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What's New

Oddly enough, the way the processors bring in sound when I first put them on is the biggest change for me between my old and new CIs. 611 more words

Cochlear Implants & Hearing Loss


The Little Theatre of Owatonna is playing “A Streetcar Name Desire.” I have been volunteering on the costume team. A couple of the actors have quick changes that we are helping with and changing areas have been setup backstage. 478 more words

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When Things Come Into Focus

Every day I have a moment where I go from being deaf to actually hearing sound.  It’s not when I first wake up – my cochlear implant processors are nowhere near my head at that time. 481 more words

Cochlear Implants & Hearing Loss

This is who I am

A few weeks ago I was walking back to my car in Skipton, after attending a lecture on an aspect of local history.  It was dark.  426 more words


Heather's Cochlear Impant Journey: Log 2.14.2018

Okay, okay, I know this is gross, but I wanted you to see this little miracle.

This tiny scar is all I have to show for the fact that I have a sophisticated sound receiver sitting between my skull and the skin on my head. 461 more words

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Love Sounds Good

It’s Valentines Day – the day of all things love. It also just happened to be my 6 month follow-up and the first sound booth testing for my left ear. 792 more words

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The Important Role Your Friends and Family Play

February 12, 2018.  Very few of us who are hard of hearing are completely on our own.  We have family, friends, and coworkers who help us understand what is being said.  499 more words