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I think I know what the problem is… June 19, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — lesbonurse @ 1:28 am

Patient: I’m so tired all the time. I just feel so lazy, like I don’t want to do anything. All I want to do is sleep. I could sleep all day.

Me: How many hours do you sleep a night?

Patient: About 7

Me: Tell me about what you do before you go to bed.

Patient: Well, I smoke a joint before bed. Then I lay down and go to sleep.

Me: Do you smoke every night before bed?

Patient: Sure do. I smoke all day long.

Me: Like how many times a day?

Patient: Like 3 or 4.

Me: 3 or 4 times every day?

Patient: Yep.

Me: Well, that’s probably causing your lazy feeling. Being tired and unmotivated is a side effect of marijuana use.

Patient: I don’t think so. Maybe I have diabetes.

Me: Well, that could be true too, but I think the marijuana is playing a part.

Patient (doubtfully): maybe…