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Cyborg Queen Patient Expert

Las Vegas, Nevada
I'm known as Cyborg Queen. I have bilateral cochlear implants. I had surgery done in my left in January of 2008, I loved it so much that I had to get my right done in May 2008. Nothing was sweeter than the day that I finally heard crickets after 30 years of asking what does crickets sound like.
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C'mooooooonnnnnn! by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Gawd. This week seem so slow! You know how you want other weeks to hurry up, and some weeks to slow down? It always seem to occur the other way around. The weeks you want t ... Read on »
Cats and the house by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Here, I'm talking about the postive notes. I took my cats to the vet on Thursday. Got a clean bill of health. Both cats need to shed a pound. I got their reservation ai ... Read on »
CI moment by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness So, here I am doing my painting project for Color Theory, and I'm hearing this banging noise like short thunderstorm. Las Vegas do not normally have extreme weather like NJ, I ... Read on »
CI moments on the streets... by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A year ago, I would have never hear an Ambulance or a Police siren until they're right close to me while I'm driving. Now, I can hear it coming from a mile away. I give my ... Read on »
Cleaning the Pond by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness On Saturday I went to my mom's house to take her three cats to the vet that I used to work with. I haven't seen one employee for 2 years, so it was really nice to see her. S ... Read on »
Click here ... by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Click here I stumbled across this website. I was searching pictures of placement of the CI. Some are high above the ear and others are just right next to the ear. I ... Read on »
Cochlear class by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness On Friday, I went to an Cochlear America information class at my audiologist office. They came to talk about the CIs, and the various devices. While I've had my CI for a few ... Read on »
Comics by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A while ago, Roy found this clipping of Broom Hilda comics. Broom Hilda I found this today. Broom Hilda 2 I just find it pretty funny how fitting it is for ... Read on »
Countdown to becoming just another cyborg by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness While I may not be getting a bunch of cybernetic implants, but I'm one step above humankind by implanting a marvelous piece of technology called cochlear implant. Wikip ... Read on »
Creativity by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Today, my CI was irritating the scar. I didn't want to turn it off, but I didn't want it to irritate it. So what's a girl to do? I turned on my creativity bulb on. And th ... Read on »
Deja vu? by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Well, I'm home from surgery! I see that people are quite surprised by this! I was thinking about it for a while after reading some stories with kids with bilaterals as well ... Read on »
Dishwasher and buzzing by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness It has come to the time where the dishwasher sounds are annoying, and the buzzing (sounds like someone doing a soft raspberry - you know, where you stick your tongue out and ... Read on »
Donation time... by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness On Saturday, it was time to chop off my long locks. I've been talking about cutting my hair for weeks. My friend seem to get a bit annoyed by it so she set up an appointmen ... Read on »
E.T. Phone Home by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Dell service rep called yesterday morning to set up an appointment to replace the LCD screen - dead pixels! Ew! This is my BRAND new laptop. Anyways. Almost all the time if ... Read on »
Finally! by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness About time that this little cyborg gets her ass moving and type up info in her blog. Blackjack has peacefully gone over the Rainbow Bridge. Roy and I have cried for days ... Read on »
Funny Moment by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Had to share a funny moment. I went to the vet today to pick up Mocha's meds. First time out of the house since the annihilation. I still had the bandages on. I went up ... Read on »
Go Away Air Conditioners!! by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness So, it's Day one with being a bilateral Cyborg. I've been exposing myself to sounds a little bit TOO much, but that's okay! I've been listening to Wizard's First Rule. ... Read on »
Guess what I got!!! by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Here's my license plate! Fitting isn't it? :-) The plate design is different though. I couldn't wait 5 weeks to photograph it. I went to get new license plates and regist ... Read on »
Hair issues by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness No, I'm not talking about Amy Winehouse's beehive or Britney Spears bad tracks. I'm talking about my hair. My hair and my CI don't work too well together. I have almost ... Read on »
Happy Birthday! by Cyborg Queen Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Just wanted to wish Cochlear a big HAPPY 30th BIRTHDAY! Thanks for giving my ears back. Read on »