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ci4me2007 Patient Expert

From Oslo, Norway, born in 1972. Profound hearing loss at the age of 1, probably due to ototoxic medicine or scarlac fever. Now waits for CI-operation running on the third year. Write about the Norwegian health-system, myself and my mental and physical status during the long wait. Expected to be... Full Bio
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“Claire renaissance” in the drizzle rain by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Visual beauty will suffice in the absence of my dear ones and in absence of auditory art/beauty… Read on »
(This was supposed to be) Log no. 11 – day 61 (or so) – 3 month mark (, and AB is... by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Whew! I was right in the middle of the process of writing a new post when it hit me: I woke up Sunday morning, and had severe vertigo and nausea. I had trouble getting to ... Read on »
17052008 - the last b’day before CI? by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness My son grabbed my mobile and took my picture. I had forgot that Shozu sends them directly to my blog unless I abort, and alas; my sons ”journalistic scoop” ended up on my ... Read on »
2010 in review by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Me ... Read on »
2012 in review by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film ... Read on »
A Christmas wishlist for any CI-candidate by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness All these books would be nice to sift through…. Also I found that a medical journal published 6 times a year by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, called “Ear and Hearing”. ... Read on »
A critical review of Clear Voice™ – and other things by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness First of all, let me introduce Advanced Bionics Clear Voice™. Then I want you all to know that I have tried and used this software product less than a week. And I absolute ... Read on »
A good analogy of HA, unilateral CI and bilateral CI for hearing people by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The following words was observed on Facebook (written by my fellow CI-bloggers) this morning. A CI blog-friend of mine, Valerie, asked for advice on Facebook: ... Read on »
A great what-is-Cochlear-Implant video by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Here is a very good informative video from the Med El Cochlear Implant-brand based in Austria. This video shows very good what a Cochlear Implant actually does for th ... Read on »
A lot to digest by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Just came back from a 3-day course about CI for people who are waiting for CI-operation. For now I will just note some points that I’ll explore further at a later time. ... Read on »
A new chapter, at last… by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Been a very long pause in my blogging. Has been a very eventful year (actually it’s more like 6 months ) since my last blog-entry was posted. I write this on my mobile pho ... Read on »
A new feature to the blog by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness   Poetry in a picture…. This picture was taken today as I was x-mas shopping with my girlfriend in Førde, and sendt directly from that s ... Read on »
Abridged CI / health history by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness May 1972 Born 1975 Wears hearing aids for the first time 1995 Drops out from higher education, due to heari ... Read on »
Activation no. 2, first impression by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Finally came the long awaited activation day for my second Cochlea Implant. Did go by myself this time, knew a lot about what was going to happen and so forth. So, f ... Read on »
Advanced Bionics test program – AGC (Automatic Gain Control) by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness My fellow CI-blogger Jeff “Metalhead” just published very interesting information about one of Advanced Bionics latest test-programs. It’s called AGC (Automatic Gain ... Read on »
Aftenposten Aften published my article 27.6.08 by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness In Fridays issue ( dated 27.6.08 ) the article I delivered some 3 – 4 weeks back finally got published in the evening issue called Aftenposten Aften! I will post ... Read on »
Aftenposten Aften published my article 27.6.08 by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness In Fridays issue ( dated 27.6.08 ) the article I delivered some 3 – 4 weeks back finally got published in the evening issue called Aftenposten Aften! I will post l ... Read on »
All senses alert by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Lately I’ve been plagued with tension-headaches and extreme fatigue. The headaches I cannot pin down to one cause, same goes for the fatigue-episodes. It seems like all my ... Read on »
an allegory of the last string of hearing… by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Recently I have tried to explain to people close to me how it really feels to loose the hearing the way I do. And I have become quite inventive and in the light of my newf ... Read on »
An update about the CI-situation in Norway feb 29th 2008 (in Norwegian) by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness This article is from hlf.no Garanterte CI-operasjoner – og måtte gå Styremøtet på Rikshospitalet torsdag ble meget dramatisk. Først garanterte direktør Åge Danielsen ... Read on »