red wine.
- The dog has to go out really, really bad...and doesn't understand the phrase: "Just another 250 words. Please!"
- The dust bunnies have morphed into gorillas.
- There's smoke coming out of your laptop.
- When November draws to a close, it suddenly dawns on you that you have just 24 shopping days left until Christmas...and you haven't even thought about it yet.
Oh well, not to worry! Just