I am preparing a character overview page for DevAbo.de, here is the first part
most of you don’t know me in person, but even to those who actually met me in real life I can sometimes seem a bit odd, I fear. So I am writing this as an explanation to why I act the way I do (this may come to a shock to you): I am suffering from a very rare case of synesthesia.
Synesthesia is a neurological condition that causes a “stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway to lead to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway” (Wikipedia). There are, for example, people who automatically see letters surrounded by a certain colour.
In my case it’s bit weirder: I am perceiving the days of a week as female characters. I know, I know – it’s hard to imagine how that affects your everyday life for someone, who doesn’t suffer from this condition. That’s why I made little sketch for you, to help you understand: