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Originally posted by Signals
Originally posted by silent thunder
Thanks again to all the posters so far.
I am particularly intrigued by those who note spelling and verbal errors (forgetting common words, etc.) I am pretty sure I personally make more such mistakes than I did a year ago.
Not from Queensland or Australia, either.
Without a doubt my spelling skills have gone downhill. My wife and kids would usually run a word by me in the past....now I'm running it by my 9 year old first....even when I write some words and I KNOW they are spelled correctly, they still don't look right!
Originally posted by ProtoplasmicTraveler
I think more than anything it is electronic in nature. There are days that while my mind is sharp and clear I just have no real interest in doing things like work, even though I get paid per project, and always have projects pending to do that clients are often desperate to get in a timely way.
I guess its best described as an apathy or malaise?
It’s often accompanied by what I can best describe as a tension knot in my forehead. It doesn’t produce a pain like a headache but just a noticeable tightening of the muscles in that area.
When I am having especially bad days or need to get something done I scotch tape some refrigerator magnets to my forehead. That clears the tension and restores my drive and initiative and overall sense of well being.
I honestly feel like I am the subject of some type of electronic interference. My USB drives attached to my computer will periodically light up as if they are being run for information even though I haven’t queried them and often am not even using my computer when that happens.
If I leave the volume on my computer speakers occasionally a series of static beeps will come from them like they are picking up some kind of electronic resonant feedback, that usually lasts 10-30 seconds in duration.
The freakiest thing of all is sometimes even when I am talking on it and the battery is fully charged my cell phone will just go completely blank and power off instantaneously without even going through the normal cycle down shut off process first.
I had it checked at the phone store by the carrier I purchased it from and all the wiring is fine, and the programming up to date, they can’t figure it out.
Finally the pages here on ATS sometimes will just not load on my computer and will just keep cycling through the download process without ever fully loading the page. None of the other websites I visit for business or pleasure do that. I have updated my browser and internet connection but on average I have to click on a page by attempting to load in as many as 6 different open tabs before one of the will finally load. It’s like I am being redirected through another server that just never completes the connection.
It’s all rather bizarre and I try not to let any of the above bother me but just take it all in stride and do my best to work around it.
It’s entirely possible I am just going stone cold crazy but I really don’t think so!
Is this on the front left side of your brain by chance? I had this for sometime. Actually haven't had this tightening sensation since I started high-dose nutrients in 2008.
Could just be windows checking for any changes in the state of the drive. I'm really not sure.
This could actually explain all of the above to a large extent. Electromagnetic interference. You speak of projects. Does this involve a mass of electronic equipment like a music or video studio? If so, your problems could be a whole lot of dirty elecro pollution.
This may sound dumb, but I had an issue like this, and it was just a slightly lose battery. It disconnected from the terminals periodically. I probably could have just used some electrical tape or superglue, but I got a new phone instead. Also may be related to elecro-mag flux.
Not sure about this one. Could be a virus. Anything's possible with windows these days, assuming that's what you use. I prefer linux or osx86, though I'm currently on win7 and not experiencing any issues.
All I can really say is it doesn't sound to me as if you're going crazy. Who knows, though. Maybe we're both crazy!
When I am having especially bad days or need to get something done I scotch tape some refrigerator magnets to my forehead.