I feel like I'm slowly becoming retarded

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  1. garypagetwo

    garypagetwo The Gun Gold

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    My reading, writing, and talking skills have gone right out the window. When I read now, I have to read very slowly, and I often jumble words and shit so I have to keep reading the same sentence over and over again. Writing now is also a struggle, because I'm finding it difficult remembering how to write a proper sentence, I'm forgetting words, etc...

    My music "skills", what little I had to begin with, also seem to have vanished. I have 5+ recorded songs that I'm unable to finish because I can't write lyrics for shit and when I record the vocals it sounds like a drunk person choking on his own vomit.

    These are the two most likely culprits:

    1. Smoking weed daily for 1+ year. Some people can handle daily weed and not experience any adverse effects, but others, like myself, can develop anxiety, and a "light-headedness" feeling, which I think might be the issue.

    2. Not really reading or talking, or even honestly having to THINK much, for 4+ years. Especially the last couple of years, after I dropped out of business school, I started living like a fucking hermit. I'd wake up and just chill the entire day, surfing the web, playing video games, etc. Hardly saw anyone apart from a couple of friends on occasion, and never had to challenge myself socially in any way. When I read shit on the web, I would just skim through, not bothering to read everything.
    I think it honestly might have just made me dumber.I had no reason to remember dates, no reason to remember all the world history I had learned growing up, no reason to retain any information at all, really. And since I wasn't communicating with a lot of people, I wasn't able to practice being witty, or anything like that.
    Plus, on top of everything, I was smoking weed daily, which only made me have to use my brain even less.

    Now that I'm studying computer science, I really hope my mind starts kicking it up a few gears again, back to how I was before. It's very frustrating feeling like you can't communicate your thoughts properly, in any way :(
     
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    Becoming?
     
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    Slow.:jj:
     
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    im really not int he mood for that crap right now dude...
     
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    has gary dropped the whole Oslo bit?
     
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    garypagetwo The Gun Gold

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    You have it easy shiv. Youve always been slow in your head so you dont know any different. I used to be really sharp; good at maths, quick witted, a good reader...
     
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    i own a successful company. you live with your parents. i win :haha:
     
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    Oh dear. Better hit alert!
     
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    garypagetwo The Gun Gold

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    yeah really successful I bet, with pink wallpaper and halls that stink of trash, and an owner who browses the web all day and has a drinking problem
     
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    Garys mad a fuck :jj:
     
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    garypagetwo The Gun Gold

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    renting office space doesnt mean you own a successful business, moron.
     
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    you sure know a lot about how American business works
     
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    garypagetwo The Gun Gold

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    and you dont
     
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    Garys not from Oslo :jj:
     
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