1. Because you've survived the (multiple) polar vortexes and lived to tell the tale...
2. ...and have shoveled your driveway for the 8,943,278th time.
3. Because you are mentally and physically preparing for the spring forward of daylight savings.
4. Because you are giving up a good night's sleep just to watch the live figure-skating events.
5. Because you've done extensive research to refresh your knowledge of curling...
6. Because you're doing your best to stick to your New Year's resolutions.
7. Because your kids have had one too many snow days.
8. Because you finally got around to returning those Christmas gifts just before the 90-day cutoff.
9. Because you are DETERMINED to see every… single… movie up for Best Picture.
10. Because THIS YEAR you're being responsible and compiling all your receipts early.
11. Because you have been patiently studying every basketball game in preparation for the perfect bracket.
There's no messing around this time.