Cochlear Implant Update: 3 Months Since Activation

It’s been three months since my cochlear implant was activated and four and a half months since my surgery. We finally have some data on the actual progress I’ve made! All the struggles and headaches have actually been worth it. A personally shout out to Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss. That book was aContinue reading “Cochlear Implant Update: 3 Months Since Activation”

Bananas are 19 Cents a Pound

How much are bananas? 19 cents! Normally this would not be a hard question to answer. However if you are relearning how to hear with a Cochlear Implant it is daunting. There is a training tool for my device that streams sound directly from my phone. The website/app plays a sentence and then asks anContinue reading “Bananas are 19 Cents a Pound”

Cochlear Implant Journey

When I was first told that my ears were getting worse and there would be a day hearing aids would no longer help me I was absolutely devastated. Who wants to be told they are losing one of their 5 senses? Especially a mother who is the primary bread winner. How would I be ableContinue reading “Cochlear Implant Journey”