You find yourself late to all non-work occasions b/c you really had to get that grease off your valve cover, bugs off the grill, fingerprints off the trunk, etc...
You've CANCELED other occasions b/c your car wasnt ready for a trip. (Mentally not physcially
You have Armorall, leather cleaner, travel wax. a diaper, shammy, & a bag of clean towels in your trunk.
When your car is in the shop you become very depressed and irritated.
you work on it until 3 in the morning knowing full well you have to get up at 7:30am for your kid'* soccer game.
your waxing it at 11pm in your driveway with 2 x1000 watt halogen flood lights knowing full well the neighbors think your physco.
your kids ask you about your cars' plans for the weekend before they ask if you can take them somewhere.