"Blindness separates people from things; deafness separates people from people." ~ Helen Keller I grew up with the understanding that "deaf" meant you can hear nothing while hard of hearing meant diminished hearing ability - even if you couldn't understand speech, but could still hear sounds, you were hard of hearing. After going deaf (by … Continue reading A silent world
It happened. I had my first major issue with my processor last night. Hubby had a YouTube video on that had REALLY annoying techno music and it was really grating on my nerves so I started to ask him if he could turn the sound down. As soon as I began to speak, my voice … Continue reading Trouble in paradise?
It's been almost 4 months since activation and almost 8 months to the day that I lost all hearing in my right ear. Today I woke to the realization that the small amount of hearing in my left ear is gone. The last few weeks I had been experiencing a massive increase in my tinnitus … Continue reading 3 1/2 months post activation