I just did it again!-hit the big backspace key when I meant to hit the little delete key. Erased what I wanted to keep and still have what I wanted to erase. Why do I keep doing that?
Because I’m not focused, or rather, because I’m focused on what I’m writing and not on the typing. So, since I’m typing a lot, and this is pretty frustrating, I need to make a project of paying attention to the delete key. I can focus on it if I commit to making th effort. So a person with ADD or ADHD can type, it just takes more effort.
Part of the problem is that I’m also moving the cursor but forgetting to hit the pad to set it there, so when I insert something it’s going into the wrong place, more frustration. I’m trying to remember to HIT the pad, not just move the cursor. But that means I’m working on two projects at once, the delete key and the cursor. I’ll do better if I focus on just the delete key til I get it down, then start trying to cope with the pad hitting.
During the typing of this blog so far I have made each of those mistakes once, even while I’m writing about them!
Look at the delete key when I need to use it, that’s the rule I’m going to try. Need to make it a habit.