I was wary of writing this because I know in the great scheme of things being dyslexic isn’t that bad. I don’t have to take medication, it’s not degenerative and it’s not going to kill me. Well unless I miss read a warning sign or instructions.
Having said that it can be a complete pain the a$*%, especially when your hobby is writing. I cringe with embarrassment when I read back something I wrote months ago thinking it was well crafted prose only to find it had so many missing words that it is barely legible. I live in constant dread of being asked to read out aloud or spell something.
There is an upside to it, I have a very peculiar memory can remember things no one else can. It also means my mind works in a very odd way and sometimes makes interesting jumps.
Spell checks can provide hours of amusement as the poor computer tries to work out what the collection of constants is supposed to be. To give you an idea I spelt the first word of the title; Srugeling I did think of posting an article where I just pick the first suggestion from spell check it would be very surreal.
Enough of this self-loathing nonsense I have several articles I wrote a few weeks ago I need to decipher or I could just play a computer game…