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Whoops the Loop! by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I went to a meeting this afternoon that was held in a room that is looped. I switched to my program with the T-coil. The host was holding the microphone down in front of her ... Read on »
Naida Accessories by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I have always been so thrilled with the hearing I get from my cochlear implants that I never really concerned myself with little extras or accessories that I did not have. ... Read on »
From CII to Naida by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness When the decision was made 13 years ago to get a cochlear implant and I was faced with choosing a brand, my audiologist sent me home with information packets from two comp ... Read on »
I'm Not So Tough by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I thought I was tough. Turns out - when it comes to my hearing - I’m not so tough. The thought of being without sound for even one day brings tears. Wouldn’t you think aft ... Read on »
Making a Come Back by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness While at a holiday party this past winter, I found out that our local theater was planning to do the stage show “Jesus Christ Superstar.” I had seen this show before my he ... Read on »
Grandma's Toy Box by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Sometimes it takes me awhile to pick up after the grandkids leave. I think I like the feeling of them being here for awhile after they have left. Since the vacuuming neede ... Read on »
Clear Voice by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness People often ask and want to understand how I hear with my cochlear implant. When trying to help others understand, I and other CI users have described pictures. For insta ... Read on »
Thankful for Health and Hearing by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness There were some rough patches for our family during the 2011 holiday season which served to enlarge our blessings with the contrast of getting through some moments to cele ... Read on »
Subtle changes...mean a lot to me. by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness In my previous post, I wrote about my recent mapping and the fact that it had been almost two years since my last mapping. There I described some of the changes that were ... Read on »
Still Changing and Learning for Better Hearing by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness After a long stretch of not being mapped, I worked with a new audiologist to map my cochlear implant hearing. Since it was his first time working with me, we did word reco ... Read on »
Ten Years Ago by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Ten years ago today I was healing from my first cochlear implant surgery and waiting for my activation day. I was recovered enough to go back to work and since my job did ... Read on »
Silver Wings by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness While driving home from work today, I was listening to a CD that I put together a couple of years ago with a variety of songs on it. About ten minutes into my 40 minute comm ... Read on »
Getting off the Roller Coaster by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Something wonderful happens to people after they have had their cochlear implants for a while. They get on with life! As a late-deafened adult and cochlear imp ... Read on »
Jonathan's Cochlear Implant Activation 8 mo., Rt Ear cont'd by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I love watching this little guy's reaction to his activation. It is so moving. Read on »
I Can't Hear You by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I am the oldest of five. For the most part, my siblings and I share similar political beliefs. Unfortunately, our parents seem to feel quite the opposite, so if we happen ... Read on »
HLAA by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I have been thinking about this for awhile and I finally decided to go to the HLAA Convention in Milwaukee in June. I have never been to one before and I'm really looking fo ... Read on »
A Book Review - "Wired for Sound" by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness I recently finished reading Wired for Sound: a journey into hearing by Beverly Biderman. Beverly writes about her personal experiences as a person with severe to profound he ... Read on »
Morning Light by Glenice S. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness From the silence of my night I wake to morning light I don’t begin to hear Till my CI is on my ear I sleep without sound I can’t hear a barking hound So my days begin ... Read on »