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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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New insights, new perspectives. by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I just published the last (previous) post on this blog, adding pictures, links and fixing layout. The link to the Wiki-article about Migraine Aura also contains a ... 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 »
Your head hurts, but you don’t bleed. Status medio 2011. by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Many things to write now. First of all, I kept my promise to myself to let go a little of this whole hearing/CI thing in my thoughts. That is reflected in the lack of post ... Read on »
Michael Chorost explains the concept of Cochlear Implants. by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The Author of “Rebuilt”, Michael Chorost was recently captured in a video interview published on YouTube. I found his explanations so elegantly put, that they should be vi ... Read on »
Something wonderful happened today by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I am having Easter with my parents, and have my son with me too. The weather is just incredible, with temperatures over 20°C and sunshine. It’s almost like summertime! ... Read on »
Useful comparison chart by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The brand-independent and informational website, Cochlear Implant Online recently posted a comparison chart of the three CI-manufacturers products. I haven’t stud ... 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 »
Tired of being tired by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Hello world I know it has been a while since I posted, and it has been intentionally. I need to focus on other things than my problems, including my hearing difficulties. ... Read on »
Shy? Investigating social phobia… by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Background: Katharine Cecilia Peterson (Kate for short, brief presentation further down) has asked me (and others) to join her as a co-therapist for a research project lo ... Read on »
Hello I am Ben Leigh by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I have been invited by Ulf as a guest blogger please allow me a bit of time to update my blog first as i’m just starting out. I’ll write a bit about myself first. than ... Read on »
Summa summarum by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I will in near future speak to a group of people with special interest in CI. This group will consist of both professionals and other fellow cyborgs. In regards to this s ... Read on »
Two announcements in Norwegian (to my Norwegian readers) by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Til mine norske lesere: Jeg skal på to konferanser i den nærmeste fremtid og håper å se dere der også! Vi må snakke sammen! Konferanse 1: “Å leve med Cochlea ... Read on »
Clear Voice™ – and more thorough thoughts by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Shortly after my last blog post I adjusted the Clear Voice™  from a medium setting, to low, following the first two weeks of trying it in the medium setting. I absolutely ... 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 »
More brainwork – 3 important personal discoveries by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I’m progressing well with my hearing capability, and 4 weeks after my 6 month tune-up, we’ve seen and detected some real progress in my capability to distinguish some real ... Read on »
Insight through peers by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A little while ago I received a comment on this blog. Richard Rutherford had something very important to share. I feel compelled to provide his thoughts to you all, in it’ ... Read on »
Life is getting easier by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I feel less commitment to this blog now, and for that I’m sorry. But as things develop in regards to the CI, so does my life. The hearing falls slowly into place, and I ca ... Read on »
The difference between “recruitment” and tinnitus by ci4me2007 Patient Expert 5 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I just want to be very clear on the difference between these two phenomena. They’re both auditory sensory related, but have some significant differences. ... Read on »
What happened with the “recruitment”? by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I got this question from a reader ( Candy ): Kim’s post send me here , and I really like your post .  What gets me amazed is that I do have that problem some of the ... Read on »
Tinnitus stress management and other things CI by ci4me2007 Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Spring is right around the corner and the sun is shining upon us again This winter has been put to very good use by yours truly. I’ve learned to hear again! I con ... Read on »