My Single Sided Deafness came about after surgery to remove an acoustic neuroma.
I woke up from a craniotomy in ICU and found I was “hearing” buzzing noises but I was not sure where they were coming from, also people were talking but I could not quite make every syllable out. 297 more words
Surviving is more than your heart beating in your chest, the breath in your lungs and a functioning brain. It means choosing to see beauty through ugliness, and finding hope on the bad days. 897 more words
Leaving the hospital after having my first craniotomy was very similar to leaving the hospital after having my first child. I was terrified; I was in pain; I had a new incision (rather than a new baby); and I had no idea how to take care of it. 1,088 more words