I Am Intelligent, But Lazy

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    All of my teachers told me that I was one of the smartest kids in their class, but I never did the work, so they couldn't give me good grades. They would say that if only I applied myself I could go so far. Sadly, I rarely applied myself. I spent a lot of time BSing my way...
    ThistleWeed ThistleWeed
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2009

    I used to be a high achiever.

    Back then when I really worked hard for success. Now I suffer from chronic procrastination and it's affecting my grades badly.
    sumbaldawg sumbaldawg
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 19, 2014

    Well Here Goes.

    Well, I'm currently in a 6th form college studying. I passed my GCSEs very easily getting 2 A*, 3 A, 1 B and 5 Cs. I went into three subjects I excelled at at GCSEs (Maths, Physics and Chemistry) and I've kept my usual GCSE working habits. Apart from now I seem to be getting...
    Skyerin Skyerin
    18-21, M
    May 9, 2011

    i am feeling so lazy right

    now that i cant even think of writing more lol *joke* But is a drawback! my laziness made me suffer! Since i was never able to wake up early for my exams times and did never did revision because i was lazy and i woke up late!
    IamMoon IamMoon
    22-25, M
    4 Responses Dec 10, 2014

    I'm not here to please you

    and everyone else I'm here to chill and read strange people's posts and just meet a new people other wise you can eat my damn shorts ^^
    Angelov Angelov
    22-25, M
    Apr 9, 2015
    sharmasrilakshmi sharmasrilakshmi
    36-40, F
    Oct 6, 2015

    During the week, I am one of the busiest

    students you'll meet. As a result, I get really good grades. But during the weekend, I am the polar opposite. I just sit at the computer for several hours at a time. It feels great. Lazy weekends are the best solution to busy weeks.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 11, 2014

    I occasionally tell myself to get start working

    hard, but the statue only keeps in my mind for few mins then I am back to be a lazy bone again lol
    exsunshinelover exsunshinelover
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 9, 2014

    *nods*

    I'm not sure if it's laziness in the traditional sense, or some sort of psycho-/neurological issue, but I just have no desire or motivation to do work. When I put forth even the tiniest modicum of effort, I tend to excel at whatever I do, but I just hate putting forth that...
    hillknight hillknight
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Oct 24, 2010

    I'm often told I'm intelligent

    and in school I had all A's and B's. When the teachers assign projects I like to get them done as quick as I can. But when it comes to cleaning my room or making my bed I take forever Like I'll clean one part of my room, take a break and then three days later maybe start again...
    chase667 chase667
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 1, 2015

    Dam, sometimes I'm the laziest f-ing thing on

    the planet. A rock couldn't compete. I like just sitting in my leather chair, whenever I'm not productive nothing can stop me from wasting this time. Ill turn on some classical music and just sit there. Like right now as a matter of fact. Just came back from hanging with the bro...
    DenKarp DenKarp
    18-21, M
    Jan 12, 2014

    And How

    In classes I enjoy, I consistently get A's. I (apparently) have an above-average IQ (not that that means much since I don't even know which test I was given, and that it was about 15 years ago). When I don't enjoy something though, I put no effort in it. I just can't seem to...
    b1alasdair b1alasdair
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 2, 2010
    Hyacinthas Hyacinthas
    18-21, M
    Jan 19, 2014

    I feel too lazy right now,

    i have to get a shower but my bed don't let me.
    SarahAlef SarahAlef
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 12, 2015

    I need help. I am addicted to being lazy.

    I have wonderful friends-- who I don't see because I'd rather stay home. I have an interesting and exciting job-- that I may lose once all this aimless broswinginsteadofworking catches up to me. I have a curious and intelligent mind-- that is slowly becoming dull, because I...
    Brooklync Brooklync
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 13, 2015

    I just finished reading a guys post.

    He said his bad habit was being lazy. When I was a teenager I was told I was lazy. I think most are. I thought I'd outgrown all that. I do, do more than I use to. I've always shunned the thought that I was lazy. Even though it's crept into my mind many a times. I never wanted to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Jun 1, 2015

    Lol I'm always lethargic.

    I like to lay down and read....
    constancemariefat constancemariefat
    22-25, F
    Jun 2, 2015

    As a kid I never did my homework bc I thought I

    know i know this stuff why do I need to show that I know it
    Sadness3 Sadness3
    18-21, M
    Nov 6, 2015

    Intelligent No More

    Alas, my laziness has caught up to my intelligence.  When I was young, I was sharp, smart, knowledgeable, and mentally nimble.  Heck I would even say I was wise.   But now that I am almost 40,  after years and years of laziness and neglect...
    PobbleToes PobbleToes
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Nov 4, 2008

    *insert title of group here* Okay,

    so I'm third in my class at a 3A high school. That proves that I am smart - academically at least. However, I am a terrible procrastinator. I often wait until what I think is basically the last possible opportunity I will have to get something done before it is due; I have...
    JGMeador444 JGMeador444
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 10, 2015

    You know you're lazy

    when you have a Roomba vacuum cleaner.... And then you use the remote to activate it.
    Pilotbob75 Pilotbob75
    36-40, M
    Jan 28

    I'm sick of being so damn lazy.

