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 Continues

This week I was cleared to be healed enough to receive my device. As exciting as this is, my journey to better hearing is in it’s infancy. After the surgical site is healthy enough to handle a magnet, I got the processor which tells the implanted device in my head which electrical pulses to send.Continue reading “Cochlear Implant Journey Continues”