Oh, it is most definitely finals time. And paper submission time. Leaving my couch happens on rarer and rarer occasions, food comes from cans and human contact is succinct and always mediated.
Thankfully, i have The Onion to remind me of what happens when hyper-focus goes wrong:
“Taking Ritalin to study is very dangerous. If you let your focus drift, you’ll spend the night scrubbing your telephone.”