    I'm intelligent capable and have plenty of things to do with my life but I just can't help it. I'm miserable !
    Komolink05 Komolink05
    22-25, F
    Jan 29, 2014

    I have a creative, intellectually stimulating

    career & I'm very driven. I also love to get out & do fun stuff with my family. But I am the laziest when it comes to maintaining a social life outside of my family, cooking & cleaning. I hate cleaning. I have clothes all over my bedroom floor. I'm as bad as a child except my...
    Elayla Elayla
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 15, 2014

    Would Like to Be!!

    I just enjoy just lazying down on sofa watching good movie stuffing my face when kids are gone. lol
    blondiesindy blondiesindy
    36-40, F
    3 Responses May 4, 2008

    Whatev....

    I wish I was ambitious and motivated to fullest of my abilities, but, alas, laziness abounds.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 19, 2009

    I see how hard the generations

    before me have worked and all I see is how unhappy most of them seem to be. Some fool themselves into loving there work and other simply ignore the hard parts of life. They seem to be numb and that is something I don't want to be.
    WalterVincent WalterVincent
    26-30, M
    Mar 19, 2015

    Intelligent But Lazy, Beware

    These-days I will openly admit to being lazy but to only a few will I openly divulge my belief in the former. It's not that I no longer believe it to be true, it's just that i've been LAZY for sooooo long now that it wouldn't surprise me if people had come to doubt my...
    NightandDay NightandDay
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2007
    DorisTag DorisTag
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Mar 23, 2015
    foodloverpeople foodloverpeople
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 11, 2015

    I can write a pretty good essay.

    Do I want to? No. Will I wait till the last couple of days? Yes.
    Cosmic0Potato Cosmic0Potato
    16-17, M
    1 Response Aug 28, 2015

    Its difficult. I have a lazy habit of thinking

    too much and not doing anything. Thinking and reading calms my nerves, doing something makes me anxious cause I'm pretty much a perfectionist. Or just talking to people. I sometimes wonder Maybe I have asperger syndrome. I got into the enneagram and MBTI two personality tepung...
    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
    22-25
    1 Response Oct 3, 2014

    If I actually applied myself,

    I'd probably be really successful. Some people don't believe me when I say I have such bad grades. I know what I need to do and how to do it. I just don't. I just. Procrastinate, don't care, and lack of motivation to do anything. I'm hoping I can change that but I doubt it'll...
    pancaekes pancaekes
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Dec 14, 2014

    Pretty Corny huh? i mean acknowledging

    that you are intelligent. *fake LOL* But ladies and gentlemens, Thats the truth. I mean i have tons of great ideas and concepts but when it comes to execution part. Im just hopeless. My inner childish persona kicks in " but.. i am lazyyyyyyy". So that is why i never finish...
    iblogaboutlove iblogaboutlove
    26-30, M
    Nov 20, 2014

    why am i lazy ?!!! is it genetic.

    .i'm so tired of this i'm actually starting worry about my future like how in the world i'm going to achieve anything in my life ..sometimes i cant just grab the tooth brush and brush my teeth bcuz i'm too lazy to do this :(.
    Arya94 Arya94
    18-21
    2 Responses Aug 15, 2014

    I feel like a house cat.

    I always lounge around the house. I do my chores and what I need to do then the whole day is dedicated for me dozing off or doing little things. I do workout though.
    Rambunctshezz Rambunctshezz
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015
    GlassySky GlassySky
    18-21
    Sep 9, 2014

    I can get on the honor roll

    if I really tried, but I'm too lazy. I never get homework done and I do bad cause I'm lazy. I'm smart when it comes to in class work, but out of school sucks.
    Bakagamer98 Bakagamer98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Mar 4, 2014

    I didn't read the 53 pages assigned to me un my

    AP class even though I had 2 1/2 weeks to do it. Failed the quiz on the reading with a whooping ZERO. I feel really ****** because this happens all the time, I do my work for a couple weeks then I drop the ball severely. I'm in my senior year of vocational high school, my...
    shellysea shellysea
    18-21, F
    Jan 7, 2015

    I was going to go watch tv

    for a couple hours before bed, but I was too lazy to walk down the stairs...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie
    22-25, F
    Mar 11, 2015

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