it's likely that this is just me
  1. do they work today?
  2. hmm, maybe they're working.
  3. does my phone work?
    (turns phone off then on)
  4. (makes call to ensure phone is indeed working)
  5. did i do something wrong?
    (scrolls through previous texts for clues)
  6. are they okay?
  7. i must be annoying them
  8. it's official— they hate me.
  9. no one is my friend
  10. i am alone, no one cares, etc etc.
  11. (buzz buzz)
    oh, whew! they're alive AND not mad at me.