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Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional

London, United Kingdom
Im really very very deaf. I can talk you under the table though. I teach lip reading with a lippy attitude but they love it. I have a Hearing Ear dog, who is the cutest dog ever. I dont let being deaf stop me from doing what I want to do. Or trying to. Youre a long time dead, arent ya?
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Coffee cup moment by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness It’s a lovely sunny day with a little breeze. I’d been sitting in the garden with a drink, enjoying the peace. Funnily enough, my Hearing Dog prefers to stay inside, ... Read on »
Ofcom Consultation on the Review of Relay Services : Further consultation by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Response from DAART Introduction DAART (Deaf Access to Alternative Relay in Telecommunications) Campaign is a campaigning group of individual consumers who may or ... Read on »
Logan’s Olympic torch raises funds for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness My Hearing Dog is the light of my life. He has brought me so many friends and given me security, companionship, comfort, always a listening ear, a friendly happy face, ... Read on »
Green-yellow cheep cheeps by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Last night, as I walked along the bank of trees on the green next to my home, the sun was shining and I could see the Shard glinting over the rooftops. My dog was havin ... Read on »
New cochlear implant user group in Norfolk by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness An exciting NEW cochlear implant user group has been set up near you in Norfolk – a fantastic NEW opportunity to share our experiences and tips for using a CI, as well ... Read on »
Get your very own cochlear implant mug by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Our good friend and neighbor made a wonderful coffee mug with a CI processor for a handle.  Now you can order your own custom CI mug from Etsy. Enjoy your  favourite ... Read on »
Sound all around by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I’m still taking part in a clinical study to improve speech perception by reprogramming my cochlear implant based on pitch. My left cochlear implant’s ability to discrimin ... Read on »
ABI – Auditory Brainstem Implants by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A query came in from a reader - Auditory brainstem implants is finally going to become a reality for me,  I’m on the urgent list for another MRI. The ABI surge ... Read on »
From Us To You by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Do you remember how hard it was when you were younger and deaf? Before you found your way in life? Before you became successful? Or are you young and deaf, and you’re ... Read on »
A Call for Help Gets Answered by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Global, April 27, 2012 A Call for Help Gets Answered   CochlearImplantHELP.com, a new and comprehensive website aimed at helping curren ... Read on »
Coffee cup thoughts by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Over my morning coffee, I thought about how much I am enjoying being able to hear now, even though some days I have to bite my tongue when it gets too loud. Last nigh ... Read on »
Improving pitch discrimination by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I’ve been taking part in a clinical study over the last few months on factors affecting audio-perception in patients with cochlear implants. This study was conducte ... Read on »
Eyes wide shut by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I booked a third AVT session ( Auditory Verbal Therapy ) and Rashed came along to watch. My therapist Jacqueline took me through the Ling 6 sounds , saying each sound a ... Read on »
My Big Fat Georgeous Wedding by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Please vote for Janette and Ally to win this competition, so Janette can have her dream wedding dress! I read their story on Facebook and I’m reproducing it here. This ... Read on »
FDA approves Neptune sound processor by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Advanced Bionics is thrilled to announce that the NEPTUNE™ sound processor has received FDA approval in the United States. Today is a momentous day for us all. You have ... Read on »
Can you breathe more quietly? by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I had my 3 month review of my second cochlear implant today. It’s looking good and they’ve booted me out until September next year as my maps are stable and both ears are ba ... Read on »
Birding Through Vision and Hearing Challenges by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Martha Steele This article appeared in Bird Observer Vol.39, No.5, October 2011. Reproduced with kind permission. This is a personal story about my journey throug ... Read on »
Oscar by Funny Old Life Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Jenny talks about her very special dog, Oscar….. Oscar is not trained as a hearing dog, as I am hearing. Oscar and I trained with Dog AID (Dog Assistance In Di ... Read on »