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Celebrating our 5th years... by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness WOW, it was 5 years ago today we were implanted and we became the Bionic man/woman. It was a moment that we never forget and everyone at the hospital and our family was ve ... Read on »
Happy Mother's Day by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I received Mother's Day cards from the kids. This one was from John and after reading his message, my heart just melted and it puts a huge smile on my face. He wrote th ... Read on »
SINGING IN THE RAIN by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Last weekend, we went to one of our favorite Mexican restaurant, On the Border for dinner. Then we went to a musical program. It was Boise Music Week and they were celebr ... Read on »
Deaf Coffee Chat by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The Deaf and HOH meets twice a month at an local coffee shop, Moxie Java. It is a way of getting together for social and also, a place to learn sign language. As I was sitt ... Read on »
Is this hilarious or what? by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I had received an e-mail message from my long time deaf friend, Caroline. The names has been changed due to privacy. Caroline and I had lived 6 blocks from each other and we ... Read on »
Sweet Nothing in My Ear by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Be sure to tune in for Hallmark Hall of Fame's Sweet Nothing in My Ear tonight on CBS at 8 o'clock Mountain time. Marlee Matlin and Jeff Daniels co-star as parents embroiled i ... Read on »
Birthday Card by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness April 13th was Debbie's Birthday. Steve surprised her with a card that plays "Sweet Home Alabama" music. How thrilled Debbie was and the rest of the family (hearing) thought i ... Read on »
Adventure on the Mountain by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Steve, Debbie and Jacob left Friday afternoon to head to McCall for the weekend. On the way up, it started to rain and it was fun listening to the raindrops hitting the windsh ... Read on »
Aunt/Niece Day Out by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Today my niece wanted to have a Girl's Day Out. We made a trip to the theater to see Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who movie. We were excited since it was open captioned so I cou ... Read on »
Happy Easter Everyone... by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Wishing you and your family a Happy Easter. Help yourself with some yummy homemade sugar cookies. Hope the Easter Bunny is treating you with full of surprises. Steve an ... Read on »
BUNKO by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I was invited to a BUNKO party last evening. This was my first time and didn't know what to expect. There were a few ladies I hadn't seen for a while and one ... Read on »
Hail and Thunderstorm by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Late Friday afternoon, there was a huge hail that came down abruptly. We don't get huge storms here like in the Midwest and it was nice for a change. We enjoyed listening to ... Read on »
"Just the Way You Are" by Billy Joel with Marlee Matlin in signing on Sesame Street by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Sign Language is such a beautiful language. Wondering if Marlee can understand the words or has it memorized? Sorry, there's no captioned but the lyrics are being provided b ... Read on »
What a Small World... by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness On October of 2003, we were catching our flight to LA from Boise for our 3 month mapping. After several delays, they had to cancel our flight for which we were very disappoin ... Read on »
Happy Valentine's Day by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness It's such a blessing to hear our family and friends saying, "I love you" in person or on the phone. 4 years ago after we were turned on and we were heading back out in ... Read on »
Deaf Super Bowl Commerical by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness This is a must to see. This video has no sounds so volume on the speakers is not required. Enjoy watching both videos for your pleasure. Below has both voic ... Read on »
Deaf Woman Being Denied... by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Karen is Deaf and she was denied at Steak-n-Shake drive-in in Chicagoland just recently. It would be very interesting to see the outcome of all this story. Our hearts goes out ... Read on »
The Tinniest Sound by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness This past weekend, our niece had her finger on one of her baby teeth. We had inquired her if one of her teeth was coming loose. She said it was. She went to our CI side ... Read on »
Happy New 'EAR(S), everyone... by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness One year ago today, it was an eventful day to remember. Thanks to an anonymous person who gave us tickets to attend the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl where BSU (Boise State Universi ... Read on »
Merry Christmas... by Debbie/Steve B. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness We wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas! Enjoy listening to "Winter Wonderland" by Darlene Love. Read on »